Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


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Recent Reviews

Madison
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I love the campus atmosphere at Virginia Tech. Everyone is included and there are so many ways to get involved in campus acti...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the campus atmosphere at Virginia Tech. Everyone is included and there are so many ways to get involved in campus activities. Also, the food is AMAZING! Many people love to live up to Ut Prosim, that I may serve. It feels like you are apart of one big family. Once a Hokie, always a Hokie!

Cameron
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This school is an amazing school for those who want to pursue a degree for Engineering. They have a friendly atmosphere, beau...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school is an amazing school for those who want to pursue a degree for Engineering. They have a friendly atmosphere, beautiful sites, and a very ambitious academic drive. There are so many opportunities to achieve, activities to participate, and memories to have. This is truly "a home away from home."

Cordell
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Virginia Tech is an innovative, intelligent, and fun university that prides it self on excellence. The food is great, infact ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Virginia Tech is an innovative, intelligent, and fun university that prides it self on excellence. The food is great, infact the best! the students are all there for each other, the community and culture of Virginia Tech is amazing, Academics are world class, and the love and pride for sports is grand.

Lynet
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As someone from Nova, I had heard about Tech my whole life, but being a first gen college student I did not know much about i...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

As someone from Nova, I had heard about Tech my whole life, but being a first gen college student I did not know much about it other than the name. I had originally wanted to go out of state, but due to money, I stayed in Virginia, and going to Tech has been one of the best decisions, if not the best decision I have made in my entire life. It has exceeded my expectations for college, and I know is preparing me for life after, as almost everyone I know is employed after graduation.

Francisca
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Virginia Tech is overall a great school. Whether you are in to sports or are into reading a good book there is something for ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Virginia Tech is overall a great school. Whether you are in to sports or are into reading a good book there is something for everyone at the school. The school is diverse enough to find a comfort place if you’re part of a minority group. The food is some of the best you can get (don’t tell my mom I said that). You can’t go wrong with attending Virginia Tech.

Katie
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My three years at Virginia Tech were among the best of my life thus far. From the food, the campus, the football, and the ove...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My three years at Virginia Tech were among the best of my life thus far. From the food, the campus, the football, and the overall culture, Virginia Tech will always be home. In addition to the wonderful three years on campus, my experience with the alumni community has been outstanding. I have lived in several states since graduation and have always found a Hokie community to be involved in. Go Hokies!

Ashley
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This school has always given me a great positive opinion about it. Especially after being there and finding myself in the mid...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school has always given me a great positive opinion about it. Especially after being there and finding myself in the middle of so many opportunities. With the amount of organizations on campus there is a place where everyone can belong. The experience here has even exposed me to new things I would never have found on my own that I now love doing.

Ryan
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The college is very populated, only Freshman are guaranteed housing. so that is a little difficult to handle since most off c...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The college is very populated, only Freshman are guaranteed housing. so that is a little difficult to handle since most off campus housing is more expensive. Very challenging courses, with highly educated professors. One weather phenomena is that is seems to be wet, cold, and rainy often. The campus gets muddy when riding a bike to all classes, which is a necessity.

Fofi
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Virginia Tech as a whole is a pretty amazing college. There are tons of great people, many classes to choose from, and the fo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Virginia Tech as a whole is a pretty amazing college. There are tons of great people, many classes to choose from, and the food is outstanding. However there are a few things that are not so great. 1. On campus housing is nearly impossible after freshman year. 2. It can be very difficult to get in classes that you need because of limited times and spaces available. 3. Tech is very stingy with handing out scholarships.

Liv
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Virginia Tech truly lives up to the catchphrase "This is Home." When I was searching for a college I didn't feel the need to ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Virginia Tech truly lives up to the catchphrase "This is Home." When I was searching for a college I didn't feel the need to go visit, because I had my heart set on another school entirely. When I went to visit however, I was blown away by how wonderful the school was. The people were friendly, the food was amazing, and campus was absolutely gorgeous even in the rain! The second I got my acceptance letter I knew where I was going. When I arrived on campus in the fall I fell even more in love with the school. My hall-mates were friendly and engaging, and the coordinator for my Living Learning Community made us all right at home, right away. There were many opportunities to get involved with campus before classes even started, including a comedy show the first night on campus. Once classes started I was even more sure I had made the right choice. Even in my largest classes my professors took the time to make their student feel welcome, and I developed relationships with the people who would be educating me quickly. My advisor is incredibly helpful, and always responds to my emails in a timely manner, I feel like I can ask her anything about the school and she'll have a way to help me out. The professors I worked with all were passionate about their subjects, and it showed in their teaching. When it came to course load the work was rigorous, but not terrible. I learned a lot, but always had time to spend with my friends. Blacksburg itself is amazing as well. There's always something going on, whether it's on or off campus. From on campus shows only being $10 for students, to the local art house movie theatre showing films for $5 a ticket, you don't have to look far to find entertainment. My friends and I played a lot of frisbee, went to the movies almost every week, and walked campus whenever we got the chance, just to enjoy the weather and beautiful surroundings. We attended the weekly farmers market often, and always stopped by the vintage market to get some fun accessories or old magazines. Blacksburg truly has everything all in one place. I love my school and can't wait to go back for my sophomore year. The small school feel combined with the giant campus and opportunities that provides are invaluable and I wouldn't trade them for anything. Tech's academics are amazing, the sports are fantastic, the culture is super friendly and truly revolves around Ut Prosim. We have the happiest students in the nation, and the fittest campus, and being top ranked in food doesn't hurt either. If you're considering Virginia Tech, come down to Blacksburg and see what we're all about for yourself. I'm sure you won't be disappointed, and will be calling it home soon enough yourself.

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