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Northwestern University

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Address: 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208
Phone Number: 847/491-3741
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A beautiful campus

What a great school Northwestern seems to be with its beautiful modern buildings and spectacular view of the Lake.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

What a great school Northwestern seems to be with its beautiful modern buildings and spectacular view of the Lake.

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Vestby
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Take a walk and enjoy the view of the lake and the Chicago skyline. The evanston campus is comprised of both older, beautiful buildings and newer more modern ones.

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San Francisco, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Architecturally compelling buildings; extensive green space, Lake Michigan views -- and all walkable without crossing streets. A real campus "campus" just outside an amazing city. We love it!

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Georgetown, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Went there on a lovely spring day...wow, what a gorgeous campus...two beaches (not open yet) and some dorm rooms have lake views. Even the newer buildings seem to have been built to blend in with the older ones...some pretty large building and renovations projects seem to be going on...took a student led tour...our guide was totally in love with this... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It's very gray, and in comparison with many of the Big Ten schools it seems rather stark and spartan. Of course, six months out of the year, the weather is not that appealing, but it looks like a place that just grew without little integrated planning.

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basking ridge, nj
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My daughter spent five weeks last summer doing the Cherubs theatre program for high school seniors. She had a fantastic experience with the acting program and fell in love with Northwestern and Evanston. We did a tour and were impressed both by the physical campus, and also the students who were intelligent, well spoken and enthusiastic.The campus is situated within... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This university epitomizes all of what I think a quality college education should offer. Their students leave there well-rounded and prepared to take on the challenges of the world! The campus is beautiful and we found the student tour guides very enthusiastic about their school.

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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Fantastic location and facilities. Great educational level. Multiple choice of different careers. The right place to become a professional. Surrounded by parks and downtown Evanston. Close to Chicago (train takes 20 min to downtown).

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Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Northwestern is one of America's great universities and the surrounding neighborhood is a picture postcard "college town. It is the ideal exploring adventure for any family. The university has events such as theatrical productions, concerts, exhibits every day. These can range from comedy shows to rare book exhibits and from football games with 25,000 fans to a solitary walk along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I often take drives down just to see the campus. I have seen many of them around USA, and this one remains one of my favorites. It is very historical. As well, you get a sense of European architecture.

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