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Address: 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208
Phone Number: 847/491-3741
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I really want my daughter to be accepted, so please don't apply here. Its lake-front setting and view of the Chicago skyline are really miserable, especially on a sunny day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I really want my daughter to be accepted, so please don't apply here. Its lake-front setting and view of the Chicago skyline are really miserable, especially on a sunny day. Knowledgeable tour guides really ruined our visit, as did the information-packed admissions presentation. Miserably, the University is a perfect blend of the resources and diversity offered by a large school,... More 

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Fort Scott, Kansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Attended a business conference at Chicago campus and left with bad taste in my mouth. The people were unfriendly and less than helpful. Facilities were cramped. Parking cost me almost $300 for 4 days.

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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is one of theaters run by NU faculty and this production was the most enjoyable theater experience this year for us. NU offers high quality theater year round and should not be missed. We are regular theater goers-mostly Broadway and West End. We are not big Sondheim fans and had never seen another production (or movie) of “Into the... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

With 12% acceptance rate there is a good chance I will not be going here as a student. Much greenery, and in a park like setting this is a beautiful campus. Ponds and gardens, easy access paved walkways, lighting at night, emergency phones, all beside the lake. Many interesting buildings to enjoy...not sure why the building housing the information Center... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Wow, right on Lake Michigan - a property developer's dream! Terrific mixing of older collegiate style architecture with more modern buildings. The parking garage at the visitor's center has an amazing view of Lake Michigan - it kind of makes you scratch your head at the thinking that went into making sure cars had a better view than people....

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Being from Appalachia, it is always a thrill to visit the Chicago area. However when our daughter selected Northwestern, it opened an entirely new experience. Safety was the first concern. We need not have feared. In her entire time there, we never worried. Neither did we worry when we went to visit frequently. The second concern was the student body.... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I'm spending a few months here like a exchange visitor and I have to say that in summer it's so beutiful, you could walk close to the lake, and there are so many activities to do, you just have to go to the Norris Centre. There are so many kind of food, so healthy if you want. It's a good... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Excellent university with a beautiful campus on magnificent Lake Michigan. Tours can be arranged through the alumni office on Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL. Also the Block Art Museum is worth a stop to see their excellent displays and concerts and plays are given in the Arts Circle.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Highly regarded university in a beautiful setting. The campus is huge and is right on lake Michigan with its own beach where you can rent kayaks and balance boards. The campus is a short walk to the main hub in Evanston where you can enjoy an eclectic assortment of food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Following my retirement a couple of years ago, I enrolled in the Continuing Education classes sponsored by the Alumnae of Northwestern University. Each quarter, four classes are offered in a wide range of topics delivered mostly by current and retired faculty members. It has been an enriching experience and I would highly recommend the classes. The fee is modest and... More 

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Address: 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208
Phone Number: 847/491-3741
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston

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