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Cornell University

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Address: Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: 607-254-4636
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Put on your walking shoes

Cornell is a beautiful university to visit and leave your child to study. Just be ready to walk the hills and cross the bridges if you have a freshman. Freshman usually live on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cornell is a beautiful university to visit and leave your child to study. Just be ready to walk the hills and cross the bridges if you have a freshman. Freshman usually live on North Campus and have to walk to main campus for classes. I don't think freshman gain the normal "15" lbs there with all the walking they do.... More 

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Upstate New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Cornell University campus is a delightful place to visit in all seasons but especially in the summer when there are fewer students jay-walking the streets. The landscaping is exceptional. Besides seeing the main campus buildings there are several very special attractions. Visit the Johnson Museum for collections from around the world. Go to the fourth floor and look out... More 

Thank Royal77
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first visit to this prestigious institution was quite nice. As it was the start of a new school year, the campus was packed with excited new students and their doting parents. The extremely large campus is filled with beautiful landscaping and classic architecture - Well worth the visit even if you have no direct connection to the school.

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Summerville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We just dropped our daughter off for her life to begin anew at Cornell University and yes, this place is as great as everyone says!! People are kind, helpful, sincere, and truly want others to have a great experience at this institution. People are down to earth here and the professors and students work as a team. We couldn't be... More 

Thank kidstufmom
Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've loved Cornell University and Ithaca for many years. My husband and I visited last week, and I was glad to be back. The campus is still beautiful, no matter what monstrosities they put up.

Thank ThereseRose58
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful campus, breathtaking view of the town and the lake. Be sure to find the falls inside the campus. visited their at twilight and it was magical!

Thank michals67
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While in Ithaca we Visited Cornell University. They have a wonderful four story Fine Arts Museum on campus. From the large glass windows which cover all four sides of the fourth floor you can get a good view of most of the campus and beyond into the city. The sidewalks and paths throughout the campus are lined by large trees... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a breath taking ivy league university. Amazing history, architecture to admire in and out. Gates Hall, Companion Animal & Equeni Hospital, Dairy Lab with ice cream shop, Law School, 5* hotel which by the way has a fresh a la carte breakfast menu., some comfortable dorms and cool fraternity housing. Sightseeing view all around the campus. Students have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This campus deserves to be voted "the most beautiful campus in the US"! Great scenes and unmatched bunch of smart people.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did both the general and engineering tours. Parking is a bit of a hassle but the tours were fun and informative. The campus is beautiful and the enthusiasm of the students is motivating. We couldn't find anyone to assist us w/ information regarding the campus bus so we walked everywhere. Beautiful views of the area from the top of... More 

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