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Address: Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: +1 607-254-4636
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What a Campus life!

Although it was a challenge to find a parking space in the cold weather, we finally parked at the provided guests parking and walked around the campus well. The buildings were... read more

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Bogor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Although it was a challenge to find a parking space in the cold weather, we finally parked at the provided guests parking and walked around the campus well. The buildings were accessible on foot but the cold weather prevented us to visit more. The visitor center with the students as the staff was very helpful in giving information on subjects,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This top-ranked school has a campus any ivy would approve of--beautiful architecture and covered with trees and lakes and waterfalls. Wow.

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cornell University is one of the Ivy League schools but more unique than you might think. A mix of land grant/state and private colleges under one umbrella, a spectacular education, highly diverse student body, solid mix of undergraduate and graduate programs, in a highly picturesque location. A bit of a challenge to get there given the smaller size of Ithaca... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was up to see exhibits and the Johnson Art museum and to deliver art books for the library collection. I spent time visiting old sites and my fraternity house which is now a sorority. A lot has changed in 60 years.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With both my wife and daughter being graduates I have spent more time on this campus than I ever spent in four years at my own college. It has changed greatly over the last 40 years, some for the better. The bridges over Gorges have been reengineered to prevent suicides. Many new buildings have filled in open spaces, they have... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for a Family Academic Program on Math in early November. Both of us loved the program, then we strolled around the campus afterwards. Immersing in the academic atmosphere is amazing - the scenes, the smells and the rigors

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the GMP program in January and it was the best professional investment I have made in years. Great topics, great professors, Vicky and Tom where outstanding. Only big words of gratitude.

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Views are stunning! You can walk around the lake. Take great pictures. Admire the architecture as you walk. Its a gorgeous campus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't quite help myself when it comes to college campuses, especially when they are as beautiful as Cornell's. We were lucky enough to have a pretty open afternoon to saunter around. Lots of hills and lots of steps so make sure to wear your walking shoes. The campus itself is pretty extensive so I would recommend looking at a... More 

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Hollywood, Fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Visited recently and still in awe of the beauty with the leaves changing colors. Visited the Johnson museum, it was fantastic and so was the view from the museum. Also p, had the opportunity to eat in one of the dining halls on a Friday night. I had to remind myself I was not a a fine dine restaurant. It... More 

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