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Yale University

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Address: New Haven, CT 6520
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One of the country's oldest and most prestigious universities.

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Architecture, History and Great Community

Now that the student loans are long paid off and the stress of exams are over, each visit back to New Haven always includes a stroll through the campus. It would be hard to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Baltimore, Maryland

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Now that the student loans are long paid off and the stress of exams are over, each visit back to New Haven always includes a stroll through the campus. It would be hard to imagine New Haven without Yale and vice versa. Spend a bit of time reading about the University and its contribution to virtually every discipline...for over 300... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My son and I visited Yale on a tour of colleges in the Northeast. The campus is beautiful, but their info session and tour was much more poorly organized than some others (MIT, Harvard, Columbia, Penn). Plus New Haven has much less to offer than other cities. If you are interested in seeing old schools and getting an interesting tour,... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited it and Harvard with my son. You can feel the history and tradition for sure. Great facilities and buildings. They have very high expectation on GPA and SAT scores and their acceptance rate is about 6%.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to get a campus map because so many streets are one way. But the effort is worth is. A lovely campus.

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Hixson, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by here on a tour of the Northeast. the campus is tucked into the middle of the city, but the architecture of the buildings was beautiful.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was fortunate to be accompanying a student of Yale. He explained that all buildings were built to replicate some meaning. Like one of the buildings was built to replicate a building which was set on fire in London.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though there is an old campus which is enclosed, a lot of the college buildings are in the city. Somehow, I find that colleges with traditional campus have more character.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not the most gorgeous campus I have visited, Smith Swarthmore and Bryn Mawr are way prettier. But it has a few nice buildings.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Needless to say, the Yale campus is exquisite. There is so much history, and the wonderful old stone buildings are a treat for the eyes. I loved just walking around on the campus.

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Elkton, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with my son over spring break--the campus was beautiful, but a heavy snowstorm preceding the visit was a damper on the affair. The campus is fantastic, and it was great that he could bring us into his college and show us around.

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