Northern Arizona University (NAU): Off the Record - College Prowler

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A lot of people have the wrong idea about Northern Arizona University. It s neither the giant juggernaut of a school like its fellow Arizona universities, nor is it highly accredited amongst the elite institutions of academia. But a lot of the rumors I had heard about the place simply were not true, and despite its reputation as a party school, NAU is a place where small class sizes and numerous career opportunities take precedence. Instead of worrying about how good our basketball team is, the University focuses on what kind of education it s providing. Instead of putting on cookie-cutter Barbie and Ken outfits, the people are instead genuine and real. I think becoming a Lumberjack was a very good decision. NAU isn t going to be for everyone. My dad was right when he said that choosing a college was important. Everyone should decide what feels best for them. Hopefully, after reading this book, you ll be able to decide for yourself if being a student at Northern Arizona University is the right fit for you. Who knows? Maybe you ll even get a chance to scare the naysayers with your trusty Lumberjack ax. Matt MacDonald, Author

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