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I really enjoyed myQuite BrightEngineering Department
I really enjoyed my time at College Park. I graduated on time, and had a job in my field (Fire Protection Engineering)upon graduation. I wouldn't do anything different.
5th Year Male -- Class 1998
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: C-
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Maryland architecture school was a complete waste ofArchitecture & Urban Planning Department
Maryland architecture school was a complete waste of money and time....simply an awful school led by stuck up charlatan professors with little to no building experience who love teaching outdated rhetoric about greek and roman temples...and LeCorbusier. This is the limit of their collective knowledge. The faculty is a low level collection of 3rd-rate post-modern architects who haven't even built anything worth noting in their entire lives.

Brian Kelly is a complete joke of an architect. A sniveling worm with a napoleonic complex which is rivaled only by his lack of talent and his pseudo-intellectual eye-glasses.

Maryland architecture is a total joke. The faculty is a joke.
Notice how much talent they put out in the professional world.....none.Avoid maryland's architecture school and head to a real institute of learning. THEY WILL NOT PREPARE YOU FOR THE REAL WORLD.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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I love this school.Not so brightPolitical Science
I love this school. The people are generally friendly, the academic work is definitely at the level you would expect for a college of this status. Walking around campus, you see plenty of construction for new buildings/renovating old ones. The only problem I have is that the state has cut some funding to the school, which the campus is definitely feeling. Also, the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences does not receive enough money for the amount of students it has. Other than that, it's a great school. I love being near DC. You can go to clubs, museums, and it's great for internships. All you have to do is hop on the metro!
1st Year Female -- Class 2013
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Campus Aesthetics: F
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