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The University of Maryland - College Park

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This school is veryQuite BrightPreMed and Medical
This school is very fun and provides an excellent education, especially for a state school. I was very apprehensive about attending but do not regret my decision at all. UMD provides many opportunities in research, internships, and jobs. The campus is large but very beautiful.
1st Year Female -- Class 2010
Education Quality: A, Perceived Campus Safety: C+
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This school has aQuite BrightMechanical Engineering
This school has a lot of opportunities available for you to pursue. Departments are generally flexible to help accomodate your interests.
4th Year Male -- Class 2007
Collaboration/Competitive: A+, Useful Schoolwork: B+
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I originally did not want to go toQuite Bright
I originally did not want to go to University, but because they offered me a full ride plus book money, I ended up attending my state college.

I do regret this choice at all. I think that the campus is absolutely beautiful. The surrounding city is not very pretty or safe, but the campus itself is beautiful, with many flowers and trees.

I do honestly have to say though that I do not think I would be as happy here if I did not join a sorority. The social life is great if you know the right people. People are friendly. The people in my classes are approachable.Classes are definately challenging. All classes are taught by professors, but TAs are allowed to run the discussion classes. Professors are required to hold office hours so you can go and ask questions. Most professors post their classes powerpoint slides online so you also have access to that.

3rd Year Female -- Class 2009
Social Life: A+, Perceived Campus Safety: F
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