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The University of Maryland - College Park

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityB- Faculty AccessibilityD+
Useful SchoolworkB- Excess CompetitionD+
Academic SuccessC+ Creativity/ InnovationC-
Individual ValueC University Resource UseD
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyF FriendlinessC-
Campus MaintenanceC- Social LifeC+
Surrounding CityF Extra CurricularsC+
SafetyF
Describes the student body as:
Violent, Snooty, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:

Male
SAT1200
Not so bright
Lowest Rating
Campus Aesthetics/ Beauty
F
Highest Rating
Educational Quality
B-
He cares more about Campus Aesthetics/ Beauty than the average student.
Date: Jan 27 2005
Major: Economics (This Major's Salary over time)
Whoever thinks this is a party campus has got be on something. UMD is simply not a party school, theres like 3 bars in a 15 mile radius. Three bars to serve a student body around 30,000. As for social building, there isn't much. About 1/2 the student body goes home during the weekends. There isn't much to do on campus, if you want to have fun you have to go out to off campus house parties (the police are onto on campus in a snap of a finger, resulting in alcohol citations and mandantory court appearances). While off campus parties are fun, it is also dangerous. The city of college park (if you can even call it a city) is a dump. Off campus parties can sometimes lure local thugs in and attract other thugs looking to rob and assault students who have had one too many to drink. If you want your college experience to include partying, don't include UMD as one of your choices.
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