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The Georgia Institute of Technology

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA+ Faculty AccessibilityA-
Useful SchoolworkC+ Excess CompetitionB
Academic SuccessB Creativity/ InnovationD-
Individual ValueD- University Resource UseA-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA- FriendlinessA
Campus MaintenanceB+ Social LifeD-
Surrounding CityA+ Extra CurricularsC+
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Broken Spirit

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

Quite Bright
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Creativity/ Innovation
Highest Rating
Educational Quality
She cares more about Creativity/ Innovation than the average student.
Date: Oct 20 2005
Major: Industrial Operations Engineering (This Major's Salary over time)
Like most other comments, I think Georgia Tech is well worth the nights of torment and lack of sleep. I believe that most college students want three main things: decent grades, sleep, and a social life. At Georgia Tech, I prefer to get decent grades and sleep. So, my social life takes a back seat. That does not mean that there are not opportunties on campus and off campus to relax and have fun. You just have to seek those things out. Nobody is going to go out of their way to be friends to you.

It is also very important to have a balance. I know many seniors, who study and have high GPAs, but have absolutely no social skills and are having a difficult time finding employment. It is very easy to be wrapped up in classes and projects day in and day out. But it is very important to remember that there is more to being a person than studying all the time. We are, after all, social creatures. I would recommend finding hobbies and friends that are not affiliated with Georgia Tech, things that you can do on the weekends and people you can hang out with who know nothing about computers or statistics.

I went to a nearby state university before attending Georgia Tech. I liked the state university very much, and I still keep in touch with many people that I had classes with. I just wanted something tougher and more challenging. I also wanted a degree that would be more marketable and profitable.

I would NOT recommend people to come to Georgia Tech fresh out of high school. This school has a way of crushing the spirit. I have seen it many times. Freshmen come in, full of hope, only to hate being in college after two semesters. I would recommend attending another university where they can take basic freshmen level courses (especially computer science and physics) and interesting liberal arts courses that may not be taught at Georgia Tech. Of course, get As and Bs at the university. The curriculum at Georgia Tech can be somewhat "dry" in that there is primarily only engineering and science and little "wiggle-room" for anything interesting.

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