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This place is far worse than I imagined.Quite BrightPsychology
This place is far worse than I imagined. It may be perfect for those who grew up around the farms, but for anyone who has seen the rest of the world...I would seriously reconsider. People are stuck in 1994 here and the technology shows it. I truly believe that most instructors here would be swallowed whole if they ever had to go to a real research university. This school does not promote free-thinking, nor does it promote research and learning. Their methods are the classic memorization of text that is proven to be pointless. I went to high school in Arkansas in the 90's and I feel that I am right back in those classrooms. Its a sit down, shut up and listen type of place at UAM. As a transfer student, I'm accustomed to a group setting where discussion is promoted and where instructors actually care whether or not you care about the class. This school is perfect for you if you are: Christian, narrow-minded, agricultural major, or you just don't want to leave the area. I have no problem living around the small town and I understand the need for a school here. I do not see the need for a sub-par university where the staff and faculty seem to be more interested in getting off work than doing their jobs.
1st Year Male -- Class 2013
Faculty Accessibility: A, Education Quality: F
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UAM have positves and negatives things like mostBrightHistory/Histories (art history/etc.)
UAM have positves and negatives things like most colleges. The postive thing about UAM is that the cost is very acceptable,and the professors are very friendly and willy to work with students. UAM provide students with a lot of scholarships opportunities. The negative thing about UAM is that it is not much to in the city of Monticello. UAM also need more dorms chocies.The campus is small and its not that much to do around campus. Basically as a student you have to make your own fun.But I love my school.

P.S If you would like to attend UAM you MUST HAVE a CAR, and make friends. Its not a bad school.

1st Year Female -- Class 2009
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: F
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I came to UAMBrightComputer Science
I came to UAM as a PE major but changed to CIS because I wanted the opportunity to work with computers, the staff is very friendly. They know you by your name, family atmosphere. They also do their best to help their students find jobs with job fairs, and bringing Alumni back.
4th Year Male -- Class 2008
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: C-
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