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The Colorado School of Mines

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I'm in the Petroleum Engineering department which isQuite BrightEngineering Department
I'm in the Petroleum Engineering department which is one of the best in the world. Classes are insanely hard with mind-numbing amounts of homework, but at the same time I've never had more fun in my life. The teachers are brilliant and engaging. You're working with fellow students who are brilliant, and the vibe on campus is very friendly and welcoming. I love it here (just know what you're getting yourself into).
1st Year Male -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: C
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I have completed three semesters at mines workingBrightMechanical Engineering
I have completed three semesters at mines working toward a mechanical engineering degree. The school itself has a high reputation amongst the engineering community and has a lot of great statistics on paper, though it is very different once you start taking classes. The school is just as hard as they say it is. If you're above average, you must be very dedicated to pass your classes. When making your decision to attend be ready to work hard for 4 years unlike most colleges where your first one or two years will be the most intense. Mines is great for the dedicated aspiring engineers who don't mind the lack of epic parties or intense social lives. Most students are quiet, brainy, and shy. Overall you must do everything for yourself at mines, don't expect much help from the campus faculty.
1st Year Male -- Class 2018
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: D
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If I had knownQuite BrightGeography and Geosciences
If I had known that the most consistent lesson I would learn is that cheaters always win, I would have chosen a different school completely.
4th Year Female -- Class 2016
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Education Quality: F
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