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Super BrilliantBiology
Love Yale. Please come if you get in. It is an amazing school
1st Year Male -- Class 2014
Collaboration/Competitive: A+, Campus Maintenance: B+
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Everyday I wake up amazed at the qualityQuite BrightBiology
Everyday I wake up amazed at the quality of of the institution that I attend. Yale has provided me with so many opportunities and it never treats you as a number. I also think that the school is the perfect size as you will continue to meet new people, but you will always see familiar faces. The residential college system is phenomenal and is an excellent way to form a smaller community within a bigger one. The spirit that people have for their residential colleges is astounding (Go Davenport College!!!). My classmates are also amazing, and I can't believe how well versed and normal the majority of the people here are. Sometimes I feel like a spoiled brat here, and the feeling of living in a castle (Yale's campus and Residential College setup is similar to Hogwarts). The workload can be very challenging sometimes and you may want to give up, but this is the price of attending a top university. However, for the amount of work that we have, Yalies do know how to have fun, even if it doesn't involve wild drinking and partying (Which does exist here). There is also a lot of support both academically and emotionally. The resources available for you to take advantage of is mind-boggling. If you want an all around great experience (academics, social life, friendships, quality of life) be sure to come to Yale, you won't regret it.
1st Year Male -- Class 2014
Education Quality: A+, Useful Schoolwork: A-
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As a 3rd year student at Yale, ISuper BrilliantBiology
As a 3rd year student at Yale, I am very satisfied with the quality of education and student life. I have a background from middle class America, so you can sure to not expect an aristocratic fop writing this report.

Overall, the education experience is almost unmatched. I have several high school friends in Harvard, NYU, UT, and other good schools and I usually tend to pity them. My friends complain about impossible workloads, paucity of social lives, lack of decent members of the opposite gender (Yalies, don't worry about this), or a myriad of problems related to college. Yale isn't perfect, but it most certainly outranks other colleges in many aspects. Any student here, given that he gives two shits, will love the educational, social, and enlightening experience at Yale. The letter grades I've assigned gives the rest of the story concerning certain aspects of Yale.

Sorry about that wall of text. In conclusion, Yalies will not be disappointed. If you care enough to be accepted, you'll probably enjoy the school. If you apply solely for the (granted, immense) prestige related to Yale, then turn back. The school will be hell.Addendum: I've seemed to have forgotten the single aspect more students care about- Social life. To put it simply, it all depends on what you ask for. Yale, with its many seducing libraries, will lure knowledge thirsty scholars to great paleness and social isolation. On the other hand, if you want a social life, theres the city of New Haven 10 minutes away! Friends, drugs, opposite sex, you name it. Yale has it. It just depends on your disposition toward living.

3rd Year Male -- Class 2012
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: B+
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