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The Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

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Quite BrightMechanical Engineering
A great school. Challenging and rewarding.
1st Year Female -- Class 1922
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: A
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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is an outstanding scQuite BrightComputer Science
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is an outstanding school with a great reputation in engineering. For its location, it has a better than average social life, and between the school's activities, clubs, and societies and the Greek life present, there is enough to do.

The education is the same as any engineering school or program because the material is the same. It is essentially universal knowledge. The school, however, excels with hands-on learning and involvement with team projects. There are also internships and work experience available to students on campus through the school.

One of the drawbacks is that the curriculum is difficult and there is a high-pressure environment as well. The expression "work hard, play hard" is often used, and that is a pretty accurate representation of the atmosphere. In a given week, you can expect to work Monday through Friday on very difficult coursework before having a break for the weekend. It's important to have a positive attitude while you are attending Rose-Hulman because of the stress, and having supportive friends and family helps, too.

There is no reason that I wouldn't choose to attend Rose-Hulman again if I were reconsidering the decision I made in high school. It's a place that taught me many things that I wouldn't have learned on my own, and I think the "Give 'em hell" attitude shows that it is a school that has spirit. If you are looking for a school whose name will immediately be recognized jumping off of r?sum's after graduating, then depending on where in the country you are and how involved in engineering you become, this might not be the right school for you. If you want an exceptional education and the tools and resources to build and understand complex systems, though, it is a great school to attend and certainly a place where you will meet like-minded people.

4th Year Male -- Class 2014
Scholastic Success: A+, Surrounding City: D
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It's a hardcore engineering school.Quite BrightComputer Science
It's a hardcore engineering school. Most of people here are just looking for a job after graduation, and they are not usually interested in intellectual topics. The placement is amazing, and you will love it if you are a hardworking engineering nerd who loves to calculate the circuits or statics or thermodynamics all the time. Oh by the way, you usually do not have many choices here because the credits are hard to transfer and the grading policy is tougher than most colleges and there is few non-engineering options for you. If you are unsure about your career or you want to study math/physics/chem, maybe there are some better options.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2018
Faculty Accessibility: A, Individual Value: F
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