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Brandeis University

Total Grad Surveys 5
Females 3
Males 2
Avg years at University 3.8
Research Quality A- (8.7)
Research Availability B (7.2)
Research Funding B+ (7.9)
Graduate Politics A (8.9)
Not Errand Runners A (9.3)
Degree Completion B+ (7.5)
Alternative pay [ta/gsi] A- (8.2)
Sufficient Pay C+ (5.5)
Competitiveness B (6.7)
Education Quality B- (6.3)
Faculty Accessibility C+ (5.5)
Useful Research B (6.7)
"Individual" treatment B (7.0)
Friendliness B (6.6)
Safety A (9.1)
Campus Beauty C+ (5.1)
Campus Maintenance A- (8.6)
University Spending B (7.1)
Extracurriculars C (4.9)
Scholastic Success B+ (7.9)
Surrounding City B+ (7.9)
Social Life/ Environment B- (6.2)
Not Errand RunnersA
Brandeis is a really good UniversityMar 25 2014Psychology
Brandeis is a really good University. The housing lottery isn't all that great and they need to build another dorm building or two. The food is mediocre at best but you won't go hungry. When I was there the clubs were great and I tried many of them. I learned so much and the classes were hard. If you are a lazy person then this school is not for you. Work hard, join a club and get involved and you will succeed! I'm glad I went to Brandeis. Fun times!!
Very disappointed how candidates are gradedJun 04 2012School of Information
Very disappointed how candidates are graded. Each professor thinks differently end result student suffers. Minor mistakes like missing references or spelling mistakes or format issue, you lose 30% of grade. How fair is this? Mistakes do happen and they have to be corrected but not by spoiling the carrier of a student. Once you lose motivation and respect, there is very little you can do?
I'm currently a graduate student at BrandeisAug 08 2003Biology
I'm currently a graduate student at Brandeis. I believe this is an outstanding place to work towards an advanced degree. If you are pursuing a degree in the biological sciences here, you should expect to be continually challenged, and you should expect to grow intellectually by leaps and bounds. The faculty are experts in their fields and will expect and inspire an equal level of motivation out of their graduate students. The key to a positive experience is to choose a lab to work in that fits well with your personality. Another plus of the university is its interdiciplinary communication and debate.
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