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The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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It only took one semester for me toBrightBiology
It only took one semester for me to see this school was awful. As someone who grew up in a college town, I can vouch that this school is seriously below par. I went here because it was cheap and other side of the state. Huge mistake. The freshman dorms are disgusting and the entire campus is covered in concrete resembling an M.C.Escher painting gone wrong. The food was decent but very unhealthy. It felt the campus is very dark, muddy, and puddle filled and plain scary to walk about at night. All hallways are winding and confusing. There were many incidents of dorm theft and stories of people being held at knife point. A friend and I were at the library late one night and felt very uncomfortable walking to our dorms on the other end of campus however the the on campus transportation did not come as scheduled. We then called public safety, who very rudely attempted to scold us and tell us that they were not a taxi service. There is no social life and almost everyone leaves on the weekend. Professors did not care at all, had no idea who i was despite coming to several office hours because classes were too big, and one barely even spoke english. If drugs are your main hobby and you like going to boring parties with people standing around one boring pong table this is the school for you. Otherwise, save your money. Go anywhere else!
1st Year Female -- Class 2013
Faculty Accessibility: C, Campus Aesthetics: F
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If you have half a brain, don't come here.Otherwise, drop me a line; I've got a bridge I'd like to sell you.
1st Year Female -- Class 2008
Perceived Campus Safety: A-, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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The students are immature and still living inArt & Design Department
The students are immature and still living in their High School bubble. The housing situation for freshman needs to be completely renovated. The food is ok. The students are big Partiers. I recommend moving off campus if you are a responsible young adult.

They have a decent gym with some cool classes - kickboxing Zumba Pilates yoga etc.
The classes were intriguing. My freshman and sophomore years were not as challenging because I went to an excellent High School. I sailed through the classes. The minimal amount of work was required. The core material for my degree was challenging. It definitely made me think outside the box.

The teachers...The Math teachers I had were terrible. They did not break down or explain anything. The English and history teachers made the classes entertaining, informative and challenging at times. The science class I had to take was great. it was basically science for people who couldn't do science. The teacher was brilliant but down to earth. He was fair. For my degree classes some of the teachers were full of themselves. They also taught at other Ivy League schools in the area. So I did get a great education at a cheaper price. They definitely picked their favorites. Some of the teachers actually cared about how the students were doing. They could be found in their office when they said they were supposed to be there. If you hit a problem, they were there to help.

Most of the teachers were Democrats as was most of the campus. So watch yourself if you're Republican and it is it election year. They are also open to all faiths and religions which is great! until I came across a satanic cult. For billing they really truly need to think over that whole situation because it's complicated and confusing.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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