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The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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The school isn't bad.BrightAccounting
The school isn't bad. There's a lot of things to do for the most part you just gotta go out and find it. The school looks like a jail but the people are pretty great really. There's more diversity than I though also.The classes aren't too bad just focus and study. It's college, you're gonna get a lot of work, But it's manageable. The social life is cool. Dells really are the place for parties but one could get tire. Dartmouth is pretty boring. The weekends are kinda dry if you don't have a car and the bus doesn't run on Sundays. But they have stuff on campus which aren't too bad. I found out this school is a party school but realistically, if you're looking for a party you'll find it. But that's anywhere! Provi is close too so it's okay school really isn't the worse like some people make it out to be.
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Scholastic Success: B+, Extracurricular Activities: C-
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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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UMass Dartmouth is definitely what you make outBrightFinance
UMass Dartmouth is definitely what you make out of it. At the beginning I hated it, but then I saw how unlike big schools, UMD is the perfect size. You won't feel like a number, but it is not extremely small either. The professor of my biggest lecture knows me and says hi every time she sees me. I feel like it is easy to make connections with the faculty.

The campus is not that beautiful, but setting your priorities to how pretty the campus is when deciding what college to go to, is probably not the best idea.

Freshman dorms are being renovated, so do your homework and pick the ones that are already renovated. They are extremely nice compared to the ones that are not!

The food is terrible, but they try their best to improve it.
Overall, UMD improves all the time. The chancellor wants to improve the school for everybody's experience. It is not perfect, but we do NOT live in a utopian society and nothing is perfect. It is a cheap school and you can get a great education if you pick the right professors. If you can go to your dream school go ahead, but if not UMD is a good back-up!

1st Year Male -- Class 2017
Individual Value: A+, Campus Maintenance: C-
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