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The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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Great university, stereotypical collegeQuite BrightComputer Engineering
Great university, stereotypical college experience. I'm not in a frat, but there is still so much to do in AA. I'm out-of-state so its pretty damn expensive, and it might suck knowing your in-state friends are paying half the price. Apply for scholarships and you might have better luck than me!
1st Year Female -- Class 2016
Education Quality: A+, Campus Aesthetics: B
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I love it here.Quite BrightOther
I love it here. The other students come in all forms, and I've had no problem meeting people who I can have fun with and relate with. Not everyone is approachable, but where on Earth would EVERYONE be approachable anyway? The technology use and resources here are A+, the campus is aesthetically great looking and wonderfully laid out. If you're living on Central Campus, everything you ever need or need to go to is within walkability, unless you have business on North Campus. The faculty so far has been engaging, and even my GSIs have really seemed to know their field and how to deal with us undergrads. Getting involved is easy and there are so many opportunities to do so. The work so far has been a great balance of challenging and interesting, even in the topics that I didn't expect to have much interest in. This is worth every cent I'm paying to be here.
1st Year Male -- Class 2016
Education Quality: A+, Individual Value: B+
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The University of Michigan is a great placeQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
The University of Michigan is a great place to attend. The University provides mostly high-quality facilities (some are world-class), a wide variety of excellent resources, and intelligent faculty. There is a fantastic combination of school work, extracurricular work, social activity, sports, cultural opportunities, and delicious food. Above all, the people here seem to value intellectually focused conversations more than other institutions that I have visited. Ann Arbor is a vibrant, exciting place to live as well.

Inevitably, there are drawbacks. It seems that University is fairly restricting at times. There are a lot of requirements, which does not fit well for all students. Furthermore, it is helpful if one feels comfortable reaching out to people and resources around them (these skills, however, are developed in time). There are people willing to help if you reach out to them. Furthermore, it seems that the University makes it difficult to study abroad relative to other institutions, particularly if one is majoring in business. Lastly, the grading seems to be a poor reflection of one's ability to utilize and understand the class material. There are sometimes curves that are difficult to compete with. This, however, should not intimidate you, as these are common grading problems across many institutions.Overall, the University of Michigan is a great place to go to college.

2nd Year Male -- Class 2013
University Resource Use/ spending: A+, Scholastic Success: C
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