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UNLV is definitely a University that gives youEducation
UNLV is definitely a University that gives you an opportunity to learn. The more initiative you have, the better education you will receive. Compared to many colleges, a student can access enough information to plan there own academic career. Most Universities are heavily dependent of Counselors who do not have the chance to get to know you and your true interests. While some programs are fairly restrictive (due to course work necessary for graduation), many offer the opportunity to explore differenct areas, particularly in the first two years of attendance. I would recommend UNLV for anyone that was truly motivated to learn, because you will be responsible for you education in large part. I would also add that class scheduling was extremely flexible which made it easy for me as a working adult to complete my degree.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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After almost three years at UNLV, I likeBrightGeography and Geosciences
After almost three years at UNLV, I like this place a lot. Many students commented that UNLV is not a place to go and there are full of losers here, I would think that those comenters themselves are possibly in that category. What are you expecting for a university education? If I have to pay $60,000/year to go to Harvard, I would definitely choose to pay $6,000/year at UNLV. Many of the Professors here got their PhD from the top 10 universities in the nation and they are super friendly and helpful. If you don't approach them and waiting for them to call your name, you are not using the resources available. I visited a few UC campus and do not feel they are better than UNLV. Plus we have more beautiful girls and nicer student union, food, and library than some of the UC campus. Self confidence is a little problematic here but that's mostly from students who are waiting the university to provide them with a fame. My only complain is the university should built more and better university-owned or university-managed student dormitories within or close to the university to release the parking stress, particularly for the morning classes.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2014
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Campus Maintenance: B
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Coming from a girl who has lived inQuite BrightAccounting
Coming from a girl who has lived in Vegas for quite some time now, I would not recommend UNLV, for these reasons: UNLV Overall- Unlv is not a place for students who would like to expand their horizons, grow as an individual, and who would like to have frequent intellectual conversations with peers. UNLV is also not a place for the over achievers or hard workers. It is very easy to get an A at this school. Just do the bare minimum and you'll do great! UNLV also doesn't give students with high GPA'S (3.5-4.0's) much recognition. You would think one who maintained an above average GPA would have scholarships coming from left and right. Not the case. The campus size of UNLV is oh so small! I hate the fact that I see the same people every single day! I would like to attend a school where I can meet new and interesting people on a daily basis. The people here are of low quality. People are shallow and narrow-minded. People are pretty much carbon copies of each other here. Las Vegas period is not a place for unique, real, and ambitious people. Ages of students here range from 18-56 and I am not lying. Most of the older students (30-50) are undergrads! This school is for losers and high school slackers. If you aren't really an academic nut like myself you will most likely be seen as an outsider! Idk just my opinion. But what more can you expect from a cheap school and education? If you have the choice to go somewhere else, go! Don't get me wrong facilities here are pretty up-to-date like the GYM and the Library, but this place is just so depressing and negative! People here are always negative, miserable, or in a bad mood! Yuck! I can't wait to transfer!
2nd Year Female -- Class 2014
Campus Maintenance: B-, Education Quality: F
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