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While I appreciate the inarguable value of aQuite BrightNeuroscience/Cognitive Science
While I appreciate the inarguable value of a U of R degree, I feel that overall this college's environment proved very disappointing for me. Upon transferring here last year from a state school, I started my U of R education with high hopes and motivation to enjoy my years here to the fullest. My experience since that point in time continuously disillusioned and disheartened me.

I immediately sought involvement in clubs and extracurricular activities, only to find that the club presence on campus was very half-hearted in comparison to my previous college- not to mention the fact that I couldn't attend any of the clubs I wanted, since most days I had class from early morning until late at night. While I greatly appreciate the opportunity this school gave me by allotting me a full scholarship (as there is no way I could afford to attend this school otherwise), I perceive myself as little more than a random number in a pre-med factory farm. As much as I work to get involved in campus life (I am currently co-president of a group on campus) and attain good grades, I ultimately remain unhappy with my college experience.

2nd Year Female -- Class 2012
Education Quality: A-, Individual Value: F
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Many people make claimsQuite BrightEconomics
Many people make claims of not being the popular ones in their high school lives as soon as they come to rochester they often take on this feeling of self importance and forget what it feels like to be on the other side.
1st Year Male -- Class 2013
Education Quality: A, Surrounding City: D+
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I love it here.Quite BrightUndecided
I love it here. After reading this website numerous times last year, I got the impression that this school would be boring: lame parties, no fun people, people who spend all their time studying, etc. Thankfully I was wrong. I have friends who go out every night of the weekend, friends who go out once, friends who don't go out at all. No matter what, you'll find the perfect balance for you.
1st Year Female -- Class 2014
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: B
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