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I went to a private boarding school inBrightComputer Science
I went to a private boarding school in Pennsylvania and to much surprise, this place is very similar to what high school used to be for me. Professors, although not all are necessarily good at teaching, seemed to be satisfied with their place in the university and are willing to help if you reach out. In addition to this, don't expect to get a good GPA just because you did in high school. I see a lot of my peers stressing over how terrible their GPAs are compared to what they've had as high school students. I've just finished my first semester here and so far, it has been a positive experience.
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: B
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I chose Rochester over an Ivy League andBrightPreMed and Medical
I chose Rochester over an Ivy League and glad I did. My friends who are at a large Ivy League feel incredibly stressed and their curriculum is cut-throat. Rochester's course work is very challenging, but the professors and TAs are supportive and want to help you learn. The nearby hospital provides amazing opportunities and the campus is not too big and not too small. Public safety has a big presence and the students are very approachable. It has been a great experience so far.
1st Year Female -- Class 2019
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: B
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I had a wonderful experience at the UniversityOther
I had a wonderful experience at the University of Rochester, where I studied at the Institute of Optics. My peers were smart and friendly, and my professors were excellent at teaching and ensuring student success. I had a balanced lifestyle between academic workload and social activity. I was able to get many internships as a student, and eventually landed a well-paying job right after graduation. If I had to start over, I'd come to the University again.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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