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Go away to school, learn and grow inMath
Go away to school, learn and grow in a semi-protected environment with others in the same situation. Go to a school where you will be challenged but not overmatched. If you aren't ready, work until you can appreciate the opportunity.

USE YOUR PROFESSOR's office hours, even just to chat. This is where some of the best learning can occur, and your professor learns your name and equates it to an interested student. Worry more about knowledge than the grade (which will come).Take a variety of interesting courses, everything may be useful to your future. Enjoy yourself - in a constructive sense.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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For anyone looking to have a well roundedQuite BrightArchitecture
For anyone looking to have a well rounded undergraduate experience I would consider Miami University. It is your typical college town with lots of college bars, resturants, and attractions. But it also the typical ammenties of any American town (Walmart, Krogers, fastfood resturants. Any preconceived notion you may have a about Miami are probably correct and incorrect at the same time. Yes there is a snootyness about the campus but there is also a more layed back atmosphere as well. What I am saying is that Miami can be what you want your college experience to be. If u dont like the snobs then dont become friends with them. There are 16,000 students to meet so it is not hard to find someone you can call a friend. I am an architecture student who had a great experience in the Western College Program. This in an interdisciplinary progrm, "make your own major", where first year architecture studnets are required to live with first year western college students. The sharing of perspectives over dinner or over laundry room chats made my freshman year and entire Miami experience unforgetable. My word of advice: Dont judge a book by its cover. dont believe Miami is either completely perfect or hopeless. Its in between. Visit Miami. Try it on. See if it fits.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2004
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Surrounding City: C
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Just some advice.Quite BrightJournalism
Just some advice... If you were a super popular cheerleader, party goer or football jock in high school, Miami U is your DREAM school. TRUST ME. if this description describes you, then you have found your perfect place. If you are looking for a college to broaden your horizens, don't come here. Miami is AWESOME for beautiful, popular, rich kids. If you fit that description, dont even apply anywhere else, bc u have found your heaven. If that description doesnt describe you, move on.... find another school because you might find your time at miami less than satisfying being enveloped in a world of muscular/jock frat guys, and model thin blonde sorority girls. just my advice to u.
1st Year Female -- Class 2006
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Scholastic Success: F
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