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I think it's important that you find aQuite BrightArt & Design Department
I think it's important that you find a school that fits both your academic credentials and your personality type. I found it helpful, when l was looking at undergrad programs, to meet other people in my prospective major, since that really made the choice easier when it came to decision time and I decided on Carnegie Mellon. I had a fabulous time at carnegie mellon- nowhere else do you get the blend of really talented artistic students (art, drama, music) and really smart computer /science people together on a campus. It also helps to contribute to your college community and participate in organizations- spring carnival, marching band, service orgs, or what have you, because you only get out what you put in. It's not for everybody, but for the right people, it's a wonderful place and you have a great time. My experiences at CMU have truly contributed to the person/artist I am now, and I find myself referring to my experiences there a lot, as well as keeping in contact with all the friends I made there...
Alumna Female -- Class 2000
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Its a great schoolAverageComputer Engineering
Its a great school to learn, finding people is the hardest part, you have to really work at finding the people that will match you. Even then its hard. For engineering this is the place, you have to work hard, in the end your education is your reward.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2003
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: F
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CMU is an excellent place to get an education, especiallyQuite BrightMechanical Engineering
CMU is an excellent place to get an education, especially if you're an engineer. The academics are comparable to MIT, except MIT is more well-known so it gets more publicity. I like CMU's interdisciplinary approach to learning. There are no bounds. Freshman can aid research teams in cutting edge projects, etc. Aside from academics, CMU has a very diverse and friendly student population. There's always something to do. People seem extremely approachable, except for some stuck up "yuppies" but every school has those... CMU has something for everyone. The campus is pretty nice.. the feel of a green college campus but in the middle of a major city with so much to do and explore. CMU's facilities are very nice and modern. I highly recommend this place! P.S. only CMU has buggy :-)
1st Year Male -- Class 2005
Education Quality: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: A-
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