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Attending UVM was an excellent decision, albeit anEnglish
Attending UVM was an excellent decision, albeit an expensive one. My experience lived up to the "Public Ivy" tradition the university flaunts. I was challenged academically by my professors and peers and expanded my perspectives and world views. Faculty and staff were accessible at all levels. I was able to meet with professors to try to work through academic struggles (without bending their standards). I was even able to meet with multiple deans for advice when I sought to change my major. Socially, I had a ton of fun, despite not skiing or snowboarding until after graduation. I am not a smoker and didn't drink much before turning 21 and was still able to make a ton of great friends and plenty of memories. UVM is what you make of it. As the motto goes, "Studiis et Rebus Honestis," it is for studies and other honest pursuits. Show up and live the life you want to live, study what you want to study, and use the faculty and staff to your advantage. If you need help, talk to your professors and/or go to the Center for Academic Success. Talk to your professors, advisors, and deans. They are humans, and super helpful ones at that. Most importantly, get to career services early and often, find internships, and build a network.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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It's a lot of money for what you get. Crap dorms, bad food,congested buses, advises that mix you up with other people and give poor advice.
2nd Year Female -- Class 1920
Campus Aesthetics: A-, Faculty Accessibility: F
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I am very grateful to the University ofAverageNeuroscience/Cognitive Science
I am very grateful to the University of Vermont. I was not a great student in high school. I'm from central jersey and looked at this school and it immediately became my first choice. Ill admit, its crazy expensive and its full of socialists. Seriously, socialism is preferred here, not capitalism. Anyway, no one would have thought that I could persue premed and it is the hardest thing I've ever done. But this school has a really great education that is not bullcrap... unless you are a non-science major then its a joke. The university-wide requirements are a joke. When it comes to premed, I know multiple people that have gotten into medical school. And if you are premed thats pretty much all that counts right? You don't need to go to Harvard. If you work hard enough, it is very possible to get to med school from UVM. I recently got into a Post-bac premed program. Bottom line, if you work hard enough, this school will get you where you wanna go. If you choose not to work that will do fine as well..but don't expect to last 6 months in one of the science majors.
4th Year Female -- Class 2017
Education Quality: A+, Individual Value: B-
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