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Vanderbilt University

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at Vanderbilt

By Gender
By Major
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringB
Civil EngineeringA
Computer ScienceA-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcC
Electrical EngineeringC
Engineering DepartmentB
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Music - PerformanceA
Political ScienceB+
PreMed and MedicalB-

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Vanderbilt University
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... For females, the competition out there is fierce, but you will make the greatest friends of your lifetime ...Read full comment
Vanderbilt is a wonderful school with wonderful opportunities. The only reason it isn't in the top 10 is due to the acceptance rate; once they get tha...Read full comment
I have to say that going to Vanderbilt has been one of the best experiences that I have ever had. The only way you will not be able to fit in at this ...Read full comment
Vanderbilt is a great school and Nashville is a great city. In North or South, it offers one of the best balances between academics and social freedo...Read full comment
I am not southern and just graduated from Vanderbilt. I struggled socially the first year and felt that the social scene was neither what i expected n...Read full comment
The top twenty of colleges is alot of fluff and a huge investment. I reccommend not spending large on undergraduate education as in the ivy league (u...Read full comment
Vanderbilt is an excellent university in which one may obtain a well-rounded education and breadth of experiences which, together, catalyze tremendous...Read full comment
There are misconceptions wrongly being presented on this board and hopefully I can clear them up. Although many people have a perception of Vanderbilt...Read full comment
the play is harder than the work. lots of parties/partiers. the frat parties can get pretty out of control. nashville is a small, pretty colloquial c...Read full comment
... The level of competition was very intense and during my first year I wasn't sure if I was going to make it ...Read full comment
Greek life is HUGE here. Admissions may downplay it, but campus social life does revolve around fraternities and sororities. We are a huge party sch...Read full comment
... The level of competition was very intense and during my first year I wasn't sure if I was going to make it ...Read full comment
... The social scene is extremely competitive, and since many of the students here come from very wealthy backgrounds, there is always competition t...Read full comment
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