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The Georgia Institute of Technology

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at GIT

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
Chemical EngineeringB
Civil EngineeringB+
Computer EngineeringB-
Computer ScienceB-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB-
Electrical EngineeringC
Engineering DepartmentB
Industrial DesignA-
Industrial Operations EngineeringB-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
Mechanical EngineeringB
Nuclear EngineeringC-
Political ScienceC-
PreVet and VeterinaryA+
Public PolicyA+

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Georgia Institute of Technology
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After a semester at Tech, my best advice to give is to FIND A SOCIAL NETWORK of some sort. Its very easy, as I have observed, to hole yourself up in y...Read full comment
With regard to quality of education and faculty GaTech is by far the best school I attended. I have studied at several universities(Ia State, Kansas...Read full comment
Looking at both Stanford and Georgia Tech for graduate school and reading each school's undergraduate student reviews out of curiosity, I am surprised...Read full comment
I graduated from Tech many years ago, but I think most have the same sentiment that I took away with me. Tech will stretch your abilities so far t...Read full comment
Georgia Tech is very well-respected and there is certainly a tight alumni network for those that graduate and stay connected. As someone recently tol...Read full comment
... " Competition is like the definition of georgia tech ...Read full comment
A lot of things to say about Georgia Tech. First and foremost, Georgia Tech is absolutely NOT for everyone. It is a a very specialized school, not onl...Read full comment
I recently graduated with a bachelors? in mechanical engineering. It's time I wrote my honest opinion about this school. To be completely frank, I hat...Read full comment
... It had little to do with the difficulty of the school (though it is difficult only by the sheer strength of competition), as much as the general...Read full comment
There is no way around it; Georgia Tech is a hard school. They don't baby you at all. Just like in life, if want to be successful, you have to be will...Read full comment
Georgia Tech is an excellent school - don't get me wrong, it's tough. Really tough (and this comes from someone that's attended 4 different Top 10 En...Read full comment
... I can promise you that they don't give out good grades and it is competitive, but who doesn't like a little competition ...Read full comment
The campus has a rural feel but it's in the heart of a fun city. Their is so much to do on campus, organizations, options classes, greeklife,intermura...Read full comment
Tech has tons of problem: way too much work, not enough parking for students, very few girls, an administration that isn't always helpful, horrible fo...Read full comment
Georgia Tech is a school based on the idea of what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. At every turn they will make your life more difficult, in t...Read full comment
I came to Tech thinking that its name on my resume would help me reach my goals. While this school may do that for the majority of the student populat...Read full comment
Georgia Tech sets one up for an excellent career after graduation. The school is very tough, but there is a bunch of fun to be had too. It follows ...Read full comment
For those on this site writing very negative remarks about GT, saying that it is too difficult and their GPA is too low and such, you just don't belon...Read full comment
Tech gets a bad rap a lot of times. I'm not sure what most students expected when they came here, but you get a world-class education at an extremely...Read full comment
... However competition is cut-throat ...Read full comment
... The classes are curved so that everybody is in cutthroat competition, and the average grade is guaranteed to be a 2 ...Read full comment
I see many similar reviews about campus life that I saw when I was first looking at schools. Sure, there are lots of other schools where the campus l...Read full comment
Too greek centralized. the ratio makes everything you do so rediculous. will never be able to talk to a female unless you are greek. people don't trea...Read full comment
I will address the good and the bad. There is more bad than good, so scroll down if you don't want to read the bad. This is my first year here, and ma...Read full comment
Tech can be rough and Atlanta can seem like a pretty mean city sometimes but just take the time and realise its college and you are supposed to have s...Read full comment
This school has so much bureaucracy that eventually had the effect on the student. The school has changed ever since it switched to a semester system....Read full comment
Although Georgia Tech is located in the city of Atlanta, rarely will you have time to explore it. Georgia Tech is a lot of work and the professors see...Read full comment
I've had a great time at GT. Almost done. I see that most of the comments that are negative tend to be whiney "boohoo I didn't cut it crap". GT is not...Read full comment
Pretty much everything else about GT has been mentioned before. GT will make or break you depending on whether you choose to work diligently. One up...Read full comment
I'll graduate debt free with a degree from a school with a great reputation. Their co-op program is first rate and provides real job experiences. Now...Read full comment
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