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The University of Chicago

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UChicago

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By Major
Aerospace EngineeringA+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C+
Perfomance ArtsA+
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalA+
PreMed and MedicalA+
Public PolicyA

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Take the U of C for what it is. If you are only interested in getting great grades to make top grad schools then you have to sacrifice some of yo...Read full comment
... Or, if you just want to hang out or head up to the city, thats fine too ...Read full comment
... The University has a contradictory attitude towards the city - promoting Hyde Park as a neo-suburban environment and at the same stroke, trying, ...Read full comment
... -There is no denying that Chicago is a second-rate city ...Read full comment
... Chicago is a great city when the winter gets gray -- just hop on the bus/subway and you're there ...Read full comment
... My biggest problem is now that I'm not in Hyde Park (which is as dangerous as any city neighborhood but far safer than I was led to believe ...Read full comment
... You need common sense in the city of Chicago, and avoiding the south side because Papa Zimmer told you to isn't going to cut it here ...Read full comment
... Then there's the city, which I took the time to explore moreso than most of my fellow students (at least three nights a week) ...Read full comment
... criticizing the Grey City is simply taboo, this site is a good way to see both the positive and negative sides of the university, a view which you...Read full comment
... The city is incredible ...Read full comment
... This is the best city in the country, and i've seen them all, lived in new york ...Read full comment
... The city and this neighborhood are amazing playgrounds as well ...Read full comment
... But when even the "educated" people in a city (in my case Minneapolis) can't tell the difference between your gut-wrenching 4 years of intellect...Read full comment
... Lots of activities to go to during the weekend, especially performing arts events + the city of Chicago is majestic with an eerily on-time, e...Read full comment
Chicago is a great school for people who value a classical education. The focus is very much academic, but people who say that there is no social lif...Read full comment
... It is not a 'party' school, but that said there are always things to do on the weekends, the city is great (especially when you turn 21 or ...Read full comment
... Beyond this, the city offers many attractions, and there is a theater and a few museums right on campus with world-class performances ...Read full comment
... The city has a lot to offer ...Read full comment
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