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Carnegie Mellon University

Biology Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 10/3
Student Surveys
(in Biology)
13
Males: 5, Females: 8
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.7
 

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Carnegie Mellon University
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 A-

Cornell University
 A-
Harvard University
 B+
Stanford University
 B+
Princeton University
 B+
University of California - Berkeley
 A-
Brown University
 A
Yale University
 A-
F
A+

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.6 Highest
Actual difficulty:4.6 Highest
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect


English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Biology:

CMU is the perfect school if you are somewhat of a nerd and enjoy working hard. The academics are not impossible, but you will spend most of your time...
Overall, CMU is a place for overachievers. Everyone is focused on their work and getting ready for the real world. In doing so, many students lose t...
CMU is definetely one of the prestigious schools you would learn a lot. Some people complain about Social Life, yes, social life isn't exciting. Howev...
I love it here! the social life is better than I thought it would be. I've seen the ones complaining about it stuck in their rooms all the time.The ac...
You MUST know what you want to do when you enter CMU as a freshman. Although there are not many gen-ed requirements, many majors have required classe...
CMU was great. Although they are most famous for churning our archies, cs ppl., and drama peeps, their science school (MCS) is also pretty awesome. A...
I love it here! the social life is better than I thought it would be. I've seen the ones complaining about it stuck in their rooms all the time.The ac...
I'm a biology major who took a LOT of CS courses. Academics: The academics are, quite frankly, awesome. CMU specializes in all sorts of fields whi...
Students at CMU spend a lot of time working and professors have high expectation. This makes the social life not as good as a less rigorous college. H...
Since I attended this school it has changed quite a bit, especially physically, with the addition of the new theater building and student union, which...
CMU is the perfect school if you are somewhat of a nerd and enjoy working hard. The academics are not impossible, but you will spend most of your time...
People at this school ARE different. Given that I belive that that makes this school that much better. The more different personalities there are the ...
The stereotype of CMU is true for the most part. A nerdy school with a large focus on academics. Sports and social life aren't as important. Howeve...
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