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The University of Massachusetts - Amherst

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityC+ Faculty AccessibilityD-
Useful SchoolworkD- Excess CompetitionD-
Academic SuccessF Creativity/ InnovationF
Individual ValueF University Resource UseF
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyC FriendlinessF
Campus MaintenanceC Social LifeD
Surrounding CityC Extra CurricularsF
Describes the student body as:
Afraid, Arrogant, Broken Spirit, Violent, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Arrogant, Condescending, Unhelpful, Self Absorbed

Super Brilliant
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Academic Success
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Educational Quality
He cares more about Extra Curriculars than the average student.
Date: Nov 29 2012
Major: Political Science (This Major's Salary over time)
I only selected NO for different University because I don't want to not be put down.

You can be doing nothing wrong and be completely innocent and get caught in the middle of a mob literally and figuratively. It's just the attitudes of the people here. It's basically like playing hockey where it doesn't matter if you try and avoid trouble you might still get hit. No one will help you afterwards either. Not the adults/faculty/ students. It's everything every bad stereotype about Massachusetts says except reality.

This goes for guys and girls. If you like being a girl who just gets it in and lives for that, and nothing else this is a good place. If you're a guy who lives for getting it in and nothing else this is a good place.

It's hard to get an education here or be productive because the environment is very negative towards being productive only seductive and effortless. If you're not trying and you cheat, and get drunk on a test night at UMASS you're a hero. If you try and do your best and stay out of trouble you're trying.

If you are not willing to be a macho tough guy and get punched in the face, knocked out, have your academics turn to C's or worse, get drunk off your face consistently and on school nights, then this isn't the right place either (you have to be willing or you won't have any fun here)

If you're looking for a city like academic environment I think you should go to UCONN. If you're looking for a suburb/country academic environment UNH. If you're looking for an effortless party environment, with hyper aggressive males and always willing females, and no commitment to legit relationships that extends to everything on every part of campus this is the right place.

If you sense any mild humor in this review, it's only while walking out the door. While you're here it's very cold.

The kinds of girls here are pretty bodies with often really low standards of being friendly or accepting (they are usually not, just sometimes.. They are really friendly if it's someone they care about, and really unfriendly if they don't like you)

The guys here only care about being macho and tough guys and like working out and taking the easy way out in class and doing the least work possible.

responseI cannot fathom how you can be a self proclaimed 5th year "Super Brilliant" Political Science major with such poor grammar and writing skills. It sounds to me like you've had a hard time finding a girlfriend at college and you're taking it out on the student body here. I know there are literally 30 thousand people there right now, my daughter is one of them. I think your all over the map generalizations about people makes YOU the problem. If you want to meet your soul mate, go online. College is for learning. Before you graduate this Spring take a writing course, PLEASE
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