getting sick of all the negative comments about this university.
This is not a bad school. If you read comments
from other universities in the same state and compare it
to UMass, you will see that UMass can offer a
similar experience. For example, the food is not bad. In
the past two years, food services have really kicked up
a whole notch. There are social events on campus and
I've seen the social life improve on campus the few
years I have been here.
The Biology program I am
in offers more than I expected. I am graduating soon
and as I think about it, I actually regret not
pursuing the Biotech + Biomedical Engineering program, which is a
great program. There are plenty of research opportunities on campus
for science majors amd getting a degree in science from
this school is pretty respectable.
The university offers a lot
of programs and flexible course schedules. There is a Pre-Med/Pre-Health
option if you were not aware. The Continuing Ed program
is being acclaimed now. Certificates are also offered to boost
The surrounding city of Lowell has definately improved
in the past two years, especially downtown Lowell. Lowell is
a busy town. And there are numerous public transportation options,
just name it and you have it here.
are things to improve, but this place is not the
crap it is rumored to be! Get real people! For
all this school offers, it is pretty affordable!