thing that you need to realize about Duluth is, the
city actually does have quite a lot of crime and
poverty. I lived less than 10 blocks away from campus.
Not only did I have my car broken into as
well as my roommate's car, but someone was robbed at
gunpoint a block from my house.
On more than
one occasion, Duluth locals have offered to sell me ecstasy
and weed as they passed by and I stood outside
If you come to UMD, you are
quickly going to find out that most of the people
in this town who are not affiliated with UMD or
Saint Scholastica are VERY sketchy people.
I was very disappointed
with the International Studies program as well. The program had
absolutely zero focus and was nothing more than a random
assortment of history, political science, geography and anthropology courses. Why
did I choose it? Because as a naive freshmen the
classes seemed interesting, which they were, but they were also