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The University of California - Riverside

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at UCR/UC-Riverside

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentC-
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Chemical EngineeringA+
Computer ScienceC-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C+
Mechanical EngineeringB-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
Political ScienceB-
PreMed and MedicalD

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University of California - Riverside
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I'm a fourth year student graduating this year. My experience at UCR has been phenomenal. I transferred here from another university because I wanted ...Read full comment
first of all, i would like to clarify that there are not as many shooting as you may have heard. riverside is not that dangerous! i had a roommate who...Read full comment
... There is one upside, however: because most classes are curved and most of your competition is brain-dead, you can coast through any class, earn ...Read full comment
I'm actually a transfer student from UCSC, and I couldn't be more happy about transfering. UCR is a great school. The campus is constantly building ...Read full comment
I have just barely finished my first year at UCR and I love it here. The campus is beautiful, lots of trees, grass, etc. and the architecture isn't ha...Read full comment
After attending four years at Riverside, I've come to discover that UCR is a bad school because the students, reputation, and locality are bad BUT UCR...Read full comment
... The good news is there isn't a lot of competition and a good student will reap the rewards ...Read full comment
U.C. Riverside is one of the few UCs (Berkeley and UCR) that offer a full fledged B.S. in undergraduate business. You can choose your emphasis in eit...Read full comment
This school really blows. The athletics are shit...the people aren't fun, the campus is ugly, riverside is a really crappy city. The feeling of attend...Read full comment
... " (I hope you're getting the drift of how goddamn insulting every day at this school can be) There is one upside, however: because most classes a...Read full comment
"After dreaming of UCLA for years, has it really come down to this?" "What am I, a genius and the hit of the age doing at UCR?" That pretty muc...Read full comment
ppl seem to have a negative attitude about this school; they act like this is the worst school to ever attend. ppl here either love or hate it. ppl al...Read full comment
Friendly teachers. English dept. specializes in Rennaisance and Medieval, of which Ganim is an exceptional prof. Despite Lacan, have had some excell...Read full comment
When I applied to school back in '95, UCR was my last choice. At the time, I wanted to go to UCLA. That didn't work in my favor, so I chose UCR. I'll ...Read full comment
... the classes do present a challenge as well as quite a bit of competition ...Read full comment
*** UCR IS AN ABOMINATION TO HIGHER EDUCATION (IMO) *** The following is my objective evaluation of the quality of UCR as a university based on thing...Read full comment
I don't know how things used to be here, but there are plenty of things to get involved with. Over the last couple of years there have been multiple c...Read full comment
The school itself, the programs, academic work, etc. is very good. UCR is usually only mentioned in jokes but the courses are extremely challenging an...Read full comment
... If you are looking to get into UC Riverside in hopes to get into the Biomed program later, be looking for an intense competition ...Read full comment
There really is a lot of bias opinion here. Everyone jaded by their delusions of grandeur about where they really should have gone. Bitter that UCLA d...Read full comment
The only negative thing that bothers me about UCR is the lack of school spirit. Students come to UCR butt hurt because they didn't get into their top ...Read full comment
... If you are looking to get into UC Riverside in hopes to get into the Biomed program later, be looking for an intense competition ...Read full comment
I've had both good and bad experiences at UCR, but I think that overall, I'd have been better off attending a different campus. Here's my breakdown: ...Read full comment
Please cut off my head and stomp on it. After being deferred to this school, I submitted intent to register, line, sinker, hook, and bait. This school...Read full comment
I wasted a year of my life at the University of California, Riverside. I'm not actually a current student at UCR, but there was no category for "drop...Read full comment
Please cut off my head and stomp on it. After being deferred to this school, I submitted intent to register, line, sinker, hook, and bait. This school...Read full comment
... Unlike larger schools where there is more competition, if a student even remotely puts a little effort into anything, they can succeed ...Read full comment
Most students that I've met never actually directly applied to UCR but were referred by the other major UC's who didn't accept them. Most students com...Read full comment
I spent 4 years at UC Riverside and I am proud to call it my alma mater. I have so many memories from the school and city and have made life long frie...Read full comment
I'll bet that there are some confused and impressionable individuals who read these reviews and allow their opinions sway like branches in the breeze,...Read full comment
UCR has an absolutely beautiful campus with nice dorms and surrounding apartments. However, Riverside the city isn't too nice, and there seems to be ...Read full comment
... The name UCR didn't help me get a job, but the fact that I have a Bachelor's degree and a strong resume helped me sail through the competition .....Read full comment
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