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The Georgia Institute of Technology

Mechanical Engineering Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 16/10
Student Surveys
(in Mechanical Engineering)
26
Males: 22, Females: 4
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.5
 

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Georgia Institute of Technology
 B+
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Stanford University
 B+
University of California - Berkeley
 A-
Florida State University
 B+
University of Florida
 B
University of Southern California
 B+
Cornell University
 A-
F
A+

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.5 High
Actual difficulty:4.9 Highest
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect


English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English20-30%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Mechanical Engineering:

Georgia Tech is a highly competetive and well thought of University. It will help to prepare you for the real world, while at the same time provide y...
There is a lot of helping organizations sponsored by many corporations. Look for them from the very begining of your life at GT. If you have an idea y...
Rough academically, students are alittle insecure and in a dark hole, but all worth the education.
I chose to come to Georgia Tech my senior year in high school. I didn't think it would be too bad since a bunch of my high school classmates were comi...
all the girls here are foreign, fat, and/or ugly. dudes if you want anything similar to a normal college experience go elsewhere because tech has a se...
The reason a degree from GT is so valued is not because of the quality of the school or the education, its because of the students who are capable of ...
Great, great education, with much room for creativity and to expand your mind, but with a price. You will be studying all the time, and still not get...
I will address the good and the bad. There is more bad than good, so scroll down if you don't want to read the bad. This is my first year here, and ma...
Georgia Tech is very well-respected and there is certainly a tight alumni network for those that graduate and stay connected. As someone recently tol...
Tech is a very good school. The scholastics are hard and some of the teachers aren't great, but the quality of the education is top notch and there's ...
If you plan on being any of the major types of engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace, etc.), take your talents elsewhere before sacrificing the ne...
I recently graduated with a bachelors? in mechanical engineering. It's time I wrote my honest opinion about this school. To be completely frank, I hat...
you have to be really really over the top social, and have extrodinary time management skills to have friends.
Great Place!
Tech is a strong school in engineering. There are alot of good people here but the administration and faculty do not really care about you. I am t...
Its alot different than what they try to get you to believe. You go to orientation and come out of it thinking "hey this doesnt sound too bad," well,...
The campus has a rural feel but it's in the heart of a fun city. Their is so much to do on campus, organizations, options classes, greeklife,intermura...
Generally my classroom experience has been positive. Housing has been horrific, they don't even try to place students with their preferences. As an up...
To start out positive, the academics of this school are good. However competition is cut-throat. Knowing the system is definitely the way to get goo...
Georgia Tech professors are stupid, for example, Tom Sanders of Mat. Sci & Eng.
when you come to Tech you are making a big gamble. You are betting that even though you work your ass off and get a sub-par GPA that when you graduate...
Interview some successful people and learn how they prioritized things while in college. Interview people at the college about what kind of assignmen...
If you have the right attitude, Georgia Tech prepares you for a successful career in a dog-eat-dog world. I could have studied harder and earned bett...
Georgia Tech sets one up for an excellent career after graduation. The school is very tough, but there is a bunch of fun to be had too. It follows ...
For those on this site writing very negative remarks about GT, saying that it is too difficult and their GPA is too low and such, you just don't belon...
I love it here. Yes, the work load can be a little overwhelming at times but at least you'll really feel like you earned your degree in the end. I thi...
This school will make you want to put a bullet in your brain.
I came into tech with a charicature of what the school was like. I imagined malevolent professors teaching a meaningless lecture with no care about th...
To keep things short and sweet, should you choose Georgia Tech as the next step after finishing high school, expect two things. The first is that upo...
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