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The University of Virginia

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityF Faculty AccessibilityC
Useful SchoolworkF Excess CompetitionF
Academic SuccessF Creativity/ InnovationC
Individual ValueF University Resource UseC
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA+ FriendlinessF
Campus MaintenanceB+ Social LifeC
Surrounding CityC Extra CurricularsF
SafetyA
Describes the student body as:
Approachable, Snooty

Describes the faculty as:
Helpful

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He cares more about Educational Quality than the average student.
Date: Sep 13 2007
Major: Political Science (This Major's Salary over time)
I transferred into this huge school and became lost in its hugeness. Professors were hot or miss. Many of my professors were unapproachable because of the size of the classes and/or their involvement in research. Some of them were just not good teachers. TAs were plenty but they were poorly trained. Some professors were okay.

Grading standards seems arbitrary at times.

Drinking was prevalent.

I would not transfer into this school. It was easy to get lost and there was little support for transfer students when I was enrolled.

Responses
responseUhm, really? Did you miss the entire TSPA program they push on you? My transfer adviser was available both years I was there.
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