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Date: May 10 2009
Major: Business - Management and Administration (This Major's Salary over time)
The University of Arkansas is a great place to go to school. Fayetteville is a very beautiful, safe, fun place to be. Dickson Street is just enough for a college student to have plenty of places to go, but not so big to be dangerous. Its like a little slice of a big city, tucked into the foothills of the Ozarks. The biking/hiking trails within the city are a great amnenity as well. And just outside the city are several parks and national forests with outstanding recreation opportunities.

The Sam Walton College of business is an extremely well funded business school. The faculty and staff tend to be influenced by Wal-Mart a lot, but I think that in most other business schools, Wal-Mart would be a frequently referenced example from the business world.

Many speakers were directly related to Wal-Mart, and one of my teachers was the head of purchasing for Wal-Mart Latin America who was pursuing her PhD. The exposure to this kind of real world experience was excellent and I think the business school is underrated nationally. Its excellent.

In my career, the Walton name was easily recognized and I can honestly say I feel like it opened doors that otherwise may have stayed closed to me. I have never felt like my studies there left me unprepared. If anything, I feel like I knew more coming out of school than my employers expected of me.

The campus is nice, but its hilly. Be prepared to get whipped into shape. The student body was friendly and diverse. Fayetteville is small, but big enough that everyone has a place to fit in. There are hippie hangouts, gay hangouts, intellectual hangouts, biker hangouts, a thriving greek scene, and a vibrant local arts/music scene. For a relatively small school in a relatively small city, the University of Arkansas exposed me to a huge amount of diversity, and not just racial diversity. Diversity of thought, opinion, lifestyle, politics…you name it, U of A had it.

The SEC sports atmosphere was fantastic. There was always something going on in Fayetteville, and I'm proud to be a Razorback! Its like nothing else!

Fayetteville is a one of a kind place and I wouldn't trade my time there for anything.

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