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The University of Alabama

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityB Faculty AccessibilityC-
Useful SchoolworkB Excess CompetitionC-
Academic SuccessB+ Creativity/ InnovationB-
Individual ValueF University Resource UseA-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA+ FriendlinessA
Campus MaintenanceB+ Social LifeF
Surrounding CityB- Extra CurricularsC-
Describes the student body as:
Arrogant, Snooty, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

Not so bright
Lowest Rating
Individual Value
Highest Rating
Campus Aesthetics/ Beauty
She cares more about Social Life than the average student.
Date: Nov 15 2010
Major: Biology (This Major's Salary over time)
Before you come to The University of Alabama you need to really sit down with yourself and do some serious self evaluating. First off if you are an out of state student and you have to take out ANY kind of loan to go to this university? DON?T! Second, if you do not plan to be in a sorority or fraternity here then you better have some one of a kind social skills, know a hand full of non Greeks before you come, or get involved in some other extracurricular activity. The University of Alabama really is a good deal as far as tuition goes for instate students, but as far as out of students go it?s a complete rip off. Not only is the tuition a complete rip off but once you become a student they nickel and dime you for every penny you?re worth with parking tickets, poor quality meal plan food, and multiple other small fees that don?t seem to be so small and really add up. The social scene can pretty much be summed up in one word?. GREEK. When I came to the University I had a completely open mind and thought that because I was an out of state student going Greek would be a great way to meet close circle of friends, but I couldn?t of been more wrong. Not only is Alabama one of the biggest Greek oriented schools in the SEC, but they are also the most superficial. Although some houses are better than others, each sorority revolves around how rich you are, what David Yurman you have, and if you can keep up with all the rest of the latest trends. Girls actually ask you what sorority you?re in before they ask you what your name is when you first meet them! Not only are the girls completely close-minded and superficial, but it?s also a good 5 to 6 grand a YEAR TO JOIN! If you think that?s insanity the fraternities are around 7 grand to join and if you?re a guy you can completely forget about having a social life if you aren?t Greek. There a good amount of students who don?t go Greek, but because the campus is so big you could meet someone worth your time one day and never see them again. Academically if you are looking for anything remotely challenging then Alabama is not your place. And even though Alabama is a well known university you should go somewhere worth your tuition money for a more reputable school with a more friendly student environment. Everyone?s opinion is different but I have found out real quick that this is not the place I want to spend the supposedly best four years of my life.
questionI know this was awhile ago, but i want to go into premed, do yo know if their biology, physics, chemistry, etc., classes are good, or should I really go somewhere else? thank you!
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