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The University of Alaska - Fairbanks

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA+ Faculty AccessibilityB-
Useful SchoolworkC Excess CompetitionA
Academic SuccessC Creativity/ InnovationB
Individual ValueB University Resource UseA+
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA+ FriendlinessA
Campus MaintenanceB+ Social LifeC
Surrounding CityC Extra CurricularsB
SafetyC
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful, Self Absorbed

Female
Quite Bright
Lowest Rating
Useful Schoolwork
C
Highest Rating
Educational Quality
A+
She cares more about Safety than the average student.
Date: Mar 18 2014
Major: Linguistics (This Major's Salary over time)
This is a fantastic school, but it's not for the faint of heart. It focuses on learning what you study, not just getting a degree. Because the school is smaller, and the friendliness of small-town America, getting things done in administration is a lot easier than in other schools. On the flip side, advisors are not as knowledgeable about things like career paths, alternative studies, and requirements for degrees or graduate school. You have to find out on your own. It's a very isolated town, right in the middle of Alaska, so there's no night life or concerts. But the mountains, the rivers, the northern lights are beautiful, and there's no other campus like it. The campus does everything they can to make sure that anyone who wants to try any outdoor activities can do so, including snowshoeing, camping on glaciers, and kayaking. This is not a party school. But giving up Greek life for bonfires seems a fair trade to me.
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