The amount of things you learn throughout your classes is amazing to me. Just this past 2 weeks, I've learned so many things about programming that it has made a noticeable change in how I approach problems.
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CMU is the home of an odd species called the try hard nerd. While people at many other schools try hard to be cool, people here try to be geekier and lamer than they really are because they wish they got into MIT or Caltech. This leads to an obnoxiously cocky and boring environment.» Read More
Carnegie Mellon academics are rigorous, but quite rewarding. Almost every student here is exceptional, and very motivated about their field of study (and other things). It is definitely not a party school, but you can still find parties.» Read More
It's a great university with a beautiful campus in Oakland for students to attend to become academically challenged. The size of the university is big enough yet small enough so that students get to know one another. The academics here are challenging and rewarding.» Read More
Carnegie Mellon has so far been a wonderful experience because of its close and intimate community. Everyone cares about each other, even teachers respect and treat students as individuals. Carnegie Mellon just makes students feel at home while also providing great education.» Read More
Carnegie Mellon University is a strong university for anyone interested in modern technology and the changing world. The people here are enterprising and ambitious, and you will be sure to find yourself in inspiring companionship. For someone who knows what they want to do and how to get there, CMU is the perfect place to start and thrive.» Read More