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Most Helpful Review for Carnegie Mellon University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Mathew from Jensen Beach, FL
  • 40 out of 40 people found this review helpful

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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  • Nicole from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Apr-01-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    You will never be surrounded by so many talented individuals again in your life. The students are what make this college great. It feels like home.

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  • Bushra from Pakistan
  • Mar-27-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Top Computer Science University 2014. Focus on practical rather than theory. Quality of Professors and Curriculum

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-18-2014 I am a current student here

    There are an incredible amount of opportunities available and people that are more than willing to help you achieve what you want to do during your time here. My experience so far has been great and I am truly glad that I chose to come here. I've been able to find organizations and activities that I genuinely enjoy as well as gain a lot from my academics.

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  • Allyson from Arlington, TX
  • Mar-14-2014 I am a current student here

    CMU is good for the ambitious students or students who want to it all. A lot of the majors here, especially those in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, are interdepartmental and even cross majors. The cost can be pretty steep and students having to take a short leave of absence due to stress is not uncommon.

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  • California Girl
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    You are surrounded by amazing people who are dedicated to learning. You are surrounded by extremely nerdy people who love being that way. It is a lot of work, but it's worth it.

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  • LeShaun from Brooklyn, NY
  • Jan-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Carnegie Mellon is a wonderful place that allows you to explore your interests, even some that you may not have know you had. There are countless opportunities to expand your horizons, whether it be with theater, work-study, sports, or with clubs. The campus is medium sized and the right amount of people where you see someone you know everyday, but also continue to meet new, intriguing people with something different to say.

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  • Ryan from Tabernacle, NJ
  • Jan-11-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    It looks like a great school for anyone who is interested in making a difference in the world. And of course anyone who see's themselves in a lab coat, studying and researching. But of course still be able to work with your hands, in a summary great school, great future, amazing memories.

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  • Dom from Bethlehem, PA
  • Dec-07-2013 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Carnegie Mellon sounds like a great school. Everything seems perfect. I hope I get accepted!

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