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Most Helpful Review for Carnegie Mellon University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Mathew from Jensen Beach, FL
  • 43 out of 43 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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  • From NJ
  • May-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Carnegie Mellon is a factory like school, and for many can be overwhelming. It is important to know what you want to do, and as you progress, that industriousness can be molded into passion as you see fit. It is however sad that in many cases majors are not able to interact and inspire one another as they should.

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  • Oscar from Pittsburgh, PA
  • May-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Carnegie Mellon is a close-knit, multi-faceted, awesome campus. The meshing of cultures and personalities here is amazing. You can truly tailor your educational experience to match your goals.

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  • Helen
  • Apr-18-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Nice campus but Pittsburgh is meh

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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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