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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Colorado School of Mines
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Krista from Colorado Springs, CO
  • 20 out of 21 people found this review helpful

For the first year at the Colorado School of Mines, the majority of the required classes are classes that many honor students have already taken in high school. The classes include calculus 1, chemistry 1 and 2, and physics 1. Granted, these classes are much more difficult in college than they were in high school.

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  • Dylan from Peyton, CO
  • Mar-02-2014 I am a current student here

    The Colorado School of Mines is a beautiful school with lots of scenery. One thing that any student should be prepared for when going to this school is a challenge. It does a great deal of teaching you to be a young professional.

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  • Matthew from Cypress, TX
  • Dec-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Small and very dedicated campus. The school is very focused on its students being academically successful and there are always people willing to help. While very rigorous academically there are many non academic activities to participate in.

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  • Thomas from Golden, CO
  • Oct-16-2013 I am a current student here

    Colorado School of Mines is a great school and is full of incredible opportunities. However, it is not a cake walk. I have only been at this school after transferring in for a couple months and it has proved to be extremely challenging.

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  • Stephen from Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Aug-12-2013 I am a current student here

    It's a tough school, but it is worth it. I've learned so much, and I would recommend this school to anyone who takes their education seriously. If you want a party school, Boulder is just up the road.

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  • Hannah from Franktown, CO
  • Jul-28-2013 I am a past student here

    CSM is an academically intense institution. The faculty is incredible and extremely knowledgable in their area of expertise. Despite the rigorous curriculum, students retain active lifestyles and are involved in numerous clubs and organizations.

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  • Connery from Littleton, CO
  • Jul-15-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The Mountain campus is beautiful. The Rigors of Mines are just what I m looking for. They have excellent extracurricular activities.

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  • Reno from Greeley, CO
  • Jul-06-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    One of the best Engineering colleges in the U.S. I would rank in the top 5 colleges for education. You will get your education and a job at this college.

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  • Dana from Arvada, CO
  • Jun-05-2013 I am a current student here

    Mines is very difficult and frustrating but rewarding. The teachers and advisors could use some more training.

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  • Nina from Lakewood, CO
  • May-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Excellent science/math based academics. Small class sizes and low student to teacher ratio. Improving facilities: new petroleum engineering building, student center, student recreation center, athletic fields, intramural fields, u-grad dorms.

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