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Academic Rigor
4.7083
Dorm Life
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Bang for the buck
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Greek Life
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Most Helpful Review for Colorado School of Mines
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Krista from Colorado Springs, CO
  • 23 out of 24 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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  • Noah from Scottsdale, AZ
  • Sep-10-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    From all my research and my visit. I see it as one of the best colleges for a strong acedemic student wanting to suceed but stay in a layed back kind of enviroment.

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  • Amanda from Centennial, CO
  • Sep-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The staff here is very willing to help you with whatever you are having trouble with. Golden is a beautiful town and it's hard to get bored at Mines with so much to do around you. I love going here because the community pushes you to be the best you can be.

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  • Sasha
  • Jul-22-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Mines is a rigorous school for the math and science oriented mind. It is a small campus with only 3,000 students roughly, but it is a beautiful campus. Definitely academically oriented.

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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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