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Most Helpful Review for Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jeff from Carol Stream, IL
  • 14 out of 14 people found this review helpful

The Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) is a much smaller school than many of the other top engineering universities in the Midwest. The size of the class is a major factor for getting a better education. Because of the smaller number of students, there are fewer students in each class. The largest lectures range from 26 to 30 students. With the class sizes this small, the students and professors get to know each other easily. (There are no teacher’s aides at MSOE, only professors). At MSOE, the time in the labs play a large role in getting the students involved...

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  • Lina from Milwaukee, WI
  • Aug-19-2014 I am a current student here

    You can get help almost all the time from a variety of people, both students and teachers. It is a smaller school which allows for more attention when needed. You are able to get started in your major specific classes right away which is helpful.

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  • Austin from West Bend, WI
  • Jun-19-2014 I am a current student here

    MSOE is a great college if you are a hard worker and truly know what you want to do. The professors are tough, but as long as you are respectful you'll be fine. There's also a lot to do if you are 21 or older, if not, there isn't too much.

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  • Christopher from West Bend, WI
  • Apr-15-2014 I am a past student here

    If you aren't 100% sure you want to be an engineer, don't go to MSOE!!! (I created an account for the sole purpose of letting potential students know they more often than not should NOT go to MSOE)

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  • Gluesy from Oak Creek, WI
  • Apr-06-2014 I am a current student here

    The rules and guidelines in this school are very conservative and require many general courses that are nothing but filler and a waste of time. However, the engineering and mathematics courses move very quickly and a lot of outside classwork must be done to get average grades.

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  • Ashley from Rochester, MN
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a current student here

    MSOE is a very rigorous college that requires a lot of your time and effort. The people you meet here will stay with you for life, and they are all a great set of people. The professors know there material well, and they will go the extra mile to help students when asked.

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  • Anon.
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The Milwaukee School of Engineering is a great school for prospective engineers, nurses, and business students, as it has a rigorous program. The curriculum is really good and the athletic facility is top notch. However, the food can be questionable, the professors could be better, and the dorm life is interesting.

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  • J from Wisconsin
  • Nov-24-2013 I am a current student here

    It is not as difficult as I expected, but I hear it gets tougher after freshman year. Unlike the myth that says attendance doesn't matter, it does; some teachers make attendance/participation a part of the grade. While the courses can be rigorous, it's easy to find friends and have a good time.

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  • Quinten from Itasca, IL
  • Aug-02-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Seems like a really nice campus. Everyone talked about the 95% of people getting a job after graduating. Really small though

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  • Trevin from Deerbrook, WI
  • Mar-13-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    MSOE is great for students that know what field they want to enter. As a future software engineering student, my schedule at MSOE will be focused on software engineering from Day 1. I have spent a week in the dorms during a summer program, and the atmosphere was awesome.

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  • Kyle from West Allis, WI
  • Feb-06-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This school is perfect sized and is in a great part of the city. You have access to some of Milwaukee's best attractions while studying at a great school.

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