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Most Helpful Review for Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Geoff from Avon, NY
  • 35 out of 35 people found this review helpful

Part of being a Software Engineering major means spending a year with Computer Science students learning the basics of computer programming. When I first came to RIT, I knew nothing about writing code but the classes challenged and taught me well and now I feel that I am fully prepared to begin my major. RIT does a good job of preparing you for the classes that matter. You'll be able to get your math, liberal arts and sciences out of the way early so that you can get to the good stuff and excel in your major!

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  • Jacob from Rochester, NY
  • Jun-19-2014 I am a current student here

    RIT is a comfortable yet challenging place to go to college. You get into the grove of the college life within a couple of days and can feel the RIT culture becoming a part of you very quickly. However, it stays true to its reputation of providing rigorous and fulfilling education that you can tell you are going to use in your future.

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  • Margaret from Tucson, AZ
  • Jun-14-2014 I am a current student here

    This school give immeasurable potential in employment opportunities. The co-op system is killer, and the support of the school has always been around. If you want a great school that will help you get a great job particularly in the fields of computing sciences, mechanical engineering, and photography- this is the school for you.

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  • Shane from Mcmurray, PA
  • Jun-05-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Beautiful campus. Professors that I met were excited about what they teach. Enjoyed my visit.

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  • Tori from Victoria, TX
  • Jun-03-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus overall is very diverse. I love attending here, although the cost is a little much. Great facilities and help is always available!

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  • Kristen from Oak Ridge, NJ
  • May-30-2014 I am a current student here

    At RIT, you will find one of the most diverse college campuses in the entire world. Though the name says it is a technical institute, you will never find a greater collection of artists and computer enthusiasts, scientists and writers, and engineers and filmmakers anywhere else. If you are looking for a rigorous academic program in a vibrant campus community, RIT is the place for you no matter where your interests lie.

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  • Mary from Ayer, MA
  • May-22-2014 I am a current student here

    RIT has been a great school for me and has the potential to be for you if you want it to be! I would rate me experience here a 9 out of 10! It has really prepared me for what to expect in the real world so far.

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  • Mehrafza from Carrboro, NC
  • Apr-20-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    RIT has a wonderful Industrial Design department with very Professional teachers. It is the international school and it is in the first 10th best Industrial design schools.

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  • Sean from Rochester, NY
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    RIT is a very prestigious institute with a lot to offer. The most well-known majors on campus are engineering and computer-related majors, but other programs are growing. School spirit could be higher, but a lot of people are fans of the Division 1 hockey team.

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  • Shane from West Henrietta, NY
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Great campus with lots of events and clubs. The people are not very social. The professors know a lot just not extremely good at getting the material to the students

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