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Most Helpful Review for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Rebecca from Rapid City, SD
  • 14 out of 14 people found this review helpful

I have already gained alot of knowledge and it's only the end of the first semester. I'm studying for geology and took earth science in high school so I expected that I would know most of what we learned in physical geology but I really learned a lot more. The teachers are very helpful and get to know you since it's a small school. The laptop program helps because you can find notes and power points for your classes on the system.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jul-09-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is almost a guaranteed way of learning everything you need to and more concerning your major, getting a great job with a great starting salary, and meeting new and interesting people. The people are generally all concerned about doing their best and learning everything they can to assist them in their future. Most of the staff share in the interest of their students' futures and are sure to help you to understand and do well, figure out exactly which major/area of study is right for you, and even get through all the new social situations that come along with starting college.

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  • Luis from Rapid City, SD
  • Jun-03-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The faculty and staff are helpful and kind, which is nice for beginners. The campus is small, but well kept. Students at the campus, for the most part, are extremely helpful, and give great advice on how to succeed at the college level.

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  • Hannah from Bridgeport, NE
  • Mar-02-2014 I am a current student here

    A smaller campus, but one that is very friendly and success driven. Even though most students struggle since the material is so difficult, don't let that deter you away, for their are infinite resources and aids to help, plus the professors are friendly and have an open door policy.

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  • Christian from Rapid City, SD
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    The classes here are wonderful and the professors are passionate. The residence life staff is, unfortunately, not satisfactory. Every academic aspect of this university it incredible.

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  • Sara from Rapid City, SD
  • Nov-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Is a great school with motivated professors who are willing to help. They hold you to high standards and help you believe in your self. The school is a community with a wide range of interests and activities.

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  • Cora from Rapid City, SD
  • Aug-16-2013 I am a current student here

    South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a competitive and nurturing school. Anyone who wants to not only learn but also be mentally challenged by their peers and professors should apply to this school. Class sizes are easily manageable, the professors are genuine, and the student body is unlike anything I've ever been introduced to.

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  • Zachary from Rapid City, SD
  • Jul-30-2013 I am a current student here

    South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a great environment for students are intrested in majoring in engineering. The price of SDSMT is reasonably cheap compared to other engineering schools of its caliber. Students are given many opportunities to develop themselves professionally while receiving a great education.

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  • Beth from Colorado Springs, CO
  • Jul-28-2013 I am a current student here

    This college can provide an excellent education in math, science, or engineering for a great price. However, you have to want that degree, as some of the classes are extremely challenging. Most professors go above and beyond at SDSMT, and help is always available through many different sources.

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  • Rashyll from Montrose, CO
  • Jun-24-2013 I am a current student here

    SDSM&T is a great place to find friends if you are normally considered a nerd, but beyond that it is a great place to get an education because classes are small, professors are accessible and because everyone is an engineering or science major, you can find help everywhere when you need it. Overall, it's a great school!

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  • Jason from Rapid City, SD
  • Jun-03-2013 I am a current student here

    South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a demanding but rewarding school. The school makes you earn your degree and learn the material. It is a fun and beautiful place to go to school and live!

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