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Academic Rigor
4.2943
Dorm Life
4.1667
Food and Dining
4.2153
Bang for the buck
3.8289
Clubs and Activities
4.5481
Greek Life
3.0000
Campus Safety
4.5610
Most Helpful Review for University of California-Davis
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Vianey from rancho cucamonga, CA
  • 55 out of 57 people found this review helpful

If your looking for a great learning experience, there is something important that you have to know, it all depends on YOU. So if you are, the advice I would give you and stuff you've probably already heard is to get to know your professor, research beyond on stuff that you're unfamiliar with. These two suggestions make such a great difference in any school you might choose to go, and here at UC Davis, the professors are amazing. (TIP: go to ratemyprofessors.com to look at the prof's review, this really saves you from a dull class!)

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  • Janet from Los Angeles, CA
  • Oct-14-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This school seems like a very awesome school to go to and I would love to go there. From the pictures that I've seen the campus looks really pretty and safe. The school has a lot of majors to choose from and also clubs which sounds fun.

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  • Farah O.
  • Jul-11-2014 I am a current student here

    UCD is a peaceful place and everyone is friendly. The greek life is perfect; not too crazy but not too boring. The dining commons are absolutely delicious and the smoothies at the convenient stores are to die for!

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  • Jaclyn from Fremont, CA
  • Jul-03-2014 I am a current student here

    The atmosphere at Davis is one of the best. We're rated 10th Happiest School in the US and one of the friendliest schools, and it definitely shows here! People are always happy to help you in any way possible, and this is why I feel like home here.

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  • Me from Sacramento
  • Jun-27-2014 I am a past student here

    Davis is similar to Berkeley but with less stress academically. Students at Davis care about their grades and academics but also enjoy partying. It is the best of both worlds for those who want to attend a school that looks good on a resume but that isn't really uptight.

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  • Juhie from Gold River, CA
  • Jun-18-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Davis is extremely quirky, definitely one of the reasons it's rated the #1 Cool School among college students! It's extremely environmentally friendly and college-town-y with cows on campus, farmer's markets open weekly, and students biking literally everywhere. There is an amazingly positive vibe on campus with all the optimistic and happy students.

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  • Marquez
  • Jun-16-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Davis is a great place to learn, explore new interests, and meet extraordinary people. It has a beautiful agricultural campus, super environmental friendly, and not to mention the adorable (also extremely friendly-almost like dog friendly) cows. UC Davis is big on research opportunities and it has a lot of caring professors and staff. If you have not thought about UC Davis as one of your prospective universities to apply, you should consider it!

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  • Christian from Davis, CA
  • May-24-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Davis has been without a doubt the single greatest experience of my life. The town offers convenient transportation and caters to bicycles and the campus itself is absolutely beautiful, even after four years of attendance. There will never be transportation issues during the school year if you plan correctly.

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  • Rachael from Gainesville, VA
  • Apr-29-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Davis is a pretty good school, with a beautiful campus and lots of academic subjects and electives to choose from. Davis is the epitome of a college town, with lots to do and a good community. The student body is widely diverse, and there are plenty of resources to help students in their college careers.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-21-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Although I haven't yet attended the school, I have visited it, and I already feel right at home! Davis has a small college town feel and I am super excited to go to the Farmer's Market!

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