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Academic Rigor
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Bang for the buck
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Most Helpful Review for University of California-Riverside
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Kimberley from Tracy, CA
  • 28 out of 28 people found this review helpful

Academics at UCR is fast paced because it is on the quarter system, but that doesn't make it easier. Students are expected to learn the material and learn it fast. There are several ways to get help and to further understanding in a subject. Professors make themselves available for one on one discussion during their office hours, TA's are assigned to discussion sections with about 30 students and also have office hours. Some courses even offer supplementary instruction at the learning center, and tutors are available for many subject. However there is a lot more to learn at UCR then...

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  • Dayra from Riverside, CA
  • Apr-02-2014 I am a current student here

    There is an immense list of places and people you could go to for help when you don't understand the class. Our concerts have begun to be widely recognized because they are amazing. The welcoming diversity on campus is definitely something you must experience on your own.

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  • Jasmine from CA
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Although this college has an average reputation, it does grow on you. Students and faculty make you feel like you belong there with the amount of support provided. Great school for incoming students.

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  • Sanjana from Sunnyvale, CA
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Is a commuter school. The first quarter is pretty interesting, getting to know people and the like. Unfortunately as time goes on, there is less to do, and more difficulties.

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  • UCR student from Los Angeles, CA
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    UCR has been a great experience, both academically and socially. Many classes to choose from and many clubs and organizations. I do not regret my choice for coming here one bit!!

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  • Jessie from Moreno Valley, CA
  • Mar-11-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I can't wait to attend this prestigious University. 17 years of driving by it and I finally get to see what its like on the inside! Can't wait for graduation now.

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  • EunJung from Buena Park, CA
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    It is small and cozy campus that has wonderful new buildings. However, most classes are weeding out classes and the trees smell like cum.

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  • Jordyn from Riverside, CA
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a past student here

    UC Riverside has a great diversity of students on campus, although the school spirit for athletics could be better. It is in a great location for Southern California and a beautiful campus.

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  • Leah from San Francisco, CA
  • Feb-03-2014 I am a current student here

    UCR is an extremely diverse campus with great weather all year round. It is close enough to LA/OC and class sizes are decent. I was able to graduate in 4 years!

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  • Juliette from Riverside, CA
  • Jan-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus is a beautiful campus. I love how new stores keep opening up by the campus due to it's growth in student attendance. There's boba, pho, sushi, asian bakery, yogurtland, fastfoods, teriyaki bowls, etc. The campus is known to be one of the smaller UC campuses, but it's growing and even then, I still consider it to be too much walking.

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  • asdf
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The professors of the University of California-Riverside are very attentive and kind. The variety of courses offered here are very broad. The campus is not too big but not too small.

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