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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University of California is extremely helpful. Whether it be by professors, Teacher Assistants, or simply asking your peers, they will each do their best to make sure you, the student, understand. Don't be afraid to ask for help because they are all waiting for you.» Read More
UCR prides itself on being diverse, there really are a lot of different types of people here. Be open to the school, despite the seemingly low reputation, it's not that bad. School of Medicine is coming soon, so expect our ranks to rise.» Read More
It's a beautiful campus, and the students here are really down to earth. Some the professors here are amazing and make you want to learn what they're teaching. They school only needs a Nursing program to make it even better.» Read More
The University of California Riverside is very diverse campus that offers a great amount of opportunities for students. My past three years the university has helped guide me into a career environment since the first day I started. I believe UCR has acheived excellence in preparing their students for not only their careers but for the real world that awaits after.» Read More