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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for University of Connecticut
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Lilia from Willington, CT
  • 18 out of 19 people found this review helpful

The classes are very in depth. With the size of the classes, there isn't much one one one time with the professor, if any, so how much you learn depends completely on you. You can choose to stay on top of things on your own or you can utilize the vast amount of resources that UConn supplies for students to help with their studies. If you need extra help, then it isn't hard to contact the professor or a TA. If you choose not to pay attention and learn, then you won't and your grades will...

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  • Islam from Manchester, CT
  • Apr-10-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Very Beautiful Campus and a lot of bright minds attending this place. People are passionate at what they research and do.

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  • Bob from Tonga
  • Apr-09-2014 I am a current student here

    5 out of 10. The campus is big and it takes a long time to learn where everything is located. The classes are very difficult and take a lot of time to study for. However, a huge negative is the cost is still very high for a state college.

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  • Sydney from Windsor, CT
  • Mar-06-2014 I am a current student here

    I rate Uconn an 8 out of 10. The academics there are challenging, and you feel as though you've learned a lot. The professors and staff are friendly and you don't feel like an outsider. Certain facilities within the Greater Hartford campus should be of higher quality but overall it's a great school.

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  • Danica from New Milford, CT
  • Feb-06-2014 I am a current student here

    The University is very diverse and exciting. The classes are challenging but rewarding. There are always things to do on and off campus.

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  • Kaysee from Seymour, CT
  • Jan-20-2014 I am a current student here

    UConn is an incredibly helpful and noteworthy school. The courses offered are interesting and vast, while the faculty is so knowledgeable in their areas that you feel safe in their hands. Overall, the university offers a fun, challenging, and very direct learning (and socializing) environment at a reasonable cost.

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  • Garrett from Lebanon, NH
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Connecticut is a great university for those interested in participating in research as an undergraduate. Classes at UCONN are challenging and the teaching staff is very good on average. The large population/enrollment at UCONN allows you the opportunity to find your niche and enjoy yourself.

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  • Santos from New Haven, CT
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    The university of connecticut brings students to new heights and set of mind. The university of connecticut gives individuals the opportunity to strive to greatness by means of education. Lastly the university has a great ecosystem that allows individuals to have a better communication with other students.

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  • Carissa
  • Jan-02-2014 I am a current student here

    I think that the campus I attend could have better resources. However, I do like the classes themselves, and most of the teachers are willing to work with you outside of class. Overall, I would recommend this school to others.

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  • Shannon from CT
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a current student here

    A flourishing university with engaging professors, a highly diverse student population, a spacious campus, and great buildings, including all seven dining halls! Easy to balance a mix of your social life (yes there are plenty of parties, greek life if you choose), but to remain strong academically. Add in the awesome sports teams and UConn really is the best value for your money.

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