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Academic Rigor
4.3465
Dorm Life
3.6491
Food and Dining
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Bang for the buck
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Clubs and Activities
4.7938
Greek Life
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Most Helpful Review for University of Maryland-College Park
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Anonymous from PA
  • 40 out of 41 people found this review helpful

At the University of Maryland, you learn so much more than just facts and truths from textbooks and lectures. While the classes are extremely informational, and the professors and T.A.s are all very knowledgeable on their subjects, the real learning goes on outside of the classroom. Their are countless non-credit lectures, shows to attend, research teams to be a part of, professors to work with one-on-one, and relationships to be made which will help you mature into a worldly human being. I have grown up so much in the one year I have attended this school, and...

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  • Matthew from Longmont, CO
  • Jul-15-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Maryland is a school for those who want a feeling of belonging and community. Maryland is a school for those who dream to innovate. Maryland is a school for those students who are well rounded.

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  • Kayla
  • Jul-02-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    While I do not attend UMD, my brother is a rising senior there, and I have visited multiple times. The feel of the campus is great - it always seems like there is something fun going on. Although the school is quite large, to quote my tour guide, You can make a big school feel small, but you can't make a small school feel big.

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  • Rona from Catonsville, MD
  • Jun-11-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    UMD is a great school from what I've researched and seen so far. The programs are great and the campus is beautiful. The only thing too watch out for is although the tuition is low especially for in stat students the financial aid awarded per student is extremely low.

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  • High School Junior
  • May-15-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Beautiful campus. Rigorous course-load. Inviting atmosphere.

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  • Carm from Walkersville, MD
  • Apr-29-2014 I am a current student here

    UMD is definitely earned its title as a Public Ivy. The university has so much to offer, in all things social and academic - it's hard to turn such a great school down. You'll definitely thrive here.

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  • Nathan from Severna Park, MD
  • Apr-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Best decision I ever made. Great teachers, great campus, great parties, great everything. I've never felt more at home.

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  • Daniel from Melville, NY
  • Apr-08-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    A Stellar Institution. A place i would most certainly want to be for the next four years. I really cannot wait to start.

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  • Nelson from North East, MD
  • Mar-31-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Maryland College Park is a great university. The campus is huge and beautiful. Student life is exciting!

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  • Diana from Lanham, MD
  • Mar-30-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Maryland is a beautiful big campus with so much diversity that you meet people from all walks of like. Don't let Maryland's big size intimidate you, it provides clubs and organizations to involve yourself with. Maryland offers tons of opportunities for students to take an assortment of different classes that are not necessarily required for your major-- there's even a one credit swimming class!

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