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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Carnegie Mellon University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Mathew from Jensen Beach, FL
  • 45 out of 46 people found this review helpful

The amount of things you learn throughout your classes is amazing to me. Just this past 2 weeks, I've learned so many things about programming that it has made a noticeable change in how I approach problems.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-27-2014 I am a current student here

    A prestigious university that's strong in all departments, such as business, engineering, computer science, and the arts. Located in an up-and coming city, CMU is lively and entertaining for a college student looking for a small town feel. Academics are rigorous but extremely rewarding.

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  • From NJ
  • May-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Carnegie Mellon is a factory like school, and for many can be overwhelming. It is important to know what you want to do, and as you progress, that industriousness can be molded into passion as you see fit. It is however sad that in many cases majors are not able to interact and inspire one another as they should.

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  • Oscar from Pittsburgh, PA
  • May-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Carnegie Mellon is a close-knit, multi-faceted, awesome campus. The meshing of cultures and personalities here is amazing. You can truly tailor your educational experience to match your goals.

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  • Helen
  • Apr-18-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Nice campus but Pittsburgh is meh

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  • Nicole from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Apr-01-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    You will never be surrounded by so many talented individuals again in your life. The students are what make this college great. It feels like home.

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  • Bushra from Pakistan
  • Mar-27-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Top Computer Science University 2014. Focus on practical rather than theory. Quality of Professors and Curriculum

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-18-2014 I am a current student here

    There are an incredible amount of opportunities available and people that are more than willing to help you achieve what you want to do during your time here. My experience so far has been great and I am truly glad that I chose to come here. I've been able to find organizations and activities that I genuinely enjoy as well as gain a lot from my academics.

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