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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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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Aldrich from Princeton, NJ
  • Nov-18-2017 I am a current student here

    Carnegie Mellon is very diverse and has a place for all sorts of people. For every interest, hobby, or talent, there is a group of people that possess the same quality and will help you cultivate it even further. I have never felt that I belonged so much more than I do here.

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  • Dillon - Montvale, NJ
  • Jan-23-2017 I am a current student here

    Pretty terrible except for the degree. You sacrifice a fun college experience for the promise of a big job once you're done.

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  • katherine from pittsburgh, pa
  • Aug-05-2016 I am a current student here

    our motto is : my heart is in the work. be prepared to meet exceptional students who know what they want and are not afraid to pursue it.

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  • Maya from Barrington, IL
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    The students here are incredibly passionate about a diverse number of majors, clubs and interests. The professors are often talented researchers, but sometimes fall short in their teaching abilities. Overall, the university is defined by its student body and their achievements.

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  • -M
  • Sep-15-2015 I am a current student here

    It's expensive, but the culture and opportunities are top-notch for anyone willing to work hard and delve deep into their studies-whatever they may be. Sports aren't huge. Also, the plays and other performances are unbelievably outstanding.

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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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