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Most Helpful Review for Colorado School of Mines
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Krista from Colorado Springs, CO
  • 26 out of 28 people found this review helpful

For the first year at the Colorado School of Mines, the majority of the required classes are classes that many honor students have already taken in high school. The classes include calculus 1, chemistry 1 and 2, and physics 1. Granted, these classes are much more difficult in college than they were in high school.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • ryan from westminster, co
  • Aug-07-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    great school is you want a small school focused on academics. atmosphere was welcoming and instructors were easy to talk to.

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  • Michelle from Denver, CO
  • Jan-20-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    As a recently accepted student at this school, I look forward to the many challenges this school will present to me. I have heard the curriculum is quite difficult yet ultimately very rewarding. The fact the this school has such a high student success rate tells me that this school prepares its students for the working world well.

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  • Josiah - Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Dec-26-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    It seems like a very good school. The tuition is affordable and the school has a very pretty campus!

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  • Jenna from Grand Junction, CO
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    CSM is a great engineering school. When I visited CSM I immediately knew this is where I wanted to further my education. The atmosphere at CSM is great, the professors are the best, and student life is just what I wanted. Golden is an awesome small town with all the amenities a student needs. Students are very friendly and willing to help each other out. Denver is only 20minutes away. There are a lot of great recreation to do around the school and golden.

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  • Marie from Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    The Colorado School of Mines is a great school to get to study at. The atmosphere is like a community and everybody knows it can be a struggle. Additionally, they have many opportunities to connect with professionals in various industries.

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  • Meridith from Watauga, TX
  • Jun-01-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    CSM is the best school you could ever go to for a degree in the STEM fields. I am so excited to learn from top-notch professors in a beautiful mountainous environment and to work side by side with them in the lab classes. Such a rigorous school is not for the faint of heart, but if you're a go-getter interested in engineering, math, or science, go and get yourself to Mines!

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  • Andrew from Littleton, CO
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a current student here

    This is an excellent school for the dedicated individual who isn't afraid of hours upon hours of grueling work. The professors here are among the best in how they present the material as well as how they prepare you for upcoming exams. Personally, this school is by far the best education experience I could ask for.

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  • Alisha from Fort Collins, CO
  • Nov-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Colorado School of Mines is a small and difficult school. Every freshman class is a weed-out class. However, the community and support is strong.

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  • Anonymous
  • Oct-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Academically, CSM has very challenging courses but is very supportive of all of its students. There is always a variety of activities going on each day of the week, and many clubs and groups provide specialized interest activities.

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