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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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  • Gina - Fountain, CO
  • Mar-15-2018 I am a current student here

    Mines is a unique place that challenges you to the max. It may seem scary and intimidating but once you realize under that fearsome grizzly appearance there lies a nice teddy bear who loves you... and kicks your butt in all aspects but in a good way. Mines is a place to be yourself and do what you do.

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  • The Q of CSM
  • Jul-21-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Colorado School of Mines is a very STEM oriented school, all classes have at least some focus in the STEM fields. They have a very small campus, which means that it can be hard for them to fit everyone in dorms, if you have a double in Maple or Elm, expect it to be tripled. I have taken a quick tour through their shops and manufacturing centers and was very impressed with how open they were to students.

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  • Mary from Colorado Springs, CO
  • Mar-27-2017 I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful, in a bowl of mountains and bordered by west Denver. The amenities on campus aren't as shiny as some, but they're everything you could need for any sport or hobby you may have. They do a really good job of keeping campus safe; the entire campus is well lit, and campus PD is friendly and always around to crack a joke and keep everyone safe.

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  • Hannah from Tulsa, OK
  • Dec-29-2016 I am a current student here

    Mines is a fantastic engineering school, which means it also has very difficult course work and requires a lot of hard work. However, if you are willing to put in the long hours and seek help when you need it, this school is incredibly rewarding. It is a community of gifted, like-minded STEM students who are all reaching towards the same goals.

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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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