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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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  • 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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  • Noah from Scottsdale, AZ
  • Sep-10-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    From all my research and my visit. I see it as one of the best colleges for a strong acedemic student wanting to suceed but stay in a layed back kind of enviroment.

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  • Amanda from Centennial, CO
  • Sep-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The staff here is very willing to help you with whatever you are having trouble with. Golden is a beautiful town and it's hard to get bored at Mines with so much to do around you. I love going here because the community pushes you to be the best you can be.

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  • Sasha
  • Jul-22-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Mines is a rigorous school for the math and science oriented mind. It is a small campus with only 3,000 students roughly, but it is a beautiful campus. Definitely academically oriented.

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