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Most Helpful Review for Rice University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Bianca from Angel Fire, NM
  • 41 out of 44 people found this review helpful

Most professors teach well, and expect students to attend lectures and read the assigned material, which leads to good retention of information. Unfortunately, the workload can be somewhat heavy at times, depending on classes taken.

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  • Courtney from Salado, TX
  • Oct-24-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Rice University is breathtakingly charming and quaint. The students and faculty are extremely friendly and welcoming to all who venture on to campus.

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  • Gita from Niles, IL
  • Oct-15-2016 I am a current student here

    A hidden gem of the elite top universities in the US. Very diverse and gifted group of students come to this place from the US and internationally. Top research facilities and public private partnerships.

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  • Anon
  • Sep-11-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I recently attended an informational session on the campus itself - beautiful place in a beautiful city, combined with some of the most competitive programs in America make Rice a highly competitive school and quite deserving of its "southern ivy" status

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  • emma - denton, tx
  • Jul-03-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    rice seems to be the perfect school for any prospective medical student. definitely my first choice school!

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  • Emily from Catasauqua, PA
  • Mar-26-2016 I am a current student here

    Rice University is an all-around perfect school. The quality of life her is top notch; we have some of the happiest college students in the country. Of course, academic opportunity is well worth its cost.

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  • Juan from Spring, TX
  • May-25-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This university is great for people wishing to pioneer in an intellectual environment. With people from all backgrounds, even visitors will get a chance to meet people from places they've barely heard of. At Rice, it seems that they value the well-being of their students and of their student community.

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  • Rachel from Oklahoma City, OK
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    The people--students, professors, staff--are kind and open, establishing a great atmosphere to make friends, have fun, and of course, learn. Academics are difficult as expected, but the help that is accessible to you really does get you through the class. The activities outside of classes are limitless, ranging from cultural clubs to athletics to tons of study breaks and parties.

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  • Andrea from TX
  • Dec-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Very rigorous academics. Loving and welcoming environment. Extremely friendly and helpful people.

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  • Debbie from Austin, TX
  • Sep-08-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Rice recently had an information session in my area. Amazing university!!! Right across the street is the largest medical center in the world and a lot of students get to study, research, and have internships there, making it perfect for prospective students who want to go into the medical friend.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jun-17-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Rice is a very good university.

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