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Most Helpful Review for Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Geoff from Avon, NY
  • 36 out of 36 people found this review helpful

Part of being a Software Engineering major means spending a year with Computer Science students learning the basics of computer programming. When I first came to RIT, I knew nothing about writing code but the classes challenged and taught me well and now I feel that I am fully prepared to begin my major. RIT does a good job of preparing you for the classes that matter. You'll be able to get your math, liberal arts and sciences out of the way early so that you can get to the good stuff and excel in your major!

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  • Kenneth from Milford, NH
  • Apr-11-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Over the past few months of applying for colleges and making decisions, RIT has thus far been the most streamlined process I've been through. From getting a school email set up to the relaxed feeling of accepted students day, this school seems to strive for excellence, and it certainly shows even in the admissions process.

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  • Elena - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Dec-30-2016 I am a current student here

    RIT is the best thing that ever happened to me. The campus is so incredibly diverse and friendly - there will always be someone weirder than you, so don't be afraid to be yourself! The academics are great and the campus feels like home.

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  • Billy from Cleveland, OH
  • Nov-30-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Very nice campus. Added the MAGIC Center for potential startups and entrepreneurs. You have to visit in the summer because it can get very cold in the winter.

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  • Tiffani from Pavilion, NY
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    RIT has a diverse campus, you will make friends. It's a tech school so they do not have every major under the sun. There is always something to do on campus.

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  • Ashley from West Henrietta, NY
  • Dec-03-2015 I am a current student here

    It's a beautiful campus and a wonderful college committed to seeing its students succeed. There are constantly initiatives being taken to ensure that students are staying healthy and on top of their classes, as well as improving the culture that surrounds the school. The care that RIT has for its students in tandem with the amazing programs it offers makes it a perfect choice.

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  • Emily
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    RIT has great students, faculty, and resources. The school is extremely diverse and there are available activities for just about anyone. I love the driven nature of the students and the number of plentiful resources the school provides.

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  • Kayleen from Westfield, MA
  • Mar-25-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    A place for everyone - geeks, artists, sports stars, hockey fans, anyone looking for a great education and real world job opportunities!

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  • Caitlin from Watkins Glen, NY
  • Jan-10-2015 I am a current student here

    If you're looking for an enriching college experience, RIT is the school you want to attend. I originally came for their career orientation and have been so grateful to be among such diversity. Sometimes it seems that you don't fit in if you're not an engineering or computer science student, but there are plenty of opportunities for everyone!

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  • Bryanne from West Whately, MA
  • Jan-02-2015 I am a current student here

    There are so many opportunities and resources that will support you here. I have become so close with so many people here. This is the ultimate school for job-training.

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