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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Reviews

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  • 06/30/2013

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

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    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Medically oriented, ambitious, unique, animated, social

    Bang for the buck

    School has a great reputation and state of the art teaching tools.

    What to do for fun

    Fiesta Texas and large shopping area with Cinemax Movie Theater less than 10 miles away!

    Food and Dining

    A lot of options!

    Dorm Life

    On campus housing not available for undergrad students at UTHSCSA, not sure about graduate students.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be active in getting help from financial aid office. Take advantage of student discounts in surrounding apartments, stores, and local businesses.

    In three sentences

    Staff and students are friendly, pleasant and helpful. The campus is beautiful. Cost of tuition is very reasonable.

  • 01/05/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 2 of 8

    Categories Comments
    Clubs and Activities

    There are many organizations that you can join and be a part of.

    What to do for fun

    mall, movies, bowling

    Food and Dining

    There is all kind of food nearby.

    Dorm Life

    There are lots of apartments nearby the university. It's a great place to live and it is a lot convenient.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes are challenging but you have to prioritize and put effort in studying.

    Tips for prospective students

    Work smart and intelligently.

    In three sentences

    UTHSCSA is a prestigious university to attend. Many hospitals are surrounded by this university and it is a great place to learn and experience. Getting admitted to this university means a lot of hard work.

  • 07/31/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 3 of 8

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    there are so many organizations to join. i work out and play volleyball for our nursing class

    Food and Dining

    Cafeteria has pizza to Chinese food. all cooked in front of you. there is humus and salads and a wide assortment of dishes.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms. there are a lot of off campus apartments at very reasonable prices

    Academic Rigor

    Its no walk in the park your first classes are very challenging, because the school work and clinical hours and lab hours are a lot to take in. I am in nursing school

    Tips for prospective students

    Study hard Learn the campus ( you will get lost) Do not worry because there are many feeling like you are

    In three sentences

    Great experience for prospective students who want to be in the medical industry. There is always a chance for volunteer work and teachers are always there to provide help. The campus is very well rounded and there is always a friend and friendly faces.

  • 05/15/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    For everything that happens the hold school and hospitals know about it and it's details in a minute, with updates every little while. Yet these events are probably once a year.

    Great for these types of students

    EMS!

    What to do for fun

    The school hold your annal chili cook off and stuff like that.

    Food and Dining

    Fast food in walking distance.

    Dorm Life

    There are some nice apartments in the surrounding area that probably doctors can afford. No dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Knowledge for each subject, they teach you about everything and then some.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you want to stay up to speed, all your other activities must be put on hold. Work with your hands and skills as much as you can.

    In three sentences

    I would say this school holds the foundation of emergency medical knowledge. If ever there is a question, the sources for answers are endless. And everyone is given more time.

  • 05/13/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    In three sentences

    This school prepares students for careers in the medical field. It is one of the top medical schools in Texas. It has a variety of degree/medical programs.

  • 03/16/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has not been to campus.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    It is a lovely community, safe and sound.

    Greek Life

    Love the greek life, especially kabobs.

    Clubs and Activities

    The student body has a variety of clubs and activities.

    Great for these types of students

    Any one who is serious about school. The school has a low percentage of graduates.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    I am unaware at the moment of any traditions because I am not yet attending the school.

    Bang for the buck

    I don't know what that means.

    What to do for fun

    San Antonio provides a lot of liesure and opportunities to find yourself.

    Food and Dining

    There is a variety of places to chow down on whatever it is you desire.

    Dorm Life

    Be cautious of over indulging in the stereotypes of dorm life.

    Academic Rigor

    Actively engage in academics, participate, ask questions, and the professor will work with you.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be sure to read the syllubus provided by the teacher. All success takes is attention to detail, early preperation, and dynamic thinking. Apply only what is critical.

    In three sentences

    The University of Texasd Health Science Center at San Antonio was able to provide all the information without skipping a beat about what it was that I needed to get done. They are proactive and diligent in accomadating the best for students.

  • 01/16/2012

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has been to campus.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Includes a lot of extracurricular activities.

    Food and Dining

    Great food taste.

    Dorm Life

    I am pretty sure that scholarships are awarded including the dorms.

    Tips for prospective students

    This university offers the best fields in medicine.

    In three sentences

    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been my dream university since I was attending middle school. I started researching about my career of dental hygiene and heard that Uthscsa has one of the best programs. It would be mean the world to me if one day get accepted to this university.

  • 06/05/2009

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has been to campus.

    4 out of 7 people found this review useful. 8 of 8

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    This school is great for students who are willing to dedicate all their time and studies to becoming a great dentist.

    Tips for prospective students

    This school has a very good dental learning education.