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Academic Rigor
4.4138
Dorm Life
3.9740
Food and Dining
4.0593
Bang for the buck
4.3560
Clubs and Activities
4.7786
Greek Life
5.0000
Campus Safety
4.4329
Most Helpful Review for The University of Texas at Austin
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Francesca from San Antonio, TX
  • 117 out of 119 people found this review helpful

1. As a student at UT, you should always join at least one club. This way you can get to know at least a small amount of people. If you're in a tight knit club then you'll end up going places, like parties, together. 2. Don't be afraid to approach people in you classes and introduce yourself. It's always good to have at least one friend in each class. 3. Create study groups with friends and study ahead of time before you go out and party that way you don't fall behind in your school work. 4. Go to your...

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  • Norman from Angleton, TX
  • Apr-05-2015 I am a current student here

    This really is the greatest college town. You have a great education with top-notch and award-winning professors on the same campus with other highly-motivated students and a vibrant community. There's just always SOMETHING going on here on the Forty Acres.

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  • Someone from Austin, TX
  • Mar-19-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I've lived in Austin almost my whole life, and I have to say first off that the city is great. UT has great facilities, a great location, and great students. There is nothing about this school that I am not looking forward to.

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  • Elizabeth from Plano, TX
  • Feb-07-2015 I am a current student here

    UT is a great place to come to for its education, environment, and importance as you move to adulthood. The sheer number of people almost guarantees you can make friends, and Austin is a fun, cultural place to live! There's never a down moment if you're looking for something to do.

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  • Student from Amarillo, TX
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a current student here

    The University of Texas at Austin is everything a college should be. The academics are rigorous and challenging, yet rewarding and interesting. Austin is a center for the arts and expression, and the spirit of the city flows through the University as well.

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  • Tiffany from Sugar Land, TX
  • Jan-12-2015 I am a current student here

    The University of Texas at Austin houses a large range of degrees with some of the best professors in the country. Campus organizations are welcoming and encourages life off campus as well. Overall, the institution is one of the best in the nation.

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  • Tannia from Baytown, TX
  • Jan-07-2015 I am a current student here

    UT is incredible because it has everything you could ask for and more. The professors are great so I feel like I'm getting my money's worth. There are so many opportunities to get involved in it's almost impossible to just join one organization.

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  • Kelsea from Cypress, TX
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    UT has promotes all kinds of success whether it is athletic, personal, spiritual or academic. There is also an abundance of opportunities for any student to take advantage of. Whether you're from South Korea or a local Texas town, every student is welcome and appreciated on campus.

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  • Rania from Austin, TX
  • Dec-25-2014 I am a current student here

    The vast campus can be your salvation or your downfall. There are plenty of opportunities to build an extracurricular resume, but the sheer amount of possibilities can make it hard to know where to start. The UT community is very inviting, since campus could be equated to a small town.

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  • Jasmine from Sugar Land, TX
  • Dec-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Good academics, active campus and great opportunities. UT is a great place to be as a student with so many different things to offer.

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  • Bob Smith
  • Dec-20-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It's one of the best schools in Texas. It'd be a great choice for a wide variety of people. The location is great considering you'd never run out of things to do in Austin.

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