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Most Helpful Review for University of California-Davis
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Vianey from rancho cucamonga, CA
  • 60 out of 62 people found this review helpful

If your looking for a great learning experience, there is something important that you have to know, it all depends on YOU. So if you are, the advice I would give you and stuff you've probably already heard is to get to know your professor, research beyond on stuff that you're unfamiliar with. These two suggestions make such a great difference in any school you might choose to go, and here at UC Davis, the professors are amazing. (TIP: go to to look at the prof's review, this really saves you from a dull class!)

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  • Carlos from Bell Gardens, CA
  • Sep-27-2016 I am a current student here

    Davis has a very calm environment with many well-mannered people. The staff all seem to enjoy being of use and do their best to make you feel comfortable asking for help.

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  • rose from ca
  • Aug-02-2016 I am a current student here

    a cozy college town. there are farms everywhere surrounding the campus. it's close to home but still has a great college feel to it.

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  • y from california
  • Jul-23-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    the campus is beautiful! i'm planning to apply and i cannot wait to visit the campus. i'm excited for a future at uc davis.

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  • justin from antioch, ca
  • Jul-13-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    really nice for nature lovers. big, but not ridiculously big like ucsd. heard they have good food

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  • chelsea from santa clarita, ca
  • Jun-08-2016 I am a past student here

    mellow atmosphere that allows you to separate and mitigate a work, school, and social schedule easily. everything is local and withing walking distance - not even kidding. one of the better ucs for the price when it comes to national ranking.

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  • emily from sunnyvale, ca
  • May-13-2016 I am a past student here

    the quality of the professors and classes is amazing, but often the classes are so large that it is hard to get to know the professors and your classmates. unfortunately, the classes are also very impacted so not being able to get into the classes that you need does happen. however, the counselors are great at helping you figure out your schedule, and i overall loved my experience at u.c. davis.

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  • Ashley from Fresno, CA
  • Mar-25-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    UC Davis's campus is absolutely beautiful! It is out in a rural part of the state, but the small town of Davis is so cute. I love the facilities provided for the students; the recreation center looks awesome.

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  • Your gal Sal
  • Mar-23-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The college has been nothing but accommodating. I look forward to becoming an Aggie. The town is charming and safe and geared toward the life of a college student.

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  • Dec-30-2015 I am a current student here

    UC Davis gives off a friendly and supportive vibe that is definitely fruitful to one's academic growth and one's transition from high school to college life. UC Davis is a bike friendly community where almost everyone you meet rides a bike and is willing to lend a hand when you fall or need a small push toward to right direction. UC Davis is not absolutely rigorous in academics as long as students do not procrastinate and think ahead of the game as the quarter system is difficult to adjust to at first.

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  • Kirthi from Clovis, CA
  • Dec-27-2015 I am a current student here

    UC Davis is a very beautiful campus, and there are tons of places to relax when getting stressed out over finals, assignments, and maybe roommates to go and take a breather. This is one of the larger UC's, the largest I believe, and although walking takes you places it can be very inconvenient so I would say for the most part that biking is necessary. The students and professors here are very friendly, as an out-of-state student it felt like home thanks to my comforting floor mates.

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