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Most Helpful Review for University of California-Merced
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Gabriel from Hercules, CA
  • 33 out of 33 people found this review helpful

Obviously, just like any other school, if you put your mind to it, study, and do the work, you'll learn. Putting in effort to what you want to accomplish is the key. I am currently a freshman and am about to finish my 1st semester here. I'm taking 4 class (16 units) and it's fairly difficult, but manageable. All of my professors are great. I have no complaint about any of them whatsoever. Also, they are very reasonable, and depending on the professor/t.a., will give you some slack if you have any trouble with...

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • SigmaTech
  • Nov-09-2017 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    What made me decide not to go to this college was its remoteness and setting. While everything looked fantastic in the UC Merced brochures, I pulled up Google Maps street view and "drove" around UC Merced. It looked like the middle of nowhere.

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  • juliet
  • May-18-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    i may not be able to know this school well, but i believe that something good will happen in my life if i attend this school... i believe so.

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  • Israel from Modesto, CA
  • Jan-26-2016 I am a current student here

    This school is looked down upon for being so new to the UC System. It is a great school thriving. All the current students are pioneers of something big. UC Merced is expanding and will eventually highly prestigious. It gives the students who were at a disadvantage, a chance to prove themselves that they are worthy of a college education.

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  • Drew from Valley Glen, CA
  • Sep-20-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The surrounding location is beautiful and vast, making it appear to be a peaceful school with little distractions. All of the technology is modern and easily accessible to students, making the transition into a career seamless. The campus is very diverse, but still small and welcoming.

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  • Jennifer from North Hills, CA
  • Aug-18-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    A clean campus might be small compared to other UC's but it makes the students be closer to the professors. There is always people that help you in anyway they can. You feel like you actually belong in their community.

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  • Sarah from Folsom, CA
  • Jul-03-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    While there isn't much in the town, the campus is beautiful and fairly new. The library and classrooms are all large, and since it is a smaller school, the classes aren't as impacted as the other UCs. Plus if you are into environmentally friendly things, like me, then you will be amazed by how eco-friendly this school is.

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  • Evelyn from Lynwood, CA
  • Jun-17-2015 I am a past student here

    Being a first generation college student, I was afraid of attending, but the campus community helped me through and I'm glad I made this my first option.

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  • Aimee from Chula Vista, CA
  • Mar-25-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    lovely school , i got accepted but will not attend. they do offer a lot of financial aid, it just wasnt what i was looking for.its a beautiful school.

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  • Freshman @ UC Merced
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus is gorgeous and relaxing. There are many places to get some good studying done. The campus also offers many clubs and workshops that keep college life exciting.

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