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Academic Rigor
4.1256
Dorm Life
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Bang for the buck
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Clubs and Activities
4.6029
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Most Helpful Review for University of California-Riverside
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Kimberley from Tracy, CA
  • 29 out of 29 people found this review helpful

Academics at UCR is fast paced because it is on the quarter system, but that doesn't make it easier. Students are expected to learn the material and learn it fast. There are several ways to get help and to further understanding in a subject. Professors make themselves available for one on one discussion during their office hours, TA's are assigned to discussion sections with about 30 students and also have office hours. Some courses even offer supplementary instruction at the learning center, and tutors are available for many subject. However there is a lot more to learn at UCR then...

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  • Jaime from Perris, CA
  • Mar-02-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It's great and nearby several beautiful southern california areas. One of the most accepting college in the UC system. Can wait to hear back.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    I love University of California, Riverside, it's a great school, the professors are awesome and love the classes they teach. I feel welcome by the staff and faculty. The professors and academic advisors in the political science department are helpful, kind and informative.

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  • Dana from Tustin, CA
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    The minute I entered the UC Riverside campus for the very first time, I was overwhelmed by a feeling that told me I was meant to be there. While I have only been attending for a short period of time, UC Riverside is home. From campus life to dorm life, the UCR environment makes it easy for just about anyone to build their life and home away from home.

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  • Highlander
  • Dec-02-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Rejects? Please. This school has been vastly underrated for years, but it is finally beginning to turn some heads; great academics and an overall sense of welcoming make UCR a great place to be.

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  • Antonio from LA Verne, CA
  • Oct-29-2014 I am a current student here

    UCR is a very diverse school, with lots of on campus opportunities to do well. I would say this school is a very good school, in terms of the education it provides. The students that go here are also very nice and sociable.

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  • Erika from Coachella, CA
  • Oct-14-2014 I am a current student here

    The university really has a good student services such as the academic resource center, chicano student programs, and the Student Recreation Center. They also provide us with great opportunities to join a club, organizations, communities where we are always in family. To sum, the UCR faculty always gives you answers to your concerns and questions you may have in you stay here.

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  • Adriana
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    One thing that I realized when I came to the University of California, Riverside is that it is very diverse. It is a great thing to see and how the students get along well. In addition to that, the people are all so respectful of everyone else.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jun-18-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University of California Riverside has a beautiful, very large campus. The resources for the science and medical fields are phenomenal. The environment is so diverse which makes the atmosphere for study a unique and exciting one.

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  • Aska from Beverly Hills, CA
  • Jun-15-2014 I am a current student here

    It's what you make of it. Go out and find something for you, the people that you will meet will defiantly shape your experience. First thing first focus on academics.

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