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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Nicholas from Aiea, HI
  • 70 out of 72 people found this review helpful

This school does not truly value academics. For instance, math is a requirement, but there is an easy way around it. Students can take intro to logic, a very easy class, instead. Too much of the school's money goes to athletics, and it shows with their current budget crunch and the condition of the older parts of the campus.

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  • Hazel from Los Angeles, CA
  • Jan-08-2015 I am a current student here

    UH Manoa is about a 8/10. UH has a great business school! There can be some amazing professors and then there are some that shouldn't even be teaching because they are unorganized.

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  • Student from Honolulu, HI
  • Nov-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Difficult college to graduate from in four years because of the way the academic programs are set up as well as the schedule of courses. It's better to attend community colleges on the island, before transferring into the university. Only trust this university with basic majors because they do downsize departments and your major can get cut.

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  • Riley from Honolulu, HI
  • Oct-07-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I've been to the campus many times for various events, and overall, the campus is decent in size, appearance, and safety. Hawaii is one of the safest states and Hawaii residents are known for being neighborly and cordial, so it is easy to ask for directions if needed. Although some of the buildings need repair, the general look and feel of the campus is comfortable with the smaller streets and shady trees.

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  • Taylor from Manhattan Bch, CA
  • Jul-03-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I love the spirit and atmosphere of the school. The academic programs seem to have something for everyone. Living in hawaii for 4 years sounds perfect to me.

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  • Preston from Waipahu, HI
  • Apr-26-2014 I am a current student here

    The school is alright, but some of the lecture halls need updating (they are trying to upkeep it with the constant renovations and remodeling though). Teachers are great and easy to get to know. The school is centrally located to the park, beach, and city area of town.

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  • Natalie from Sugar Land, TX
  • Apr-05-2014 I am a current student here

    UHM is a very relaxed school with the opportunity to sit back and relax on the beach, excel in school, or both at the same time!

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  • Madison from Honolulu, HI
  • Feb-20-2014 I am a current student here

    The perfect place to go to college; beach, weather and nice campus. The teachers are really helpful and the classes really help you learn your major. Everything about UH is awesome!

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  • Mackenzie from San Jose, CA
  • Feb-19-2014 I am a current student here

    UH allows for an extremely unique college experience, especially for out of state students. The range of majors and opportunities that the campus offers make for great personalized education. Students, faculty, location, extracurricular activites and academics make UH an incredibly unique and outstanding place to study.

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  • David from Mililani, HI
  • Feb-02-2014 I am a current student here

    the university provides an excellent place for learning when you find the right professor. there are the good the bad and the ones that just don't make sense, but once you find YOUR subject learning will be awesome. i have learned a lot from this college and have changed a lot, i appreciate this nurturing environment and hope to obtain the skill i need for the future.

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  • M.girl. from Honolulu, HI
  • Jan-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There are lots of helpful resources all around the campus. Go to the library (best is Sinclair Library) to do some homework, study, or just simply relax! As students, remember to stay on track with your homeworks, it is really easy to fall behind the lecture content/course content.

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