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Academic Rigor
4.3380
Dorm Life
3.6648
Food and Dining
3.4699
Bang for the buck
4.2302
Clubs and Activities
4.7961
Greek Life
3.5000
Campus Safety
4.0965
Most Helpful Review for University of Maryland-College Park
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Anonymous from PA
  • 42 out of 43 people found this review helpful

At the University of Maryland, you learn so much more than just facts and truths from textbooks and lectures. While the classes are extremely informational, and the professors and T.A.s are all very knowledgeable on their subjects, the real learning goes on outside of the classroom. Their are countless non-credit lectures, shows to attend, research teams to be a part of, professors to work with one-on-one, and relationships to be made which will help you mature into a worldly human being. I have grown up so much in the one year I have attended this school, and...

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  • Liz from MD
  • Jan-26-2015 I am a current student here

    It's a great school. There's always something going on and there's such a variety of people you're sure to fit in somewhere. There's also so much school pride and it makes you really proud to be a terp.

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  • Kerrigan from Severna Park, MD
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Maryland is a fun and lively campus where there is no shortage of school spirit. The superior academics, endless list of clubs, neighboring cities, and great on-campus activities make the university one that you should definitely put high on your college list. After just a day here, you'll love being a Terp!

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  • Louis from Stevensville, MD
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Maryland is a massive, it feels like a small city. The campus is beautiful but not very personable, mainly because of its size. That being said, I feel at home on campus and there are tons of awesome things to do.

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  • Robert McDermott from Potomac, MD
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Maryland is a spectacular university. It has everything and anything that I could want, tuition is cheap, and there's something for everyone. I am so glad that I chose to come here.

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  • Sandra from Freehold, NJ
  • Nov-25-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Maryland is a great college that has a diverse student body. The campus isn't too big or too small, so it is not too overwhelming. The school spirit is great and the education is on par to that of a top tiered school.

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  • J from Carroll County, MD
  • Nov-14-2014 I am a current student here

    University of Maryland College Park is a great new up and coming research institution. The campus is beautiful, we are actually competing well in the big ten, and I love being able to take the metro into D.C. practically whenever I want. There are so many different groups, classes, interests, and sports that there is always something to do.

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  • Kinsey from Derry, NH
  • Nov-08-2014 I am a current student here

    The lively and vibrant campus is perfect for anyone looking for lots of fun activities to do and get involved with. The opportunities that are available because of our proximity to D.C. are incredible and countless! Maryland is a wonderful place to live, learn, and have fun!

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  • Catherine from Street, MD
  • Nov-06-2014 I am a current student here

    UMD has a variety of opportunities for everyone and even though it is a large campus it feels like a small community. Getting around can be difficult but the UM shuttles help out if you plan to go off campus.

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  • Ankit from Potomac, MD
  • Nov-02-2014 I am a current student here

    UMD is a wonderful campus with a great variety of students, everyone is quite friendly and welcoming. The professors are top-notch and know what they are talking about, they are also very open to students needing help.

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