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Academic Rigor
4.3465
Dorm Life
3.6900
Food and Dining
3.4826
Bang for the buck
4.2123
Clubs and Activities
4.7965
Greek Life
3.5000
Campus Safety
4.1280
Most Helpful Review for University of Maryland-College Park
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Anonymous from PA
  • 46 out of 47 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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  • Favour from Baltimore, MD
  • Sep-30-2017 I am a current student here

    College Park is the best. This has always been my dream and I am so glad to have made it. College Park offers a variety of courses and majors and students are also allowed to create their own major.

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  • Madison from College Park, MD
  • Sep-01-2017 I am a current student here

    UMD has multiple programs that not only offer support for their student body but assist students in achieving in all aspects of student life. Specifically, university run programs such as Academic Achievement Program are a great resource for students who are first generation college students in lower income families. UMD does an amazing job in helping ensure their students have a better chance of success.

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  • Lilian
  • Jun-03-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is really nice and I am really interested in knowing more about it.Hopefully I get accepted and will attend the school

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  • anon27
  • Mar-10-2017 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I have been getting mixed reviews of this school. I've looked this school up many times, and there are reviews stating that the student service is not up to par as it should be. However, some friends of mine that attend the school say otherwise. Anyone want to give me a proper review of this school? I would like an unbiased and honest review please. Thank you in advance!

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  • anonymous
  • Jan-16-2017 I am a current student here

    UMD is a great state school however it is also incredibly challenging. If you plan to attend one of their STEM programs be aware there is an extensive weed out program at this school. The people are great and the environment is great as well however there is a strong competitive air at the school.

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  • Cherokee from Oxon Hill, MD
  • Dec-27-2016 I am a current student here

    The University of Maryland is a school full of possibilities. They show diversity in multiple ways, from the diversity in the people on campus, to the variety of majors, and even to the different food options provided in the dining halls! If you're looking for a school that has a lot to offer (and that looks great on any resume), then UMD is definitely for you!

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  • Jean-Thomas from Hyattsville, MD
  • Oct-20-2016 I am a current student here

    The University of Maryland offers students a suburban lifestyle within easy reach of big-city experiences. There are multiple opportunities to find your niche on campus, and it is one of the best schools in the DMV.

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  • Haydee from Hyattsville, MD
  • Sep-26-2016 I am a current student here

    University of Maryland is a diverse and school of opportunity for students that attend here. There are various clubs, sports, and events available for students on and off-campus. It is a great place to try out new things and enjoy meeting new people.

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  • Melissa from Rockville, MD
  • Sep-07-2016 I am a current student here

    UMD is a rigorous university where teachers expect the best work possible. You are challenged everyday in classes and are expected to want to learn. Teachers and advisors are very friendly and are always available to help you in anything.

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  • Adewale from Fulton, MD
  • Aug-23-2016 I am a current student here

    This school is a big school that will get small fast. It is a great school for anyone looking to get the full college experience. I also love the diversity of this school.

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