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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel safe, even walking alone in the dark at night. The sidewalks are close to the dorms and theres blue-light things every few hundred feet. I think its at parties and afterwards where individuals are in danger, their ability to lookout for themselves is lost.

2 College Freshman

Scholarships: I initially recieved a small scholarship. But they knew I was out of state, just had to sell our house, and they gave me shit. My mom argued for hours on the phone, sending letters, complaints, and finally got me SOME money, still no work study. absolutely ridiculous--but not entirely Miami's fault. Its just financial aid in general.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Love & Honor. Best Decision I ever made.

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5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Robert Frost once called Miami, "The most beautiful campus that ever there was."

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I could not have chosen a better school. Love & Honor.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I am not considered about struggling to find a career coming out of the business school.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: Racially, little diversity. A decent amount of political, religious, and economic diversity. Not much sexual orientation diversity. Overall, a pretty WASPy campus with a sizable amount of Catholic students. Everyone is very accepting.

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5 College Freshman

Majors: Any major in the business school should serve you well in live if you put in the effort. The accounting, marketing, and entrepreneurship programs are the highest rated with the finance and supply chain departments also being highly respected in the business community.

5 College Freshman

Majors: The business school offers many different majors and makes it easy/encourages students to pursue multiple interests within the business school or from another department entirely.

5 College Freshman

Majors: The business school is recruited by many of the world's top companies. All of the Big Four accounting firms have offices within FSB and are among the most active at Miami. Internships often lead to jobs or connections that are crucial in finding a job. To my knowledge, all internships offered by companies through FSB are paid.

5 College Freshman

Academics: The Farmer School of Business is one of the best in the country for a reason. The students are highly intelligent and excited to learn, and the faculty is very knowledgeable and willing to teach. Miami produces some of the world's foremost leaders in many fields, most notably, business, politics, and literature.

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5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Students are mostly very preppy, fairly wealthy, quite intelligent, usually conservative and politically active, very hot, and genuinely pretty nice.

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2 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food itself, is actually pretty good. The only problem is, many places have weird hours and are overpriced. This is easily remedied however, because Uptown is within walking distance and offers better food, usually for less too.

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: Miami is a party school. The kids here work extremely hard to be successful and then hit the bars. Bars in Oxford are what almost all bars should be. You can hit up any of the big dance club like bars (Like Brick or New Bar) or a more traditional bar (Like 45 or O'Pub) or even Steinkellers (Nothing but imported German Beer). House parties here as also very big and important, but the bars are what sets Miami apart. Almost everything is 18+ so you can have fun starting syllabus week.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There are tons of Off-Campus options. Anything from Annex Greek life houses, Apartments above restaurants, shops, and bars, to upscale apartments, and housing communities featuring gyms and pools.

5 College Freshman

Academics: Farmer School of Business students are extremely driven and intelligent. Teachers have experience in their field of study and are there to offer academic as well as career advice. The business school in particular pushes students to their maximize potential while making class exciting to attend.

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5 College Freshman

Local Area: Best college town in the country (Just ask Forbes)

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: University doesn't give out a ton of money to out-of-state kids but it was a painless process.

4 College Freshman

Administration: They screwed up the dining a little bit but other than that, students are treated like adults who have free reign to do almost whatever until you lose that privilege. The system works well.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: No one really complains much. Police won't bother you as long as you don't do anything really dumb.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Meh. It's not bad except the off campus options are much nicer and cheaper. RAs usually leave you alone unless you're an absolute idiot. Good social atmosphere.

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: Miami is a very Greek campus. Enough Fraternities/Sororities that most people can find one they like. Most significant ones throw good parties and grow leaders.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: HOCKEY! Hockey is huge. Football and basketball are traditionally good but have had some down years. Football Definitely on the rise. Hockey is one of the best in the country and definitely has the best student support. Intramurals are huge in Greek life

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Endless options for a small town. Mostly pretty cheap and tailored for the students.

2 College Freshman

Scholarships: They say they are generous with scholarships but the guidelines are so strict and specific. The people in the financial aid office were helpful with loans however.

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There’s an old saying that goes, “You can make a big school small, but you can’t make a small school big.” The overall experience at Miami University is different for every student, but most seem to have enjoyed their time here, and most will agree that the former part of this statement is representative of Miami. Miami is not a huge school, but it is large enough to feel like a big university without being overwhelming. It is essential to find a niche when you arrive; otherwise, you may get lost in the shuffle. One of the best ways to determine if you will like Miami is to take into consideration what is important to you in a school and to really weigh your options. Visit the campus and ask questions—this is the next four or five years of your life. If Miami does not fulfill an important need you have, it probably isn’t the school for you, and there are people here who feel like they don’t belong.

Nobody enjoys school 100 percent of the time, but the students at Miami have a plethora of options, both social and academic, at their doorsteps. At Miami, you cannot be afraid to try new things, talk to new people, or grow as an individual. However, this is true no matter where you decide to attend college. Overall, the most important fact to take away from this guide is that most students feel that they made the right decision in attending Miami.

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