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Reviews 3608 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: I am not very into athletics, but I have friends who compete/are involved, and they adore it. Student athletes are provided with many things and well taken care of. School spirit is generated massively at all games, though I would like to see some more support for hockey, particularly women's hockey. Overall, the sports culture serves to bring people together in support of their University and teams.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I am happy to be able to continue my studies in geology and plant biology, as well as explore other classes that interest me. Things on campus are a bit far-flung, but the bus system is relatively competent, and with a bit of practice I can get places on time. You'd think that with so many people, getting to know groups and individuals might be rough, but the way the classes are and the way things are laid out truly is conducive to making friends easily.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The campus is pretty safe. There is security in the dorms.

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Classes are pretty difficult, but part of that is just getting accustomed to college life.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Career prospects are great and the value of a degree from this school is, I think, higher than average.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I think that housing is overpriced, but the atmosphere is pretty nice and I like the activities that they put on in the dorms.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: To me, Greek Life just seems like a party scene, but I don't know much about it and I know there are some professional fraternities.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The fan support of the varsity athletics for the big three sports is huge, everything else seems to not be that important.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Sometimes, everything at the school is a bit overwhelming, but overall I am glad I made this choice.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Although the workload can be tough, that's what makes this school the best in academics because it pushes you outside of your comfort zone and expands your intellectual abilities. Although some may say this school is too large, that's what makes this school the best because there are so many organizations/events/people that will cause you to never be bored. Although some UM fans may be too arrogant, they believe this school is the best because of all of the amazing feats and accomplishments that have came out of the students at this school. Although the winters may be harsh when walking to class, I can't help but think about all the things that make this school worth it.

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I have never encountered any situation I did not feel safe in on campus.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The courses offered at this school are very diverse and you can major in anything you want to. Each degree has certain requirements, but each allows you to take other classes outside your major. Professors are the best in their field and class sizes depend on your personal preference. There are some large introduction classes that are large, but people can elect to take smaller classes that are capped at 18 people if they choose.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The recruiting at this school surpassed any expectations I had. Recruiters come to the school looking to hire Michigan graduates.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It is so fun to live in the dorms and meet people

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life is a great way to make it feel smaller

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The Big House is the best place to be every Saturday

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: University of Michigan is an amazing school

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: I have found some amazing aspects and opportunities here, as well as some courses and professors. More often than not, however, I feel like everyone's arrogance and rich attitude gets in the way. Professors are too full of themselves, and students think they're untouchable and smarter than everyone. Overall the community and atmosphere is incredible to be a part of, but only if you stay away from Greek Life and Ross.

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5 College Senior

Athletics: We call ourselves Victors. There are three sports that dominate the scene and fans, and overshadow other sports that have better records and less recognition. Facilities are typically top notch because too much money is poured into the athletics.

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5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus and am a student that helps to provide a safe environment for my peers.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I have not only been able to learn from people who are leaders in the field but I have also been able to work along side such people. I have also been able to publish work with some of the faculty. I love the instructors at the University of Michigan they are true educators!

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I would say that since students gain so much as an undergrad that they are highly prepared for the demands of possible careers. The experiences and connections that you gain your time here is invaluable to employers.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I am an upper class men now, but when I first started living in the dorms it was a wonderful experience but after a few years it becomes equal enjoyable to find off campus housing.

5 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated. We do a lot for the campus to not only provide a great atmosphere for our fellow students but to also raise awareness about issues that are at the heart of our campus but are at the heart of the communities we all come from.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Michigan Athletics are some of the best around. Every team has its ups and downs but there is no other experience like a Michigan football game.

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Despite the occasional complaints about weather, students at the University of Michigan love their school. With its outstanding academics in conjunction with its remarkable athletics, Michigan offers a perfect college balance: a great education and a fun social atmosphere. It is not uncommon to find students sporting Michigan gear around campus, and if given a choice, most would choose the school over again. Students love that they can mold their school to best suit their individual needs and desires. Whether they are looking for academics, athletics, or social outlets, Michigan fits the bill: In addition to its highly-ranked academics, it has a highly respected athletic reputation, and Ann Arbor's atmosphere is one to be envied, consisting of restaurants, shops, bars, and much more. Michigan alumni are expansive in both numbers and location. Michigan's alumni network is one of the largest, with many individuals holding vital positions in their respective industries. Alumni love to return to Ann Arbor for visits and sporting events, often bringing their spouses and children. It has been said, "Once a Wolverine, always a Wolverine."

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