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5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Let's be real. This is Michigan and athletics are at the heart of the Michigan experience. I wasn't into sports before I came here, but even I can't deny that by the end of March Madness, I was having fits about Louisville.

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: It's pretty easy for underage kids to access illegal substances. It's Ann Arbor, so obviously there's a lot of weed.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: U of M's campus is considered beautiful by many. I think it lacks a lot in the natural aesthetics, but maybe that's just because I'm too lazy and the Arb is too far away. Overall, it's not bad, but I'm not totally in love with it, either.

3 College Senior

Campus Food: Food isn't fantastic, but the meal plan is the way to go.

2 College Senior

Campus Quality: Some centers need to be updated, but normally that goes to the athletic centers first for renovation. The academics are normally last to receive any benefits.

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College Senior

Guys & Girls: We have a diverse body of males and females at the school. Stop by and see sometime.

2 College Senior

Drug Safety: Students love to drink on weekends for the football games. Oftentimes you can smell a particular drug wafting through the windows, as well.

3 College Senior

Weather: We get all four seasons there. Sometimes a lot of snow makes walking to classes a fun challenge. When it's extremely hot, normally there aren't classes unless you're there for summer school. Otherwise, if you don't like the weather, wait 5 minutes!

College Senior

Party Scene: Never took up the nightlife.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Never did off-campus housing, but it always seemed like it would cost too much. Not worth the hassle.

2 College Senior

Campus Housing: Nothing ever is worth the price you pay, but location is the best thing about on campus living.

3 College Senior

Local Area: Sports are a big deal at this school, so of course they are excellent. For the nerds like me, the museums are fantastic!

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: There were lots of places that are very unique and one of my favorite vegetarian restaurants in the world, right on campus.

1 College Senior

Transportation: Could be a lot better.

4 College Senior

Diversity: That's what I loved about the campus, very diverse!

2 College Senior

Parking: Spots fill up quickly unless you get there early in the morning.

2 College Senior

Administration: Police tend to be around, but not overbearing. There are phones on campus to contact an officer anytime you need them.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: Michigan buses run often and pick up at many locations. However, if you're trying to go off campus, it is a little less convenient since public transportation stops running rather early

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4 College Freshman

Local Area: I like the local atmosphere. It is certainly a college town and students are everywhere you go. Many different people and acts come to perform in the city and there are many restaurants and shops nearby.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food is fairly good depending on where you good. The dining halls have a variety of choices depending on where you go. Granted some places are better than others and sometimes the seating arrangement is worse than the food.

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4 College Freshman

Academics: I have enjoyed my education so far. All of the professors are great and are passionate about what they teach. Also, they are available to help along with the graduate student professors. There are an abundance of resources on campus to help if you need it.

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4 College Freshman

Academics: The University of Michigan is known for their academics. The biggest degrees undergraduates obtain is engineering and some pre-med degree. All of the professors I have had so far have been extremely helpful. Also there are many resources available on campus to get help in all subject areas.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Food: The dining hall in my residence hall in particular is not the best. However, there are certain places on campus that there are top notch dining halls, like east quad. The Michigan Union and the Michigan League also are really convenient and give a lot of good options.

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5 College Freshman

Athletics: The athletics at Michigan definitely can't be beat by many other schools. Being in the Big Ten makes a huge difference, not to mention that the football, basketball, and hockey teams all are really good. Tailgates for the football games are unmatched and the atmosphere that the athletics bring is truly amazing.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: The transportation is good. The buses run to and from north campus until around 3 on the weekends.

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Burton Tower Burton Tower Burton Tower (aka the clocktower) is in the center, with Hill Auditorium on the left, and Rackham in the far right

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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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