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Reviews 3424 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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5 College Sophomore

Diversity: The University of Michigan is known for it's immense diversity and I love it. There are so many different cultures to be surrounded with and get to know. It really is quite an eye-opening experience.

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3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: Very health conscious, pretty affordable, and some really good Indian cuisine.

3 College Senior

Guys & Girls: Not Bad but Could Be Better – It's a huge school I don't think many people have a hard time fitting in with a group they like. However, it's definitely not as fashionable as more metropolitan cities and being a big sports school you definitely see a lot of fraternity/sorority types.

3 College Senior

Majors: Academics are ridiculously hard. There is no such thing as a "joke" class. You have to work at every class to get a good grade. However, people are awesome and campus life is great.

4 College Senior

Party Scene: Campus Life – It's not a huge city or anything so there aren't too many options or a lot of diversity but you're with your peers and everybody is very open so it's great! Nightlife/classes/dorms/housing are all near each other so it's not a hassle to go out either

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: Learning Experience – Amazing time. Most fun I've ever had but also the hardest time I've ever had. Made amazing friends and met so many different people

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Red cups can be seen often in front of yards but we have to keep in my mind, most of those who take part in drinking are 21. Drugs aren't really seen and it just depends on who you hang out with but drugs are not visible and popular on campus.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: Psychology is very intriguing to me so I really like it. I enjoy taking the courses needed. One thing I would say is that it is a little difficult for me to declare my major as psychology because I need to take per-requisites before I can declare my major. There are a couple of courses that need to be taken but because I want to go to dental school, I also have to take per-requisites for dental that it may take some time but majoring in psychology is something that is intriguing to me and that I enjoy. As of right now I do not have any concerns with finding a job, I am more focused on getting into dental school. However, instead of majoring in biology, I think majoring in something other than a major that will fulfill requisites for dental school helps me enjoy my college education more.

5 College Junior

Party Scene: Tons of Great Places to Go Out – The food is top-notch and there is a ton of variety!

2 College Junior

Parking: I would recommend going car-less and using the excellent bus system

College Junior

Scholarships: Easy Process, but Little Aid Available – I found the process of applying for scholarships to be extremely easy, as my application to the program served as my scholarship application as well. However, I was disappointed to learn that there are not many scholarships to go around. I've had to do a lot of searching outside of the University to find scholarships.

4 College Senior

Majors: Very Easy – For my degree, I just had to enroll in some pre-req classes and send a quick email to declare.

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: Watch Your Stuff – It seems I get at least three emails a month about something being stolen on campus. Aside from that danger, there are things in place to add security at night, tons of free transportation and security is highly visible.

3 College Senior

Party Scene: A Lot Going on – There's always something to do, a lot of greek life and bars/clubs open to most students. During football season, there is no shortage for entertainment.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: You Can Find It All – Just about any religion, ethnicity, economic background, race, etc. can be found and the University of Michigan, and not just one, plenty of them. It is possible for everyone to find a group that they are familiar and comfortable around. The only downfall is that the groups do not always mingle into groups of all different backgrounds, but stick to people who are similar to themselves.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Positives and Negatives – Greek life does provide some good aspects to our campus, for example, some sororities and fraternities volunteer their time and raise money for good causes. It also can be a family away from home to those who need it. Sometimes Greek life is too large and UM though and those not in it are looked down on by those in them and are not allowed into their social events. There is definitely angst between those in them and those not in them.

3 College Senior

Majors: Satisfied but It's a Struggle! I am happy with my major choice because it is what I wanted to do.I am very confident that I will find a job because of my intern experience. However, all engineering programs are extremely difficult and take a huge amount of effort. The reason I gave a B- is because often times, classes are made that much more difficult by a professor who doesn't speak english. This only hurts the students!

3 College Senior

Weather: Lots of Precipitation – Feels like it's always some kind of precipitation going on, whether it be snow, rain, hail, etc. Also always a little warmer/colder (depending on season) than other places in MI. But Ann Arbor is very scenic and pretty, so even when there's a huge storm, still manages to look nice!

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: Almost an a+ – The only reason I didn't give my experience an A+ is because I am in an extremely hard program that is also extremely successful which takes away from my overall enjoyment of school. If I was in an easier program, there is no doubt this would be an A+! Some of my favorite moments have definitely happened at football games!

3 College Senior

Guys & Girls: Not Much Variety – There are alot of decent looking people at Umich, but it's pretty easy to get some guy/girl groups confused because of lack of variety. There a ton of fratty/sorority, Northface, Ugg boot wearing girls/guys that all just become a blur. If these people are your type, then you're in luck! If you're like me and this type does absolutely nothing for you, it might be a little more difficult to find someone you like. There's also some hipsters, and some not as attractive people. But there are a few sexys running around!

3 College Senior

Drug Safety: Mostly Drinking – Personally, I don't know too many people who do drugs besides smoking weed or Adderall. Most students drink on campus, and for the most part do it in a way where it doesn't negatively affect others around. This is why I gave it a B.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Sports Are BIG – The football and now the basketball programs are nationally recognized. One of the greatest NCAA sports programs in the country. The BIG House is legendary. The history is a huge part of everything. All of the students go and it gets crazy loud. So much fun.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Annoying Process – You have to fill out a bunch of online forms that take a long time and some work. Could be easier.

3 College Sophomore

Weather: Winter Is Tough – The first few weeks are extremely hot and most dorms do not have A/C. Winter is usually cold and snowy and walking to class is not the most fun.

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Drugs and Alcohol Are Popular – Alcohol is very visible and popular among the student body. Also, smoking is popular amount people, and even some harder drugs appear every now and then.

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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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