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The University of California - Berkeley

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityB- Faculty AccessibilityB
Useful SchoolworkB+ Excess CompetitionD
Academic SuccessA- Creativity/ InnovationC-
Individual ValueC- University Resource UseA
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA+ FriendlinessC-
Campus MaintenanceB+ Social LifeB-
Surrounding CityB Extra CurricularsA
SafetyB
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Afraid, Arrogant, Broken Spirit, Snooty

Describes the faculty as:
Helpful, Arrogant, Condescending

Female
ACT:32
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SAT1400
Quite Bright
Lowest Rating
Excess Competition
D
Highest Rating
Campus Aesthetics/ Beauty
A+
She cares more about Excess Competition than the average student.
Date: Oct 12 2010
Major: Other (This Major's Salary over time)
It's Berkeley. I'm sure you've heard of it. Obviously, it's a great school academically, and you're going to get an exceptional education for what you're paying (at least you could when I was there, with fee hikes this is not quite as true anymore). However, if you want an education that will help prepare you for an occupation, you're probably better off somewhere else. I am quite frustrated with the lack of practical application in any of the courses. Everything at Berkeley is theoretical, and that makes it hard to develop job skills. And you would think that having a degree from such a high ranking school would help you get a job, but at least in this economy, having an undergraduate degree from Berkeley isn't likely to help you. On the other hand, I definitely learned how to think and figure things out, and that is something that employers look for. So really, it just depends on what you want to do, but if you want to go practical, and you're sure about what you want to do, go somewhere that will prepare you better.
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