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i love the beautiful campus friendly people and overall laidback yet at the same time exciting exerience. the sports games are very fun and all the students who attend show spirit for their team. eating lunch at the rat on campus feels like youre relaxing at a resort. the classes are challenging but most teachers are helpful. i would do something about the parking situation bc theres never any spots and they give out parking tickets too casually. when i tell someone i go to UM they usually say that im "so lucky!" because of the school's great reputation in academics, as "suntan U", and its great social life.
Our school is an awesome size - 10,000. Big enough that you can meet new people anytime, but small enough for a good community feel. It's not a college town, but the local community rallies around campus because were the only major university in South Florida. I'll always remember (but sometimes not specifics) my Thursday nights in the grove. I'll always remember going to the beach every weekend. I'll always remember the class I took with my President. And I'll always remember the awesome friends I made along the way.
The best thing about Miami...where to start...we can talk about the world class professors (Dean of the the School of Business, taught at Wharton), we can talk about the broad academic options, the endless amount of student organizations, the beautiful campus in the heart of affluent Coral Gables, the diverse student body, the storied athletic program, it's all there! When you tell and employer or even someone you just met you're a Miami student, you can notice a slight change. Employers are impressed and people ask whether you're rich or smart. Although few can claim the first, almost all Miami students can claim the latter. Studying at Miami allows you to mix academics, with a WORLD CLASS PARTY SCENE! SoBe and the Grove are minutes away! It's not really a college town and people are always on the move in Miami, there's just so much to do. One thing though...get ready for the traffic...there is over 10 million registered vehicles in Miami-Dade County. If you want to stay on campus, there's the Cosford cinema, events at the Rock, and for the sports-junkies, get your fix at the Rat. For the adventurous...sex in the Stacks if you can manage it will grant you entry into a very exclusive club. Everyone is proud to be a Miami Hurricane, and when the football picks up, we'll be back with a vengeance! R.I.P.: Kelly Anne Jones!
the size is just right. love the city of miami - it is def not a college town, but SO much fun. there is an infinite amount of things to do here... beach, shop, eat amazing food, tan, club, bar hop, museums, aquariums, ...everything! greek life needs to be eliminated or revamped - the ppl in it are very ***y about nothing, not in it for the right reasons at all, sisterhood does not exist, girls join sororities for resume building or for reps... huge disappointment being a transfer student
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Miami was my first choice school, despite the fact that people warned me against it. I wish I would have listened, however I was drawn in by the admissions department endless string of advertisments, videos, etc. showing academically motivated students. This turned out to be false advertising at its greatest. The school is nothing like that. Don't be fooled. I once read review after review trying to find the perfect school for me. I had read reviews just like this one, but decided that Miami was the right place for me. I just have to say this: IF YOU HAVE WORKED HARD FOR YOUR GRADES, AND WANT TO GO TO COLLEGE TO LEARN, DO NOT COME TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI. I TURNED DOWN VANDERBILT, USC, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS. I REGRET IT MORE THAN I CAN SAY. THERE ARE SO MANY BETTER SCHOOLS YOU CAN CHOOSE, SO PLEASE SAVE YOURSELF THE TROUBLE.