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Degree: Advertising
Graduation Year: 2012

I graduated with a Bachelor's in Advertising five years ago. Overall, I enjoyed my time at UH and was most interested in courses related to my career. However I do feel as though some majors (such as mine) need to have more required classes related to their degree. They could probably cut back on the number of electives or requiring a minor. Because of this, I felt somewhat unprepared or unqualified to hold a position in Advertising, so now I am going back to school again to work on my Masters. But the quality of classes are usually pretty good, and I feel that they do provide a lot for their students.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
Graduation Year: 2014

I enjoyed attending the University of Houston because of the diversity and resources available to students. Each year was a new experience that increased growth within my degree. There were many opportunities to network ans gain experience within my field.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2016

The University of Houston is amazing! It is a tier-one research university with great faculty and staff available all the time for your assistance. It is tough especially in the STEM field which challenges students to study hard and learn the material not just for one semester but long term. You will be tired. You will have lack of sleep occasionally but in the end it's all worth it. If you stay on top of your material it is a smooth ride where you just have to manage your time and find an efficient learning manner. I plan to go into Optometry but my biology degree has helped me gain so much knowledge in the science field that is useful in healthcare and which I continue to use in the real world. During school you're like why are we learning this? and then next year you find yourself using that information explaining to someone the human physiology. This is a very diverse campus which has a lot of events and organizations to help you get involved and meet new people. The learning experience is essential to your future but there is always fun events to enhance your university experience and make college the best time of your life. The University of Houston does just that and it makes people who attend it feel at home.

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Degree: Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Graduation Year: 2015

The University of Houston was an amazing school and huge part of my life. The classes were tough but fun, the professors were very helpful, and the Kinesiology was the best choice I ever made. The advisors were top notch and were able to answer every question I had for them. The students on campus were more than friends they became family to me. This is a place to call home and the city of Houston is extremely diverse.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Graduation Year: 2016

While at the University of Houston- main campus, I experienced and was exposed to a wide variety of students and professors. Because of the various distinctions among professors I was exposed to vastly differing teaching methods that allowed me to adapt and become acclimated to the professors in my graduate program. Thank you University of Houston for preparing me for my Doctorate program in physical therapy at the Texas Women's University!

4 out of 5
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Degree: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2015

It is a great school that has a huge Alumni that contributes back to the school. Major construction has happened since I started in 2010, updating the physical campus but also new technology and other resources keeps the University of Houston at the top of their game.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Music Teacher Education
Graduation Year: 2014

As a student studying to become a music educator, the university of Houston is one of the best places to go. If your goal is to become a elementary, middle, or high school teacher, this program will not only give you all the necessary tools, but also the best networking connections in Texas. There is good money to be made in the music classes of Texas and you are almost guaranteed to get a job our first year out of college. If you are interested in instrumental performance however, it may not be the best place. The emphasis is so much on training educators that the performance opportunities end up becoming lessons about how to teach the piece rather than play it.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2015

The University of Houston offers a unique college experience in the middle of America's 3rd largest city. The student body is incredibly diverse. Houston in general is known for being a hub for diversity and multi-culturalism in America, and its University absolutely complements that. Professors here love what they do, at least the ones I have had do. Among having esteemed professors that are receptive and provide feedback, there are many opportunities to receive supplementary tutoring through a variety of organizations and clubs around campus. In addition to this, there are many other clubs - social, academic, and professional - that can enrich your campus experience and introduce you to new peers and networks.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Graduation Year: 2016

The University of Houston is an excellent institution that continues to improve as it ages. President Renu Khator has done an outstanding job pursuing the advancement of this University from receiving the title of Tier One to the development of their football team. The tuition is fair and financial aid office offers many opportunities for earning more aid- from work study to the B-on-Time loan. My professors have been wonderful instructors and Kinesiology degree plan has been quite rigorous, which will prepare me as a pursue a degree in Physical Therapy. The parking situation leaves something to be desired as there may not be enough parking spaces for all of the students whom attend the university. The prices for the parking permits continue to rise along with the price of the parking citations and the number of security guards looking to give out citations. The safety of the campus leaves something to be desired as there is almost a bi-weekly report of a dangerous incident on campus- from a student or faculty member being robbed at gunpoint to a car backfire. The university recreation center is excellent, however I have heard now they are limiting which students can have access to it, which I am hoping is also reflected in their tuition. There are continuous developments ongoing in this university from the renovation of the student center, to dorm rooms and living facilities to the athletic center. Many of whom have graduated long ago may not be able to recognize it anymore, and it may be for the best. However there are still certain things to improve on, which I hope those in the position to produce change are striving for.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Communication and Media Studies, Other
Graduation Year: 2017

The campus is in a central location in the city. There are multiple light rail stops on the metro-rail if you live off campus and do not want to deal with the parking meters, they are sticklers and it is not always a guarentee despite having a parking pass.

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