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Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2012

I learned a lot and got to do a lot of very interesting research. There are so many resources, nice facilities, lots of state-of-the-art scientific instruments, people open to collaboration. Your experience as a grad student in a science depends mostly on your advisor and your lab group. Some advisors (including my own) are extremely demanding and unreasonable and have zero management/leadership skills. They can be a nightmare to work for, and a lot of students find it difficult to cope; it is like this at any top university though.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Psychology, Other
Graduation Year: 2008

UNC is a great value school with a fantastic climate and lots of intramural and cultural activities. I'd highly recommend this school for anyone looking for a well rounded liberal arts education.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Asian Studies/Civilization
Graduation Year: 2011

A great school with many opportunities, but no one will hold your hand. It is up to you to choose classes that are challenging, engage with professors, find opportunities on and off campus that will enrich your life and your resume. Great community feeling and school pride!

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4 out of 5
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Degree: Fitness Trainer
Graduation Year: 2007

I was overwhelmed at first by the size, however I quickly fell in love with the campus/atmosphere and meeting someone new each day. Learning from professors and my classmates was a one of a kind experience.

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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2014

I have mixed feelings about UNC - Chapel Hill. I had to transfer there for financial reasons, and because of that, I did not have the full Chapel Hill experience. So I felt like I missed out on a lot. This, along with the large size of the school, made me feel lonely during my time there. Also, I felt like they could do more for transfer students, since many transfer students I knew felt the same way. Regarding course load, it felt too large to handle at times, especially in my senior year, but if you find someone to help you out such as people in academic counseling, it becomes more doable. Regarding students, I felt that many people there were toxic individuals, yet that's more or less normal considering the large school size. Also, I felt that many of the students are stressed out due to the course load which could explain why many have toxic attitudes. Regarding professors and instructors, I will admit that some of them were condescending and probably crazy. Yet most of them knew how to communicate their material effectively, and some of them were very friendly and helpful.

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Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2009

It was an high-quality, affordable public education from a regionally competitive university. Beautiful campus and great location to go to school.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2011

I loved the academic atmosphere. There are constant activities, and the campus is gorgeous. I only wish that there wasn't such a strong culture around the sports.

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Degree: International Relations and Affairs
Graduation Year: 2012

I absolutely loved Carolina! Unlimited recourses, great people, ambitious staff. Be ready to work hard and compete with the top of the top!

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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2007

When I started school, a college degree was completely relevant and likely to help me become employed at a higher level. This is no longer true. Seriously consider your investment in ANY college, be reasonably sure you have a career path which requires a college education, and consider delaying or attending a community college before attending university.

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Degree: Geology/Earth Science, General
Graduation Year: 2011

College was one of the most important phases of my life in determining who I wanted to be. I took classes that challenged both my academic side and the world views I had shaped so far. I loved every minute of it.

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