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Degree: Computer Science
Graduation Year: 2015

It was really nice and I felt like the professors were helpful and honestly cared about how the students learned. It was so tiring and it took a lot of effort, but I'm happy with what was my college experience.

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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2014

Very very very hard and stressful, not a very sympathetic administration but you will learn and you will be smarter because of Cornell. You will have very good job prospects upon graduation. Requires a lot of hard work.

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Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2012

Cornell University is a wonderful institution with a myriad of opportunities for its students. Students, however, should not approach Cornell without the right mindset. One must truly be prepared for the rigor of the courses of instruction. Take your education here very seriously and you will go far.

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Degree: Biomedical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

Cornell University has an endless amount of opportunities for getting involved in research, community service, tutoring, and pre-health organizations. The best part was the diversity of educational programs. Engineering students, pre-health students, pre-law students, and humanities students work together to ensure each other's success.

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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2013

Cornell University is an amazing place. The opportunities I was afforded were endless. During my four years at Cornell University, I transformed into a leader, problem solver, and global citizen. I co-founded FootPrints, an organization whose mission is to provide shoes and school supplies to children in need. Cornell funded the organization and because such opportunities, we were able to travel and help those in need internationally. In my opinion, the networking opportunities at Cornell is one of a kind. The people I have met are always willing to help and so friendly. As a current medical student, Cornell prepared me for success. Medical school is challenging, however, with the training I received at Cornell, I am able to handle the rigor. I would encourage anyone to apply and attend Cornell University. This school and my experience changed my life.

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Degree: Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Graduation Year: 2009

Cornell is an extremely rigorous academic school where students take their studies seriously. You are surrounded by one of the most gorgeous campuses in the country.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Economics
Graduation Year: 2008

Hard working, diverse student body. Something for everyone and all interests. Beautiful campus

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Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2010

100% lived up to the billing - wonderful academic environment, brilliant professors, zero problems finding work at graduation.

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Degree: Materials Sciences, Other
Graduation Year: 2013

Cornell is a top tier school. Engineering is a hard program. I had a maybe-slightly-above average GPA with a handful of sleepless nights, but I would have done significantly better if I'd devoted more time to studying and less time to other activities. Cornell has a ton of student activities for you to be involved in, and it's pretty easy to make a new student group if there's something you're passionate which doesn't already have an official following at the school. The Diversity Programs in Engineering office is fantastic. I high recommend you look into their programs if you're even slightly considering engineering as a major. The Materials Science & Engineering department is relatively small, and the professors are great at helping you if you ask for help. Learn to ask for help.

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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2009

Excellent experience. Big school but community feels small. Academically rigorous but lots of fun as well.

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