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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2010

I love my Alma Mater. Texas A&M University offers affordable, public education coupled with deep-rooted traditions that prepare graduates for career and life opportunities. Texas A&M is a wonderful, enriching experience that is very unique to both Texas and the SEC conference. Be prepared to adore your school, your colleagues, your traditions, your Texas A&M.

4 out of 5
Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2013

The English program offerings at Texas A&M are woefully narrow. The rhetoric department has some great professors--but only three courses. The literature department seems focused on medieval literature, a concentration that is unhelpful for most students. Definitely consider another school if you desire an English degree. As a whole, though, the Aggie experience can't be beat. School spirit runs strong, and you'll find yourself taken by it even if you doubt you will. Camaraderie is high, the student facilities are top notch (especially with the recent additions), and there's plenty to do on the weekends. Financial aid is readily available, both in need- and merit-based forms. Apply for everything, even if you don't think you'll get it. Despite my reservations about the English department, the faculty at A&M are awesome. One of my physics professors was a Nobel Prize winner in physics, one of my rhetoric professors almost literally wrote the book on the study of Plato's rhetorical theories, and I worked for another physics professor who was developing a new dark matter detector in collaboration with NASA and hundreds of other researchers around the world. There's a vibrant academic community around every corner.

5 out of 5
Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2012

Fantastic university. There is no better value that you can get for your money. The petroleum engineering program is tough, but worth it in the end, as Texas A&M is the number 1 most recruited company for petroleum engineers by oil and gas companies. Competition for jobs is tough, but Texas A&M makes it easy with the career fair, career center, and company visits.

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Degree: English Language and Literature, General
Graduation Year: 2008

A&M is more known for its STEM courses, but I found a great niche in the liberal arts college, studying English. I initially chose A&M simply for price & location (not too far from home, but far enough) but quickly fell in love with the unprecedented school spirit & enthusiasm. My professors were excellent teachers & I can't say enough great things about this school.

4 out of 5
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 1997

I loved A&M. It is a great school with great spirit and traditions. I love how we all have the same college ring; it really helps out when networking. Graduating from A&M and wearing your Aggie Ring helps you to spot other Aggies and them spot you. It's a great recruiting tool, especially she looking for a job in Texas.

5 out of 5
Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2007

My experience at Texas A&M was excellent. I loved living both on and off campus, enjoyed college football games, and had brilliant professors. Going to a big school can be intimidating for many but I loved it and it worked for me. The only complaint I have about my degree program is that their teaching path isn't very accomodating for people that are ready to graduate and get to work. Unlike many schools, A&M offers a teaching program where you get your undergrad in your specific subject (History for me), then go on to get your Masters and do your teaching internship in a year and a half in order to become certified. At least that is how it was in 2007! If you've got 5 1/2 years, this program is amazing. I would have completed it had I not been so anxious to get back home to Dallas and get married. At that point, I had to get an alternative certification in order to start teaching. A&M did not offer a student teaching program or education related classes to those wanting to pursue teaching at the secondary level. I know I was definitely at a disadvantage my first year of teaching when many of my colleagues had great education classes and a student teaching background and I simply had a History degree. Hopefully this is something A&M will look at it in the future and consider revising.

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