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Brown University

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at Brown

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesB+
Art & Design DepartmentA
Business - Management and AdministrationA
Chemical EngineeringB-
Civil EngineeringA+
Computer ScienceA
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcA
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Music - Composition/TheoryA
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA
Perfomance ArtsA
Political ScienceA
PreLaw and LegalA+
PreMed and MedicalB+
Public PolicyA

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Education Quality

... Brown is an excellent place for independant students- you are given all the freedom to do whatever you want with your college education ...Read full comment
... Brown University is a great University for students interested in their education ...Read full comment
... I am interested in tons of subjects, but I want a broad education, not a sporadic one ...Read full comment
... To this end, here's some semi-cliche advice that actually does apply to the "Brown experience": -have an open mind -don't be afraid to make ...Read full comment
... Education is not a burden here and this is one of Brown's gifts to its students ...Read full comment
... I kind of feel like I'll be scamming prospective employers because they will think I got a better education than I actually did ...Read full comment
... I supplemented my education with several internships, which prepared me for graduate school and the professional work environment ...Read full comment
... Brown is an amazing place if you are self directed and value intellectual autonomy The opportunity to craft and customize your education, and ben...Read full comment
... The education is as good and engaging as you are willing to make it ...Read full comment
... My educational journey may have lacked balance-- but boy, was it fun ...Read full comment
... The school might not have the most money of the ivies, but it does allow its students an incredible opportunity to direct their own education acc...Read full comment
... Brown University is a great University for students interested in their education ...Read full comment
... The greatest thing about my university is that they promote independant thinking and creativity in ones education while also providing excellent m...Read full comment
... Also the University does nothing to help its students beyond providing teachers; it is the stingiest, most uncaring corporation in the world of ...Read full comment
... The intellectual atmosphere here is incredibly focused on education and learning, not grades, not competition, but indivdual growth in each pers...Read full comment
... I supplemented my education with several internships, which prepared me for graduate school and the professional work environment ...Read full comment
... And sure its an Ivy League education ...Read full comment
... Plus, there were and are plenty of opportunities to increase the educational experience beyond the classroom, both in professor's ample office h...Read full comment
... My Brown education was most important for teaching me how to think crictically, how to communicate effectively and how to consdier many viewpoints...Read full comment
... Our ranking goes down largely because we do not have a large graduate school (because the education is very undergrad-focused) and so we don't h...Read full comment
... Maybe best undergrad education in the US ...Read full comment
... People there are actually trying to learn and do positive things with their education after graduation, rather than just trying to gain 'marketab...Read full comment
... Be ready to be responsible for your own education, and take charge of your own path through college ...Read full comment
... We get the best education (I do not doubt this, and I have friends at all the other top schools), the best peers, and a pretty bangin environs in...Read full comment
... It's been a great place to explore what I want to do with my life, and at the same time get an excellent education ...Read full comment
... Brown is truly dedicated to its undergraduate education ...Read full comment
... However, it is important to remember that an undergraduate education is not just a credential; it is an experience to be valued not for a name, ...Read full comment
... The greatest thing about my university is that they promote independant thinking and creativity in ones education while also providing excellent m...Read full comment
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