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Should I go to Carnegie Mellon or another school?

I got into Carnegie Mellon and another college, but I'm undecided on which to attend. For those who have chosen CMU, what factors influenced your decision? And what do you love about the school? I'd appreciate any input to help make my choice easier.

6 months ago

I can't speak for those who have chosen CMU, but I can give you some factors to consider when making your decision. Carnegie Mellon is known for its strong computer science and engineering programs, as well as its tight-knit community. If you're pursuing a STEM-related field, CMU's reputation and resources may be a huge advantage. Some students also appreciate the smaller class sizes and the opportunities to build close relationships with professors.

A few other factors to consider when comparing CMU to the other school are:

1. Location - Pittsburgh offers a balance between a city and college-town experience, which might appeal to you depending on what you're looking for.

2. Campus culture - CMU is known for its collaborative and supportive environment. Make sure to visit to get a sense of whether it feels like home. If visiting isn't possible, watch videos and day-in-the-lifes from current students on social media.

3. Financial aid - Compare financial aid packages from both schools to see which is more affordable for you and your family.

4. Post-graduation outcomes - Look at each school's career services and alumni network to determine their support for students' career goals and post-graduation opportunities.

In the end, it's crucial to weigh your options and choose the school that's the best overall fit for your academic, social, and financial needs. Good luck with your decision!

6 months ago

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