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Collaborative engineering programs like Carnegie Mellon?

Yo, Carnegie Mellon is my dream school because of its strong collaborative culture in engineering. But I gotta be realistic about backups. Any recommendations for schools with a similar environment but not as tough to get into?

8 months ago

Hi there! I understand the draw towards Carnegie Mellon's collaborative environment in their engineering programs – it's a fantastic feature that really enhances the educational experience.

When considering backup options with a similar atmosphere, you might want to look into schools like Purdue University or Virginia Tech. Both have reputable engineering programs known for fostering teamwork and collaboration among students. Another great option could be the Olin College of Engineering, which is specifically designed to emphasize project-based learning and a tight-knit community.

All of these schools have unique aspects but share CMU's approach of mixing rigorous engineering curriculum with a teamwork-focused learning environment. Lastly, don't forget to research each school's specific collaborative projects or programs – sometimes that insight can give you a better sense of the school's culture. Wishing you the best in your college search!

8 months ago

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