Georgia Institute of Technology

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  • Georgia Tech: pink parachutes, the shaft, and most likely a good job

    Apr 5, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: You'll be well prepared for the future; often hands-on experience is gained
    Cons: High dropout/flunk-out rate; survival of the fittest

    Summary: "I survived Georgia Tech." This is not an uncommon sentiment from Georgia Institute of Technology graduates (GaTech for short). Why, you may ask? Is it really that tough? Why would you go to a school where the graduates felt that way? ... read more

  • Georgia Tech rankings guide

    Dec 23, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: none that I know of
    Cons: all of the above

    Summary: How Does Georgia Tech Rank? U.S. News and World Report College Rankings [http://www.usnews.com/usnews/ edu/college/cohome.htm] Georgia Tech’s national ranking dropped from #37 in 2003 to #41 in 2004. Princeton Review's The Best Colleges Ranked by ... read more

  • Is Georgia Tech Right for You?

    Apr 28, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cost, Challenging, resources, Good rep, prepares for grad work better than 99% of schools
    Cons: Everyone out to get you--students, profs, parking dept., housing. Not typical college experience for sure.

    Summary: This review written for potential students especially. As someone who spent 6 years there, my opinion is well formed. I received B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering, and Management, Certificate in Finance. My high school gpa 3.75, SAT 1270. My ... read more

  • TECH SHAFT IS REAL

    Jul 20, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Georgia Tech has a good reputation
    Cons: Georgia Tech does not live up to its reputation

    Summary: If you are considering Georgia Tech, you may want to reconsider. Despite Georgia Tech’s glowin ... read more

  • Tech Shaft is Real

    Feb 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: excellent reputation
    Cons: does not live up to its reputation

    Summary: Dear Parents, Seniors and Guidance Counselors, If you want the real story about the weaknesses and problems with a political candidate, party or issue, you go to the opposition. The same is true in finding the truth about a college. Here is a ... read more

  • Georgia Tech - One of the Best Public Universities in the U.S.

    Mar 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great education, Tremendous job opportunities upon graduation
    Cons: LOTS of work, often 5-6 years to graduate

    Summary: Ever wonder if college could really be that hard? Well, if you go to Georgia Tech, it will be. On the other hand, you'll also get a great job when you graduate -- according to Georgia Tech's Career Services Department, Tech graduates average starting ... read more

  • The Most Important Lesson in Life...

    Jan 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Education, value, reputation
    Cons: Difficulty, campus, being shafted

    Summary: Although there are many MANY ways to leave early, there are only 2 ways to succeed at Georgia Tech: 1) be truly gifted. Not just smart, but genius-level smart. 2) work your ass off for 4-6 years. This is the boat I'm in. I'm ... read more

  • Freshman Experience

    Dec 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Involvement, guidance, friendship
    Cons: mandatory meal plan

    Summary: Are you nervous about starting a new life on your own? If you're considering Georgia Tech as the place to continue your education, there's no need to be nervous. A few years ago the Housing Department started this program called Freshman Experience, ... read more

  • Good Ice Hockey Exists in the South

    Nov 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: good competition, four ice times a week, two games a week
    Cons: not enough money from school

    Summary: I know that there are many good hockey players that don't get recruited by NCAA teams. The fact is that you have to be in the top 1% of hockey players in the US and Canada to get play NCAA Div 1. That doesn't mean that you can't still play good hockey ... read more

  • Definetly NOT a Party school

    Sep 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: good job when you graduate
    Cons: school is boring

    Summary: IF you want to have fun in college, go to UGA. I can assure you that at Georgia Tech, you will spend more time studying than you do sleeping. IF you do party, you must be either really really smart to keep up, or just really really dumb and eventually ... read more

  • Hefner ain't bad

    Sep 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: close to classes, cheap
    Cons: the SHAFT, dorm life isn't that great

    Summary: Campus housing here sucks. It is the most unorganized "organization" that I have had to deal with in my entire life. Housing says one thing, and does another. I know of more than one person who got "shafted" (a Ga Tech term) out of ... read more

  • Ma Tech

    Sep 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: good job when you graduate
    Cons: school is hard, not many females

    Summary: I'm a second year mechanical engineering sophomore at Georgia Tech. This school is tough as hell. Professors really don't care about students, and classes are hard and boring. However, the academics here are really good, and that is the reason most ... read more

  • Tech's not perfect, but let's give it a fair shake..

    Jul 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent school
    Cons: Hard work, and lots of it

    Summary: Note: This comment is in response to an awful, ridiculous, and almost entirely untrue opinion written by cameltoe. I have purposely failed to include a link, as I don't want him to make any extra money on his opinion as a result of my response. If ... read more

  • East Campus Housing

    Jul 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Do not have to fight Atlanta traffic to get to school and meeting interesting people..
    Cons: Possibly having to deal with the disgusting habits of some people.

    Summary: I spent my college years at Tech on east campus. The housing on the east side of campus which is older than the west side. When I arrived at Georgia Tech, I was placed in Glen dorms (I was not given a choice), which at the time was an all female dorm ... read more

  • Get ready to work...

    Jun 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great reputation, good training for life
    Cons: Lots of hard work

    Summary: ...like you've never worked before -- at least that's the experience that many new students at Georgia Tech seem to have. I've heard several times since long before I ever applied to Tech that "the hard part's not getting in, it's staying ... read more

  • Not for the casual student

    May 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: academic excellence, national reknown
    Cons: very difficult, not a party school

    Summary: I'm a graduate of Georgia Tech, Electrical Engineering, class of 1985. The number one thing you need to know about this school if you are a prospective student is that it is tough. It is intended to be tough. There are a lot of different approaches to ... read more

  • Only Serious Students Need Apply

    Apr 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Valuable degree
    Cons: You'll have to work hard!

    Summary: As a bachelor's degree becomes more of a necessity in today's working world, most colleges and universities are actively and furiously moving towards improving their academic programs. At Georgia Tech, however, it's pretty much just business ... read more

  • Aerospace Engineering - Rocket Science and then some

    Apr 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Top 5 in nation, great faculty, few grad student teachers, good facilities
    Cons: Some foreign faculty, some difficulty scheduling classes, advisors not always helpful.

    Summary: Consistently rated among the top five aerospace engineering department in the country, Georgia Tech's AE department has much to offer the budding rocket scientist. I spent five years as a Georgia Tech engineering major and while I didn't enjoy ... read more

  • North Avenue Trade School

    Mar 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to get in, low in-state tuition, good employment chances
    Cons: everything else

    Summary: If you were to ask an in-state student why he/she choose to attend Georgia Tech, they would probably tell you that "it was the best in-state school to attend", and they would be wrong (its Emory). If you were to ask an out of state student why ... read more

  • Freshman Experience

    Feb 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: tutors, friendships, academic and social help
    Cons: not really

    Summary: New school, new city, new everything. What to do???? Well Freshman Experience has a whole bunch of friendly people waiting to take up your time. You live in a dorm with all freshman, and more housing staff then other dorms. You have a Peer Leader (PL) ... read more

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