Edinburg, TX
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley


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Recent Reviews

Triauna
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

My school is unique in it is very one dimensional and focuses on one culture. If you don't like the culture you won't like th...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

My school is unique in it is very one dimensional and focuses on one culture. If you don't like the culture you won't like this school at all. There is no diversity and it can be annoying.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Think about your type of personality, the type of environment you are comfortable in and the type of person you are in general. Not every school is meant for everyone and it is already hard to go to college so don't make it harder by choosing a place you would find as a difficult place to be in general. Be smart and keep in mind your best interest.

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

My school is really close to Mexico and South Padre Island.

Miguel
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

this university offers alot of help with financial aid assistance and your future career assistance.

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

this university offers alot of help with financial aid assistance and your future career assistance.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Students should look into their desiered program to see if they offer something which they find challenging if wanted. This is a very common mistake students tend to make while choosing universities because they rather take the easy way out than rather face a challenge that will later be beneficial to them. Parents should also keep this in mind because if it was my child i would want him/her to have the best education for their future. Parents should also let their children rome free on the choice of university they perfer becacuse alot of students want to get away from there families to better their education.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

it does not matter what kind of person you are u should always keep this university in mind.

Elsa
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are wonderful i get along with most of them during class time we talk and just have a good time.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are wonderful i get along with most of them during class time we talk and just have a good time.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Just to pick a college that is financialy economic for you and just to have fun but not to much so nothing bad would happen to your grades and to have some good college experiences to tell your children.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

I dont really know what kind of person it might be but i just would say someone that doesn't want to get a degree because you are just waisting your time and your money and the professor time.

Ricardo
Describe your favorite campus traditions.

best known for being a commuter hispanic based school. I believe it we have a really great engineering program or so i've he...

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

best known for being a commuter hispanic based school. I believe it we have a really great engineering program or so i've heard....Being a communications major I can't really speak for it. I say overall all the programs are more than fairly good and the instruction (or at least the instruction I've had) has always been fair.

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

I guess that we're primarily hispanic, whereas most other school's ...are not? Also, other schools I'm sure have a lot more soical events based on campus where here pretty much everyone can get into their own little cliques and have things going on at the campus, off campus, and within and without particular clubs. It's kinda like highschool with a lot more privelges. You make what you want from it.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Quite simply college is about figuring out what you need to do for the rest of your life. Parents generally play a large roll, but I believe most of it has to come from the student and their desires. It's better, in my opinion, to nurture the dreams and hopes of the student than to try and shuffle them off into some designed path. The best bet you can have to to first see what you can afford, and then follow that dream. Visit as many colleges as you can and see which one offers the most toward accomplishing that dream. Like Randy Pausch said about going to Carnegie Mellon University; It's all about following and living out your dreams and then seeking to go beyond those dreams and passing them on. So when looking at colleges, one really has to be introverted and ask themselves what is it I want for myself. Also, be willing to face yourself and admit what you want. Don't worry about it being cool or profitable. Focus on going to a place that will accomplish your dreams because that's what will keep you happy for the rest of your life.

Esau
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

In this school students can get an internship even in my freshman year, in other schools students can get an internship only ...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

In this school students can get an internship even in my freshman year, in other schools students can get an internship only if they are juniors or seniors.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

First of all, the student need to be sure what major are going to be seeking, and then choose the college that best fits them.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

Parking lot is the wors thing, because if students don't get early, they it is pretty hard to find a parking space.

Deyanira
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

My race is a majority instead of a minority in this school.

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

My race is a majority instead of a minority in this school.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Finding the right college is not just about finding a place to go to class and get academic education, it is about getting personal education as well. It is important to find a school where the student will feel comfortable with the environment, both social and academic. The prospective student needs to look at several choices and compare them before making the final choice. Once the choice is made, it is up to the student to make his/her time at this university the best of it. By being active in classes, organizations, and social activities. At the end, the student will know that he/she made the right choice.

What's unique about your campus?

The price, the tuition is cheap considering many other schools that offer about the same thing.

Oscar
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Do not get caught up with the negative eviroment that college brings. Study hard and stay focused

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Do not get caught up with the negative eviroment that college brings. Study hard and stay focused

What's unique about your campus?

Teacher try their best to teach the subject

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

parking-not enough parking available

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  • Tuition & Fees
  • $7,438
  • Acceptance rate
  • 64%

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