Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin-Madison


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Recent Reviews

Vanessa
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison strongly encourages students to interact and find common interests through their creation...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Wisconsin-Madison strongly encourages students to interact and find common interests through their creation of multicultural spaces, endless volunteer opportunities within the community, and engaging extracurricular activities that provide students with leadership positions, social awareness, and a much needed break from studying. In addition, Madison's inviting atmosphere makes the University feel safe and comfortable, which gives all of its students a beautiful home away from home.

Pachia
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The UW is a great place for students who love to always be doing something, even just studying. There is a 24 hour library Mo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The UW is a great place for students who love to always be doing something, even just studying. There is a 24 hour library Monday-Thursday with select hours on Friday and Saturday which make it convenient when studying. Off-campus housing is also located almost directly on campus, which makes it easy to get to classes without too much commuting. As for drinking, it's also quite easy to not get involved if you choose to not do so. Don't be threatened by any rumors you hear of the school; you don't know what it's like until you get here.

Jillian
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The best decision I have yet to make was completing my undergraduate degree at UW-Madison. There are endless opportunities fo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The best decision I have yet to make was completing my undergraduate degree at UW-Madison. There are endless opportunities for students in all areas of interest. Students at UW take pride in attending an academically challenging institution that offers diverse course offerings and research opportunities. In addition, the gorgeous city of Madison is surrounded by two lakes that students often kayak, paddle board, canoe, or even sail on! (lessons and rentals are available). Once the temperature hits 60 degrees, students flock to the terrace for some Babcock ice cream (made on-campus by dairy science majors), head to picnic point for a bon fire, get a few meals from food carts, or head to the Farmer's Market every Saturday. Badger tailgates for football games are something truly special in this college town! Every student can make their experience unique and find groups that they fit in with. After 4.5 years at UW I still have yet to do everything possible on campus! Best school ever!

Joanne
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I think it's a great school and it has everything that a student might want. It has a great campus that is supportive of its ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think it's a great school and it has everything that a student might want. It has a great campus that is supportive of its students with a lot of resources to utilize. The sports life is everything because once you are a Badger, you are a Badger for life.

Kelly
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We may be the #1 party school in the U.S. but we know when it's time to get down to business. Classes are wonderful and I gen...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

We may be the #1 party school in the U.S. but we know when it's time to get down to business. Classes are wonderful and I genuinely enjoy going. You haven't experience college football until you step foot in Camp Randal on game days and jump around. If you think you found the best pizza you're wrong (unless it's Ian's Pizza). You haven't fully experienced summer until you sit on the Memorial Union Terrace in the colorful, unique chairs and stare at the lake. There's nothing like it!

Kelly
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I think your experience at UW-Madison really depends on your interests. Love sports? You are in the right place! Like to "wor...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think your experience at UW-Madison really depends on your interests. Love sports? You are in the right place! Like to "work hard, and play harder?" You will fit right in! Do you want to have some of the benefits of a larger city (restaurants, arts, activities) but feel like you're in a small town? Madison is a good spot. Unfortunately, I wasn't much into sports, recreational drinking, or a rural feel so I never really felt like I fit here. You can find little niches to accommodate your interests, it's just that some are a little harder to find.

Raquel
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The University is a great place for a great education and a to meet new people. There are always things to do on campus both ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University is a great place for a great education and a to meet new people. There are always things to do on campus both if you need a study break and if you need people to study with. The badger community to all about helping every one grow and reach their potential. I have both seen and experienced this from staff and students throughout my time at UW. There is a love for the University that can be seen and felt anywhere, especially on game days. There is no place I'd rather go to school than here, and I think that it is worth considering no matter what major you are looking into. You will get both a great education and have an amazing college experience as a badge.

Noe
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It's a very white washed school. For students of ethnics minorities it's sort of intimidating to be around campus where the r...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a very white washed school. For students of ethnics minorities it's sort of intimidating to be around campus where the rest of the community is predominantly way more different than you in every aspect. The student life here Is very lively here though, there is always a party going on somewhere, football is huge here, drinking and drugs are everywhere, and the education is tough. Not a school for everyone indeed.

Brianna
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The University of Wisconsin is a very great school that provides many different opportunities for a variety of different peop...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Wisconsin is a very great school that provides many different opportunities for a variety of different people. There are many different extracurriculars, jobs, research opportunities and great facilities for everyone which makes the campus great. My only dislike about the school is how large the campus and class sizes are. It makes it hard to get to know your professor and your classmates.

allie
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At first glance, UW may seem overwhelming with its massive campus and huge student population. However, there is something so...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

At first glance, UW may seem overwhelming with its massive campus and huge student population. However, there is something so unique about UW's culture that connects the students and the community together so it always feels welcoming. I know it sounds cheesy, but I think it's from the pride every student carries with them about our school. We all are serious about our education, enjoy lots of fun, are politically aware (you should have seen the streets of Madison when Obama was first elected president. Truly amazing), and we all live for the creative and weird thing that happens that week (be it the large group of boys who ran through lecture halls in thongs (professors just laughed along with us), learning how to Bucky, the Statue of Liberty frozen in our lake, etc). We are all together in this crazy college ride whether in Badger tailgates, binge study sessions at our 24-hour library, or in the long walks up Bascom will or down University Drive. At UW, college is more than a place to get an education (a top tier education at that), but it's a place to really discover yourself, expand your horizons, and really belong as a student and as an alumnus.

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