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vasan
08-21-2007, 04:23 AM
For undergraduate education, the top ten US Schools..

Source: The Princeton Review



Top 10 Schools Where Students Always Study

Reed College (Portland, Oregon)
Franklin Olin College of Engineering (Needham, Massachusetts)
California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, California)
University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)
Harvey Mudd College (Claremont, California)
Bennington College (Bennington, Vermont)
Wabash College (Crawfordsville, Indiana)
Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, Pennsylvania)
Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vermont)




Top 10 Schools Where Students Rarely Study
1. West Virginia University (Morgantown, West Virginia)
2. University of Maryland-College Park (College Park, Maryland)
3. University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
4. University of Mississippi (University, Mississippi)
5. University of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, Massachusetts)
6. Flagler College (Saint Augustine, Florida)
7. Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona)
8. George Mason University (Fairfax, Virginia)
9. University of North Dakota (Grand Forks, North Dakota)
10. University of Rhode Island (Kingston, Rhode Island)


Top 10 Most Beautiful Campuses
1. Sweet Briar College (Sweet Briar, Virginia)
2. Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey)
3. Pepperdine University (Malibu, California)
4. Wellesley College (Wellesley, Massachusetts)
5. Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, Massachusetts)
6. Wagner College (Staten Island, New York)
7. Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, California)
8. University of California-Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, California)
9. Elon University (Elon, North Carolina)
10. Sewanee: The University of the South (Sewanee, Tennessee)


Top 10 Toughest Colleges to Get into
1. Harvard College (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
2. Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey)
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
4. Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)
5. Stanford University (Stanford, California)
6. Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island)
7. Columbia University (New York, New York)
8. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
9. Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri)
10. California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)

More: http://spotlight.encarta.msn.com/Features/encnet_departments_college_def ault_page_Rankings.html?GT1=10 289

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Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine are really beautiful campuses. Just off of Pacific ocean, you can see the sea from school.. Right on the mountains too.. So is Santa Cruz, but its up north - and the beaches aren't as pretty as Malibu.. :wink: :)

Holyoke and Wellesley are pretty campuses I am told.. :wink: Very pretty, in fact.. :ee:

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Tough schools to get into are not quite because of educational stuff. More than half of the schools in top ten are Ivy Leagues, where snob value and such are also equally important. Being private schools (most of them) helps in maintaining that whatever.. :ahha: SATwise, Caltech would be number one.. :b: :)

anyways.. just an yearly event in school business here.. If any one is considering schools next year, this list is sorta important.. :wink: :)

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yasodha
08-21-2007, 04:29 AM
Stanford University avalo tougha seat kidaikka...hmmmm....:rolleyes:

vasan
08-21-2007, 04:33 AM
Stanford University avalo tougha seat kidaikka...hmmmm....:rolleyes:

Romba tough.. Enakku kidaikkala.. :oops: :ee:

Its easily one of the top 10 schools in the whole wide world.. Yaso. Terrific school..

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yasodha
08-21-2007, 04:51 AM
Hmmmm....even apartments are costly ange around that University Vasan....:doh:

Shy
08-21-2007, 02:59 PM
namba madhu thambhi ange thaan padichaan :ee: smart kid :sm05: :sm05: :sm05:

Vasan... ungalukevaa :evil: :evil:

BTW unga univ vanthu CIT thaane :ee:

Shy

vasan
08-21-2007, 04:16 PM
California Institute of Tech, is usually known as caltech, teacher.. :b:

No.. that is not my school, although I wish it was.. :oops: :oops: Two of my fav. scientists taught at Caltech. Thedore von Karman, and Richard Feynman. Great school. :)

The first time I ever visited LA, me and my friends drove to caltech campus. Their fluid mechanics lab is now named after von Karman, and I was so thrilled.. :) :) That was the highlight of my first LA trip. :)

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Teena
08-21-2007, 04:35 PM
Vasan - I also thought you are from caltech.

vasan
08-21-2007, 04:38 PM
No teena.. Not caltech.. :(

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Shy
08-21-2007, 04:38 PM
vasan..dont worry..padichutu .. 10 yrs down the line u will be teaching there paarungo :ee:

then ucla :think:

shy

vennpuraa
08-21-2007, 08:47 PM
Harvard.university illaiyaa???............

good to know:ee:

vasan
08-21-2007, 09:15 PM
Oii.. Harvard University is the same as Harvard College. The undergrad school they call it as college.. thats all.

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