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Johns Hopkins University

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at JHU

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesA+
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringB-
Civil EngineeringB
Computer EngineeringB-
Computer ScienceB
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentB-
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceB-
Political ScienceB-
PreLaw and LegalA
PreMed and MedicalC+
Public HealthB-

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Johns Hopkins University
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Johns Hopkins stands as one of the most overrated universities. While it is praised and celebrated in the academic community, there is actually not al...Read full comment
Here's my random schmorgusboard of advice: You will you get an amazing education, have lots of opportunities to grow and learn as a person, and hav...Read full comment
Grades: As a sophomore electrical engineer, all I've gotta say is that you are going to have to be a certain kind of person to come to Hopkins. It is...Read full comment
Hopkins is a great school. Academics are very challenging but also very rewarding. You have to be willing to put forth serious effort, no getting by b...Read full comment
Hopkins is an unusual place. For the right kind of student, it can open many doors and foster real intellectual devlopment. For the wrong kind of stud...Read full comment
I absolutely love hopkins. I know a lot of people come here for premed, and yes, i have to say that those classes can definitely get a little competi...Read full comment
An excellent university. I have attended two others (for various reasons) and this is the best by miles. Despite a couple of tragedies which both occ...Read full comment
I'm a biomedical engineering major, and though the coursework at Hopkins is challenging, Hopkins is an amazing place to go to school. The students are...Read full comment
I may be a dinosaur, but I found JHU to be a wonderful college on a beautiful campus. I grew up in Baltimore, so I like the city, end of that story. ...Read full comment
Hopkins was the last place on earth i intended to be at the start of the college process. I came from a very small highschool, i had every desire to g...Read full comment
Yeah, it's challenging. But compared to the likes of many higher tier schools where grade inflation nullifies any need to do work, Johns Hopkins will ...Read full comment
... There was a lot of talk about cut throat competition for grades, "impossible" courses, etc ...Read full comment
Very competitive and has a great program. Johns Hopkins definately tries to make the undergraduate experience fun and productive. However the general ...Read full comment
The school is really great in that there are nerds AND partiers-- no matter who you are, you will fit in. There are lots of student groups to be invo...Read full comment
It's a great school and you will never second guess that you are getting a high quality education. You will however have to work for it. If you plan...Read full comment
Hopkins is what you make of it. If you are willing to put in the effort, then it will be a worthwhile program. But the administration and faculty do...Read full comment
It was definetely rough, but WELL worth it. Hopkins is indeed competetive, and at times harsh, but I was truly challenged. I feel that the academic ...Read full comment
... All the stuff about hard grading and vicious competition was true then too ...Read full comment
... High school was, I got a great SAT score, and have dominated my academic competition until then ...Read full comment
Note that most classes are held in an office building just outside Columbia. MD and not at the SOE in Baltimore City. Keep in mind when arranging for...Read full comment
Just like any other university, Hopkins has its postives and negatives. The trick is getting the positive aspects to work for you while minimizing th...Read full comment
My review of Hopkins is overwhelmingly a good one. A little background info: I am an English and Writing Seminars (Creative Writing) double-major at t...Read full comment
I loved Hopkins and given the choice would do it all over again. I felt prepared to enter the research field and had a leg up on other people applyin...Read full comment
Go blue jays. This is a great university. There are plenty of opportunities to be entrepreneurial. The business/ entrepreneurship minor is very pop...Read full comment
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