Cornell vs. CMU

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By Americandesi (Americandesi) on Friday, March 26, 2004 - 05:58 pm: Edit

I was accepted to both Cornell (engineering) and CMU (computer science and engineering). I can't decide between the two. Could you please help me and tell me which one would you go to and why?

By Spiffybrownboy (Spiffybrownboy) on Friday, March 26, 2004 - 07:18 pm: Edit

Computer Science - CMU
Engineering - Cornell

If you're not sure... Cornell. I say CMU as a definite for computer science because it's like the second best program in the country... right behind MIT.

By Kjofkw (Kjofkw) on Friday, March 26, 2004 - 08:47 pm: Edit

I've heard the CS at CMU is a great graduate program, but has flaws as an undergraduate -- most notably the number of students. Even tho' CMU is not that big, because of the number of students in CS, that major feels more like a large state school. We were warned that you easily end up "just a number" unlike at smaller schools. My s. was accepted but we are concerned about that perception. Any knowledge in that regard?

By Viva0yue (Viva0yue) on Friday, March 26, 2004 - 11:23 pm: Edit do you manage to make it...i wanna go to these schools also ...

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