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Capitalization- I chose the/The university/University of Michigan?

Capitalization- I chose the/The university/University of Michigan? Topic: Writing statement of purpose
July 20, 2019 / By Mo
Question: A sentence I wrote in the statement of purpose: I chose the University of Michigan because of its excellent reputation. The/the? University/university ?
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Lindy Lindy | 1 day ago
the proper name of the institution is "University of Michigan", so you definitely should cap the U. I do not know for certain whether the proper name of big blue is The University of Michigan, or University of Michigan. You would have to look that up. For example, if we were talking Penn State, the proper name of that university is "The Pennsylvania State University" and thus you should cap the T in "the" (most people wouldn't though because they would not expect "the" to be part of the name). However, or alternatively, the "University of Rochester" (there is no "the" in its name) would not require you to cap the T in "the". It is not part of the name.
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Lindy Originally Answered: Kettering University vs University of Michigan - Ann Arbor for Computer Engineering Bachelor's?
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Lindy Originally Answered: Kettering University vs University of Michigan - Ann Arbor for Computer Engineering Bachelor's?
The University of Michigan definitely has the better computer engineering program. It's really no contest. The fact of the matter is that the faculty in U-M's College of Engineering are the top of the top, there are only a handful of schools with more knowledgeable professors (Stanford, MIT, CalTech and Berkeley are really the only ones). You should realize though, that these professors have extremely high expectations of their students and have some pretty strict grading. The average COE student enters with a 3.9 UW GPA in high school and ends up with a 2.9 GPA in their freshman year of college (it does increase as people adjust, but still). So, yes, the curriculum is very challenging, and you shouldn't attempt it if you aren't up for the challenge. With regards to money, U-M is public while Kettering is private. This pretty much means that the State of Michigan will pick up part of the tab for your tuition at the University of Michigan (as long as you are a resident of Michigan), so you should end up paying significantly less than you would have to at Kettering (about $13,000 as opposed to $32,000 [calculated without co-op schedule]). If you are sure you want to do co-op, both schools offer it (although Kettering emphasizes it a lot more), so you should be fine either way. Another thing you might want to take into consideration before you make your final choice is campus life. Ann Arbor is one of the very best cities in America, and arguably the best in Michigan. It is almost always in the top ten in livability, best college towns, most intelligent cities, etc. Unfortunately the same can not be said for Flint. Flint has one of the highest crime rates in the entire US, and parts of the city have been completely abandoned. Needless to say, Flint is not the ideal place to be hanging around at for 4 years. All that being said, you are going to get a great education at either college. So whatever you chose won't hurt you in the long run. You might also want to consider some other great alternatives in Michigan. Michigan Tech and Michigan State also have very comprehensive engineering programs. Both are sure to give you a very solid education.
Lindy Originally Answered: Kettering University vs University of Michigan - Ann Arbor for Computer Engineering Bachelor's?
They're both good schools for Engineering. Co-op can be very valuable in this economy (so long as the college can "guarantee" internship placements). Kettering might have an edge. Consider also UMich–Dearborn, because it has both Computer and Software Engineering. Some students in one discipline wish they could switch to the other.
Lindy Originally Answered: Kettering University vs University of Michigan - Ann Arbor for Computer Engineering Bachelor's?
Apply to both schools. Keep in mind that you can always do med school at Michigan later, if you stick with the program. Plus, Michigan is famous for its want of diversity. They are more likely to take you for their med program if you are in the top from ANOTHER undergraduate program. Still, if you get into Michigan, you should definitely consider going there. An undergrad degree from Ann Arbor will get you into your choice of medical schools later on.

Lindy Originally Answered: Univerity of Michigan flint/Loyola University Chicago-IL/Lawrence Technological University SouthField-MI?
Really, you should be asking this question from your undergrad Comp Sci professors, not the random people on Y!A. Half of them (us) will pick schools based on sports teams, and you don't want that (I hope). So I always liked the University of Michigan because my undergrad used to beat them at basketball all of the time. See what I mean?
Lindy Originally Answered: Univerity of Michigan flint/Loyola University Chicago-IL/Lawrence Technological University SouthField-MI?
I think you should go to Loyola in Chicago...not just because I'm from Illinois. Since they offered a conditional admission, you'll probably be more motivated to keep your grades high. It will also look better to future employers if they know you attended a competitive university for your masters. As far as research in networking fields go ...I'm not knowledgeable on the subject so I have no advice... Let me know what you decide!!! Good luck.
Lindy Originally Answered: Univerity of Michigan flint/Loyola University Chicago-IL/Lawrence Technological University SouthField-MI?
It doesn't matter on how well one matches up with the other, it's how you will match up with the uni. The major point should be whether you want to live in Flint or Chicago for 4 years of your life.

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