What is a typical University of Michigan-Ann Arbor student like? Describe the type of person that should attend University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

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The typical University of Michigan is well-rounded both socially and academically. Most students are very involved in extra-curricular activities (the University offers a plethora of them), and many students love to route on the University of Michigan Wolverines in football, basketball, and hockey. Ann Arbor is a very multicultural campus full of students from all over the US and international. The energy of the campus is exciting. There is always something to do, and the students thrive off the energy.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

The student population at the University of Michigan is very diverse, however, common traits in students can be found such as hard work and tenacity.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

There is no typical University of Michigan-Ann Arbor student. Every student here is different with their own personality and interests. The one thing that every student possess here is intelligence and determination. The type of person that should attend this school is a person that is very goal-oriented and driven.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

A typical student at the University of Michigan is very studious and passionate about being successful in life. Although extremely studious, a typical student here understands that it is acceptable to have fun on occasions and takes time to enjoy the blessings and beauty of the city of Ann Arbor. Students are very patriotic about their school, and demonstrate their school pride every chance they get. The perfect person to attend U of M is one that is compassionate about learning and improving their skills. They have to be open-minded to the vast diversity that our beautiful campus has to offer, as well as a positive mind set to accept others that are different from themselves. A person attending the University of Michigan should understand that life here is not all about work. Extracurricular activities, or simply taking time out of the day to relax, are ways to relieve the stresses that are bound to develop when studying here. Last but not least, a student at the University of Michigan has to have an extensive amount of school pride to the point when they are "bleeding blue and gold."

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2017

A University of Michigan student should have an appreciation for sports, be academically motivated, and interested in learning about lots of new cultures!

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2016

A person who attends the University of Michigan must be driven, could be ambitious and ready for a challenge. The university is like no other when it comes to academics, so if you are looking for an easy 'A' this is not the place.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

A typical University of Michigan student is liberal and open minded, fun, and competitive but not with other students, but with themselves. They are smart and in my opinion humble. I think anyone can attend Michigan, because the culture here is so prevalent and influential but in a way it's accepting of those who have different views. The culture here presents itself in a way that introduces a new perspective in a accepting way.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

Students at the University of Michigan are, above all, hardworking. With rigorous classes and a demand for excellency, students often have a great work ethic and are excited by new opportunities for learning. Although we have a diverse student body, many students are open-minded, love to meet new people, and willing to go out of their comfort zone.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

People interested in being a leader at a world renowned school should attend this University. Also if they enjoy football and tailgates.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

The typical U-M student doesn't have a specific look per se, but rather a particular mindset. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is a very diverse campus, but everyone who attends must share the same strive to succeed, learn, and impact.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

University of Michigan students are smart and motivated. Even if they don't know what degree they want, they are prepared to work hard. However, they are also super friendly and fun loving.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

A typical student at the University of Michigan is smart, driven, passionate, resourceful, and fun. They take their schoolwork very seriously but also like to have fun and relax.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

A wolverine is resilient. No matter how many obstacles they may have to face, a wolverines determination provides the motivation needed to overcome any said obstacle. Whether it be studying for a test, or playing a game of racquetball, a wolverine will strive for perfection, and they will never settle for being less than the best.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

Someone who is a very hard worker but still up for fun! The combination of the two is what truly makes a great wolverine.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

I don't think that this is a valid question. Any student can thrive and enjoy their experience as a Michigan Wolverine. I think that is one of the amazing aspect of a larger university is that you whatever you are looking for, you are capable of finding. You can make your Michigan experience whatever you want it to be.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2017

A typical student is very smart, but is also very sociable and loves to do things to better themselves as well as help others.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2017

Most University of Michigan students are an amazing mix of traits. First, students are the most motivated people I have ever met. Everyone wants to be successful and works very hard at reaching their goals. At the same time, students love to have fun and go out to the local bars and tailgates for football games. Someone should attend the University of Michigan if they love school spirit, are a great and driven student, doesn't mind being a blizzard for 3 months out of the year, and enjoys new experiences and making new friends. Michigan has been an amazing experience for me so far and I recommend to everyone who is the person I described above.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

A typical University of Michigan - Ann Arbor student is well-rounded. Not only are they interested in academics and finding classes that challenge and help them, but they also want to find a place to build strong connections. Since this school has one of the the biggest alumni networks in the world, a student at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor has access to almost any profession in the world. Students at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor are also involved in clubs and sports, and express their pride for their school.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

Someone that is hard-working but also friendly and passionate about what they want to study. They need to be understanding of people from all over the globe and compassionate, with a strive to be part of one of the largest networks in the world.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

Every type of person can have fun at this school, whether they prefer more of an academic life, a social life, or anything in between. The one thing we all have in common is our school spirit and our pride towards this university.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

A typical University of Michigan student is someone who takes their future seriously. A typical UM student has applied themselves scholastically throughout high school to be accepted into UM. This typical student would be in the top 10% of their high school class. These students are driven to succeed and are ambitious. They come to UM because they care about it's reputation and the quality of education. This student wants to be around serious students like themselves. They also care about the rich social life at UM and the beautiful campus and wonderful Ann Arbor community. In summary, a typical UM student is smart, driven, ambitious, social and has big plans for their future.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2017

The typical Wolverine is stereotypically intelligent and liberal. However, students are much more than that - we are the leaders and the best for a reason. Students are actively involved in the community, whether on campus or off. Students work with each other to become better students, team members, and people. Teamwork can be seen in libraries when students have the same class schedule, on university-sponsored clubs, and on university athletic teams. Students are well-balanced in all aspects of life - with our busy and rigorous academic schedules, we still find time to socialize, connect, get involved, and have fun.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2016

A typical university of Michigan Ann Arbor Student is ultimately brilliant along with the following - Top 5% from high school graduating class - Well rounded - Competitive - Knowledgable - Unique

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

A typical University of Michigan student cares. They care about what they're studying and they care about the people around them. There's no one type of person with regards to how they look or what they do in their free time, but Michigan students have passion and caring burning like a fire within them.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2017

The typical U of M student wants to use their education to improve the world. They understand how lucky they are to receive such a fantastic education and want to use their fortune to grow that of others. You should go here if you want to be surrounded by engaged people living life to the fullest.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2019

The average statistics for an incoming freshman at UM is that the student has an ACT between 30-34 and a GPA of about 3.85. The academic standards are very high.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

A typical student at the University of Michigan is hard-working and social. They have a good balance of school and life.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2016

The typical student is intelligent and hardworking. Michigan is a huge school that can be made more personal through clubs and other student organizations, so just about anyone can feel at home there.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

A typical UofM student is very well rounded. They are very smart, but they also know how to have a good time. The typical student can have a conversation with almost anyone, from topics ranging from who won last night's game to linear algebra.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2016

If you love the combination of sports and great academics then this University is for you. The sport dedication that Michigan has is incredible and although football and basketball are the most popular sports, all the other sports get just as much support which is great. The importance of academics is also important at Michigan which means students are able to get an excellent education along with attending some great sporting events.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

Students that attend the University of Michigan are all very intelligent and make up a diverse group of talented young adults. This diversity allows for everyone to find a niche in the college life without being overwhelmed by the size of the University.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

The typical University of Michigan student is very devoted to their studies and focused on their futures. Many of my classmates spend their free time in the library or at study groups, because they realize their education is the most important aspect.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

A typical student is ethnically and socially diverse. We have students of all different races and from many different states.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

The students at the University of Michigan are full of potential and life. Their knowledge goes beyond the books and everyone is able to find something that interests them here. Students that want to be challenged but still have a balanced social life along with school should definitely choose the University of Michigan. Michigan is full of leaders and the best.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2016

I have noticed that University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) student's are very motivated and driven. They will dedicate whatever amount of time necessary to accomplish their goals, no matter how difficult and challenging. I am in graduate classes with undergraduates even! This makes it pretty competitive, but it is amazing to be among intelligent and driven people; it makes you work harder too!

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2015

The typical student at the University of Michigan is extremely focused and goal-oriented, and spends a lot of time studying to ensure that they perform well on their academics. They also greatly value their relationships with others and will make time to spend with their friends. They are also deeply concerned about social justice and promoting an atmosphere that is welcoming to all students, no matter their race, gender, sexuality, or ethnicity.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2016

The typical student is a hardworking individual that is driven to do well in his or her career. The Typical student also knows how to balance coursework, work, and free time well. It is very important to have all of those elements in order to live a happy productive life while in school.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2016

Smart, brilliant, self-sufficient, humble, hard working, fun loving, cheerful, kind, dedicated, determined,

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor has all sorts of students, we are very diversified. There isn't just one type of person that would attend. However, the qualities we all share would be hardworking and dedication. It takes a lot to attend this school and keep up on grades.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

Michigan has a large variety of people, but we are all motivated and united in the fact that we want to be the best. Some may say we are cocky but we do it in a fun spirit. Besides that there are a wide range of different people and there are tons of activities and opportunities for each.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2017

1) You don't like interacting with the working class 2) You dislike Ohio State 3) You appreciate the colors of blue and maize

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

The typical student at the University of Michigan is not typical. Every single student on campus has their on story, their own beliefs, their own struggles. Each student is different, which gives this campus the atmosphere it has. Individuals that come here vary in the range of what they are good at, from art to engineering, all the way to music, medicine, and theater, plus everything in between. Students here are not the typical student. They each bring their own uniqueness to campus that allows for such a wonderful experience.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2017

UM Ann Arbor students are very concerned with academics- we take pride in doing well, and are very driven. UM Ann Arbor students are also very cultured: we travel the world through Study Abroad trips, see plays that are made free to students, enjoy many campus museums, see concerts, and more. All the while, UM students care about making the world a better place. Our course requirements teach us about the experiences of people on campus, in Michigan, in the US, and around the world, and how to make the world a more equitable place.

Anonymous, Student, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Class of 2018

Anyone who believes they can achieve whatever they want to, even if the odds seem against them.

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