Student review sites,
Several student review sites exist that provide personal experiences and opinions in various categories of interest such as academics, campus life, student groups, opportunities and so on. Some excerpts of the most useful reviews are listed here with links to where you can read further and gather more information for your specific interest. I hope this information proves helpful for you!
"Rice is an amazing place where all types of people can fit in. The school is just the right size, although they are enlarging it significantly with the addition of two new residential colleges. Rice is great because of the diversity and quality of it's academic offerings given it's size. Undergraduates have great opportunities to get involved with research (I did, and I'm shy). The residential college system is really great, and builds a really strong community." Read more here .
"Rice has numerous clubs that students can join. And the greatest part of all is that everything is student run! If you want to join a club, its easy and fun and a great way to make friends. On top of that, if there is a club that you like but Rice does not have it, its so easy to start a club of your own!" Read more here .
"Overall, the teaching faculty are 80% great, although of course all could use improvements, but they are definitely more attentive than the aloof prof stereotype conveys the opposite of. I found professors who genuinely cared about me and helped in any way possible within the arts department, but outside- not so much (and that's what you can expect from lecture classes whose office hours you neglect to use, like I did). As long as you approach them, they will help. " Read more here .