The type of student who should attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a student that won't quit. No matter how smart you are, you will be challenged at this school. Many students arrive as being one of the best in their high school classes. They have rarely been challenged, and as a result, have not had to work hard to achieve success. A student coming to Madison must realize that they cannot just breeze through their classes and expect to do well. They need to learn to put in the work required to learn what is necessary and attain the grades they desire.