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Social/Party Scene

hyakkuhyakku Posts: 676Registered User Member
Hey all, I've been looking around, and in all the UC colleges I want to go to, I pretty much know their party scene (UCSB, UCSC, SDSU), but I can't find a thread in here to talk about miamis, so maybe some people could enlighten me.

First off, the women. I'm not gonna sugarcoat this at all, I am going to be a college male, some of the best things about college has to be the opposite sex. Being htat we are in miami, I'm sure there are beautiful women everywhere....but I'm asking to make sure that UM isn't the exception to this rule.

The social scene. I'm an african american male, and I love interacting and meeting new people, I don't like to stay cliquish and stick with just one group all the time, I'm very extroverted. So how's that scene down there? Is it integrated and everyone parties with each other, ort is it more isolated?

The party scene. How are your parties like, I mean being in miami with the beaches and all I'm assuming they must be good, but enlighten me please.

Finally, stands on substances down there. Pot, alcohol, etc etc, what's that like? I don't wanna be walking down the block with a crack addict trying to hustle me for money, but at the same time I like stoners and all, so let me know.

Thanks in advance, and congrats to all you all who made it in.

P.S. Today is my birthday woooo!
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  • SoCal18SoCal18 Posts: 1,674Registered User Senior Member
    Well I haven't been to the campus, but I've read about the school and I have a college prowl.er book on UM that talks about all this stuff.

    My book rates the girls of UM an A-.....Also 63% of the population is women so there is bound to be thousands of hot chicks.

    As for social scene, most people tend to spend their time in Coconut Grove and South Beach. Clubbing is the main aspect of the UM party scene. This is why they received an A+ for nightlife. Also there are numerous frat parties on and off campus. Greek Life received a grade of a B+.

    And the campus doesn't seem to be cliquish. The school is very diverse and everyone seems to have a great time with everyone.

    Oh and the school has a lot of achohol, but there isn't a big drug scene at all.

    And I'm just reminding you, i am not a student i just got this information from the college prowl.er book.

    Oh and by the way my b-day is tomorrow.
  • hyakkuhyakku Posts: 676Registered User Member
    Nice thanks man, and happy B day tommorow.

    Just wondering, what schools in Florida/Cali got A+ s in women and social life, if you dont mind me asking :)
  • SoCal18SoCal18 Posts: 1,674Registered User Senior Member
    A+ University of Texas Austin, TX
    A+ University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
    A+ University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
    A+ University of San Diego San Diego, CA
    A+ Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
    A+ Arizona State University Tempe, AZ
    A+ Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
    A+ University of Georgia Athens, GA
    A+ Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
    A+ Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA
    A Hampton University Hampton, VA
    A UC Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
    A College of Charleston Charleston, SC
    A Indiana University Bloomington, IN
    A University of Colorado Boulder, CO
    A Clemson University Clemson, SC
    A University of Florida Gainesville, FL
    A University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
    A Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
    A Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
    A Scripps College Claremont, CA
    A San Diego State University San Diego, CA
    A Rollins College Winter Park, FL
    A Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
    A Loyola College in Maryland Baltimore, MD
    A Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
    A Ohio University Athens, OH
    A Miami University of Ohio Oxford, OH
    A Southwestern University Georgetown, TX
    A Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA
    A University of South Carolina Columbia, SC
    A University of Richmond Richmond, VA
    A University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI
    A University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN
    A Boston College Boston, MA
    A Villanova University Villanova, PA
    A University of Mississippi Oxford, MS
    A University of South Florida Tampa, FL
    A University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
    A University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
    A- Ohio State University Columbus, OH
    A- West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
    A- Northeastern University Boston, MA
    A- Ithaca College Ithaca, NY
    A- New York University New York, NY
    A- Muhlenberg College Allentown, PA
    A- James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
    A- Middlebury College Middlebuy, VT
    A- Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
    A- Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA
    A- University of Virginia Charlotteville, VA
    A- University of Wisconsin Madison, WI
    A- Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
    A- Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC
    A- University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC
    A- Providence College Providence, RI
    A- University of Maryland College Park, MD
    A- University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
    A- University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
    A- University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
    A- UCLA Los Angeles, CA
    A- University of Missouri Columbia, MO
    A- Trinity University Texas San Antonio, TX
    A- Towson University Towson, MD
    A- Texas A & M University College Station, TX
    A- University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL
    A- Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ
    A- Seattle University Seattle, WA
    A- University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
    A- University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
    A- University of Delaware Newark, DE
    A- Elon University Elon, NC
    A- Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA
    A- College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA
    A- Connecticut College New London, CT
    A- Dickinson College Carlisle, PA
    A- Georgetown University Washington, DC
    A- Emerson College Boston, MA
    A- DePauw University Greencastle, IN
    A- Furman University Greenville, SC
    A- American University Washington, DC
    B+ University of Oregon Eugene, OR
    B+ Barnard College New York, NY
    B+ Penn State University State College, PA
    B+ Fordham University Bronx, NY
    B+ Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
    B+ St. Louis University St. Louis, MO
    B+ University of Oklahoma Norman, OK
    B+ University at Albany Albany, NY
    B+ Smith College Northampton, MA
    B+ University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
    B+ Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
    B+ Boston University Boston, MA
    B+ University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
    B+ Trinity College Connecticut Hartford, CT
    B+ Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
    B+ Brigham Young University Provo, UT
    B+ Occidental College Los Angeles, CA
    B+ Purdue University West Lafayette, IN
    B+ UC Davis Davis, CA
    B+ Hamilton College Clinton, NY
    B+ Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
    B+ Lafayette College Easton, PA
    B+ University of Washington Seattle, WA
    B+ Colgate University Hamilton, NY
    B+ University of Denver Denver, CO
    B+ Colby College Waterville, ME
    B+ Yale University New Haven, CT
    B+ Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY
    B+ Guilford College Greensboro, NC
    B+ UC Riverside Riverside, CA
    B+ Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA
    B+ University of Vermont Burlington, VT
    B+ Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
    B+ Northwestern University Evanston, IL
    B UC Irvine Irvine, CA
    B University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
    B Hofstra University Long Island, NY
    B College of William & Mary Williamsburg, VA
    B Bentley College Waltham, MA
    B University of New Hampshire Durham, NH
    B University of Kansas Lawrence, KS
    B Colorado College Colorado Springs, CO
    B Union College Schenectady, NY
    B Brown University Providence, RI
    B UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
    B College of Wooster Wooster, OH
    B Reed College Portland, OR
    B Bates College Lewiston, ME
    B Princeton University Princeton, NJ
    B Pitzer College Claremont, CA
    B Auburn University Auburn, AL
    B George Washington University Washington, DC
    B Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, MA
    B Amherst College Amherst, MA
    B Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA
    B Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
    B Wheaton College Norton, MA
    B Whitman College Walla Walla, WA
    B Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
    B Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
    B Binghamton University Binghamton, NY
    B Pomona College Claremont, CA
    B Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville, NY
    B Davidson College Davidson, NC
    B University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
    B Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ
    B Duke University Durham, NC
    B Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA
    B Baylor University Waco, TX
    B Rhodes College Memphis, TN
    B- Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr, PA
    B- University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
    B- University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE
    B- University of Rochester Rochester, NY
    B- Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
    B- Lewis & Clark College Portland, OR
    B- Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY
    B- Stanford University Stanford, CA
    B- Denison University Granville, OH
    B- Macalester College St. Paul, MN
    B- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
    B- Harvard University Boston, MA
    B- Oberlin College Oberlin, OH
    B- Geneva College Beaver Falls, PA
    B- Alfred University Alfred, NY
    B- Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
    B- University of Puget Sound Tacoma, WA
    B- UC San Diego San Diego, CA
    B- Iowa State University Ames, IA
    B- Haverford College Haverford, PA
    B- University of Chicago Chicago, IL
    B- Temple University Philadelphia, PA
    B- Tufts University Medford, MA
    C+ Babson College Babson Park, MA
    C+ Brandeis University Waltham, MA
    C+ Grinnell College Grinnell, IA
    C+ Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN
    C+ St. John's University Queens, NY
    C+ Grove City College Grove City, PA
    C+ Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
    C+ Kenyon College Gambier, OH
    C+ Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO
    C+ University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
    C+ University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
    C+ Columbia University New York, NY
    C+ Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
    C+ Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
    C+ Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
    C+ Case Western Reserve Cleveland, OH
    C+ Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME
    C Allegheny College Meadville, PA
    C Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA
    C Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
    C UC Berkeley Berkeley, CA
    C Beloit College Beloit, WI
    C Rice University Houston, TX
    C Williams College Williamstown, MA
    C Emory University Atlanta, GA
    C- West Point West Point, NY
    C- Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
    C- Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
    C- MIT Boston, MA
    C- Caltech Pasadena, CA
    C- Cornell University Ithaca, NY
    D+ Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
    D+ Carleton College Northfield, MN

    That is the full list......oh and i forgot to say happy b-day to you.
  • hyakkuhyakku Posts: 676Registered User Member
    Wow man did you type that out? Thanks alot.

    And thanks for the happy b day.

    I dunno about that Hampton Univeristy thing. I'm down the block from teh campus working right now, there are some hot girls, but I couldn't believe it having better girls than UM. Then again I don't go to school there a nd my mom and father graduated from there so I guess I'm a bit biased.
  • SoCal18SoCal18 Posts: 1,674Registered User Senior Member
    No...I copied and pasted it.
  • 1tcm1tcm Posts: 304Registered User Junior Member
    As a parent I can only give second hand information, but I'd say that those books that SoCal quoted are pretty on target.

    Son says social scene is what you make of it. Clubbing in South Beach can get very expensive so they do that less often than the Grove. I'm told "Monty's" is the place to be....

    I do think the alcohol scene is more prevelant than the drug scene although son says it is Miami after all, and once again...it's all about you and what your into. UM's students really seem to be into the Wellness thing. Exercise and the alchohol more than drugs.

    I can verify that UM is a very diverse campus, and no matter what race or ethnic background everyone gets along beautifully. They tend to visit each others home countries, learn each others customs, and even have celebrations to learn the different traditions. And as a parent, I hope that I have a chance to meet these wonderful young men and women who my son has become such good friends with.....

    I hope you all have a wonderful UM experience.....and happy B'day SoCal18.

    1tcm
  • solymarsolymar Posts: 2Registered User New Member
    where did you get that list from?
  • bruceb28bruceb28 Posts: 72Registered User Junior Member
    **************.com
  • bruceb28bruceb28 Posts: 72Registered User Junior Member
    sorry, I guess I can't include a link -

    try: **************.com
  • bruceb28bruceb28 Posts: 72Registered User Junior Member
    OK, I guess I can't add ".com"

    so go to:

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    Then put them all together and you'll have the site.
  • LilyMoonLilyMoon Posts: 1,715Registered User Senior Member
    My son spent 2 1/2 years at UM and I concur with what was mentioned above. There are many, many beautiful girls at UM. The social scene consists of Frat parties, house parties, Coconut Groave and S. Beach all depending on what you're into. Drinking is much more popular than drugs but a good deal of pot smoking goes on too. My son saw no evidence of hard drugs. The campus is in a very nice area of Miami called Coral Gables....no crack dealers to be found. On the way to Coconut Grove there is a run down area that the students avoid. The campus is very diverse and all groups of people do interact with each other and enjoy meeting others from all over the country and the world. If you're as outgoing as you say, you would have no problem having fun at UM.
  • France76France76 Posts: 85Registered User Junior Member
    check out the latest Playboy rankings...#1 Party School
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