Reasons to attend University of Maryland, College Park!

<p>I saw a similar thread on the Tulane forum, and I think it'd be fun to do it for Maryland. You know, as if we're not obsessed with UMD enough as it is... </p>

<p>If you want to add to the list, copy and paste the existing list and add on in a new post. :)</p>

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<li>Gorgeous campus</li>
<li>Close proximity to DC</li>
<li>School spirit - GO TERPS!</li>
<li>The Stamp! </li>
<li>Eppley Recreation Center</li>
<li>Cheap OOS tuition</li>
</ol>

<p>Tell us your reasons, and let's get even MORE excited about UMD!</p>

<ol>
<li>Gorgeous campus</li>
<li>Close proximity to DC</li>
<li>School spirit - GO TERPS!</li>
<li>The Stamp!</li>
<li>Eppley Recreation Center</li>
<li>Cheap OOS tuition</li>
<li>Amazing sports and athletic opportunities</li>
</ol>

<p>So obsessed</p>

<ol>
<li>Gorgeous campus

<ol>
<li>Close proximity to DC</li>
<li>School spirit - GO TERPS!</li>
<li>The Stamp!</li>
<li>Eppley Recreation Center</li>
<li>Cheap OOS tuition</li>
<li>Amazing sports and athletic opportunities </li>
</ol></li>
<li>So many awesome clubs and organizations</li>
<li>Top ranked academic programs</li>
<li>Internships and future jobs all over the area</li>
<li>People are awesome there</li>
</ol>

<p>I'm pumpeddd!</p>

<ol>
<li>Gorgeous campus</li>
<li>Close proximity to DC</li>
<li>School spirit - GO TERPS!</li>
<li>The Stamp!</li>
<li>Eppley Recreation Center</li>
<li>Reasonable OOS tuition (sorry, had to change - that much $ is not "cheap")</li>
<li>Amazing sports and athletic opportunities </li>
<li>So many awesome clubs and organizations</li>
<li>Top ranked academic programs</li>
<li>Internships and future jobs all over the area</li>
<li>People are awesome there</li>
<li>THE DAIRY!!!! (best ice cream ever!)</li>
<li>Chick-fil-a on campus</li>
<li>Greek life </li>
<li>Byrd Beach</li>
<li>Great research opportunities </li>
<li>Neutral Buoyancy facility</li>
<li>Great reputation that keeps getting better</li>
<li>Air-conditioning in many dorms</li>
<li>New buildings to keep improving facilities and opportunities</li>
<li>Good looking students</li>
<li>Successful graduates </li>
<li>Cool alumni </li>
<li>Awesome programs like Hinman CEO's that made UnderArmour a reality</li>
<li>Fearsome mascot</li>
</ol>

<p>@ 25, the terrapin is a truly terrifying adversary haha</p>

<p>@Quasi - Fear the Turtle!!!</p>

<ol>
<li>Gorgeous campus</li>
<li>Close proximity to DC</li>
<li>School spirit - GO TERPS!</li>
<li>The Stamp!</li>
<li>Eppley Recreation Center</li>
<li>Reasonable OOS tuition (sorry, had to change - that much $ is not "cheap")</li>
<li>Amazing sports and athletic opportunities </li>
<li>So many awesome clubs and organizations</li>
<li>Top ranked academic programs</li>
<li>Internships and future jobs all over the area</li>
<li>People are awesome there</li>
<li>THE DAIRY!!!! (best ice cream ever!)</li>
<li>Chick-fil-a on campus</li>
<li>Greek life </li>
<li>Byrd Beach</li>
<li>Great research opportunities </li>
<li>Neutral Buoyancy facility</li>
<li>Great reputation that keeps getting better</li>
<li>Air-conditioning in many dorms</li>
<li>New buildings to keep improving facilities and opportunities</li>
<li>Good looking students</li>
<li>Successful graduates </li>
<li>Cool alumni </li>
<li>Awesome programs like Hinman CEO's that made UnderArmour a reality</li>
<li>Fearsome mascot</li>
<li>Living learning communities</li>
<li>Honors college</li>
<li>Diversity</li>
<li>Featured in movies (St. Elmo's Fire, National Treasure 2)</li>
<li>Winner of most recent solar decathlon (architecture contest)</li>
<li>Most anxious applicants (ha ha)</li>
</ol>

<ol>
<li>Looneys</li>
</ol>

<ol>
<li>Gorgeous campus</li>
<li>Close proximity to DC</li>
<li>School spirit - GO TERPS!</li>
<li>The Stamp!</li>
<li>Eppley Recreation Center</li>
<li>Reasonable OOS tuition (sorry, had to change - that much $ is not "cheap")</li>
<li>Amazing sports and athletic opportunities </li>
<li>So many awesome clubs and organizations</li>
<li>Top ranked academic programs</li>
<li>Internships and future jobs all over the area</li>
<li>People are awesome there</li>
<li>THE DAIRY!!!! (best ice cream ever!)</li>
<li>Chick-fil-a on campus</li>
<li>Greek life </li>
<li>Byrd Beach</li>
<li>Great research opportunities </li>
<li>Neutral Buoyancy facility</li>
<li>Great reputation that keeps getting better</li>
<li>Air-conditioning in many dorms</li>
<li>New buildings to keep improving facilities and opportunities</li>
<li>Good looking students</li>
<li>Successful graduates </li>
<li>Cool alumni </li>
<li>Awesome programs like Hinman CEO's that made UnderArmour a reality</li>
<li>Fearsome mascot</li>
<li>Living learning communities</li>
<li>Honors college</li>
<li>Diversity</li>
<li>Featured in movies (St. Elmo's Fire, National Treasure 2)</li>
<li>Winner of most recent solar decathlon (architecture contest)</li>
<li>Most anxious applicants (ha ha)</li>
<li>Coach Randy Edsall</li>
<li>Far away from Florida!!!</li>
<li>Best football uniforms</li>
</ol>