Home to Michigan Stadium, colloquially termed "The Big House", the University of Michigan is also known for its legendary football, hockey, and formerly its basketball team (We all remember the Fab 5).
Michigan is one of the country's leaders in athletics, academics, and college life in general--located in beautiful Ann Arbor. You simply cannot go wrong with the University of Michigan.
"Hail To the Victors"
"If you have to choose between Harvard and Michigan, go to Harvard. But, if you have to choose between Michigan and Northwestern, do yourself a favor and go to Michigan."
(2) Does not seriously consider Michigan State a rival, despite MSU's sad, desperate, single-sided rivalry with UM. No, seriously.
(3) Used interchangeably with Ann Arbor.
UM kids: "Ohio State sucks."
State kids: "Ann Arbor's a whore."
UM kids: "If Ann Arbor's a whore, why didn't you get in?"