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I am an outQuite BrightPolitical Science
I am an out of state student from NYC. UA gave my a huge scholarship and at first I was hesitant to go to school in the deep south but I love it. The campus is amazing and the people are so friendly.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2017
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: B
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There is one professor in particular who providedComputer Science
There is one professor in particular who provided a negative experience--Prof. Richard Borie. He was the only professor teaching certain major-required courses. He was unapproachable for help, a hard grader, gave really hard exams suitable more for graduate student-level work and was the reason I ended up with a lower than expected GPA. The Borie courses were combined grad/undergraduate courses, but the course work was not leveled. Everyone took the same tests and the curve was based on graduate and undergraduate performance. I felt the expectations for success were unrealistic. I was constantly struggling in Borie's class due to the lack of help or additional explanation when I asked for it. The department should look for a replacement for him.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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This place is awful, do not expect anyAverageOther
This place is awful, do not expect any faculty or staff to help you with ANYTHING. The people here will hate you unless you are actively part of a fraternity or sorority. When signing up for classes they don't tell you that most classes are online. NOT worth the $40k+ that out of state students pay. Ive wanted to come here since I left the womb, Ive been here for one semester and I cant get out fast enough. The University covers up things like shooting threats and daily robberies. Do not make the mistake of coming here. P.S. the wifi is out every 10 minutes.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
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