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Horrible university.AverageOther
Horrible university. I know now why ATU is the cheapest in the state. As a student you are treated by the faculty (not the professors, but those with LESS college than most of the students) as inferior due simply to your age. ATU does not have it together with their policies either. Holds will be placed on your account for very minor issues, and it is very difficult to remove the holds.
1st Year Male -- Class 2014
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Useful Schoolwork: F
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I came to Tech through a series ofQuite BrightMusic - Performance
I came to Tech through a series of familial misfortunes to the point that it became the most affordable, realistic option. I had several other schools picked out, and had been admitted to IU Bloomington's music program. Tech simply became the only viable option. From the second I sat down in freshman orientation to my last day of finals freshman year, I have been nothing if not impressed with the school, particularly the faculty. I'm a music performance (double specialty-horn & piano)/pre-medical biology double major, and I have continually underestimated not only the patience and helpfulness of the faculty but, as far as the music department goes, talent. Some of the music staff have attended Juilliard, some come from overseas. I know of one who has played with the Rome Symphony Orchestra.

The things I haven't been as impressed with are the students. You should NOT come to this school if you have a problem with rednecks. There also seems to be a desperate lack of attractive girls. Just saying. Also, the dorm I stayed in was literally falling apart. We have keycards to access our dorms. Well, we didn't need them, as we didn't have external doors for a semester. They had all fallen off by the second week, and maintenance was painfully slow at getting them, or anything else, repaired. And all the pianos are always out of tune.

1st Year Male -- Class 2013
Education Quality: B+, Useful Schoolwork: F
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Arkansas Tech has been a great educational experience.Quite BrightOther
Arkansas Tech has been a great educational experience. The faculty in the Rehab Science Dept are outstanding: Ms. Marti Wilkerson and Dr. Penny Willmering have went above and beyond the call of duty to teach their student what is needing in the real world of Rehab and Social Services. However, Dr. Harris I believes enjoys giving unneccessary material that is dated and information that is not on his exams. If you want to be totally STRESSED his class is the one to take (any of them). I think the time has come for him to retire. That's my opinion!
5th Year Female -- Class 1990
Friendliness: A+, Individual Value: C-
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