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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

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This school is filled with arrogant, snotty whiteNot so brightUrban Planning
This school is filled with arrogant, snotty white people who all think they are so cool because they got into this school. The school only accomodates engineers, and the engineers think they are the only significant people who go to this school. The administration is awful, they do not make you feel welcome whatsoever and put holds on your account every single quarter. There is so much hype about the jobs they get you outside of college but it does not provide a good college experience whatsoever. People only want to hike and get blacked out drunk every day and the campus is not attractive whatsoever. There is no school pride at all, and the sports are awful. The Greek life is small and does not provide the feel of an actual college experience. Overall this school is a waste and you're better off going to a uc where you will get a real college experience and still get a quality education that will provide you with a quality job after undergraduate.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Faculty Accessibility: A, Individual Value: F
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Cal Poly may be known for engineering butQuite BrightChemistry
Cal Poly may be known for engineering but the Chemistry Department is seriously top notch. I have attended/worked at 5 other universities in my life and the Cal Poly faculty is the most helpful, accessible and just generally happy about teaching and life. Faculty teach all their courses (no TAs or GAs) and all have office hours that they actually keep. Pretty amazing.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2008
Education Quality: A+, Useful Schoolwork: B
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Cal Poly has beenQuite BrightComputer Science
Cal Poly has been great in every aspect of my life. I expect to graduate with a great job and have already had internships. My social life has been great. The students are open, friendly and fun. Who wouldn't want to go to school in a paradise close to beach, wine country and mountains to hike.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Campus Aesthetics: A-
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