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California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

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The school transitioning to Semester was very unorganized.AverageKinesiology
The school transitioning to Semester was very unorganized. When I rate the faculty as condescending and unhelpful, I am talking about the administrative and class department faculty. The academic faculty are helpful, but they also get stuck by the lack of organization, knowledge and coordination of the administrative and department faculty. Advice: If you have another option to go to another school, I'd say go to that school.
4th Year Female -- Class 2019
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Individual Value: F
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I'm a first year out of state studentBrightMechanical Engineering
I'm a first year out of state student in mechanical engineering and am becoming quite frustrated already. I like my classes and the professors are nice. However the staff is rude and not helpful. It's very hard to get into the classes you need in this major. Already I am behind by three classes and that's considered lucky from what I hear. The dorms are quite old and small even for two people and I'm in a three bed dorm.

So far the other students are nice and the social life is ok. The campus grounds are ok. As for the surrounding area, I haven't vetured out near the school yet but I have relatives here and they warn me never to go alone and to have at least three buddies with me.My main complaint is not getting into the classes I need for my major. If this keeps happening, I won't graduate until seven years. I am already thinking about transferring to another school. Also, this school will be transitioning from a quarter system to a semester system which will put students even more further behind.

1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Scholastic Success: A, Faculty Accessibility: D-
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If you would like to have an enjoyableBrightEngineering Department
If you would like to have an enjoyable college experience with friendly teachers, a challenging but stimulating workload, any kind of social life, and an overall memorable experience that you will cherish forever, I implore to please please please whatever you do avoid this school or at least the engineering department at all costs. The quality of this department and school has dropped so significantly in the last few years, I warn everyone thinking about applying to not waste their time or money. Because cal poly pays the absolute least in professor wages, any decent teacher immediately transfers away as soon as they can. The leftover professors are terrible and barely speak any English. They are constantly getting annoyed because of their inability to articulate their lesson, and half the time just give up and read off slides they made five years ago. I was especially surprised when I found out there is NO EXPOSURE TO ANY AUTOCAD, which is required in absolutely every engineering job. This school is ridiculous and does not deserve its current ranking which is why it has only DROPPED in the last six years.
5th Year Male -- Class 2015
Campus Aesthetics: B+, Education Quality: F
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