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If you need financial aid this school is

Aug 18 2014Business - Management and Administration
If you need financial aid this school is a train wreck turn around now and apply at USD. The staff is rude, unethical and lies a lot. If you are an older student then definitely turn around. I have never been so disrespected in my life. I can't tell you how many times I was asked if I was a parent or a student. The staff as well as the faculty treat you like you are still in high school and will never be honest enough to admit they made mistake. In one on my classes a student called another student raciest, and the professor did nothing about it.
1st Year Female -- Class 2015
Faculty Accessibility: A, Education Quality: F

The biggest problem with the school is that

Apr 24 2014Electrical Engineering
The biggest problem with the school is that it is administrator heavy with little regard for academics. The school seems to be more concerned with hiring and retaining over paid administrators than attracting and retaining quality instructors. Funds are taken from students to build useless admin building that are not needed, while several colleges are being forced to cut cost to only the bare min. Larger classes are forced on students, with very few labs and very little applied learning.
4th Year Male -- Class 2014
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: F

San Diego State University is the best California

May 04 2014Accounting
San Diego State University is the best California state university. Campus life has a lot to offer and SDSU is not a commuter school. If you're aiming for a career in accounting then definitely go here so you can be like me! Seriously though school is pretty great. 5 Star weather, student union, basketball team, school spirit, people, San Diego location, greeklife, gaslamp in downtown, upward momentum, wonderful people, and great modern/Spanish/Cali style architecture. It is a big school with big school benefits, some people are afraid of the crowd, but honestly being in a big school has way more positives than negatives. Nothing is overwhelming at all; kind of like how LA is daunting urban sprawl, San Diego feels much more decentralized. SDSU also feels that way. It is hard to explain when all you see are the numbers like 77,000+ applicants and about 33,000 students. I never felt like "just a number" or whatever people are afraid of. It is actually really exciting to attend such a large university.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2015
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Friendliness: F
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