StudentsReview :: The Soka University of America - Comments and Student Experiences
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city



  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


The Soka University of America

There are 24 Comments

View:

Sort By: [Date] [Major] [Rating]

Select Comments:

Positive Negative Neutral Advice
SUA has a breathtakinglyAverageOther
SUA has a breathtakingly beautiful campus. Sometimes I feel SUA like a hell becuase of heavy workload in some classes (if you don't take heavy classes, that's fine). Whenever I feel that way, I take a walk on the campus to feel relieved. This campus makes me calm down and reflesh.
2nd Year Female -- Class 1922
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Surrounding City: B-
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
I am a third-year student at Soka.BrightOther
I am a third-year student at Soka. As an international student, I appreciate the supportive environment at Soka. For example, Soka has a writing center, which helps any level of writers. Especially when I was the first year, they helped me a lot with my grammar.

A unique feature of Soka is a diverse student body. International students are about 50%. A good thing about the diversity is that students could make friends from different backgrounds. However, students from similar backgrounds tend to stick together, so it requires efforts to enjoy the advantage of the diversity. Also, some larger groups tend to be represented more than the others. It is a challenge to overcome this issue.Another unique point of Soka is a required study abroad for a semester in a junior year. Students take language classes from their first year to prepare for the study abroad program. Students can choose from four languages, Spanish, French, Japanese, and Chinese. The experiences of study abroad differ depending on students, but definitely, this provides a unique experience with students.

3rd Year Male -- Class 1921
Education Quality: A, Individual Value: C+
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
I'm pretty satisfied with SUA.BrightUndecided
I'm pretty satisfied with SUA. I am very excited for my Study Abroad (which is free, by the way, as the university pays for everyone's SA travel) and I feel like this is a school that will allow me to have once in a lifetime opportunities. The courses I am taking are well geared towards my interests (especially international relations and East/Southeast Asian studies), but there are a plethora of courses available, no matter ones interest. It's small, but that's my favourite thing about the campus. I feel like I have a control over my college experience which I wouldn't otherwise have in a bigger university.
1st Year Female -- Class 1922
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Surrounding City: B
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question

Recently Reviewed Colleges!

 City College - Fort Lauderdale (FL) 1:neutral

 University of Colorado - Colorado Springs (CO) 1:negative

 University of Maryland - College Park (MD) 1:negative

 Institute of Advanced Medical Esthetics (VA) 2:negative

 There are 10 more!

Compare SOKA/SUASave SOKA/SUA

    Lists SOKA/SUA appears in

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→