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Oct 20 2014PreMed and Medical
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The U of A is an immense clogged administrative machinery above everything else. Courses are both here and there, I've had excellent professors as well as some self-infatuated instructors (full professors, to be clear, I am not willing to rip on TAs - just on professors who don't take time to read your exam, but threaten the students instead). However, one is probably likely to meet professors whose teaching abilities span an entire spectrum at any mid-level university such as the U of A. Sadly, the U of A is not as much at the forefront of research as the propaganda would have you think, or they wouldn't periodically beg for substantial donations from alumni that they don't bother to really keep track of or support in any real way. From feeling like I have achieved something at the time of my graduation I have gotten to perceive this degree as inconsequential.
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Jan 21 2014Undecided
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Lousy faculty of arts advisor who yelled at me and was rude because I was referred to them by my department advisor? She made it very clear that I was wasting her time. I never want to talk to see her ever again. She represents the faculty of arts advisors, so I feel the faculty of arts advisors are unfriendly and unhelpful. To save money the university should simply not hire any faculty advisors, after all we can all refer to the calendar.

Professors so far carry a very condescending air, specifically department of human geography and planning.

Students are not very tolerant or respectful to visible minorities.
A+ for fun - night-life & drinking, things that do not really help academically. Cold and unfriendly university.

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Dec 11 2013Biology
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Coming from the US, I never thought I would feel culturally isolated in Canada. Although I do from time to time, more than anything I've felt my differences embraced by the people I have met here. The campus is insanely fun to explore, and despite the winters being a little too intense for my liking, it's catered to with seemingly endless indoor walkways.
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