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In BC, everyone goes to SFU if theyQuite BrightPolitical Science
In BC, everyone goes to SFU if they have been rejected by UBC. The admission averages near the May and June are so low that its almost a joke. I've heard of people getting into the school with 78 and 79 without any supplementary activities (volunteer, awards etc.). This school is just a step away from being a college. Also, this school is ranked lowest in the province and the quality of the school reflects this as well. The buildings are ugly, the strikes the school has with its unions are very annoying as well. The grading scheme is unreasonable and many of the professors act as if they do not care about you at all. DO NOT COME HERE IF YOU WANT TO HAVE A SOME WHAT GOOD UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE!!
4th Year Female -- Class 2016
Collaboration/Competitive: C+, Individual Value: F
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SFU is an old concrete business on aAverageChemistry
SFU is an old concrete business on a hill masquerading as an institution of higher learning. The basic problem is that it does not provide an environment conducive to learning. The degree is worth less than the paper it's printed on (BSc here) and the amount of busy-work you need to do to achieve this degree is staggering (over 5 years). I feel as though my undergraduate education is lacking so far behind when I meet undergrads from other institutions (most notably U of T or UBC). I would recommend only going here for a business degree or maybe Economics and rush through it as fast as possible. Don't get involved and don't expect to make friends.
5th Year Female -- Class 2011
University Resource Use: C+, Faculty Accessibility: F
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I spent a year at the University ofQuite BrightBiology
I spent a year at the University of Toronto, and felt swallowed up by the school. I switched to SFU a year later and I LOVE it here. They are completely devoted to making this school a positive working environment for everyone. I wouldn't switch schools given the chance now that I'm here. I'm so much happier!!
1st Year Female -- Class 2017
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: D+
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