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Acadia University (Canada)

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Try to combine yourEconomics
Try to combine your major with compsc. Out of school, my salary was early 30s with economics degree. Understood a bit of programming, got a 20k raise 6 months later into career with same company. It's a nice thing that Acadia offers compsc with many programs. I wish I had gone this route.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Acadia doesn't care about you as an individual.Not so brightBiology
Acadia doesn't care about you as an individual. If someone were to make other students feel unsafe, Acadia wouldn't act on it. There have been multiple cases where a specific student has attacked other members of the community. For example, she bleached other students' milk resulting in hospitalization, stole from other students' in residence and off-campus, has spread immensely inaccurate and hurtful rumours, would record inappropriate videos/pictures/audio and would distribute them, etc. and Acadia has done nothing. The victims of the bleaching felt so unsafe that they transferred and moved out of the province while the perpetrator remains a student even now with no backlash. Acadia only cares about profit and not about student health despite their friendly exterior. I would not recommend this university.
4th Year Female -- Class 2017
Collaboration/Competitive: B+, Education Quality: F
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The quality of the classes and professors isBrightBusiness - Management and Administration
The quality of the classes and professors is really varied. Some are great, helpful and put lots of effort into teaching their classes. Others are arrogant, unskilled and couldn't care less. (Prepare for lots of teaching yourself and unstructured classes from lazy professors, especially in upper years.)

In the business department if you're not majoring in finance, accounting or in the co-op program... good luck. All of the networking and professional development programs are for these majors and the rest get the shaft. Their career services department has no funding and is now just a web page, so you're on your own.

It's a small town so things can get a bit repetitive. Everyone goes to the same 2 bars every weekend and you'll see the same people constantly. Despite this, the social life can be really fun and you can make some great friends. There's not much variation in extracurricular/clubs and most are either sports, stereotypically "nerdy" activities like D&D or student government positions that are more work than fun.The meal hall food is absolutely disgusting. Living in the dorms is fun and all but eventually the gross food will get you to move off campus.

3rd Year Male -- Class 2019
Collaboration/Competitive: A, University Resource Use/ spending: D-
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