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A quick comment, I cant comment on theCommunications
A quick comment, I cant comment on the current state of academics at AU, but I want perspective students to do their due diligence regarding internships and career counseling. I found both to be extremely lacking. See if you can find reviews on your potential faculty advisor as well. Pepper Career Services with questions about where you can intern, dont just except, their are so many choices, get specifics. Get a current list of opportunities. I had to hunt for mine on my own. My program was fine and IS is very good, but you have to be able to get somewhere with it when you leave. In the end I got an MA in something entirely different, received some highly valuable guidance from a grad professor and things turned out okay. But noone at AU guided me into what I needed to do. Like I said do your due diligence if it sounds off then chose a different school because you are paying a heap of money that you need to convert into a good career.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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I think the main reason I'm not aQuite BrightPsychology
I think the main reason I'm not a fan of this school is because I loved it on paper. I haven't felt like home since getting here or felt like that I made decent friendships that I would cherish as the years went by. Sure they are nice people, but a great portion of them are highly arrogant and care about themselves. I have had very few conversations with people that it wasn't just them boasting about their great abilities/connections/life story. I love the academics side though but as a whole if I had to go through senior year of hs picking a school, American would not be it for me.
1st Year Female -- Class 2016
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Individual Value: D
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Everyone is quite mediocre from faculty/staff to student body
3rd Year Female -- Class 2012
Surrounding City: A-, Useful Schoolwork: F
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