StudentsReview :: The State College of Florida Manatee Sarasota - Comments and Student Experiences
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools

  Who's got the Best?

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

The State College of Florida Manatee Sarasota

There are 4 Comments


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

Select Comments:

Positive Negative Neutral Advice
State college is just a name for moneyAverageOther
State college is just a name for money but it's still a pretty dandy place to go to. Be warned though, the departments are not very well connected to each other and very often (for me) information got jumbled up. My financial aid kept getting mixed up and I was told it was going to be alright, however I had to pay out of pocket for my classes. So make sure you're on the ball with all of your information and needs.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2015
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Faculty Accessibility: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
This is my 2nd semester here and allQuite BrightPerfomance Arts
This is my 2nd semester here and all the professors I've had are good. They are engaging and are willing to help. But honestly this school is easier than high school, Not challenging at all. It is really not worth it unless youre going for nursing or another craft that requires professional training. The campus is nice and is fairly well kept, but the students body is horrible. if you have friends that go here, great, meet them in the cafeteria for lunch. If not, expect to either walk around, sit in class, and eat lunch alone, or do all of the above while get hit on my complete creeps who are half retarded playing video games. Sorry, but it is the truth. Nobody here talks to each other at all. The theatre department is a bit more social, obviously, but every other class here, the kids are either totally awkward, unsocial, or hicks. There are a lot of hicks. Be prepared to be blasted in the face by thick clouds of black smoke as pick-up trucks ten feet off the ground from Myakka roll by every day. And be prepared to unpleasantly and unwillingly stare at fat rolls bulging out the sides of redneck girls' sad excuse for cut-off denim shorts. And be prepared to listen to the story from the kid that sits next to you in class' of what happened to him last night at the Myakka mud wrestling derby while he was making beef jerky and hunting boars. But, if youre lucky, you wont have to class full of hicks, just old people. People that go here are also well into their 40s or 50s, which is cool, everybody wants an education at some point (?) but it does not prove fitting for other kids who are younger and ready to learn new things and not talk about when they were younger and DVDs didnt exist yet.So pretty much, unless youre a hick or really old, please dont go here.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2015
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Social Life: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
WARNING:AverageSchool of Information
WARNING:DO NOT ATTEND FOR ANY IT A.A.S., the IT industry is based on certifications as well as your degree. You will not be prepared to take any certification tests by obtaining your degree there.
1st Year Male -- Class 2015
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Education Quality: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful

Recently Reviewed Colleges!

 Wheaton College (MA) 1:positive

 University of South Carolina - Columbia (SC) 1:neutral

 Lewis University (IL) 1:negative

 State University of New York - Fredonia (NY) 1:neutral

 There are 18 more!


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→