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The teachers are great and answer questions promptly.Quite BrightCriminal
The teachers are great and answer questions promptly. BUT the admission department, registration department, counselors, and bookstore (pretty much everyone outside of the teachers) are not helpful. As far as admission goes I had a hold on my account because someone failed to review my transcripts although all had shown to be received. I had to contact them, and they were still telling me I had to take the course, although I had already taken two college level courses. The bookstore never answers phone calls or emails, and being a distant learner those are the only two options I have. They responded a week later, stating that I had missed the deadline to return my books even though the books were listed as a requirement on their website. My counselor, responded to my initial email, but never gave a response to any email trying to follow up on any new updates.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Campus Aesthetics: F
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The administrators at the school were recently excitedBrightAccounting
The administrators at the school were recently excited about the record number of new enrollees. What they conveniently don't mention is the standards are lower. It seems they have picked quantity over quality. It does pay better, afterall. This leaves the classroom environment an aggravating place. There are students that can't write a simple paper or approach professors with questions speaking full sentences. Crime is going up and I wouldn't be surprised if there's a connection. The surrounding city is dull. Student life and environment is a horrible joke. The school keeps growing and parking has become a disaster. Someone had a smart idea to remove parallel parking on campus at the same time. Now students are parking on a dirt patch outside of campus. I don't even know who that land belongs to. Professors in my department have been awesome. I guess they're the light at the end of the tunnel.
4th Year Female -- Class 2015
Campus Maintenance: A+, Innovation: F
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I am a junior attending the University ofQuite BrightComputer Science
I am a junior attending the University of West Georgia. The school is built well, and it looks o.k for such a small school. The students I have met here seem pretty friendly, however there were those few that treated some of the professors with disrespect. I have been in a situation where the class was so mean to professor he just snap and made the class much harder than what it needed to be. Thankfully I only experience those moments during my Freshman year. The upperclassman tend to have more respect for the professors. But as far as student to student relationships it seems pretty normal.

Now what I would really like to talk about is the computer science department. So I really like the professors I had starting out,and the adviser I had was nice and helpful. The CS professors I had later on were not helpful. I understand that as CS major I am supposed to go to "GOOGLE" you will here that at lot. I love Google, I Google all that time when I am trying to figure out a problem. However the classes are rushed and I feel like their is not enough time to really teach you what you need to know. This is main reason why I am transferring so I can take a less traditional route and a more applied CS route. I believe all the extra math and sciences classes that you have to take could have just been extra CS classes to help you learn more about CS. In short the classes are terrible and some not all of the CS professors are just terrible.

2nd Year Male -- Class 2016
Social Life: B+, Education Quality: F
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