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I was a first year art student at BSU.Quite BrightArt & Design Department
I was a first year art student at BSU. With Idaho's lack of universities, I wish I could have gone somewhere else. However, it was either Boise or Moscow, and Moscow is a joke. I would say that BSU is an example of the failure of our modern school system. It was like going to high school all over again.

Please, if you can avoid it, DO NOT GO TO THIS SCHOOL.
At first I thought it was just me, but then I realized that it was everyone else as well. The students are dispirited, depressed, and are beyond apathetic about their grades. "'C's' get degrees" was the motto of a 5th year student I roomed with on campus who had fallen by the wayside like a full 1/2 of the BSU community.

Not only that, but the art department is a waste of time. I found myself making COLOR WHEELS in one class. Color wheels!Don't let yourself be fooled by whatever example the campus itself sets up for you. Yes, it's nice but if you want a quality education, look elsewhere.

1st Year Female -- Class 2010
Campus Maintenance: A, Education Quality: F
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The teachers were great.AverageBusiness - Management and Administration
The teachers were great. They were helpful when I wanted to find an internship and when I had questions about assignments. I got involved in student government and met a lot of great people plus made some great connections with faculty and staff.
4th Year Male -- Class 2004
University Resource Use/ spending: A+, Scholastic Success: B+
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Just as any University campus would have, thereQuite BrightEnglish
Just as any University campus would have, there are positive expeariences with teachers and negative. There are fellow students who feel equal and those who feel superior. The old saying, you get out of it what you put into it is very applicable. The biggest gripe I have with BSU is that they are claiming they must make more cuts to the English department and Liberal Arts in general. However, they are simultaneously providing more money for a bigger football field, new turf, more seating, etc. The University is following the path of many Universities and placing the priority on sports rather than the quality of education. This is why I say I would leave given the chance. Half the classes in the catalog each year under the English heading are never taught due to budget and staffing cuts. I hope this situation will improve soon.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2007
Campus Maintenance: A, Useful Schoolwork: C
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