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The people at TIU are mixed.Bright
The people at TIU are mixed. There are people from all over. The diversity is excellent. The cliques at TIU are noticeable. You are judged like any school. I think there are quite a few girls who have conceited personalities and need to learn how to treat others. On the other hand, there are girls who are down to earth and do not act immature competetitve or judgemental. It is good to get involved to stay busy. If you are not in clubs or busy with work, you will be lonely. Also, the guys here are easier to get along with. Some of the girls gossip and act rude, but that is just a warning that they are not worth being friends with,If you choose good friends based on the right things: their values, (not social status) you will be fine. make sure you have a group of friends who understand and support you and do not judge you or gossip behind your back. Avoid drama creating cliques and you will have a great journey socially. Academically, TIU is strong but sometimes is not challenging and the classes can have some very distracting noisy students who are rude. The professors are good except when they ignore the rude people who whisper like they are in elementary school during class.
4th Year Female -- Class 2016
Campus Maintenance: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: C
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I have been dealing with several classmates whoQuite BrightReligion/Religious
I have been dealing with several classmates who seem very arrogant cliquish snobby and self obsessed with no regard for manners the students in my classes text in class and are inconsiderate sometimes I feel invisible and uncared for sometimes I feel like I am the only sensitive creative and polite quiet student some students gossip are judgemental materialistic and rude some students on sports team seem to hold the belief that they can get away with more in class I have been excluded from group work on numerous occassions and the students know I behave differently I should not feel guilty for being different I should not feel bad because I am quiet those who judge will be judged those who are self obsessed and prideful and enjoy being the best at the expense of others those who are unhelpful self absorbed will have a tough life later they may be happy now stomping on the feelings of others and making others feel threatened or being unnaproachable but rest assured they will be punished by god eventually bottom line if you don't like social games cliques gossip and immaturity social garbage and distraction and if you are quiet creative and are yourself and down to earth DO NOT SET FOOT HERE your spirit will be broken you will be judged and hurt unless you choose not to let all of the jerks let you feel less than you are1
1st Year Female -- Class 2012
Education Quality: A, Innovation: D
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Some of the students are very rude, excluding,Quite Bright
Some of the students are very rude, excluding, judgemental. the fact that this school claims to be Christian is almost laughable I do not know the hearts of the students, but their behavior proves otherwise as to being loving and open. The cliques at TIU make it a challenge for anyone who is quiet or a transfer to adjust let alone survive. The students who appear "wealthier" are often overly prideful and appear snobby and self-obsessed. It seems that cliques and friendships form at TIU if you seem to have what it takes to look good. It seems relationships specifically friendships are based on how much you have or what you own. It seems like there are many shallow people at TIU who base their worth on what they own and how presentable they appear to everyone else. This is a shame considering that there is more to life than simply fitting in at all costs. Alot of people are always leaving campus by car. The weekends here frankly SUCK. I really would advise not coming to TIU if you are a non conformist you will have a difficult time at TIU because most people like to blend in and have the latest stuff. People here are stuck up and seem to think they are awesome. Basically the narcissistic attitude and airheads at this school dont have much substance other than their designer.(fil-in-the blank) I got laughed at because I apparently was not fashionable enough. The students did not even know me. Again, I dislike the judgement, gossip, and immature, cliquish students at this school. They make me feel sick to my stomach. It is too bad that the school environment is interuptted by such arrogant and loud attention seeking garbish students.
1st Year Female -- Class 2013
Education Quality: A, Social Life: D
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