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I love this school, I'm really glad IBrightOther
I love this school, I'm really glad I went to Mount Ida and not Lasell, its much nicer from what I have seen a heard. The dorms are nice and close, and the people are always really nice. Everyone is friendly and it is easily referred to as "home". I cant wait to go back and there is no place better than mount ida.
1st Year Female -- Class 2013
Education Quality: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: B
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The school isn't bad, let's start with that.Quite BrightCriminal
The school isn't bad, let's start with that. The classes are good, at least for my current major, and my former major they were. I made some of the best friends of my life here. Partying does kind of suck, as you're basically sitting in a room and drinking with music on and maybe four other people with you, because if you tried to have more you'd get written up. Our sports are nothing to brag about, and our sport players even less so. The football team actually has a degree of discipline and respect, as was I'm sure instilled by their coach. However, the Lacrosse team is 99% of the time, a different story.I think if you're looking for a good criminal justice undergrad program, this is the place to be, especially if you're a commuter from the nearby area, but if you want to live on campus, it's not so bad either. Boston isn't too far, and getting a car on campus if you have one isn't overly difficult.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2012
Education Quality: A, Individual Value: D-
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I was extremely disappointed with their Fashion DesignQuite BrightDesign Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc
I was extremely disappointed with their Fashion Design program. I took two classes my first semester: Draping & Couture, Basic Clothing Construction I

In Draping and Couture, there was a pleasant older woman who taught the class but zipped through everything so quickly that nobody understood what she meant. One time she said, "Everyone get it?" and when everyone murmured and basically said no, her response was, "OK, Moving on..." Yes, seriously.

The Construction class was even worse. The teacher would literally do ONE demo at the beginning of class and that was it. I would go up to her frequently and ask her if I was doing a stitch right and her response was, "This stitch is on page 85 in your textbook." In other words, "You're on your own, kid. Don't bother me." Maybe I'm picky, but aren't teacher's supposed to TEACH?

Seriously, I could've (and have) learned more with youtube tutorials and a decent textbook (not the ones they suggested) than from the professors in this program. Needless to say, I switched schools immediately.

Alumna Female -- Class 2000
Preparedness: F Reputation: F
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