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Jan 16 2015Other
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First two years you are able to live in dorms. From experience, even being a very social person it was hard to meet friends outside of the classroom. Nobody cares about athletics and has NO school spirit. No campus and sometimes scary walking around the commons. The smoking outside of sawyer is awful and very annoying. The food on campus is so expensive and not good at all (except 73) and the meal plan works like a debit card which is very annoying. The "gym" is so small, very disappointing, and doesn't have a lot to offer for a college. I do not recommend attending this school at all.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Surrounding City: A, Campus Aesthetics: F
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Dec 07 2014Communications
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I am currently a freshman at Suffolk and it has not been the good experience I had hoped for. First of all, living in the heart of Boston has been amazing. Living here has been the best part of going to Suffolk. My main problem with Suffolk is my experience with campus staff and residence life. I do not recommend living in the dorms if you can commute or rent elsewhere. The staff in residence life are horrible. I had the job of an office assistant in this office for my first semester and the behavior of the staff is appalling. Whenever a student would come in or call with a serious question or concern, staff would gt irritated and gossip with each other about the student. I was not treated well as an employee either. The woman at the main desk is rude, arrogant, and treated me very poorly. She also made several insensitive comments to the other staff members about parents and their children. When I decided to commute for the second semester to save money (housing is so expensive), it was a pain to get out of the contract. I needed to write a one page paper discussing my reason for moving out, then meet with several staff members and basically got grilled with questions that I felt like they didn't need answers to. Overall, it has not been a good living experience at Suffolk. I can't, however, complain about the classes yet. My professor have been fine and classes have so far been good. Another bad thing to consider is the food is terrible. Barely any options and it rarely changes day to day. They also only use paper plates and plastic cutlery which I find super wasteful. It is not a traditional college dining hall to say the least.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Surrounding City: A+, Campus Aesthetics: F
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Aug 03 2014Business - Management and Administration
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I went to suffolk for a year and a half before transferring. I like it for the first 2 months then it got old..quick. No school spirit and no college campus. Its just an awful place to go if you are looking for the good old college experience. For example doing activities such as going to sporting events (for your school not the city of boston), tailgating, joining a frat or sorority, having mixers, and many more things that the typical college experience includes. None of those things are available at suffolk. There is no campus and you're whole college is based out of 4 buildings. It is an absolute joke. Highly recommend going somewhere else.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2016
Perceived Campus Safety: B, Useful Schoolwork: F
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