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My cohort is great - we are notQuite BrightEducation
My cohort is great - we are not a cutthroat group in the least. My professors are mostly great - there are a few that weren't so good (English language barrier, thanks Western). But the God-forsaken business end of campus pisses me off every semester. I'm a non-traditional student with a degree, trying to get certification in physical education. Because I have a degree, I keep getting financial aid denied (all I need are Fed Loans) by the school, NOT at the national level. They tell me "oh all you need to do is fill out this form once and you're good." Lies. Next semester, same problem - no financial aid, no notice why. "Oh yeah, you have to fill out this form again, but it's the last time you'll need to do it." Lies. And, when you do fill it out, it's not enough. This school is unbelievably liberal, they're so "open-minded" they're completely closed off. Screw the Broncos, go Chips!!!
4th Year Male -- Class 2019
Collaboration/Competitive: A+, Individual Value: F
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Western Michigan University. Beware, my experience attending was horrible. I had such a bad time, I am writing to provide advice for recent high school grads. This is a very realistic review on what to expect as a student here. Leaving high school I was very open minded and eager to meet new people that are about something.

Students at WMU are exactly dull, close minded and cliquey. As an incoming student you will come to find the realization very quickly.

The school is best describe as a very toxic downgrading environment at the worst or a below average university at best. This university will bring down your morals, values and IQ if you let it.

If you are hoping to be around quality people and a positive growing environment this school is not for you. Only enroll if this university is your very last option. If you decide, to proceed in becoming a student here and find my review to be accurate after the first semester. Transfer! Because your experience will not get any better as the years go on. I hope you find this helpful.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Michigan>Michigan State University>Michigan Tech>KalamazooQuite BrightFinance
Michigan>Michigan State University>Michigan Tech>Kalamazoo College>Oakland University>Central Michigan University>Wayne State University>Western Michigan University
2nd Year Female -- Class 2016
Friendliness: C, Education Quality: F
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