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Honestly, overall this school is not worth yourNot so brightCommunications
Honestly, overall this school is not worth your time. I feel like I wasted a year of my life and a year of my money. Everyone leaves on the weekends, the campus is empty, and they tell you they "have events" for the kids that stay on campus over the weekends, but thats just another lie. And after one year going here I know numerous kids who are transferring, and that says A LOT about the school. Its all Minnesota kids who went to high school together and peaked, so if thats the school you want this is perfect for you... but if you want a real college experience definitely not the school for you.
1st Year Female -- Class 1921
Campus Maintenance: B+, Education Quality: F
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I love St. Thomas.Quite BrightPsychology
I love St. Thomas. I am a senior Psychology major living off campus. The larger student body is clique-y and full of rich white kids, but I have found more than one oasis of friendly, down-to-earth people (easier to find in the psyc department, perhaps). I don't know much about what it is like to be an international student or a minority at UST, so I can't speak to that. However, I found my experience to be stimulating and welcoming. The professors at UST are concerned with helping you learn. Philosophy and Theology classes are required, but they are not meant to drill specific ideas into your head; they have helped me instead to think critically about my life and beliefs and be able to look at information intelligently rather than to merely consume. You will not find many easy classes at St. Thomas, but as a person who came to college to learn, I am fully appreciative of that fact. The psychology department, where I spend most of my time, is phenomenal. Professors are excited to include you in research, they are encouraging and challenging, and they want to see you learn. You can tell they want to invest in you, and if you let them, you can learn so much. It's not just a program, it's a community down there in the bottom floor of JRC. I live in the cities, and don't spend much of my social life on campus, but I love that area of St. Paul, and Minneapolis (my very favorite city) is right next door. If you decide to go to UST, go to Kopplin's on Marshall Ave. It's the best coffee around!
3rd Year Female -- Class 2016
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: C+
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I don't know what people are saying about not getting a scholarship. I was offered two: one was a full academic scholarship. I couldn't be happier going to UST. Besides this, they are taking all my CITS credits.
1st Year Male -- Class 2019
Education Quality: A, Useful Schoolwork: F
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