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The management program itself is okay, but youQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
The management program itself is okay, but you HAVE to be willing to do a little bit of work outside of class to come out with a job offer. That means doing a tiny bit of community service, gathering any kind of work experience, and getting some kind of internship to ensure that you can sell yourself at a career fair. I got an offer two months into my senior year and I will enjoy coasting through the rest of it knowing that I'm going to be okay. Not to mention a bunch of other companies are interested in me. Thanks ASU!!!
4th Year Male -- Class 2016
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Innovation: B-
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App State is the best school in theBrightOther
App State is the best school in the universe. The town is perfect to host a college atmosphere- small enough to be a small mountain town but big enough to stay consistently exciting...we even get some pretty big bands like SOJA roll through here on occasion. I have never met more amazing people than I have here- the students and the locals are welcoming and friendly. Bar scene is awesome- even though there's only 7 or so bars in town, we know how to keep it exciting and have a good time. And, we're in the mountains. Be prepared for extreme weather and walking uphill both ways to class. When it's nice, it's typical to take a hike or go swim at the river- outdoor activities are endless here. Nestled in the mountains, we are close to many rivers, lakes, and trails. Nothing beats living in the mountains- flannel and chacos are practically wardrobe requirements here and the town has a really cool laid-back hippie vibe. In my three years here, I have never met a single person who wasn't happy in Boone. This place is truly amazing...I love it here!!
3rd Year Female -- Class 2015
Friendliness: A+, Useful Schoolwork: B
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Short and Sweet: It's a REDNECK SCHOOL.AverageBusiness - Management and Administration
Short and Sweet: It's a REDNECK SCHOOL.
I hesitated to write a "REAL" Review of ASU because I knew it would require being honest. I would say the vast majority of the students are basically redneck and I'm talking high percentages. These are the wannabe's from their high schools, the big fish in their little tiny ponds in North Carolina. I saw only a few from out of state--so little to no diversity even from that.If you're thinking of ASU, this isn't UNC, most of the students do not come from professional/educated homes, generally a redneck mentality, they all think and act alike. Most of the students do not come from homes where a parent has a degree (confirmed). That's not a putdown, but the mentality here is extremely close-minded. I just hope others don't make the same mistake I did by attending here. If you come from a home with educated parents, I seriously doubt you're going to have a lot in common with the students-just being honest.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2014
Campus Aesthetics: A-, Social Life: F
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