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Any university is what you make it.Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Any university is what you make it. If you choose to challenge yourself you will be challenged. Likewise, you'll fail out of the programs if you do not work hard. I earned a dual-degree as a traditional student and went to a well respected graduate school in Washington, DC. Reputation is a bit lacking, but the school is gaining popularity. I would describe it as a boutique. If you want a successful, desirable reputation, you will have to represent the college well once you graduate.
4th Year Male -- Class 2007
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: C+
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Faculty and resources are obsolete.Not so brightBusiness - Management and Administration
Faculty and resources are obsolete. The finacial aid department is a disaster and they constanly screw up your loans and aid and do not apply your accounts right or in a timely manner. Never can talk to anyone. If you call you get voicemail, voicemail,voicemail or put off and no answers. Do not waste your money.....spend it somewhere else. With that much money involved you should expect better. If you take night courses at a satellite campus don't expect any faculty or resources,computers etc. to be available. RTP is the Worst.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2011
Surrounding City: A, Education Quality: F
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I attended the MOC New Bern campus.Not so brightCriminal
I attended the MOC New Bern campus. The location was very convenient and the course set up (accelerated, night program) fit into my schedule almost perfectly. There are ALWAYS negatives to ANY academic institution; MOC's were minimal. Overall, I had instructors with "real world" knowledge in addition to the proper academic credentials which provided a wealth of knowledge and made lectures interesting. A couple instructors enjoyed hearing themselves speak, but they were a small minority. My advisor was VERY helpful and supportive in regards to the administration aspect of attending college. I was fortunate to have a great group of people in my cohort (who became my friends! I love them!). While there were a couple negative experiences, I ENJOYED my time a MOC New Bern and would not trade it for anything!I would recommend attending MOC at one of the extended campus locations. If you NEED to have online courses to get a degree, then do it. Otherwise, I HIGHLY recommend doing a seated program. Further, the main campus location offers more majors and is cheaper, but be aware that the town is pretty small.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2011
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: F
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