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I am graduating in December and have hadAverageEnglish
I am graduating in December and have had nothing but trouble for the past few weeks. First, my advisor is useless and usually doesn't reply right away. And now I found out this morning that even though I was enrolled into a 200 French class with no problem, that's a big no-no because I skipped the other beginner's class due to my graduation in the coming months. The FL director was incredibly rude and talked over me when I explained that I was never made aware that I needed two beginner's classes instead of one and made me feel degraded.

My first two writing teachers were horrid (the 1st one worse than the other), always making fun of everyone's stories and trying to get everyone to gang up on whoever is up for critique.

The students who have flyers out are very annoying and the fraternities who are having whatever sale they're having will come up to you in the food court and practically beg for money. And the school cares more about their research and getting money rather than the safety of their students or their well being. I will never let my future children come here because of that. It does not help that the school tends to change things around such as making some seminar mandatory or whatever. To anyone who is thinking about coming to this school: Please don't. UNC Chapel Hill is cheaper than here, and their student body and faculty are toxic for the most part.

2nd Year Female -- Class 2017
Campus Aesthetics: C, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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Overall, NC State University is not a badQuite BrightArt & Design Department
Overall, NC State University is not a bad school. The campus was beautiful, there were a lot of things to do, the food was good, and I met a lot of nice people. However, my problem lies with the Art + Design department. I majored in Art + Design with a concentration in animation, and I felt that the year that I spent was completely wasted. Design majors consist of a long studio that one takes every semester and this class is where you do the majority of your work for you major... except for if you're in animation. The first two studios involve nothing to do with animation or even basics and principles. The first semester was entirely based on architecture and industrial design with a little bit of fibers (the other main art + design concentration) thrown in. The class was graded on one's ability to be able to design and build constructions, something I certainly never learned how to do and certainly did not sign up to do, yet I was being graded for it. The second semester's studio was degrading to me as an artist. As someone who wants to peruse character animation, a field that is largely focused on creating works that mimic real life, I was forced to work only in abstract and representative art was taught to be less superior. The class seemed to be teaching for an entirely different major, teaching for as if I was going to go on and design chairs or sculptures. The only class I took that could somewhat contribute to my major was basic drawing, however it turned out awful. The professor was completely incompetent, proving time and time again that he had no idea what he was trying to teach, and I'm not exaggerating. He taught perspective wrong multiple times, made up words to try to explain his own made up ideas, and made us do assignments not because they would help us, but just because he thought about it and wanted us to try it out. I learned more in elementary school art class than I did in that drawing class. In conclusion, NC State is a great school if you want to be an engineer or an architect, but if you want to do art + design, specifically animation, beware.
1st Year Female -- Class 1921
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Education Quality: C+
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I wouldn't recommend sendingQuite BrightEngineering Department
I wouldn't recommend sending my children or attending NCSU. My child was assaulted in their family university housing. Right now I am having a hard time to get that college to release my transcripts after the PhD candidate assaulted my 7 year old. Nasty group there I tell you.
4th Year Male -- Class 1921
Education Quality: B-, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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