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I loved this question... "How well prepared were you for "the workworld" and your current field?"
Many of my fellow students were super-lazy just like my coworkers. Not too smart either.
And this one: "was what you gained from college more informational or character building?"
Yeah. This was a real character building experience. I learned to deal with a not-so-good manager from not-so-good teachers.

The campus is beautiful. I often use the library because I can always find a book I want and generally, there aren't many students there. Even during the day. (I work night shift).

One piece of advice. No matter how good your rapport with your teachers may be, they are NOT your friends. For your own sake, tell them that your father is a congressman or a bank manager. For all the blather about white privilege, they seem to be more impressed with your privileged background (especially if you are an out-of-stater). I was neither.One more thing. It's easy to get on the dean's list. Tho I worked hard, some who didn't got on the dean's list.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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If you are an average or a little below average scholastically, this university might be for you.I expected a much better college experience. There is little to do on or near campus. You can take the train or a bus to :uptown" but there isn't much there to attract me. I'm not 21 yet, so I can't get into the bars. The library is pretty good. Every book I needed was always available.

The upper floors are where some students do things that they shouldn't do.I still don't know who my advisor is.

3rd Year Female -- Class 1925
Campus Maintenance: A+, Campus Aesthetics: F
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I left UNCC last ear to pursue aNot so bright
I left UNCC last ear to pursue a different way of accessing a much more lucrative career. With required travel and tuition at this alternate method, It actually costs less that UNCC.

Maybe if one is into engineering, UNCC is a good place to study. For me, I felt the environment stifling, the teachers unhappy, and the students preoccupied with their off-campus jobs. Really good teachers b*tched about being adjunct teachers with no benefits.

Because UNC is a state funded school it accepts everyone in the state. Be prepared to attend a class with the blind, the crippled, and the crazy. (That does not include the faculty).

Bottom line: you will be better off sticking your nose into one of the noisy buses that delivers a lot of the people who attend UNCC.Don't get me wrong. This is a great school for a certain kind of person, but it's not for me.

2nd Year Female -- Class 1922
Campus Maintenance: A+, Campus Aesthetics: F
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