StudentsReview :: Wingate University - Comments and Student Experiences
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC
Washington University in St. Louis -- St. Louis, MO
Georgetown University -- District of Columbia, DC


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


Wingate University

There are 22 Comments

View:

Sort By: [Date] [Major] [Rating]

Select Comments:

Positive Negative Neutral Advice
Overall Wingate provided a great experience and goodBusiness - Management and Administration
Overall Wingate provided a great experience and good education. Alumni network and career planning are weak due to current staff.

Brittany, the person overseeing Alumni relations at the University has done little to foster an active Alumni network.

Other schools have better alumni associations that can help with getting your first job, career transitions, etc.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
I transferred in andQuite BrightMusic Education
I transferred in and it was the best decision I have made concerning college. I love Wingate. I have a couple odd prof's but the majority care and really are passionate about the students and their area.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2017
Collaboration/Competitive: A+, Useful Schoolwork: C-
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
I have a very mixed review of WingateLanguage - French/Spanish/etc.
I have a very mixed review of Wingate University - I transferred in 2003 and graduated in 2005. Overall, I loved my professors, but found the campus social life stifling and administrators focused more on running the college like a business.

The good - the professors in my majors (Spanish and Sociology) were great. Very motivated, encouraging, and recognized my potential. I spent a good bit of time outside of class socializing with them. I do wish, however, that profs would have been more demanding.

The bad - I was accused of a felony by another student based on a series of events. Dean Bill Nash was horridly unprofessional about the matter. He sent me a threatening matter, even with lack of evidence to support the fellow student's claim. I was once made to wait for him 45 minutes after he asked me to visit him for a scheduled appt. - he was busy meeting with athletic coaches. I was ultimately sent a threatening letter from him warning me that my status as a student would be threatened if I ever spoke to the student again. Never did he listen to my side of the story. Talk about a lack of leadership!

Campus life - dominated by Greek life (despite having 1,000 or so students on campus), if you don't like sororities/fraternities, you probably won't like the campus.Word of Advice - Wingate is (and was when I attended) exorbitantly expensive for no good reason. The school has no notable alums, no outstanding programs, the campus life sucks, and the town smells of turkey plants and despite being semi-rural, you can hear the trains pass every hour or so. Unless you get a good scholarship, invest your money elsewhere.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
Compare WingateSave Wingate

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→