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Every college makes their coursework much greater thanAverageOther
Every college makes their coursework much greater than high school even montclair state. I think going here for a program other than teaching, business, biology or the arts is a waste of your time. All the other programs have no national recognition what so ever and the education in them is nothing new or challenging at all from high school but of course any colege that doesn't make the forbes list will be the same. There is a lot of diversity in every race at the school. Thre are the mixture of harder working people who don't fool around, and are inspired and want to learn and then the other kids who still act like entitled teenagers and idots. If I went to a more prestigious college, there might be less of the latter. To recap this, you really do feel like you are going to high school again being with kids who don't understand the concept of college work . I feel like I am wth some of the same kids in high school, adults who don't pay attention in class, sitll acting like whiny children who don't want to do their work and then act like they deserve a good grade and wonder why it didn't happen. I kind of wish I went to a college with people who were actually not ignorant but mature. Parking here does suck which is why I commute on a bus. Take a bus or train, it is easier.
1st Year Female -- Class 2019
Education Quality: B, Innovation: F
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I transferred here thinking I would have aAverageNutrition
I transferred here thinking I would have a worthy new college beginning but was wrong. There are barely ANYYYYY activities here. The clubs meet at VERYYYYYodd hours like 11:30 pm making it almost IMPOSSIBLE for transfer students to feel safe on and off campus or all meet at the same time and day so it gets very hard to get involved. I asked the chairperson of the art department a question on switching majors into one of the art majors and she was not having it. She was so rude, cold and bitchy to me on the phone and was speechless like "how dare I ask such a stupid question...." Anyhow the staff here can be SO rude and DIFFICULT to communicate with. People here need to prepare hard what they are gonna say.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2019
Scholastic Success: B+, University Resource Use: F
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Well, here's something scary: I didn't know hell was in driving distance right off of rt46
4th Year Female -- Class 2015
Scholastic Success: A+, Individual Value: F
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