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UNLV is a decentralized, research university.Super BrilliantFinance
UNLV is a decentralized, research university. It doesn't care about it's studying actually LEARNING. It wants it's accredidation and that's about it. Finance professors are horrendous. No one is a participant in 'real-life'. Wrote memorization and getting tests from previous classmates is how to succeed here.

If you can't tell, I hate UNLV. WORST school experience ever.
Needless to say, I worked the system, graduated with a 3.5.You learn shit for real life...

4th Year Male -- Class 2008
Campus Maintenance: A, Scholastic Success: F
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While the grades I submitted may seem harsh, UNLV and thQuite BrightFinance
While the grades I submitted may seem harsh, UNLV and the faculty have given me no reason to feel positive. When I transferred from the East Coast, I was a motivated student who enjoyed learning. It is now a year and a half later and i am beyond discouraged.

Its not that I am not passing or barely passing, but certain grades I have received were not the grades that I earned. I can live with receiving a C from time to time, but not if I deserve an A. Exams, (especially those in the Finance Department) are not designed to be passed. I have entered exams confidently, relaxed, and with a perfect understanding of the material. Once i receive the exam I know all of the answers, but find the majority of others and myself are unable to finish. This even occurred in a two hour and 45 minute summer course. The same question may be asked three times. The exam maybe much longer then students were led to believe. The largest issue is that the professors ignore that 80% of students have yet to finish.

The Finance Department has no set curriculum. I took the same class in back-to-back terms. The Final in the second class consisted of completely different information, than the final in the first class.

UNLV's Professors are mostly part time and preoccupied by what they call "research". Extra help is non existent unless its received from grad students. I have been treated disrespectfully by professors and administrators on five separate occasions. I enjoyed my previous college, but UNLV is high school all over again. There is so much more i can say, but UNLV is no longer worth my time or the hard work I put into it. UNLV needs to be exposed for their ignorance. If you enjoy being treated as a nothing more than a number and working incredibly hard just to be let down, UNLV is the college for you.

1st Year Male -- Class 2009
Campus Maintenance: A, Education Quality: F
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I don't feel safeBrightNutrition
I don't feel safe here anymore. The school is in a terrible neighborhood. Students are constantly getting robbed on campus. I got violently threatened on campus, and it was swept under the rug. The apartments near campus are roach invested. I hate it here.
3rd Year Male -- Class 1921
Surrounding City: B, Individual Value: F
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