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CCNY isn't a bad college if you thinkAveragePsychology
CCNY isn't a bad college if you think about it. Its just the staffs and the professors that make the experience seem off putting.

The bad? Some professors are just here to eat your money and refuse to teach students properly the aspects of the course that they need. The Math department is absolutely horrible. They hired a RANDOM student who wasn't even a Math major to substitute for a Math professor [who had to leave due to pregnancy]. I complained to the head of the Math department and all he said was, "I don't see a problem" Hello? This is pre-calc and calculus class we're talking about.

The faculty is not that all forgiving either. Especially the science faculty who are full of stuck ups. Even if you have an appointment with one of them, there is always one lady who forces to sit your ass down for 2-3 hours in a wait line to see your counselor regardless of your appointment. Even worse, for those students who undecided about their major, the staff there treats students as if they were just high school students. This one lady started snapping at a student once he took out his PSP in the waiting room saying how we students don't know better and all that stuff.

The good? Students here are quite friendly but most students are overly shy. Depending on the type of professor you get, classes can be quite fun although over the years, courses has gotten quite tough and challenging. I say that especially for the Engineering department in which a high number of my friends had to change majors because the classes are too difficult. Probably one of the best classes CCNY offers is the PSY 102 class with professor Melara. Its a huge lecture class so prepare to sit in a auditorium with 100+ students. But this professor is hilarious, funny and tries to make the class fun and entertaining.Overall, this is a mediocre college. Unless you're willing to sacrifice your spare time and work really hard, graduating in 4 years is impossible. As a 3rd year, my classes has gotten unbelievably tough with new professors coming from various schools such as Columbia.

3rd Year Female -- Class 2012
Campus Maintenance: A-, Surrounding City: D+
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I am an electrical engineering major.Not so brightElectrical Engineering
I am an electrical engineering major. Coming to this school is by far the worst descision i have ever made. Every year i get asked by ALL my friends wheather i quit electrical engineering or changed major. Everyone knows that the electrical engineering professors are horrible. Some have a 90% failure rate by department statistics.

The professors are thick headed and complaining to higher department officals gets you nowhere horrible service! I needed something from one lady in the department and she told me to wait while she had a conversation about shoes for 34min 18sec.....I remmber.

The professors them-selves will tell you that the material you will learn in their course you will NEVER use ever. Some professors expect you to theorize in their exams. Some put questions on your final that are almost impossible to solve and they will tell you that. No one cares about the student and we pay them.

You have to kill someone to get something done in city college when it comes to your schedual.My experiance at city college has been nothing but negative. If you REALLY want to do well in the school cheat! old exams put them on your smart phone and cheat. Everyone I know in electircal engineering did this and i have had group study that planned cheating methods. Uneathicsal just like rest of city college.

3rd Year Male -- Class 2015
Extracurricular Activities: B+, Education Quality: F
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Quite BrightElectrical Engineering
CCNY is truly, truly poor man's Harvard!If one gets degree from here, sky is limit to success!
2nd Year Male -- Class 2015
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Education Quality: F
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