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The City University of New York Lehman College

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I attended Lehman College straight out of highQuite BrightAccounting
I attended Lehman College straight out of high school due to lack of finances. If you're looking for the "college experience" or to broaden your horizons as a person, this college ain't for you. It's a good mix of adult-learners and high schools students. Classes are very cut-and-dry and to-the-point. Do your work, do well on your tests, go home. The teachers are very bland and most of them teach straight out of a textbook. Classroom debates or deep discussions rarely occurred.

The campus is quite pretty for The Bronx. Lots of trees, grass, and wild birds that fly in once in a while. The facilities(library, computer room, gym, cafeteria, etc.) are not state-of-the-art but they're good enough to get work done in, no complaints here. Tuition is also very cheap. The only out-of-pockets costs I had were transportation, food, and books.

After 2 years of going to this school, it dawned on me that this school isn't going to help me get anywhere. The teachers have no connections/networks and the school does very little in providing opportunities for quality internships. I eventually ended up joining the military(Air Force) and haven't looked back since.All in all, if you find yourself in this school, use it as a stepping stone to get an easy 4.0 GPA and transfer somewhere better. If you enjoy mediocrity, this school is for you.

2nd Year Male -- Class 2013
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Innovation: F
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Collins in rm 161 is very arrogant andNot so brightBusiness - Management and Administration
Collins in rm 161 is very arrogant and sarcastic. He was too busy complaining about the heat in the rm to answer my question to the best of his ability therefore referred me to another rm 280. Where the young lady there was happy to answer my question n referred me back to Collins at rm 161. He is a waste of a paycheck I'm sure many people would be happy to takeover his position regardless of the hot summer days.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
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Do not do it to yourself.Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Do not do it to yourself. financial aid office is too arrogant and act like they do not want to help you. they act like you are wasting their time. be prepared to wait at least 2-3 hours to speak to them in person due to long lines.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2016
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Education Quality: F
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