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Zombieland - only the finest of cognitive retardsSuper BrilliantJournalism
Zombieland - only the finest of cognitive retards may basque in their mass academic and social incompetence.

*Drunk days - Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
*Girls - shallow slutty somewhat preppy airheads
*Guys - typical east coast baseball boys - brain damage from getting pegged one too many times in the head

*Bronx - shit-hole 101, half of the student body is too afraid of black people to go outside anyway
*Cafeteria food - horrible
*General student attitudes: A. I know it all and I'm gonna make it big (they won't) B. I don't know or give a shit about anything

1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Collaboration/Competitive: A, Education Quality: C
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I hate Fordham and my biggest regret wasAverageUndecided
I hate Fordham and my biggest regret was choosing this school. I have completed one year here and it could not have been worse. First off, I am a commuter, the lowest group on Fordham's hierarchy. The administration could not care less about us. There are less than five places that commuters can stay during the day, the most popular of which the the lounge. The student lounge is a moderately sized room in the basement of McGinely center. There are no windows and it floods every single time it rains. By the end of the year, the carpet had been soaked through so many times over that the lounge smelled like a horrible combination of mold and fish. It was so bad that it made it difficult to breathe and people had to stoo coming. Commuters are rarely involved in any on or off campus events because nobody bothers to invite them. Secondly, Fordham's core curriculum is ridiculous. We have over 16 requirements from 2 religions, 2 philosophys, 4 semesters of foreign language, 2 social sciences, 2 histories, 2 english/ writing classes. They have so many requirements so that you are forced to fill up most of your four years with gen eds and if you happen to slip up, you are forced to spend another semester, thus making more money for the university. Fordham is only concerned with money. All the policies and actions of the administration is some back door way to generate more of a profit. It is absolutely not worth it. I felt like coming here gas set myself up for failure which is why i am transferring and if you go here, you will understand why.
1st Year Female -- Class 1920
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Education Quality: F
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Students are treated like middle school students.Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Students are treated like middle school students. The on-campus environment is so strict that learning to grow and develop is almost stunted. I visited many school and Fordham is by far the strictest. The residential life staff are everyone's enemy. They seem to enjoy messing with students. Sad actually.

My grades are good so I have had some good opportunities, but average students get nothing. The dean staff seems to look down on students under a 3.5.

The business school has a strange system of offering courses which works if attending class is the only thing you do. Have a part time job, forget it, the classes work against you. Hope to select class times and sequences that work better for your individual learning style, not in Gabelli Business. A couple of nice deans, the rest all seem to be reading from the same script. If you think outside the box, this is not the business school for you. If you want to learn to be a business clone, you must apply. There are non catholic students, but this school seems to only care about the catholic students. Being catholic seems to impact many of my classes as well. My catholic high school was more open minded.

4th Year Male -- Class 2012
Perceived Campus Safety: A, Social Life: F
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