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This was quite possibly one of the worstAverageUndecided
This was quite possibly one of the worst college experiences I could have possibly had. I'm so happy I'm transferring out of here after this semester. The academics are alright and all. The Social life is absolutely horrendous though. The social scene can be extremely cliquey so its basically High school all over again. The party scene is terrible. The house parties get broken up early and are usually overcrowded and bad to begin with. They usually just compose of everyone standing around drinking and not open to meeting man new people. The bars are pretty sloppy and there is only one 18+ club so you basically need a fake. While there are some bright individuals in the student body, alot of them come across as very arrogant and stuck up. Some of them look like they came straight from the show "jersey shore". All in all this was a terrible freshman year experience and I just can't wait until I transfer out of here to a real school.
1st Year Male -- Class 2016
Education Quality: B, Social Life: D-
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I went to Iona for 1 semester becauseBrightOther
I went to Iona for 1 semester because I changed my major to a program that iona did not have. Because I did not stay a full year, the school made me pay for my room and board for not only the fall semester but also the spring semester, which was ridiculous. They made me speak with 5 different people, each trying to convince me that I should stay and select a different major that their school offered. Each person I spoke to said that they did not want me to lose my money on the spring semester but regardless of what they said I still had to pay thousands of dollars for the spring semester even though I left the school. The social life at Iona is what you make of it. New York city was only a quick train ride away. Most people who dorm at Iona live within 2 hours of the school so on 3 day weekends almost everyone goes home and it could get pretty boring in the dorms but other than that it's a good time. There are no 2 person dorms at Iona. For freshman you will most likely be in an all freshman dorm that has 2 small rooms with 3 people in each room and share 1 bathroom. 6 girls trying to share one bathroom takes some time to get used to. Upperclassmen are put in apartment style suites with around 10 people; the suites have 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a mini kitchen, and also a common/living room. Overall I loved the friends I made at Iona but the faculty was all money hungry.
1st Year Female -- Class 2014
Campus Aesthetics: B+, Individual Value: D+
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Not so brightEnglish
Horrrible can't wait to get the fuck out of there.
4th Year Male -- Class 2011
Friendliness: A, Useful Schoolwork: F
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