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Super Brilliant
Very Friendly place, great friends, great teachers. Kind of in the middle of no where but there is plenty to do on cmapus
1st Year Male -- Class 2007
Individual Value: A+, Education Quality: F
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St Bonaventure is BADASS.AverageJournalism
St Bonaventure is BADASS... it's amazing. I am in love with it here because there is always something to do and get into. There are so many clubs and sports to join, as well as parties and bars to hit up. This college is inviting to all religions and backrounds... I am not even a churchy person, I just love the friendly atomosphere. The food is not that bad by the way.. I actually like it. The campus is extremely safe, well lit, and constantly patrolled. It's awesome especially for those thinking about Buisness, Education, and Journalism... the profs are all here to teach and love there jobs enough to care about each student individually. AWESOME COLLEGE
2nd Year Female -- Class 2008
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: D
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SBU was a great place - great school;Sociology
SBU was a great place - great school; classes; professors; students; campus; location. That is to say - for me. I wanted a small, Christian, friendly liberal arts school close to home (Upstate New York), and I got that. At the time I was there, SBU was just starting to catch up with the age of computer technology and was only so-so competitive (according to a very competative person). The campus atmostphere is remarkably friendly. The professors are great and very interested in working one-on-one with you to personalize your education. It's in a small town, which has pros and cons. If you look under a few rocks, you'll find lots of fun stuff to do - both party and non-party orientated. I'm actually very jealous of those going there now, as SBU now has a very active social action / social justice program - something I'm very interested in. SBU is Catholic in the Franciscan Tradition, which comes through in the emphasis on service, but you don't have to be Catholic to attend, or to enjoy it (I wasn't!). I have to say as for "reputation"...most people know the name from men's basketball (from the "good days"). Good or bad? I'm not sure. I went to an Ivy League graduate school and the name/reputation of that university helps me no more than the lack of SBU name recognition hurts me. I highly recommend!
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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