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The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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ESF is fucking awesome
1st Year Male -- Class 2014
Friendliness: A+, University Resource Use/ spending: F
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As a freshman I feel abused and ignoredQuite BrightBiology
As a freshman I feel abused and ignored by the staff here. Centennial Hall is run by a bunch of untrained, unreliable staff, and the RA's do nothing to stop all the bullying, drug use, and rampant alcohol use here. Complaints about roommate behavior, both illegal, unethical, and in violation of health rules and standards, go unheeded. Classes are typical, yet teachers don't seem to sync lecture material with exam questions. This makes for much difficulty in knowing what to study for, and many of the students in my classes are failing.Administration seems to put more effort into recruiting new students than aiding the ones they currently have. For being such a small school, it is extremely dissapointing.
1st Year Female -- Class 2015
Faculty Accessibility: B, Individual Value: F
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I attended ESF in the hopes of beingQuite BrightBiology
I attended ESF in the hopes of being at a school where students cared about the environment. I expected a different type of student than the typical high school student. Boy was I wrong. First off, if ESF is so concerned with the environment, why isn't it a smoke free campus? It seems I am constantly breathing in cigarette smoke. On top of that a large proportion of students smoke pot. Which in my opinion is disgusting. I am housed in ESF's "beautiful" Centennial Hall. I am surrounded by loud obnoxious freshman...on top of that I have awful roommate. Other than the social aspects, the education at ESF is not as great as they brag about. One of the professors is exasperated and frustrated when students as a question, however, there are a few who are extremely kind and helpful. I live 30 minutes from home and I find myself going home every weekend because the student body is beyond annoying. I would never recommend this school. I am a freshman student and thank God I will be transferring in the Spring out of this awful place.
1st Year Female -- Class 2015
Scholastic Success: A, Education Quality: F
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