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The State University of New York College - Geneseo

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I'm glad I transferred to Binghamton after 2AveragePsychology
I'm glad I transferred to Binghamton after 2 years at Geneseo. The place wasn't for me. The Dean of Students at the time was frighteningly awful when I sought help from him. If you're not neurotypical, straight, Christian or super athletic you'll have a hard time fitting in. Even the kids I knew who did find their niche were mostly restless and unsatisfied.
Alumna Female -- Class 2000
Preparedness: F Reputation: F
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It's not that I hate the school, It'sBrightUndecided
It's not that I hate the school, It's that I dislike it for, however, major reasons. It's in the middle of nowhere, the biggest and best club closed (IB) and the only one left opened is a small, dirty one. The school is almost too small, the hills are taxing, the weather sucks, and the social life is just getting so wasted every weekend. People are nice and helpful, yet always stressed from the work. It's just a lot to suck up and like for 4 years. If I could, I would look elsewhere.
1st Year Male -- Class 2018
Perceived Campus Safety: A-, Surrounding City: D-
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Obviously, I went to Geneseo quite a whileBrightAnthropology
Obviously, I went to Geneseo quite a while ago, but my time there was absolutely wonderful. Yes, it's a small school in a rural area. Greek parties were fun during freshman year, but after that, having a car was an absolute must in order to get up to Rochester or out to Buffalo for better clubs, restaurants, etc. Geneseo was "home base," a comfortable, very beautiful place where you went to school and had your circle of friends, but other worldly opportunities needed to be pursued elsewhere. As for my classmates, they were a very interesting mix of up-staters and city/LI folks who generally got along. The up-staters, in particular, were very genuine and super friendly. As far as academics, they could be tough, but the small class sizes and ability to work with profs was a HUGE advantage when applying to grad schools. BTW, I was accepted to both RISD and Cornell for grad school with my Geneseo degree.Many of the reviews on this site seem like they were written by the same individual with an axe to grind. So, take them with a grain of salt.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
Preparedness: B Reputation: F
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