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I don't have too much bad or goodCriminal
I don't have too much bad or good to say about this college. College is a business these days and they like income. The degree does not mean all that much as it used to, as now employers are looking for experienced people who can walk in the door and be fully trained. This school was a lot of fun, and I have made a lot of lifetime friends, but it didn't do much for me in terms of getting a career started. It is VERY expensive and did not do much in painting a big picture view of the world and why I should actually study. In the end I was able to pass without hardly opening a book. I could have used a bit more of a challenge, and perhaps assistance in picking something I am actually interested in, or that was actually hiring. Now I am back in school getting an associates after acquiring a bachelors in BG. This is most unfortunate. This is not so much a negative post about BGSU. It is more so a post that you should not listen to those that say you will for sure get a job, or decent income, and shouldn't necessarily follow "what you love". As what you love, may not be what you think it is, which you won't realize until you are about to graduate. Sadly many in the school would suggest you change majors. Good luck doing that and not getting into a hellacious amount of debt. God speed everyone.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Coming from across the country to attend BGSU,BrightOther
Coming from across the country to attend BGSU, I don't regret it for a second. I chose bg because I knew that this school would provide me with the whole college experience I had been looking for, unlike the small private schools out where I'm from. The faculty has provided me with amazing help in planning out my future thus far and the people I have met are driven and good students, but also know how to have a good time. Yes, Ohio is freezing in the winter. and yes, there is lots of farm land. However, if you join on campus organizations I doubt you will sit in your room and be bored unlike schools where everyone goes home on the weekend. BG is in the works of updating a lot of their dorms so within the next 5 or so years I can see the campus aesthetics improving a lot too. Obviously, college is what you make of it so if you're not willing to put yourself out there and try new things then no you're not going to like BG but probably not any other college either. The difference in BG is its big enough to not get bored but small enough to not feel like you're nobody.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2015
Friendliness: A+, Useful Schoolwork: B
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BGSU is what you make it.BrightCommunications
BGSU is what you make it. If you are looking for a good education. This is the place to be. If you are looking for your typical "Moive" college with all the wild partying and great academics. This might be the place for you.

One thing about this school is that if you are anything other than caucasian american, you will be considerd a minority. It is up to you to meet friends and fit in. They will not just come along, you have to more than likely be involved. THE WEATHER SUCKS. Dorms are cool dependoing on where you live. There are newer dorms as of Fall 2011 and the older ones are really crappy small dorms, but expensive as well. Campus food is all fatty foods and will make you what we call "The Freshman 15".

Reasons why I would choose another school is because of boredem and not being involved and feeling like the minority. Fast to get tired of the same ole clubbing scene and the cost of books is amazingly HIGH. They start to make cutom BGSU books so that youb cant purchase them anywhere else, so you have to buy there expensive books.

I hate the weather! I'm trasnferring for that reason as well. Parking sucks and they ticket you like crazy.

*NOTE* BGSU IS ALL ABOUT MONEY! They will reel you in and take your money in any way possible. Advising it good. Try talking with Ian Lee in Student Support Services. Financial Aid is really friendly and works with you!Overall, it's okay for your typical white student. Small amouns of racism from time to time, but for the sake of money, BGSU tries to plan events to ACT like they care. Good lUCK!

3rd Year Female -- Class 2014
Scholastic Success: A, Useful Schoolwork: C-
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