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Navigating the administrative red tape at this schoolBrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Navigating the administrative red tape at this school is absurd. Trying to get in contact with any kind of counselor or professor for any kind of assistance is nearly impossible unless you have all day to wait. I have siblings going to other colleges and they are treated like a valued student rather than just another drone. I never expected to pay so much to be be ignored and treated so poorly.
3rd Year Female -- Class 1921
Scholastic Success: B+, Faculty Accessibility: F
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The Student conduct blowsBrightCriminal
The Student conduct blows and the punishment will be way over dramatic compared to what you go into trouble for. and everyone is hard to get in contact with. 11/10 don't recommend
1st Year Female -- Class 1921
Collaboration/Competitive: A-, Education Quality: F
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I am a senior at Kent State graduatingQuite BrightOther
I am a senior at Kent State graduating in the fall. With my experience here at Kent in the exercise science program, I have made great friends through classes and multiple organizations I was able to do while I lived on campus since I was not from the northern part of the state. My professors within the major have taught us what they are to teach us, but I could have learned much more in my degree then becoming a personal trainer.. eapecially since my concentration was in Pre-Physical Therapy, and we are not taught anything about it. Our president Bev Warren really cares for the students at Kent, but sadly she has to answer to the idiots above her running the university. The campus is taken care of well, for the most part, but that's about all I can say that would be positive about this university. Every single semester here at Kent I have run into issues with the financial aid and bursars office. Whether it is them telling me that I have received all the financial aid I needed then a week prior to the payment being due telling me I owe thousands of dollars. It seems like everybody who I have worked with from those departments do not care for any student there because there are so many of us. Along with this, the individuals running residence services don't seem to know what they are doing. If you want to become a resident assistant, yes, it is very rewarding and fun, but you will most likely be treated like shit by those above you. Prices are too high, several of the buildings need fixed up, but instead waste it on making campus look "pretty". If you can afford it and are social, it is a good place for you so you don't have to deal with any of the departments personally. If you half to though, I would recommend looking elsewhere. If I had done so, I would have gone to Ohio University in a heart beat. The program seemed better and I absolutely loved the campus, but I quite honestly was a stupid senior coming out of high school. The university says if you take 15 credit hours a semester, you will graduate on time, but if I had done so, I would have graduated a semester late. I have gotten screwed out of taking classes when I could have, and I have had to take summer classes for 2 years and I am still graduating a semester late. I could go into much more detail, but this is already rather long.
4th Year Male -- Class 2017
Friendliness: A, Education Quality: F
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