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The school as a whole is good, itQuite BrightOther
The school as a whole is good, it has it's issues just like any other. The area is beautiful though the town is very small. If you don't like mindless drinking, there's a bit less to do. If your not into soft drugs I'd imagine there's nothing to do. My sole complaints are with financial aid as well as the school's handling of transfer students. Granted it is a medium-sized school, however as a transfer student I found I received but a fraction of the information and help my peers who attended since freshman did. It was more or less a "fend for yourself" thing. If you don't obtain a scholarship financial aid is a nightmare. Despite the money it rakes in, this school is undoubtedly greedy. I had to appeal twice to financial aid because they did not tell me exactly how everything worked resulting in me screwing myself for the year. As of now I don't even have enough to pay my rent, and despite advertising help during "financial emergencies", I was more or less given the middle finger and told they wouldn't help me unless I provided them with receipts from purchases over two months ago. I know I'm not the only one to have problems. They handle things very poorly and care very little if not at all for students who may have a hard time paying their way.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2017
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Individual Value: C-
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I personally do not like the school.BrightChemistry
I personally do not like the school. The atmosphere seems so depressing all the time and all I ever do is study (which I'm completely fine with studying!). My problem is that I have two roommates that I am the third wheel to. I do not click well with the people here and the courses are not challenging me enough. I was expecting a better progran for my major here but I am just not getting it. Because I don't have friends, I just study all the time by myself, which gets really depressing. I do not feel welcome here at all.
1st Year Female -- Class 2019
University Resource Use/ spending: A+, Social Life: F
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The students here areBrightChemistry
The students here are so friendly and helpful. There are plenty of jobs open in every field to gain experience. I am working in a chemistry lab as a sophomore to prepare for the future. Most professors are approachable and helpful.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Individual Value: D+
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