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Ohio Wesleyan University

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Mar 11 2011Journalism
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Everything about this entire school is mediocre: the professors are OK, the social scene is OK, the career goals everyone has are ok. Its a very mediocre school. I know that means my ratings should reflect on average, but they don't because I feel like the school could be much, much better then they are.

There is a sense of defeat among the students at OWU. They are run by and trampled by the administration, yet too unorganized to actually do anything about it.

For example, the overwhelming majority of students want to party and have fun, but the school is cracking down even harder on it.

Another example: The food is terrible--almost everyone here agrees, yet not enough students are nagging the administration.

The sentiment of the administration here is to wait for a very, very, very, significant amount of complaints about something before they actually do anything about it rather then keeping the campus well maintained or foreseeing problems.

The administration generally ignores the wants, concerns, and needs of the student body.I would NOT recommend enrolling here.

1st Year Male -- Class 2013
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Campus Aesthetics: A-, Scholastic Success: F
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Feb 14 2011Biology
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I came to OWU after reading Loren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives. After freshman year, I applied to and was accepted into several elite schools as a transfer, and then landed an internship at Harvard Med. After taking classes at Harvard, I can definitely say that the idea that OWU can compete with more 'elite' schools is extremely inaccurate. A huge number of students transfer out. OWU may be great for some people, but if you really want to succeed, going to Hopkins med or Yale Law, transfer out. I'll be transferring to McGill in the fall.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2013
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Perceived Campus Safety: A-, University Resource Use: F
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Feb 02 2011Economics
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The worst institution. Do not come here. Do if you like hanging out with complete fraternity idiots and wasting a bank of cash on the worst liberal arts college in the state. The pubic safety is hellbent on writing people up for drinking and any pot is reported to the police. The reviews of this place are done by the faculty and the OWU marking people. LOOK AT THE RETENTION RATE. WORST IN THE NATION THANKS. I wasted 2 years of my life at this horrible place. DON'T MAKE MY MISTAKE.
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