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If you can get into a different school,Not so brightEconomics
If you can get into a different school, my best advise is go there. I believe for a student to succeed, you have to be at a school where you are happy with good professors, and a good department where they will assist you with your needs. The economics department is not good, and I will advice any student considering to come here to please do your research and apply at other schools before you decide coming here. Getting a degree doesn't mean anything, especially if you're getting it from a school that is not so good. I wish I knew before i came here, I would not have wasted my money coming here. I wouldn't want anyone to experience what i experienced. If you want a good state school with good advisors, and a good economics department, especially around ohio these schools are way better: Ohio state University, University of Cincinnati, Cleveland state university, Ohio University and Kent state university. Even bowling green university and Miami university are better. I didn't fit in well at the school at all. Most of the students are commuters and there is not much of student life. Please please I advise you not to come here. Just because you got accepted, it doesn't mean anything. Its important to get a good education at a good accredited school. Some professors will even fail you even you passed the class if they don't like you or don't think maybe you're good enough. I have experienced that with one professor. Save that money and spend it on a good education. Don't come here.
4th Year Male -- Class 2016
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1st Year Female -- Class 1920
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Overall, I enjoyed my time at Wright State,BrightGeography and Geosciences
Overall, I enjoyed my time at Wright State, but there were a few negatives. The positives about WSU is the campus is big, but not huge like OSU. The tunnels are also great, especially in the winter. I lived in an apartment on campus (the Village), which was comfortable. In terms of living on campus, there was nobody there to help when you moved in to the apartments, only the dorms. Therefore, bring people with you to help move you in. The area was relatively safe, but cops were called several times. The advisers are absolutely terrible! You walk in, and they pull up your DARS, and tell you to complete the classes you need. Keep in mind, you can do this yourself. If you ask specific questions like " when will this class be offered" , they tell you to wait until it shows up on the schedule. My main complaint about WSU is the financial aid department. I received financial aid, as well as scholarships and grants. After my first year, I tried to schedule classes, but was alerted to no funding was available. I learned from financial aid that even though I had the paperwork in three weeks before the deadline, they were not processed until after the deadline, losing a majority of my aid. When I asked for solutions, the staff member shrugged her shoulders, and said pay for school yourself, or get a private loan. I was forced to attend a different college, moved out of my apartment, and lost a year of credits. This has placed me behind, and am risk of approaching the financial aid cap. I would urge new students to have a solid academic plan and not to depend on advisers, and fill out financial aid paperwork well in advance.
1st Year Male -- Class 2018
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