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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
Campus Aesthetics: A, University Resource Use/ spending: F
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The academic advisors in the department of industrialBrightEngineering Department
The academic advisors in the department of industrial and biomedical engineering are terrible. Brandi Banks is the biomedical engineering academic advisor and she is one of the most rude people I have ever met. People had warned me about her being rude before I met with her, but after having to meet with her a few times, I realize why they were trying to warn me. Her boss, Mrs. Cwiakala should be doing something to get her in line, but she's just as rude and as stupid as Brandi, so don't plan on getting any actual advising through the biomedical department at Wright State. Mrs. Cwiakala purposely tried to insult me by telling me maybe I should change my major. What kind of academic advisor gives advice like that? They're all a bunch of stuck up c****. I feel like I am the advisor when I am at a meeting with them. I have to suggest things like "well don't you think you should probably print that out for me?" Or "well can you call and make sure they're in their office before I walk all the way over there?" Or "so we should probably write that down huh?" It's absolutely ridiculous. Get a job you know how to do and stop wasting the student's time! We're actually trying, we're not there because we like wasting money idiot.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2019
Campus Maintenance: A+, Education Quality: F
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Place is a JOKE!Quite BrightUndecided
Place is a JOKE! RUN far from this place. Administrations from Disability Services, Busar and Admissions is a joke they will help you with nothing, talk down to you as if you are still in grade school. This is my last year transferring out. They will never change look at the graduation/retention rate it is all about the money. They let the ROTC students do whatever they want including hazing the disabled students. The Degree is only worth the printing ink they use.
5th Year Male -- Class 2017
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Education Quality: F
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