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What drew me to Alvernia was that it'sBrightAthletics/Training
What drew me to Alvernia was that it's a small, well kept suburban school. I also went there to play a sport, and I liked that students could come out, spread a blanket, and sit on the hill to watch games. Several spectators even brought pets. Now, they are starting a football program and building a stadium. This will take away the intimate setting, and cause more problems for women's sports because it didn't take me long to realize that they don't invest in their women's sports the way they do their mens. Not only are there more coaches on the mens side, but they are more qualified. Go on the website, and compare men's baseball to women's softball .. men's soccer to women's soccer, and men's basketball to women's basketball, and see for yourself. One coach leaves, and they bring in another who is less qualified (i.e. women's soccer where the new coach is a youth boys coach, with only 1 season of coaching a women's college team). Do you think they would hire a youth girl's coach to coach the men's team? Never.
4th Year Female -- Class 2017
Campus Aesthetics: A, Surrounding City: D-
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Education department is not worth the money.Quite BrightEducation
Education department is not worth the money. Too many problems within the department and too much "gossip" from the Professors. The student is not the focus of the learning their money seems to be. I do not feel as though anyone would know me in the department. It is hard to want to go to classes when you feel like you do not matter. There are a lot of unhappy education majors at this school. Also, if you are middle school 4-8 there are classes that they do not even offer but you need in order to graduate and get your degree. The solution is to take online classes from other schools. Honestly, I received a better all over education from my local community college than this University.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2014
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Education Quality: F
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Unfortunately, there are many problems within the EducationQuite BrightEducation
Unfortunately, there are many problems within the Education department. The faculty means well and there are good teachers however, they do not interact well with each other. They seem too worried about their own scholarship and not as interested in us as students. There are many unhappy and unsure students in this program. There are also many students leaving due to the issues I have mentioned above. I would go to this university but NOT for education.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2014
Campus Aesthetics: A, Education Quality: F
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