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About half of my professors did not speakBrightOther
About half of my professors did not speak decent English. None of my professors used the online tool to post grades. Some of my friends failed classes or dropped out during their first year. Help for studying is not available from all professors. The town is small but nice. There are many clubs available. You can probably find a better place to go to college. I chose here because of my tour and visit but did not realize what it would really be like.
1st Year Female -- Class 1920
Extracurricular Activities: A-, Education Quality: D-
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Going into my senior year I'd say LHUAverageComputer Science
Going into my senior year I'd say LHU has a mixture of good and bad. First off, you get what you pay for and LHU is literally the best example of this saying. You either go to LHU because its one of the cheapest State schools to go to in PA or you went here because you didnt do so well in high-school and LHU pretty much accepts anyone with a low SAT score. This mixture of people brings a unique quality to LHU in the sense that your dealing with a lot of people who are trying to save money and also a lot of people who probably shouldn't be in college(Dont worry a lot of them drop out after 2 years or transfer).

There are a lot of bright and smart people at LHU. LHU has a great science and PA program. This is another selling point of LHU if your thinking of coming here for a science degree and not being that much in debt, then LHU is for you.

LHU is what you make of it, I read through all the reviews and will agree there isnt too much to do in terms of local attractions around town. We are in between two large towns/cities(Williamsport & State College), so it isnt too bad if you use your resources.

A lot of people who transfer out of here or complain about the social life here seem to have not have been involved on campus. Either join a sports team, a club, or Greek life if you really want to make the best of your college social life. Honestly if you just get involved you will not be bored here.

For partying, its really good the first half of fall semester, but starts to slow down right before midterms. Partying here can get pretty crazy, but only fraternities and sports teams throw the largest parties. If you know enough people you will always have something to do and have at-least one party to go to each weekend.My advice to anyone looking to go this University is if your trying to save $ come here, but dont expect something like Penn State. LHU is not perfect, but if you adapt and make best of your situation you can have the best time of your life here.

3rd Year Male -- Class 2016
Campus Aesthetics: A-, Surrounding City: C-
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I went to LHU 31 years ago andPsychology
I went to LHU 31 years ago and it was the ultimate college experience. There was always something to do for everyone. Most people stayed on campus on the weekends because the Frat Houses started parties on Thursday nights and went all weekend. And the bars were open, had DJs, and served everyone. The drinking laws weren't as strict then. Academically, the professors were knowledgeable and up-to-date one current research. The Psychology Department was very innovative in the counseling/therapy classes taught at the time, teaching Existential Psychology, the works of Jung, Rogers, Maslow, etc. I was well prepared for a career in counseling and for graduate school and could not have asked for a better undergraduate experience. I was exposed to a diverse population of people and new ideas both of which helped me to grow as a person. College is 10% academics and 90% social and you get out of it what you put into it.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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