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Professors don't reply to their emails often.Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Professors don't reply to their emails often. The student body is segregated and divided into ridiculous cliches of people who went to high school together or are in sororities, so making friends is a challenge if you don't join a sorority/club, feels more like high school rather than a mature college environment. Most students have a snobby, entitled, unfriendly attitude. A lot of racism and discrimination that the university is very well aware of, yet chooses to ignore it. The extreme lack of diversity is obvious when you look through their social media sites. A lot of people here are from small towns and are not open-minded at all. The education they provide is not worth the price, some professors really don't care about nothing but their paychecks. The food sucks and the dorms are just horrendous. The financial aid and HR department also don't want to do their jobs, you have to waste your time visiting them everyday to get a small problem fixed. Overall, I wouldn't wish this experience on my worst enemy. There's a good reason Marywood was ranked #2 college with the least happiest students. Can't wait to leave.
2nd Year Female -- Class 1922
Campus Aesthetics: A, Faculty Accessibility: F
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I will say, I met many great peopleBrightOther
I will say, I met many great people at Marywood, and had many positive experiences. However, do not go to this school if you aspire to become a professional pilot. As a result of new legislation and FAA rules mandating additional pilot training, Marywood is not listed as an accredited institution, which means you will need to acquire approximately 500 additional flight hours whereas your competition will not:
I have serious concerns about the school false advertising to potential "customers" without being honest upfront. The industry, like many, is tough and has changed. You will need a competitive edge from a well-known school (or the military) to get a job. I interviewed for an airline pilot position 2 years after graduating and had more flight experience than anyone in the room, yet I was told I did not get the job because the interviewers never heard of the school. I can't say I blame them, either...after all, if you were to spend $40k on training a pilot to earn a type rating in an aircraft, would you take a risk on someone trained at a school you never heard of, or one you have a track-record with? I will promise you I never was asked in those interviews questions about philosophy, history, French, or the numerous other courses we had to take at the time. They (the interviewers) only cared that I could fly an ILS approach down to minimums and not kill everyone onboard.

If, however, your goal is to learn how to fly, become "well-rounded," volunteer, make great friendships, and are fine with the additional flight time requirements before you even see the right seat of an airliner, Marywood may be great. For me, I wish I was not so naive and did more research when I was in High School.

4th Year Male -- Class 2006
Individual Value: A, Education Quality: F
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Marywood basically treats youQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Marywood basically treats you like a number. I had a medical condition and was kicked off campus because of it. I'm unable to commute and am banned from housing because of a medical mishap and I'm not a year behind on my schooling. Marywood does not care about you, but rather your money.
1st Year Female -- Class 2016
Campus Aesthetics: A, Education Quality: F
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