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The Pennsylvania College of Technology

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I'm currently in my 5th semester here @Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
I'm currently in my 5th semester here @ PCT and I honestly must say I was on the fence on whether or not to go to a different school. The programs here are top-notch. I was in the Culinary Arts and Systems program for 2 years until I got quite annoyed with the labs and the attitude of a few of the professors in the program, so I decided to switch to business management (which I am currently doing now).

Campus is VERY clean and the buildings and facilities are modern, classy, and high-tech (not to mention clean). Very nice campus overall for being in the middle of a poor part of Williamsport.

Now probably onto my only major gripe about PCT: to put it kindly...the social life here is practically non-existent. Since 70%-80% of students commute, campus is completely dead on the weekends. And since this is a tech school and not a normal college, there is a huge lack of variety in activities to do on campus. Some students are very sociable but most are quite shy and never talk to those who aren't within their program.

Overall the school is very good for someone focusing solely on schoolwork and studies but if you're looking to balance social opportunities and studies here it's going to be practically impossible as there is next to nothing to do on campus. You basically have to put yourself out there and make friends on your own time. So if you're looking for great academics, then awesome - this is the school for you. But if you're also looking to improve your social life this college is NOT the place to do it. You'll have better luck elsewhere.

2nd Year Male -- Class 1920
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Social Life: D-
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Prospective students should focus on how the classes,
Prospective students should focus on how the classes, curriculum and overall campus opportunities will contribute to my educational experience and prepare me for my career. Many students who only comment on their social experience, how many friends they make or how the food is , are not going to college for an education. Penn College provides hands-on, applied learning. Some of their learning labs are state of the art with equipment. My class had 10 people in it- that's pretty personal instructor interaction. Think about what you are spending $ for-education, or getting a date every Friday night.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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You learn what youAveragePreDent and Dentistry
You learn what you need to learn but I'm just shocked at how teachers are so selective on who favor more and provide help to more. Very disrespectful and unprofessional to ignore a student that tried to ask questions but gets pushed off. Very high stress, very.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2017
Campus Aesthetics: A, Individual Value: F
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