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My ratings for the business department are basedQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
My ratings for the business department are based off the mesa campus which was shutdown with no reason given and left the student body more or less abandoned when it comes to internship support and forcing us into online classes.

The main campus is a polished turd. the new president has spent millions giving it a "Facelift".it looks nice but the city is a very dangerous place. You will hear gunshots go off you will see shady homeless people walking around near campus. you'll hear about students being robbed or sexually assaulted.

They try to sell you on how you're not a number there which is true for the business department in most cases. But in engineering you're 1/40+ in most science classes. Also the dorms are run down except university towers. No air conditioning, crap desks,shelves, and beds.

The best part about the main campus is the food. No not the cafeteria food, that stuff is barely edible most of the time. I'm talking about the local restaurants. Frank's pizza is the best and I do miss it. But not much else from the main campus and wilkes barre in general.

To be fair I left the main campus after my Fall 2015 semester. So things could be better now. I spent the spring 2016 semester at the mesa az campus. It was awesome, we stayed at a Marriott, food was good, and the weather is perfect. The mesa campus was small so every class was less than 10 people and I learned a lot there and made many great friends. I decided to stay in Mesa since then. Such a shame the mesa campus has been shutdown in favor of an online curriculum. the student body of the mesa campus was small and we were all close like a family. We're all pretty upset our campus was abruptly ended. At the time of writing this interview I should be graduating. But I'm not since I needed an internship. But was unable to acquire one. I also need an english class, I was registered for an online one this summer but surprise! I was registered for the wrong one, a physical class at the main campus in pa. So I'm currently looking to finish my bachelor degree by this upcoming fall semester.

4th Year Male -- Class 2017
Friendliness: B, Surrounding City: F
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Great school. you get what you put into it.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2019
Scholastic Success: A, Social Life: C
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Do not go here if you value yourBrightNursing
Do not go here if you value your happiness. I've never had worst time in my life, the school is nothing but completely bull shit with absolutely no helpful education it's all busy work, I'm half way through my degree and I can't stand it so much that im dropping my major and leaving the school to pick it up somewhere else, there's nothing good here turn back while you can.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2017
Campus Aesthetics: A-, Education Quality: F
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