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This school is far from the best.Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
This school is far from the best. I would not recommend coming here for anything other then Culinary, even that is dicey. Just think you're (or you're parents) are gonna spend 20-30k/year (after scholarships and grants) to learn how to cook, when most chefs will never make more then 100k/year. So unless Culinary is your absolute passion don't come here for that either. Thinking about Business, Criminal Justice, Engineering, or Education, look else where. There are far better schools to go to for those majors, even if you didnt have the best grades coming out of H.S. The downcity facilities are ok, while the ones on Harborside are better. The social life and friends i have made are the only thing keeping me at this school. The food is alright, not bad and not good. They have a few options, but you'll notice quickly that they serve the same things on their menu in 2 week rotations. You have to constantly eat at different places to not get sick of the same food. The dorms are good i guess for Freshmen, live in McNulty or Snowden if your downcity, Xavier isn't nice, its old and has common baths. My major is International Business btw.
1st Year Male -- Class 2018
Social Life: A+, Surrounding City: D+
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This is an expensive school that doesn't offerAverageOther
This is an expensive school that doesn't offer much. Yes, obtaining a position after graduating depends a lot on your effort but is it really worth shelling 80k to get a job that pays $10-12 an hour? i think not. only go into the food service industry field if you are EXTREMELY passionate and can't imagine yourself doing anything else. you really don't need SCHOOL to become a cook. go to your local community college or just work your way up. (at least you'll save enough money to go back to school in case culinary schools doesn't work out!!!) cooking is not a good job at all. your hours are ridiculous and you get no respect. do yourself a favor and don't go to culinary school!!!!
4th Year Female -- Class 2009
University Resource Use: A, Education Quality: F
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I love it here! I think like everyQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
I love it here! I think like every college, you're going to find those arrogant non approachable people, and then you'll also find the friendly ones! I've met so many amazing people here. There are so many opportunities and things to do. There are parties EVERY NIGHT, BUT if you're one of those people who don't party, you can easily find other things to do. I'm one of the people who don't party and theres always things in Providence or activities going on at school. The food is meh, and is often closed at hours when you might want to eat....There are lots of good places to eat at nearby though, but will soon make you a broke college student.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Individual Value: B+
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