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Coastal Carolina University

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Coastal Carolina has been the worst choice IBrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Coastal Carolina has been the worst choice I could have made. First off, people aren't joking when they say that EVERYBODY transfers. Yes, the campus is beautiful but that's pretty much all it has to offer. Unless you are completely loaded the social life sucks because everything costs so much money to go out. And basically that's the only social thing you can do because the cops are so strict they break up every party there is. Not only that, but the people here suck and nobody is from South Carolina and if they are it's because they are too dumb to get into bigger schools like Clemson or USC. I would not recommend coming here unless your prepared to end up transferring again by the end of your freshman year which is also a joke since half of the credits don't transfer. Also, all of the professors are a joke and out of all of my classes I've only liked a few of the professors. I haven't learned anything new yet because it's all stuff I've learned from high school. This college is a waste of money.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2013
Campus Maintenance: B+, Collaboration/Competitive: D
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Anyone that writes that Coastal is a joke,Quite BrightCommunications
Anyone that writes that Coastal is a joke, has a problem socially and should not be in communications. The Campus is A+ beautiful. VERY well maintained. University Place dorms are unbelievable! The students are friendly and conservative. The instructors are alway there for you. I am from NY, and they is not a college in NY like Coastal. Fraternity life is great. The weather is wonderful and the beach is 10 minutes away. I love Coastal and can't imagine being any where else.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2012
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Useful Schoolwork: C
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From two MASSHOLES:BrightCommunications
From two MASSHOLES: This school is an absolute JOKE. Sure if you are an in state student it MIGHT be worth your while. Otherwise as an out of state student paying $27,000 to be here, it isn't worth it at all. If you came to have fun and go out make sure you have money and a car otherwise you are stranded. Sure they have a shuttle service but it is always late and packed, and on the weekends it comes around about once an hour. Not to mention it stops running at 11pm, so without a car if you are relying on the shuttle for a ride, your night ends at 11pm. The beach that is supposedly "close", is about 30 minutes down the highway. The highways, 2 of them on either side of campus, make walking a non option. The food is absolutely awful, and the way your meal plans work they end up screwing you out of meals with their meal time schedules. The people working the meal halls do not care about how they prepare your food, often times I leave the deli or dining hall unsatisfied, and still hungry. If you swipe your meal at 5 o clock for dinner then you cannot use a meal swipe at any point afterward that night, instead they tell you to use your declining balance in efforts to scam more money from the student. The cops here are all about maxing their profits from fines. If you go to a party you can be almost certain that it will be busted within 2 hrs. The laws regarding marijuana are not lenient what so ever. If caught in possession of marijuana you can guarantee yourself a night in jail with your mug shot posted on the local jail website, and you will most likely be kicked off of on campus housing for your first offense (even though you get 3 drinking offenses before being kicked off of on campus housing). Even the university takes full advantage of scamming students. You will be fined for just about anything and everything. My freshman year I was fined $75 for having a broken blind on move out day, when in fact the blind was slightly bent (certainly not $75 worth of damage). I have seen parking tickets of $35 written for someone who was parked in an appropriate spot but had their wheel on the white line, which is just absurd. The girls are overrated, the guys are mostly from Jersey and are exactly like the Jersey Shore losers. It is very culturally diverse, but there isn't much mixing of races as far as socializing goes. There are a lot of racist conservative southerners. If you are trying to work while attending school, bring a car. There is nothing that is within walking distance. This is my second year at CCU, last semester was fun when I finally met friends who I liked and also had cars for getting around. Otherwise this year everyone transfers out and I am stuck here counting down the days until I get to leave making this experience a depressing one to say the least. The teachers and students here are beyond unintelligent. Sometimes I wonder how it is possible that some of these kids were accepted, and it leads me to believe that this school is all about making money and doesn't so much care about the well being of the student. They spend a lot of money on unnecessary things such as batting cages when they need things like more shuttles, better food, and intelligent professors. All in all as an out of state student this is definitely not worth your money. I do not recommend this university, as i am counting down the days until i transfer.
1st Year Male -- Class 2013
Collaboration/Competitive: A, Individual Value: F
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