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I hope this is truly the best pieceNursing
I hope this is truly the best piece of advice you get. Whatever you do, do not go into Cumberlands nursing school program. Especially the accelerated BSN. They do not care about you. It is unorganized. They do not care about you or your well-being. The dean of nursing is a grumpy old lady who hates the world. You are wasting your money. They make you pay loads of money and truly offer no real assistant or guidance. There are a few amazing professors I had along the way, but the terrible ones made my life miserable. They were all over the place and didn't teach anything actually related to their exams. The facilities are disgusting and old. Not to mention, that your classes will be in the same facility as a psychiatric mental hospofal that someone took their own life in. It is not a welcoming environment and actually pretty terrifying. Save your money. Go to Tsu or Union or even MTSU. But please, for your own sanity and we'll-being, do NOT go to Cumberland.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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The school spends a lot of time workingBright
The school spends a lot of time working toward a "perceived" reputation. When you get there, tuition is outrageous. Financial Aid and Student Loans aren't dispersed until mid semester, so don't count on them to get you through. If you have a grievance, the faculty is absent and you feel like a number. It's rare to call any office on campus and speak to a person. The staff is overworked, and not available to students after class. The attendance policy is extremely strict, and even with a doctors note you will often not be excused. The students at this school are athletes, who get priority. If an athlete had a game or sporting event they are excused, but if you or a family member are sick or deceased, you won't be. The students are rude and often form cliques. They are exclusive of and often harass anyone who doesn't make the cut into their cliques. Worst school I have ever attended!
2nd Year Female -- Class 2016
Campus Aesthetics: A-, Education Quality: F
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This is the third university I have attended,Super BrilliantNursing
This is the third university I have attended, and it is by far the worst. It is extremely unorganized, deans are being fired left and right, and faculty are uncommitted and not well compensated. The financial aid office is very unhelpful and is unable to provide information about any scholarships that are not distributed by the school itself. The nursing school in particular is not well funded and professors primarily teach by reading out of the textbook. With the number of other nursing schools in the area, there is no reason to choose Cumberland.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2014
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Scholastic Success: F
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