StudentsReview :: Galveston College - Comments and Student Experiences
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


Galveston College

There are 3 Comments

View:

Sort By: [Date] [Major] [Rating]

Select Comments:

Positive Negative Neutral Advice
BrightOther
There is no social life, little to no sports, some classes are " self taught", and the surrounding city is not good at all.
1st Year Male -- Class 2017
University Resource Use: A+, Social Life: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
Galveston College is very inexpensive and offers opportunitiSuper BrilliantComputer Engineering
Galveston College is very inexpensive and offers opportunities to people who are extremely self-motivated. It's easy to make a good impression here because most of the students and faculty are not of high quality.

To be frank, the computer science department is almost non-existant here. I know several people who are not able to graduate because the classes they need to finish are not being filled enough to actually hold the class. There are only one or two full time computer science teachers and they spend all their time teaching Microcomputer Applications (how to use Word, Excel, Access, etc.).

The English program is also terrible here. There are some teachers who don't speak or write well. There are a lot of remedial and developmental math and english courses being offered.

Student life is also poor. There are only a couple of active student organizations. There are very few student activities. There seems to be some difficulty in gathering support for a new club or organization.

The nursing program is pretty good from what I hear, but I've met some of the instructors and they don't seem very excited or interested in teaching. There is a good partnership between Galveston College and UTMB for the nursing program.

There is an onsite daycare facility for people who need it.If you can get in somewhere else you should go there. GC is a stepping stone.

1st Year Male -- Class 2006
Collaboration/Competitive: A, Social Life: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
GC is easier than my high school.BrightUndecided
GC is easier than my high school. It all depends on what classes you get stuck with, but my teachers are excellent. My biology and history classes are not based out of a textbook, as both professors go the extra mile to get the point across. It is a great place to make new friends, and a great way to get into a four-year university. A little advice; unless for some inexplicable reason you had your heart set on attending UH, come here so you can transfer to A&M or UT, which is what I plan on doing.
1st Year Male -- Class 2008
Collaboration/Competitive: A+, Innovation: C-
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question

Recently Reviewed Colleges!

 California Institute of Technology (CA) 1:neutral

 Missouri Baptist University (MO) 1:neutral

 Benedictine University (IL) 1:neutral

 Walden University (MN) 1:neutral

 There are 674 more!

Compare GalvestonSave Galveston

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college tuition an... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→