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The music program is less than to beQuite BrightMusic - Performance
The music program is less than to be desired. They simple do not care about their student's interest. The freshman adviser misdirected and the music support staff were never on the same page. Don't get to meet with a music adviser until sophmore year which is too late to find out what is needed when you start your freshman year. Adviser indicates that music students don't graduate until usually 5.5 to 6 yrs because the music program unnecessarily requires to much additional work that you do not receive credit for and your pre-requisites must be obtain (on your own time). If your a music major - don't waste your time at this university. Go some place that they actually care about you graduating and don't abuse you to their own advantage. What a wasteful first year of time and money.
1st Year Female -- Class 2015
Campus Aesthetics: B, Education Quality: F
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Texas State places virtually no value on educationSuper BrilliantPolitical Science
Texas State places virtually no value on education or individual thought; it is a degree mill for sub-par, mostly white students from wealthy families. There are individual professors in individual departments that are exceptional, but for the most part no one seemed all that interested in inspiring people to learn or inspiring people to teach. I went to class as I saw fit and rarely studied for anything (other than the occasional unreasonably difficult test that in no way reflected the professor's ability - freshman communications, freshman history, philosophy and critical thinking, college algebra, Spanish 1, Russian law and politics, legal theory and research) I made virtually all As and graduated Suma Cum Laude (Final GPA: 3.81) with minimal advising. At no point at Texas State did I feel valued as a student or encouraged to acquire knowledge in my field.
4th Year Male -- Class 2015
Social Life: A+, Education Quality: F
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The fashion merchandising program at Texas state was
The fashion merchandising program at Texas state was a joke. The teachers did not care, the instruction was not relevant and for the classes that were relevant, there was not enough instruction for the amount of students in the class. They would talk about the negative impacts of the fashion industry on human rights and the environment, yet they would push jobs in fields that were directly involved in those indecencies. They only pushed internships in shitty environments like Ross, Kohls, and other equally corporate companies. If you are an entrepreneur or are interested in alternative paths, There was absolutely no guidance or encouragement whatsoever. If you're interested in tech things like Photoshop or other similar programs, you will learn literally nothing in the courses that you take because there are 1 million students and one incompetent teacher. Independent thought is not encouraged. Good luck getting a job afterwards that isn't poverty level unless you are a trust fund baby, hope this helps!
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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