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Most of the students are friendly and considerate.Quite BrightEnglish
Most of the students are friendly and considerate. There are also some faculty that are helpful and seem to really care about you and your educational success. Unfortunately, support staff and the majority of faculty are just awful. I had a very positive experience when I earned my first degree but I am leaving Tarleton after this semester. I leave school almost everyday discouraged and feeling awful. I have a 3.8 GPA, I am not saying these things because I am angry, I just have enough life experience to know that this is not the way college has to be. There are better choices for your educational dollar. Go some place where the professors really care about you. OH, and file your degree plan AND KEEP YOUR COPY, Tarleton is HORRIBLE about adding lots of things at the last minute to keep you there longer. What TSU does have going for it...Stephenville, Texas is a great town. Yes it's small, but it is also clean, safe friendly and close to big shopping if you need it.
1st Year Female -- Class 2013
Campus Maintenance: A+, Faculty Accessibility: F
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Tarleton is not the campus to go toQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Tarleton is not the campus to go to if you feel like having a social life outside of roping cattle. Students are arrogant rednecks and of course like true rednecks all the guys and girls drive lifted dodge duallys. These students are so immature they actually try to see how much black smoke they can spray on the person behind them at stoplights! I mean seriously! It's like these rednecks grow up there and live off mommy and daddy's money, have no jobs and quite frankly no idea of what life outside of the rural town is like. Students have no idea what's going on in the real world all they care about is rodeo and how great it is. Students and staff are arrogant and think they know it all. I've met 0 nice people in my time there and only enjoyed 1 professors class. Seriously save your money and go somewhere else because all I've learned here is how shitty of a school tarleton is and how arrogant some of these dumbass country kids can be. And btw I got my associates at Weatherford Junior College prior to going here and the junior college was cheaper, more fun, had better staff and I met some good friends there.wish I could get a bachelors there instead of the redneck Capitol of the fucking world
2nd Year Male -- Class 2015
Campus Aesthetics: D, Education Quality: F
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The dorms are full of black mold.BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
The dorms are full of black mold. I stayed sick all the time because of it. It was my experience that the teachers don't actually teach the curriculum. They give assignments and expect you to figure it out. The Accounting department actually is so bad that some students in my class were so frustrated that they changed majors.
1st Year Female -- Class 2012
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Education Quality: F
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