StudentsReview :: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Comments and Student Experiences
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
University of Virginia -- Charlottesville, VA
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC
James Madison University -- Harrisonburg, VA


  Who's got the Best?

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


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

There are 165 Comments

View:

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

Select Comment:

Positive Negative Neutral Advice
Sep 02 2014Accounting
Major Salary, Salary Trend, Satisfaction, Unemployment
OMG- don't go here. This is my sophomore year and will be transferring out ASAP. Even if you love football. Its all there is to do here on the weekends. The residential dorm environment is horrible. The student conduct office that treats you like you have zero rights. They are more concern about controlling their student body then being a progressive university and developing lasting relationships with the students. Not a place you will feel welcome if your are at all liberal. Run away- try William and Mary or UVA or a private university. DON'T GO HERE. I hope I am saving someone from making a bad decision.
1st Year Female -- Class 2017
Question
Campus Maintenance: A-, Faculty Accessibility: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Apr 16 2014Other
Major Salary, Salary Trend, Satisfaction, Unemployment
Love Virginia Tech. Go Hokies!
Alumna Female -- Class 2000
Question
Starting Job: Paralegal Preparedness: B Reputation: A
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Jan 09 2014Electrical Engineering
Major Salary, Salary Trend, Satisfaction, Unemployment
Do not go into Engineering at VT. The professors do not care if you understand anything. Some professors in intro classes state at the beginning of class that they know that you may never have taken the class before like programming, but they will teach the course as if you have. They just expect you to learn it on your own or fail the class. Go somewhere where they care about undergraduate engineers. Otherwise you will end up with a low GPA and they will fail you out of school and you will not be able to get a degree anywhere.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2017
Question
Campus Aesthetics: A, Education Quality: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful

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
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
• How to choose the right college?
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
• Personality Type and College Choice
• A Free Application is a Good Application
• College Academic Survival Guide
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
• The Scoop on State Schools
• The Purpose of a Higher Education
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
• How to choose a college major
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
• Nailing the College Application Process
• What to do for a Successful Interview
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
• Starting College (General College Advice)
Earn $$
Write an Article for us!
About Us | Advertise! | Press
Send Comments/Suggestions to: sradmin@studentsreview.com.

Copyright © 2000-2014. StudentsReview, All Rights Reserved.
 

 

Disclaimer: StudentsReview makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. Furthermore, StudentsReview is not affiliated with any University or Institution.

All Universities in Virginia (VA), College Search, College Rankings