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There are some very good teachers and staffQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
There are some very good teachers and staff here that truly want you to succeed. However, the quality of teachers that are coming into the school is horrible. You have teachers that can't teach and only talk about themselves the entire class period and don't talk about anything related to the course. You have teachers that are sexist and favor one gender over the other, and some that even tell you they don't want to be their. I am in a class that had every student complain about the fact that the teacher that spends the entire class talking about random things and not covering the material, and was told he was moving to a nonteaching position from the dean, but he is know teaching next semester. The school brags about their high ranking business department, but they really don't care about your education, as long as you pay for tuition and fluff their numbers. If you can go to any other school you should, your more likely to get a better education from clown college then from this school.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2017
University Resource Use: A+, Useful Schoolwork: F
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Just go to UW or SPU.Quite BrightBiology
Just go to UW or SPU. This school is just a ridiculous numbers game as far as the biology department is concerned. Not enough classes, too many students. It's a struggle to even get all of the classes you need in order to graduate. Seriously GO SOMEWHERE ELSE FOR BIOLOGY. The religion and spanish departments are amazing though so if that is what you're interested in then PLU would be great.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2014
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Education Quality: F
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I recently graduated from PLU, in 2010.BrightFine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
I recently graduated from PLU, in 2010. I originally really wanted to go to PLU, it was one of 2 choices for me. I spent the last 2 years contemplating and regretting that decision. By the time I had accepted and realized what kind of school it was, it was too late for me to accept at the other school. To begin, I was promised a lot by the admissions counselor, and I got none of it. For one the program that they she had told me they had, was not true, they didn't even have anything remotely close. So I would definitely suggest do your homework, don't talk to the admissions or advisers, go straight to the department chairs to find out what it is you are interested in. Second, they promised me the same financial package as the other school, let me just say my loans were over $20,000. With each year they kept decreasing the promised scholarships and here's the best part, there's nothing you can do, because they prey on young adults and they never give you anything in writing, when I brought this up to the financial counselor, she just said, "we are not liable for what the admission counselor promises you." Great huh. Don't get me wrong it wasn't all bad, Some of the faculty was really great, very few of the good ones there, but nevertheless, there were the few that kept me going. Most professors weren't interested in anything but furthering their own career, and were rarely there when you actually needed them there. I would and have not recommended anyone to attend PLU.
4th Year Female -- Class 2010
Friendliness: A-, Surrounding City: F
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