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At orientation they talked about how helpful theAverageEducation
At orientation they talked about how helpful the instructors are and this is not true. There has been many occasions where I sent numerous emails to my instructors and never get a response. The whole "no grade" system is simply unfair. How they explain it in orientation is seems like the best thing ever but in reality you really don't know how your really doing. I had an instructor who would give me feedback and say next time to this but overall excellent and i'll get a satisfactory on the assignment but after receiving my progress report she put that I'm at risk of failing the class? I don't understand. I'd rather get a letter grade "c" if that's what I deserve vs. failing the course because instructors only have two choices to give . The dorms have mice SERIOUSLY and they are doing nothing about it except mouse traps that have been around for years. Mice are not stupid anymore to fall for cheese on wood.
1st Year Female -- Class 2016
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My daughter and I fell in love with Alverno College when we did our tour. The people in the Admissions were nothing but nice and helpful and the campus was "picture perfect". However things changed drastically once my daughter got to Alverno and lived in the dorms. The students are nasty and unfriendly. The people who actually run the "student life office" and in charge of the residence hall were the biggest group of jerks you would ever meet. Their attitude is that if you don't just love living there then YOU have a problem. In her classes, my daughter felt like she was talked down to and given busy work in order for the girls (who are mostly uneducated, poor single moms from the Milwaukee area) to catch up. My daughter was upset that so many of the women in her classes were much, much older and from a demographic that was not atypical of that of a college. My daughter had a class where you got extra points for "bringing your baby to class" even though the class had nothing to do with child care.There was a number of women in her classes and dorms who described themselves as homeless and that Alverno allowed them to enroll (paid by federal aid I am sure)I am writing this to the parents to warn them that Alverno is NOT the school that you are lead to believe it is. Not only was I warned and did not take the advice I was given; please save your self a lot of headaches, the time loss taking pointless classes that do not transfer and a whole lot of money, look at other schools before choosing Alverno College for your child.
1st Year Female -- Class 2014
Campus Aesthetics: B+, Education Quality: F
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If you are thinking about attending Alverno College,Quite BrightBiology
If you are thinking about attending Alverno College, you should have your head examined. There are so many better schools out there. Do not fall for their B.S.! They will tell you lies just to get you to go there. Schools like Alverno will tell you that their teaching philosophy is a joke and that no reputable school will touch your credits from Alverno. They have absolutely no social life and the people who run their "student life" department are just downright nasty. Considered yourself as being warned.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2013
Campus Aesthetics: B, Education Quality: F
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