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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Psychology Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 9/2
Student Surveys
(in Psychology)
Males: 3, Females: 8
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.9

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.4 Medium
Actual difficulty:2.9 Medium
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


Psychology, for me, is an intellectual and scientific discipline. Psychology students at tech, for the very most part, just don't fit this mold. The...
Va Tech was one of the best experiences! My number one recommendation is to be as involved as possible. It is a big school which is awesome - you can...
Coming to Virginia Tech was one of the best choices I ever made as a young adult. At first I was hesitant about coming because of the enormous size of...
Virginia Tech is awesome. Nobody but yourself can keep you from having a great experience there. There are tons of student help programs, free tutor...
I think that Virginia Tech was an awesome place to go to school, now that doesn't mean it was fun and awesome all the time, but even when I was at my ...
Best school by far in Virginia...especially if you are a Virginia resident. I'm preparing to attend a top-ten ranked school for graduate social work ...
overall... an incredible collegiate experience. if vt has a strong program in your major, by all means, come. the fact that blacksburg is small doesn'...
I miss VT and want to go back!! :(
Virginia Tech is a large university and as a downfall, many of the classes tend to be on the larger side. If you're a person who prefers a smaller le...
I spent the first 3 years as an animal science major, and i have to say those first 2 years were the hardest years i've ever been through (academic wi...
All I can say about choosing a university is go visit--once you've looked around, seen the area, the buildings, how students interact, you will just k...

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