to start.. Case Western was my number once college choice.
The campus wasn't ideal, but it seemed to attract the
same sort of people as me, and they were motivated
to learn while still having fun.
campus is modern, though awkward. The student body is divided
by Euclid, the main street in Cleveland. The campus has
no center. New shopping center on Euclid should be nice.
Lots and lots of crime. Freshman dorms border an impoverished
area. Lots of muggings.
Well. The professors are,
generally, as expected. Terrible, TERRIBLE professors for the large freshmen
classes (Physics especially). Chris Butler, who teaches Calc 1, was
Professors will try to drown you
in course work. I tried to maintain a semblance of
a social life, but you really cannot outside of study
groups and maybe ONE night of partying every other week.
The work felt like busy work. My professors were
very vague about what they wanted. Some of the students
who ran Review Sessions were even critical of their professors.
In Physics 1, I received Statics problems with no assistance
from the teacher.
The teachers were the worst part about
HA. The Dean was terrible.
I met with him to talk about why I was
doing poorly. He had no advice, just to do better.
My freshman advisor was a random English teacher. Don't expect
If you're not an antisocial fuck,
you'll like it. Typical freshman dorms.
want to go to college to get an excellent job
and that's it, go here. Suffer through.
did for me was make me graduate later than all
my friends, and learn that sometimes colleges just want to
get as many students through as possible, with future plans
for being a good university.