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The City University of New York Bernard M Baruch College

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityF Faculty AccessibilityD
Useful SchoolworkD- Excess CompetitionF
Academic SuccessF Creativity/ InnovationD+
Individual ValueF University Resource UseC+
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyC FriendlinessD-
Campus MaintenanceC Social LifeF
Surrounding CityF Extra CurricularsF
Describes the student body as:
Afraid, Arrogant, Broken Spirit, Snooty, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Arrogant, Condescending, Unhelpful, Self Absorbed

Lowest Rating
Educational Quality
Highest Rating
He cares more about Surrounding City than the average student.
Date: Feb 21 2014
Major: Journalism (This Major's Salary over time)
If you don't major in any kind of business program then this school is awful. There is no such thing as a student life, and the frat boys that go to Baruch College killed another student (Michael Deng) so you could say that the students who participate in what little student life there is are horrible human beings. There's no campus, food is awful, the administration is awful, the Weissman school of Arts and Sciences is awful and half-assed. The inside of the campus looks like a scene from Prison Break.

But all of that seems tolerable in comparison to the Journalism Department. I thought that their program would be decent since Baruch College claims to be the best CUNY, but I was wrong. All of the professors that teach journalism at Baruch College either never had teaching experience or have never taken a course in journalism (meaning they don't know anything about journalism), most of them are horrible. Especially Professor Carl Rollyson?he's a really old man that's written 40 irrelevant books about biographies and reviews?he has no insight to teaching a journalism course. He once publicly scrutinized a students assignment in front of the whole class, and he did it in such a unprofessional and nasty manner anyone would think he's a horrible person. That student later had a nervous breakdown and left in the middle of class, why did the college hire him as a professor is befuddling (they hired him because he got 40 b.s. reviews & books published not because he can teach.) Carl Rollyson is the worst professor at Baruch College, especially in their english/journalism department.

This school is only okay for business major, and slightly useful for public affairs major, but DO NOT BE FOOLED BE THE RANKINGS.The rankings at Baruch College are deceitful this school runs as well as a DMV during its busiest hours. Non-majors and especially science majors DO NOT APPLY!

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