education at SSC successfully prepared me for graduate school in
my degree field. Other graduate students in my department went
to more “prestigious” colleges/universities and are jealous to hear of
the personal attention that I received as an undergraduate, and
how much less money I owe for the same education.
See they went to larger schools with graduate programs and
in that sense the undergrads were in priority behind the
graduate students. In my major at SSC we didn't have
graduate students to take away any attention from faculty.
back when I was at SSC I knew what I
know now, I would've not wasted so much time fretting
over “boring” courses and faculty (except my Chem professor -
hope they fired him). It's the same at any other
college but at those colleges they charge you more. SSC
definitely has its share of problems, old campus, widely scattered
building, lack of enough clubs/activities but in reality you get
what you pay for. My campus is nice and new
and so are the fees for students, increased every semester,
to pay for all those “updates” and “revitalization projects."
lived on-campus for the majority of my time at SSC
and the social life left a lot to be desired.
It would have been nice to have had a larger
number of students living on campus and also if there
were more extracurricular activities. But SSC was a great value
for the money! I took the initiative to get a
solid education at SSC and it worked. I went on
to a great graduate school and received my MS and
now I'm almost finished with my PhD.