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California State University - Long Beach

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityC- Faculty AccessibilityC-
Useful SchoolworkD+ Excess CompetitionB+
Academic SuccessD+ Creativity/ InnovationC-
Individual ValueD- University Resource UseB
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyC FriendlinessC
Campus MaintenanceB Social LifeD
Surrounding CityF Extra CurricularsD
SafetyB
Describes the student body as:
Arrogant, Snooty, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Unhelpful, Self Absorbed

Female
Quite Bright
Lowest Rating
Surrounding City
F
Highest Rating
Excess Competition
B+
She cares more about Surrounding City than the average student.
Date: Jan 03 2005
Major: Psychology (This Major's Salary over time)
I thought that people generally would be friendlier. I have moved around quite a bit and have been to several colleges and universities. I found it easier to get along with people at community colleges and reccomend it to people to go to them before going to a cal state or UC, you will not only save more money and get more help from professors, but you will more likely get accepted to a school that you want to. If I wouldn't have gotten a full scholarship to this school, I wouldn't have gone. Plain and simple. It is a bit too overcrowded compared to other universities I have visited. I had no idea what I was getting into.
 
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commentI agree with your comment about going to community college. I got along with people more at the community college (I ran into some old friends from H.S. also at the JC) and most of them were a lot nicer. When I came to CSULB, I noticed a drop in the maturity level of a number of students.
commentI agree with the reviewer. I did not know what I got myself into when I came here. I thought it would be a great school; however, I was proven wrong with the lack of maturity of students and some (not all) of the professors overworking the students.
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