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Alabama A & M University

How this student rated the school
Research QualityB- Research AvailabilityC-
Research FundingD Graduate PoliticsC
Errand RunnersC+ Degree CompletionC+
Alternative pay [ta/gsi]D Sufficient PayD-
CompetitivenessC+ Education QualityB-
Faculty AccessibilityB- Useful ResearchB
ExtracurricularsF Success-UnderstandingC-
Surrounding CityD+ Social Life/EnvironmentB-
"Individual" treatmentF FriendlinessF
SafetyC+ Campus BeautyC+
Campus MaintenanceF University Resource/spendingF
Describes the student body as:
Arrogant, Broken Spirit, Snooty

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Arrogant, Self Absorbed

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Lowest Rating
Extracurriculars
F
Highest Rating
Useful Research
B
He cares more about Surrounding City than the average student.
Date: Dec 31 1969
Major: Social Work (This Major's Salary over time)
I am a first year a graduate student at A&M and I am pretty disappointed. I have had to take some requisite courses so I can give advice for both grad and undergrad experiences.

Undergrad student body are misguided and would rather dance and socialize then study. Grad students are angry and defensive.

Undergrad and grad staff are helpful but unfortunately most departments have lowered the bar in terms of academics so they don't expect much from students.

Administrative staff in patton hall are absolutely horrible and could less about students. My best advice to new students is become a survivor! Do your financial aid the first day and do wait because they will drop your classes out of the system. Do not bother trying to do things over the phone. This is not a normal university and you have to do everything in person. A&M is a below average HBCU and that fact is ingrained within the community, until that changes the school will continue to lag behind. Academically sound students need to be their own advocates.

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