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Saginaw Valley State University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityB Faculty AccessibilityF
Useful SchoolworkB- Excess CompetitionB-
Academic SuccessC- Creativity/ InnovationC+
Individual ValueA University Resource UseB+
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA+ FriendlinessA-
Campus MaintenanceA+ Social LifeD-
Surrounding CityF Extra CurricularsC+
SafetyA+
Describes the student body as:
Snooty, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Unhelpful

Female
Quite Bright
Lowest Rating
Faculty Accessibility
F
Highest Rating
Campus Aesthetics/ Beauty
A+
She cares more about Faculty Accessibility than the average student.
Date: Sep 17 2010
Major: Biology (This Major's Salary over time)
I wouldn't advise anybody to go here except as a last resort. Some professors are friendly, but the math teachers are notoriously bad (watch out for Tierman, guys). I would say that a regular student could manage the school okay, but athletes beware: some of the programs here are ridiculous. If you're thinking of coming here on an athletic scholarship, GET OUT NOW. Go somewhere else. Some coaches are sadistic, some are perverted, and most just don't have a clue what they're doing. SVSU teams do not genereally succeed.

From a social standpoint, it's highschool all over again. If you're a jock you will be popular and have friends here, but a lot of them are shallow and won't make you feel very good about yourself. If you come here, you will have to be patient and wait to find the people with whom you can really connect.

I'm not saying you can't be happy here, but you could certainly be happier somewhere else.

One last word of advice: stay away from the RFOC as much as possible. Dreadful food.

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