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Prescott College

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityF Faculty AccessibilityC-
Useful SchoolworkF Excess CompetitionB-
Academic SuccessD+ Creativity/ InnovationD+
Individual ValueF University Resource UseF
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyF FriendlinessC
Campus MaintenanceC- Social LifeC-
Surrounding CityC Extra CurricularsF
SafetyC
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Arrogant

Describes the faculty as:
Arrogant, Unhelpful

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SAT1240
Quite Bright
Lowest Rating
Educational Quality
F
Highest Rating
Excess Competition
B-
He cares more about Individual Value than the average student.
Date: May 03 2012
Major: Other (This Major's Salary over time)
This school is in a bad financial situation, which is not unusual for this institution. They are making up for financial short-comings by eliminating positions, cutting pay and overloading the faculty that they do retain. This is having a very negative impact on student experiences.

As stated elsewhere, the school tends to put its own shortcomings in the light of the "self-directed" nature of the school, effectively blaming any student who has a negative experience for their own frustrations with the school. This in addition to the school's misrepresentation of what is available and to be expected by new students.
The school also has the slowest internet connection in town! Not good.
They are now asking students and staff to recruit new students, as they need the money these students would bring in, but me and many others will have a hard time selling anyone on the idea of attending college here, based on personal negative experiences

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