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Virginia Commonwealth University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityF Faculty AccessibilityD+
Useful SchoolworkF Excess CompetitionF
Academic SuccessF Creativity/ InnovationB+
Individual ValueF University Resource UseD+
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyD- FriendlinessC
Campus MaintenanceD- Social LifeA
Surrounding CityF Extra CurricularsB+
Describes the student body as:
Arrogant, Snooty, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Arrogant, Unhelpful, Self Absorbed

Not so bright
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She cares more about Educational Quality than the average student.
Date: Jun 25 2013
Major: Communications (This Major's Salary over time)
Look, I didn't expect the most challenging coursework at VCU, but I also expected a semblance of academia. They'll wow you with their talk about exciting basketball and facility upgrades, but VCU needs to seriously work on the basic pillar of being a university: academics. I transferred into VCU from Northern Virginia Community College and I depressingly learned more at that school than I did at VCU. Also, the professors at the undergraduate level lack the professionalism and teaching prowess that you'd expect of a university employee (which is especially annoying considering the cost of an education these days); most of mine didn't even have PhDs.

Also, the social scene is terrible if you're not a hipster (which seem to make up the majority of the school). And while I'm fairly liberal myself, I'm still open-minded to other point of views. God help you if you have conservative leanings 'cause these hipsters that claim to be open-minded will rain down their wrath on you like there's no tomorrow.

All in all, I'm highly disappointed at VCU.

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