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Virginia Commonwealth University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityC- Faculty AccessibilityB
Useful SchoolworkA Excess CompetitionA-
Academic SuccessC- Creativity/ InnovationB-
Individual ValueC- University Resource UseC-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyB- FriendlinessB-
Campus MaintenanceA- Social LifeD-
Surrounding CityD+ Extra CurricularsB
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She cares more about Social Life than the average student.
Date: Dec 28 2014
Major: Art & Design Department (This Major's Salary over time)
VCU is a massive school that can't help but homogenize it's students. I am a 19 year old freshman in the AFO program. My first impressions of VCU was blinded by the status it's art program. I felt that jumping into the AFO program (with 13 credits) was even too fast paced and not a good adjustment for a freshman. The demand and quick pace restricted creativity and a smooth transition. Most of the art classes are overpopulated by girls, and the teachers had so many students to handle, they failed to recognize any outliers.

As a university outside the art school, VCU is a college town filled with horribly immature students trying to fit in. I felt it to be very cold and unwelcoming.

I am a simple student who wants to attend a school with a real community. VCU is too big a school. Even if you find a group of wonderful people, you will still have to deal with uneducated and immature locals and students.

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