Arizona State University Reviews

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Arizona State University
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Average reviewer salary: $16,667

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Loved ASU, but prepare to do more than what the...
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Graduation Year: 2014
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I loved ASU! The professors challenge you, but were also very fair. I had a lot of wonderful experiences on campus as well as off. I will tell you that as an online student there is a bit of a gap when it comes to feeling involved in the ASU atmosphere. I did think it was nice that I received free tickets to an ASU basketball game, but that was only once the entire time I was a student. Being an online student was very time demanding. I did not have much of a social life, as most of my time went to taking care of my son, school, and working. However, it was very nice because I could do my school work from home and around my own schedule, and I didn't feel as though I was getting less as an online student. I read the same, learned the same, and produced a lot more work being an online student. If online is not for you, the Phoenix campus is beautiful. I would take the light rail and step right onto campus which helped me save a lot on transportation. The professors are passionate about what they teach, and that is what I look for in an instructor. I cant think of one teacher that I didn't enjoy as far as my degree program. My degree program was amazing. It is such a variety of things, so I was always learning something new. It wasn't just one subject like nutrition, but exercise and wellness, stress management, behavioral science, neuroscience and much more. The one thing I did not like about this degree is I felt like they didn't focus enough on the career side of things. As I am applying for jobs now, I'm noticing that people want you to be certified in personal training, or certified in counseling, and other certifications. So now I'm in a bind trying to get all these certifications when I wished the school could have stepped in and at least offered these certifications so I could do it all as a student. I feel a little unprepared and since this degree was focused on coaching and theory, it's very difficult to find a career without experience. The experience they are looking for is teaching health classes (like a gym class), being CPR, AED and first aid certified, and having experience in creating and implementing actual programs. I wish I had more opportunities to implement the programs I created in my degree program so that I could have measured the outcomes and see if they were successful. So if you want to do this program I highly suggest that you are very clear with what direction you want to go with it and focus on gaining the experience while you are still in school (if that is possible). I think this degree is perfect for starting your own business, and that is what I plan on doing with mine.

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ASU pretty good
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Degree: Education, General
Graduation Year: 2014
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I really enjoyed my time at Arizona State University. I was a part of Barrett, The Honors College there at ASU and i really feel like that gave me a head up in jobs. Many employers mentioned the fact that I was a part of the honors college and liked that. The SDFC is amazing complex is amazing! They have all the equipment and gyms you need. However, the staff at the SDFC are extremely unhelpful and not very professional. My Teachers college program I felt did a pretty good job at preparing me for my future career as a teacher. Their scheduling of some of our classes was not the best, but it was doable. There was no behavior management class, which I felt was really needed. However, I did like that we have a whole year of students teaching where as other schools do not offer this. Overall, I enjoyed ASU, but glad to be graduating and moving on.

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Amazing College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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Degree: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Graduation Year: 2015
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I would recommend to anyone ASU. They were very efficient and quick with working on any issue I had. All the professors were excellent in teaching and assisting me outside of class, always eager to help. very quick in processing important paper work for classes, financial aid and transcripts. When I initially started college at a community college I had a negative experience but after coming to Asu they completely changed my experience with dealing with colleges.Overall Arizona State University and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences were amazing with my college experience.

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Degree: Legal Studies, General
Graduation Year: 2014
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I attended both on campus and online classes, however I while attending ASU I worked full time to try and pay for school therefore went to class either first thing in the morning or at night so I wasn't able to fully socialize with the other students. I did however attend several football games and recommend every student go to at least one and attend any ASU homecoming or event they were awesome and one way to meet other students.

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Good school for a great value
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Degree: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Graduation Year: 2014
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ASU is often stereotyped as a party school without much academic merit, but it truly is an exceptional institution. The best thing about ASU is that despite its massive size, you have access to so much academic, personal, and professional support, that you feel as if you are attending a much smaller institution.

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Go Devils!
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Degree: Graphic Design
Graduation Year: 2015
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ASU is a helpful university. They offer an extensive use of resources. The professors there are very flexible to your concerns and are experienced in the field they are teaching.

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Degree: Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2008
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Tell us about your college experience.

My college experience was good overall. I wish that I had been involved in more than I was, but it was still a good experience. I would say that my school was a good fit for me since it was close to where I had grown up and because there were so many opportunities available.

Would you get the same degree if you could start over?

I would not choose the same degree. The degree I chose is difficult to apply in the workforce. I would have selected something more directly applicable to industry and I would also have picked up a second major.

What advice can you offer other students?

My advice to students is to get involved in a lot of different programs, activities and clubs in college. You can always drop out of events and activities later, but it's difficult to get really involved once you're already partially through school.

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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2010
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I graduated in 2010 with an Interdisciplinary Studies degree. My concentrations were Social Work and Religious Studies. Although the instruction in the online IDS classes was good I graduated with few job prospects. I really have no one to blame but myself. I was interested in Social Work but did not want to go the traditional route. Believing that IDS would offer an expanded breadth of knowledge that would make me a more attractive hire to the Social Service providers I was interested in I went that route.

My recommendation is this: do your homework if you don't know exactly what job your degree will qualify you for; do not assume that it will qualify you for anything. Part of the issue was cuts, to federal funding, which fund most of the social service programs. These cuts took place during my 3rd and 4th year of school, which greatly decreased the number of social service jobs available and lowered the pay for those jobs.

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Degree: Liberal Studies
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Avoid ASU (online) at all costs. A "for profit" business model using the ASU name.

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Heather - about 1 month ago

As a prospective ASU online student, I am curious as to how it's a for profit model for the online courses? Your comment would be more helpful if you would elaborate and provide examples from your experience with ASU online.

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So grateful for Arizona State!
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I love ASU. The quality of teachers is exceptional and I feel that I always get the support I need. The student body is diverse. ASU has many resources for students of all types. Great computer labs and library as well.

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