University of Oregon Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (22)
At first I didn't think going to a really small business school was going to be worth my time. I was horribly wrong. Being part of a small business school like Oregon's you have unprecedented access to alumni that work through out the United States. On top of that there are quarterly trips for experiential learning that many other business schools can take you on. It may not seem like much but those experiential learning trips made the MBA program worth while. You get the education like any other business school, but you also get hands on experience meeting with alumni in the network.
I loved going to college and everything about U of O. I was happy to graduate once the time came, but it was four of the most fun years of my life.
They had a great psychology department. Staff were knowledgeable and did a lot of research on campus. The department was a little older. The newer focus was on Journalism and Business.
Oregon is a wonderfully friendly campus with a great staff. High quality learning and academics are available as well as great entertainment and activities, so be sure to balance your time. Academics get overshadowed by athletics in the media, but not on campus itself. Eugene is a great little town, not too big or too small.
I loved attending U of O but the cost has gotten out of control. The sports culture was really fun, I loved the campus and the Sociology department was phenomenal and full of brilliant people.
The University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business adviser's have been very helpful for the most part. Just like with anything there are things that can happen to derail your plans. If you don't agree with an answer ask someone else, persistence pays off. You need to take charge of your education, you can't expect someone else to do this for you. Once I entered into the program I found that many of the instructors want you to succeed and if you put in the effort the instructor's will go above and beyond for you.
The psychology program has been moved to revamp their building and that has made it a little more difficult to go in and see advisors but other than that the program runs very well.
I had a mixed time at the U of O. Some of my classes were great, others not so much. My major advisor was not helpful and displayed some disdain for the fact that I was working while in college. In general not an air of respect for the students among the faculty.
I was a bit disappointing by the lack of cultural diversity, awareness, and response from faculty.
The University of Oregon was an great place to learn and gain valuable life experience. There are excellent career counseling resources available, which I found extremely useful throughout my internships. I found it very valuable to pursue internships outside of my field to accrue new interests and find out what I was good at. I would advise future students at the UO and otherwise to try things that are outside their comfort zone, because that is when you discover new interests. For example, I would not have known that I have a flare for marketing if I had not taken an internship which included a lot of online marketing. As for my degree, it is very useful for careers in translation and research, which is why I originally began the major. However, what happens when you graduate and decide that you would like a career in a broader field? It is more difficult to apply the degree to a job in your field however, like everything else, your presentation of yourself is most important. Learn to market yourself in a way that allows you to wear many hats in an organization/company. For this reason the choice of your major is important, but it is not the end all be all of career choice. College is all about finding your passion, and I think education is important to find it. Find yours at University of Oregon, where you have thousands of opportunities available to you.