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4 out of 5
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Degree: Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Graduation Year: 2014

Baruch College had some of the best instructors. My favorite, Professor W. Although the courses were challenging, I found most of what I learned useful in the workplace. However, Baruch was not very diverse. During my attendance at Baruch, the African American and Latino populations were very low. I think it would be great to see a more diverse student body in the future. I did like that Baruch had a swiping ID system to be able to enter the building which made the campus feel very safe. You needed your ID every time you entered either the NV building or the 23rd street building. The elevators are normally packed during the evening so to beat the rush you may want to arrive a few minutes earlier to class especially in the 23rd street building. The financial aid office was always helpful. However, I think that Baruch could have better advertised study abroad and how students could finance study abroad through scholarships. Depending on what you major in, (finance and accounting) seemed to have the highest earning potentials. The networking opportunities are great especially for finance and accounting majors. I am satisfied with the degree that I received and I am grateful for some of the professors I've had that taught me things I could apply outside of the classroom. I do hope that the STARR career center improves with placing more students with internships or perhaps mandate an internship as a graduation requirement.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Journalism
Graduation Year: 2016

Baruch College, one of the schools of the City University of New York, was a great school to attend. It is a well known school that is famous as a great business school, that being said the culture at the school is a bit underwhelming. The school prides itself on its diversity but its diversity is mirrored by its isolationism by the diverse cultures. They say that one of the biggest complains about Baruch College students is that they do not know how to communicate, which is completely understandable when you see how these business classes are structured. The school is very good and very rigorous, which I guess is a good thing and a bad thing. Recently the school has begun pushing "group work" activities among the Business school, which I believe is a good way to tackle this.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

Baruch College is a hidden gem in the heart of Manhattan. As an alumnist, I have to say, Baruch provided me with all the tools to pursue my dreams. The professors on campus truly care about their students. The campus has a very positive and diverse school climate.

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5 out of 5
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Degree: Finance
Graduation Year: 2012

Great place to learn!! I enjoyed meeting and being exposed to newer methods of teaching/learning. Professors were kind and helpful. As students we are the coolest! The labs always had enough room. And most of the time the person next you is very friendly.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2011

Baruch College is a great place to go to school. Their facilities are impeccable and they have the best technology to help you succeed. I think their academic advisement and opportunity for tutoring, or academic help were extremely helpful. I think they need better job placements and career services. The area were the school is located is very urban and diverse, easy to commute to and with lots of good commerce around (stores, restaurants). My time here was excellent.

4 out of 5
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Degree: English Language and Literature, General
Graduation Year: 2016

Baruch College is an institution centered on diversity. This key component to the school's high level of academics is represented in class, clubs, student life, professors, and perspectives. As an English major, I was able to sit in unique classes like African American literature or Prose of Modern Israel, with a plentitude of outlooks represented in each. Professors at Baruch are open minded and respect is mutual between them and students. While Baruch is widely known for its business programs, the same high standard applies to its arts and sciences majors. Through it all, there is one thing that remains clear : the emphasis for an existence in harmonious relations between all.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

I think the neighborhood food was the best part of Baruch. Korean BBQ, Indian, Thai... oh, and bubble tea! Everything was mainly focused on business majors, so liberal arts majors were neglected. Otherwise the psychology department probably has some of the best professors in the school. There are club hours on Thursday, so getting a computer in the lab or a seat in the library is difficult during that time is difficult. Otherwise resources available are good, I highly recommend the career center as there are always job postings and the counselors are very good and work well with you.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

I absolutely loved it. The building is nice and the professors are excellent and I met a lot of really cool people.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Finance
Graduation Year: 2012

It's great. I really recommend it. I wish I had gone to a school with an actual campus...with actual student life. But It's ok either way.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Graduation Year: 2015

I have experienced several obstacles during my time at Baruch that I know have been shared by fellow students. There are some awesome professors, mediocre ones, and several that are pretty bad. Some professors are not willing to help, others disorganized and many who have accents that make them hard to understand. The classes themselves are also a toss up and really depend on how well the professor relays the material. The best way to be successful at Baruch is to read and absorb as much material as possible and practice problems related to the information. The hard work pays off and really does make a more well rounded student in the long run.

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