UEI College Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (220)
I had to help out the newer students with their studies and hands-on work and was even going for their "mentorship" program, which is considered something like 'honors' in their school. I ended up having a decline for that mentorship thing because apparently someone had taken a homework sheet I threw away without my name written on it and it was considered cheating.
Now, almost two years since my graduation in May 2010, I have gotten only 4 pharmacy tech interviews and no job. Knowing I had gone to another college before this, I now owe $24,000+ on loans and am currently unemployed. If you're considering going to a "for-profit" college, I suggest you do some research before you get sucked in and stuck with debt for the rest of your life.
UEI IS ONE OF THE WORST SCHOOLS THEY SAY THAT THEY WILL WORK WITH YOU AND WORK AROUND YOUR JOB AND THINGS BUT WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO IT THEY DONT THEY DONT HELP YOU AT ALL. ALL THEY CARE ABOUT IS IF YOU SHOW UP SO THEY CAN GET PAID THEY DONT HAVE NO TYPE OF UNDERSTANDING AND THEY CAN CARELESS ABOUT YOU.
THIS SCHOOL IS UNDER INVESTIGATION AS WE SPEAK. I HAVE BEEN HERE FOR FOUR MO AND HALF THE TIME WE DONT EVEN HAVE THE TOOLS IN LAB TO LEARN WHAT WE CAME TO LEARN OR THE TOOLS ARE BROKEN AND NEVER GET FIXED. I REALLY DO NOT SUGGEST ANY ONE TO COME TO UEI IN JACKSONVILLE FL
It's one of my worse experience ever!!!
Staff preaches "Professionalism" but 99% of them are completely unprofessional, if you need to discuss an issue there's no where to go, they bounce you from desk to desk for hours and when finally someone sits with you, they promise to research for the solution and a phone call back within 24 hrs and nothing happens...not even the phone call.
Material given in classrooms (teachers theory, answer sheets for test, coding exercises, etc) its all outdated (doesn't match with the book editions given at the beggining of course). CAREER SERVICES IS THE WORSE! They don't place you in good intern sites, many times you have to find your own site, they don't really assist you finding a job...IT'S HORRIBLE!
I attened MBIC in San Diego. I put in a lot of work and graduated with honors. The school is a joke. The staff is a joke. They have no idea what is going on in their school. I was never contacted by the extern coordinator. I went to class at night and the staff would leave before I could get in to see them. They did not help me in any way. They tell you from the satrt you need to find your own extern. They say they will do what they can, which isnt much. Classrooms are full of unprofessional people, young and old. Half the people there arent there for an education.
I Graduated out oct. of last year, graduated with honors,and as i type this review i still have NO JOB!!!.I don't even hear from these goons at all,it was always me going to them! And of course it's the same BS every time i was there,i busted my ass off studying hard and did what was expected of me.But these fools in the career services they could go slip in a lake!!Even my instructor who was one of the best told me that i have to stay on them,but why should i this is what their getting payed for!And hell yea of course i've been out there on my own looking for work!! DON'T BOTHER WITH PLACE!! GO SOMEWHERE ELSE YOU'LL BE GLAD YOU DID!!
This is my second review to this site. I felt it necessary to write to those who say that the students need to get with the program. Well, if there was a program. Students are allowed to be unprofessional in all aspects at this school. Also, the content of the classroom is pathetic. At best it is a self study course that should cost alot!!!!!!!! less.
I am older, much older, than all the students that attend this so called "school". There have been comments made that students are laughed out of interviews because of the lack of professionalism or knowledge, or both. I feel as though I have multiple strikes against me before I even complete 3 modules.
They start you in the middle of the program, mix you will people who are all at different places in the program. Makes no sense what so ever! I have been to college and earned a Associates Degree in the healthcare field. This is not a place to learn anything what so ever. I carpool two other students everyday to class, since November, and I have gotten the run around about assistance with gas cards. The last they told me was MAYBE in the middle of February I will see something. WOW, thanks!!!!!!!
If your funds are limited or you have not completed high school (not GED), or have some college credit, stay away. They will give you the bums rush to get started. That is last time you will be able to get any more than a brush off from anyone at the school. They currently cannot accept anymore students until their placement for students that have already graduated get jobs. They have moved most employees to other sites. This one may not be around long.nat
Unprofessional. Theres better schools with excellent education! UEI gives only a part of what a successful student needs to achieve their dreams. I do not have time to waste on b.s.
However, I have never been one to take someone's word and have always had to find things out for myself...thank God I did!! After the first week in class, I could tell you exactly which students would write the negatives on this site!!
UEI doesn't "guarantee" job placement, they give you an education and an extern site and YOU are on your own after that. I am almost in my fifth mod and the every student but one, six students in all, have got hired from their extern sites. That tells me that their education at UEI paid off!
If you students that are on here complaining didn't stand out in the halls or outside smoking and talk about the "effing great parties you attended" or the "effing great pot you scored" or even the "effing fight you got into over the weekend" maybe you would have got a job too. I can say that if I were an employer, I wouldn't hire 85% of you that attend the UEI that I attend because of your attitude alone. Time to grow up and start taking responsibilities for yourself and stop complaining because the school doesn't get you a job that you are supposed to get on your own. I'm looking forward to graduating and starting my new career that I know is coming soon...Thanks UEI for all the hard work you DO put into the students and for the education!
I enjoyed my time at U.E.I. Students that are bitter have not grown up and need to buckle down. I had a great experience and learned more than what I needed to know.
This school is a joke!! I sat in class for 3 months watching the "teacher" text on her phone for 4 hours. They treat the students as children. I am 32 years old and should not have to ask to go to the bathroom, and one time the teacher actually timed me to make sure I was just going to the bathroom?!?!
I owe them $300 dollars left over from the loan and they harassed me everyday for there $30 payment. I walked out on the DA class 3 weeks ago and I am now contemplating quitting! I don't even care if I owe the money!!! Whatever you do DO NOT GO THERE!!!!