Montgomery, AL
Faulkner University


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Recent Reviews

John
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are loving people trying to show others the greatest love.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are loving people trying to show others the greatest love.

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

Our school is best known for as a Christian campus. That offers everything a normal school would. for example i play football and major in sports management. We need christian football players and chrsitian buisness men. This school shows that you do not have to be a preacher to get ready for your own ministry.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

When i was on my recruiting visit the coach told me as simple as this. "We all know college is expensive and you might be in student loans, but when you go back home your buddy is going to be driving that same peice of crap around because he did not go to college you will have education ready to make the BIG bucks. College is a needed investment". It is valuable to attend because it is a investment in your life and a experience that will always be with you.

Jennifer
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Choosing which college to attend was probably one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make. I wasn't quite sure that Faulkner University was the college for me but I gave it a try so I could accomplish my goal of playing soccer in college. I would have to say that this college has given me not only a great education but also friends for life. Before attending Faulkner I was very shy and kept to myself, now that I am a Junior I have learned how to open up to people not only outside of class but inside as well. Faulkner has helped me get over my fear of public speaking as well as talking to new people. My grades have also improved since attending college. I learned how to study while also managing my social and sports life. College has been valuable in my life because it has given me a broader out look on life. It has allowed me to understand what my future holds and it has prepared me for reality. I would have to say that this experience has changed my life for the better.

Kathryn
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

What I have gotten out of my college experience is the ability to form opinions based not on on the influence of my peers, bu...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

What I have gotten out of my college experience is the ability to form opinions based not on on the influence of my peers, but on my own assesment of various topics I've had to delve into on my degree path. College has been incredibly valuable to my development intellectually, and has given me the hardware and the confidence to express my opinions with eloquence, clarity and passion.

Melanie
Describe your favorite campus traditions.

My school is best known for being a Christian school and the Jones School of Law. They are trying to build up their athlet...

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

My school is best known for being a Christian school and the Jones School of Law. They are trying to build up their athletics department by starting new sports programs such as womens basketball coming in fall 2010. Many people come to Faulkner University for their renowned law school.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I've gained more independence, courage, and responsibility than I ever imagined from being in college. I have learned that if I want to make good grades, I have to work hard for them, they are not just given. Having to pay for my college education on my own has made me want to make the best grades I can, because I do not want to waste my money. I have learned to be more out going in college. College is valuable to attend not because of educational benefits alone but because of how much life experience you gain as well. While in college you learn so much about yourself and learn to handle situations on your own. No matter what major you are in college you are required to take classes that have nothing to do with your major. Some of these classes may seem trivial but they actually help you look at things critically instead of just focus on the obvious.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Faulkner University is a good school for students who learn better in small classes. A student that attends Faulkner University should be aware that chapel is mandatory for most students is Monay-Thursday for 20-30 minutes in their gym. A student that has strong Christian beliefs would fit in perfectly due to the mandatory bible classes that must be taken in exchange for electives such as art etc.. A student should be willing to due 40 hours of community service required by all Faulkner University students.

Randi
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would advice myself not to worry as much! When I decided that I would attend Faulkner my mother didn't agree with my choic...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would advice myself not to worry as much! When I decided that I would attend Faulkner my mother didn't agree with my choice because of the cost and distance but I didn't let that stop me. However, during my senior year of high school it caused me a lot stress and some fighting with my mom. I would also tell myself to take the time that I am still at home to be with my family more, especially my grandfather. This past summer my grandfather passed away and ever since I have felt guilty because I do not feel I took enough time to spend with him when I had opprotunities and instead I went off with some of my friends. I also tell myself not to worry so much about high school drama because that is all it is and in a few more years none of it will matter any more because I will be almost a thousand miles away at college. Lastly I would tell myself that everything is going to be okay and that as long as I am true to myself and keep God first in my life everything will work out.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Faulkner University is a place for Christians. If you are looking for a college to help you with not only your future on this Earth but also your future after this life then Faulkner is where you want to be. If you come here you will recieve help in your worldly life as well as your spiritual life.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

I believe that students who are not interested in Christianity shoudl not attend this university. My reasoning for this is because most of the students here wanted to be in an area where they could be surrounded by Christians or people who are seeking to find their faith. If students who are not interested in these things attend Faulkner it make it more difficult for them as well as some other students.

cortrina
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If i could go back in time when i was in high school i would advise myself to prepare more in my class ,by taking more collge...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If i could go back in time when i was in high school i would advise myself to prepare more in my class ,by taking more collge prep classes so i want be to lost when i get to college. i would also tell muself to have more fun. when you attend college its a time for you find yourself and how ca n you find yourself if you dont let the real you come out. i was very indepedent in high school which is ine reason why i am able to handle all the freedom i have in college. i would tell myself to keep on being indepedent because it will pay off.

What's unique about your campus?

the best thing about Faulkner is that it is like a family the teacher really help you . it a smaller school which gives you more one on one time with the teacher. also it a faith based school

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

to prepare because college is really different than high school. In high school people are telling you what to do and how to do it. in college you are on your own if you need help you have to ask for it. the work is different also you have to remember when your work is do.

Creseida
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What makes my school unique is that besides it being a small college you really have enough room to meet new people with all ...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

What makes my school unique is that besides it being a small college you really have enough room to meet new people with all of the on campus social events it has going like clubs, sports, and academic clubs. Teachers are very hands on and they are willing to do whatever it takes for you to succeed. They truly do believe that nothing is to impossible if you have the right people around.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Walking into college my first semester was a challenge I was far away from home I didn't really know anyone, nor was I truly taking the time to. No one ever told me that the people you meet could either help you and change your life or they could ruin it forever. I was more along the path of people trying to change mine so that I could get out of here. When I was a senior no one walked me through all of the hardships I was going to endure and all of the tears I was going to cry, they made it sound so miraculous and great. If I could go back in time I would tell myself to pace myself, meaning no need to rush into things that would always be there. I would have told myself to take some "me time" every once in awhile and not to get caught up in the hype because everything is truly not what it seems.

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

When I talk to my friends about my school I usually tell them that it is a really nice christian enviornment where you grow and learn about God in the most amazing ways. You meet some of the most amazing and genuine people that care and want to help you in anyway you can. You get a chance to grow in the bible and it not being shoved to you it is all understandable and I tell them that I would not have chosen anywhere else.

Hunter
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Religion plays a huge part in the operation of the school. Almost all guidelines are made with biblical principles in mind. T...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

Religion plays a huge part in the operation of the school. Almost all guidelines are made with biblical principles in mind. There is a zero tolerance for drugs/alcoholic drinking on campus and the largest class size is about 40.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would have told my self to do better and push for the grades I could have easily made. And to choose Faulkner first before doing a year at another school then transferring in. To study at least 90% of the materials before going out and that making it into college is just the begining of the journey. The rest comes during the semester, keeping up the grades and reacting accordingly to the midterm grades.

Kayla
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If I were able to go back in time and tell myself something about college life, I would tell myself not to worry about getting a boyfriend so much. I would say concentrate on your schoolwork and don't just settle with the first guy that thinks your cute and devote your whole life to him. Your life should be devoted to yourself and God, not to some guy that is going to use you and cause you to do things you regret and leave you feeling hopeless. If you concentrate on the school work and get through college and make a life for yourself, then you may think about boys, not your freshman year.

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

That they didn't offer all the classes I need.

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