Nelsonville, OH
Hocking College


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Recent Reviews

Liliana
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love how hands-on it is! The classes are usually pretty small, only about twenty students, so we get a very intimate class...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love how hands-on it is! The classes are usually pretty small, only about twenty students, so we get a very intimate classroom experience, which is also great. Many of our classes also take place partially or completely in the field, where we can actually see and interact with what we're learning about. At least, that's how it is in the Natural Resources department. I'm not sure what the other fields of study Hocking has are like.

Audrey
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love Hocking College. The campus and class size are great for the area. They’re always making improvements to better the st...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love Hocking College. The campus and class size are great for the area. They’re always making improvements to better the students and campus life. It’s easy to get in contact with someone that you need and they can easily answer your questions that you have.

ALAIN
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hocking college is the best place to concentrate and study. there is not too much distraction and most of the time the enviro...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

hocking college is the best place to concentrate and study. there is not too much distraction and most of the time the environment on campus prone study. However, there is not enough quiet place in the library to concentrate, there are few quiet box space to study. Security campus is always there for us and ensures that we stay out of trouble.

Katelynne
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There are many good things about Hocking, but there could be so many more positive things done at this school. I feel like ev...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

There are many good things about Hocking, but there could be so many more positive things done at this school. I feel like everything is halfway done, and done with minimal effort by majority of the staff. There are amazing people that work here, but there are also professors who do the minimum of what is expected.

tyler
What is your overall opinion of this school?

This place does not care about you flat out. This is my second semester here and I have had a below content experience. It is...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This place does not care about you flat out. This is my second semester here and I have had a below content experience. It is extremly obvious the college is going under because staff is being fired constantly and part time teachers are being hired. The part time teachers do not care most of the time and just give you A's and B's for completing your work. The food here is absolutely atrocious and sometimes I can barely stomach it and end up eating nothing that day. (The dining hall also closes at 4pm on weekends so good luck eating on weekends if you stay on campus. The worst part about this place is the fact that I feel as if they are just trying to take my money and they do not care about my well being or education at all. If you have no other choice but to go here I recommend commuting so you can save yourself from giving them an extra 12,000 dollars for horrible food, and a bad experience. The only good thing about this place is some of the people are cool if you can put up with getting to know all the gang bangers that roam the hall constantly just failing classes and leaving the next semester. This college in all honesty is horrible and I regret leaving Columbus State and I hope Betty White (the President) loses her job so someone that actually cares about students can be in charge.

Nicholett
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Hocking College started off great in 2013 when I first attended. When we got a new president, things started to change and th...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Hocking College started off great in 2013 when I first attended. When we got a new president, things started to change and the environment changed. More drugs were brought in, food prices went up, people were stealing, we had to put cameras everywhere because the stealing became such a problem. Fights became an issue, on campus and around campus. And the professors with the higher education were fired to make room for professors that could fit in the budget, so the curriculum changed. I was there for three years, and it started of amazing and I would have recommended anyone to go there, but by the time it came to graduation, I don't think I'd recommend anyone to go there. I didn't feel safe, I was cat-called if I wore skirts, and the campus police and safety wasn't much of a help either. No one took them seriously, they wore bright yellow shirts and were nicknamed "the bananas". You can't be taken seriously with that kind of a nickname. They often targeted people they didn't like or know who got drunk, and didn't care about the rest. Even sexual harassment wasn't taken seriously, especially if it happened to a male. I had a roommate who worked campus security, he'd tell me horror stories all the time about what they would let slide and what they wouldn't. He tried to take his job seriously, so he got made fun of for "being too serious" all the time. Despite all that, I made amazing friends, and I had an amazing professor for my Addiction Counseling program. I interned as a counselor for a year and learned alot about addictions and about people with them, and how they're really just humans and my attitude towards them was condescending and needed to change. And I grew a love for psychology and neuroscience. I would go cave diving in the mountains by the college at night time with my friend, it was so awesome! It was the first time I had seen pitch black, with no hint of light. There were collapsed mines where we were, so it was tall enough so we could stand in some parts, and then to get to certain areas we would have to crawl. We would sit and look at the water that had flooded the underground area, and just talk about everything going on in our life. It turned out to be very therapeutic and made for an amazing friendship that I have still to this day. Overall, the college quality wasn't very nice, but the experiences that I gained from going are some that I'll never forget.

Margaret
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Love the NR programs here. I have graduated from Wildlife Management and I am obtaining another degree in Natural and Histori...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Love the NR programs here. I have graduated from Wildlife Management and I am obtaining another degree in Natural and Historical Interpretation. Most of the teachers are teaching you to be a professional in the field and will treat you as an adult. They are always there to help when they can and will challenge you intellectually.

Clay
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The School is awful. No one is organized. No teacher cares enough to provide help or they're just not qualified. The upper-l...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The School is awful. No one is organized. No teacher cares enough to provide help or they're just not qualified. The upper-level management just cares about money. They have an impossible attendance policy. The whole staff is extremely unprofessional. I highly recommend a different community college. Half my class has dropped out because of the poor education provided. Complete waste of money.

Imani
What is your overall opinion of this school?

There is no Greek life at all just clubs but there are barely any of those. There is not much to do on campus. We have 5 diff...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

There is no Greek life at all just clubs but there are barely any of those. There is not much to do on campus. We have 5 different dorms you can live in. The Cafe is Very costly and they don't serve very good food but my favorite day is Chinese. We have a student center also with a pool two gyms, work out areas and a track.

Chelsea
What is your overall opinion of this school?

This college may be affordable and promises safety on campus, but the school is actually unsafe in my opinion due to a lot of...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This college may be affordable and promises safety on campus, but the school is actually unsafe in my opinion due to a lot of sexual harassment, fights, and drugs that occur almost on a daily basis. Most of the faculty are not there to help you (with very few exceptions), and more interested in the money. Some teachers have quit in the past due to the fact the students aren't being treated well and their needs aren't being met. I would advise not to go to this school because some of the programs are getting worse and the current President is only putting money into things that make more money and don't know what to do with it. Also, the water makes you sick. There was recently a boil order.

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