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What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

If I could change one thing about my school it would be more assitence. Once I signed up as an education major, I was required to attend a few meetings where I was to get assistance signing up for classes. At that meeting I was given a sheet of paper roughly outlining the classes I was required to take. That worked fine for my first semester, however now I am starting my second and its quite confusing. I dont know if certian classes are counting for credits, and everytime I go to see someone, they have gone home.

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The worst thing about Kirkwood is while you are getting an education I feel as though I am not getting an education that is all in depth. Kirkwood is a great place to start but I think students should know that it is only scratching the surface. Students should see about transferring to 4-year colleges so that they can be challenged and fully informed. The only other bad thing is the parking.

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The worst thing about Kirkwood Community College is the growing student body and not enough class spaces. I've found it difficult to register for the specific classes I need, because there was an extreme increase in students this school year. I've had to put off some classes I need to graduate until the summer, when I could've graduated if I took them in the spring.

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The worst thing about my school would be the lack of communication between my teachers and I. I proves to be so difficult for me to get ahold of my teachers even for the simpliest question! A few of my professors have forgotten to even show up for their office hours. None of them seem to be adament about checking their email, and I suffer the consequences.

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There aren't as many classes to choose from at a smaller school. Plus Kirkwood doesn't have dormitories and you really miss out on that part of campus life there. They have apartments, but the rent is higher than getting a place on your own that isn't in their complexes.

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Some of the advisors aren't on the same page with the schools that you might be transfering too. I felt I had to do alot of the work myself seeing if classes transfer instead of the adviser do that.

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The worst thing about Kirkwood Community College is that it is a forty-five minute drive from my house. There are satellite centers, but none as close to me as the main campus.

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There is nothing bad about my school.

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