Riverside, CA
La Sierra University


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

College is one of the most important times in a person's life. Not only does one earn the education that will later provide ...

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

College is one of the most important times in a person's life. Not only does one earn the education that will later provide for one's family, but one also makes friendships and has life experiences that will last. I think that the best advice when looking for the right college is to actually visit the campus (if possible) to see what it really has to offer. Go and talk to the department that interests you, and see what it really has to offer. Another good idea is to make a pro/con list about the main colleges that interest you. And most importantly, go where your heart leads you.

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

Although the campus is beautiful, and has a lot of rich history, alot of the buildings are really old and need to be replaced, such as the girls' dormitories. Also, tuition is pretty high.

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

I usually talk about the friendly, family-like atmosphere and the amazing teacher to student ratio. There are lots of great things about LSU, especially the Christian feeling, and having a church right across the street. The professors are great, and when you aren't studying, there is lots of stuff to do in Riverside.

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

Once you have narrowed down your choices make sure to visit the schools preferrably during the regular school year. Talk to c...

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

Once you have narrowed down your choices make sure to visit the schools preferrably during the regular school year. Talk to current students and get a feel for what life there is like.

Celina
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

A private university with most of it's emphasis on diversity and the getting along of different peoples and also emphasizing ...

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

A private university with most of it's emphasis on diversity and the getting along of different peoples and also emphasizing a small classroom setting.

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

The fact that this school is of a certain religious denomination and therefore practices certain religious beliefs.

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

Research different places, take the student population into consideration as well as the academic programs that are offered, and ways that the campus strives to be safe. While attending school, staying on top of one's work is KEY. As always, procrastination only makes a situation more difficult in the end. I believe one of the important things you need to really succeed in college is between 1-3 close friends that will help you do two things: 1. help you do well in school (help motivate you) & 2. know when it's the right time to have some fun. It's the type of people you hang around that will influence you. I could have done a way better job at finding that kind of friend. Though I enjoyed the company of the friends I did make, I feel that one friend in particular held me down a little. It's normal to feel down at times and happy other times. However, to always look at the negative side of things and/or to always complain, can really rub off and affect you. Such an attitude isn't going to help anyone. Choose wisely and have common sense!

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

Make sure that the parents and the student agree to what college/university they want to attend. Find whether the person pref...

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

Make sure that the parents and the student agree to what college/university they want to attend. Find whether the person prefers a liberal or conservative school becuase there is a big difference between the two.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

People who dont respect religious views.

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

visit the college, talk to the students attending, get involved, make and focus on your goals

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

visit the college, talk to the students attending, get involved, make and focus on your goals

What kind of person should not attend this school?

people that dont care about their education and are there just to mess arround, its too expensive

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

When it comes to looking for a college to attend, be sure to consider the fact that the student will be spending the next fou...

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

When it comes to looking for a college to attend, be sure to consider the fact that the student will be spending the next four years of his/her life there. Expense is not something to neglect, therefore situating the financial aid and family contribution will be enough to cover tuition as well as supporting the student during the academic year. You must not forget the programs reputation. For whichever major the student picks, look at the success rate during the course and after graduation (for job placement purposes). Ensure that the student and the parents are happy with the choices made, thus leading to a great outlook on the students college career.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Someone who is seeking a healthy learning environment, not only for academic purposes, but also for those who want spiritual guidance. La Sierra can be a place to find yourself in a way one may never have thought to be found. This school is for someone who enjoys the solitude and quite times and have just as much as the fun.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

If you're someone who doesn't participate in religious events or just simply not open to them, you should probably not come to La Sierra. If you don't like a small school and would prefer to be in a larger fast paced environemt then LSU is not for you.

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

Make sure it is a college you wont get tierd of going to and also dont go to the school if your friends are going there and y...

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

Make sure it is a college you wont get tierd of going to and also dont go to the school if your friends are going there and you dont want to

What's unique about your campus?

The best thing about my school is that everyone is very friendly and the class sizes are small.

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

I think i more i got to know the school i started to like it more because i just visted the campus once before i started to attend there. At the begining i didnt like but as time went by getting to know the people and campus makes me want to just stay there forever.

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

What I have learned after two years is that you should know what topic you want to or are interested in studying. Really look to see if that school has your major and also look to see if the school has a good environment. It makes things alot easier on a student if they feel welcomed and comfortable at their school. Really get involved in school, such as clubs or sports. It helps to make friends and knowing people is a great thing in college.

What's unique about your campus?

There are many biology professors that care about their students and are willing to better their education. They do everything possible to help students pass with the highest grade. There are also some administration workers that go out of their way to help a student get orgainzed once admitted.

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  • Enrollment
  • 1,963
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $31,590
  • Acceptance rate
  • 46%

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