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What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

While the campus itself is gorgeous, the surrounding neighborhood around the college is mostly a lot of uninspiring urban sprawl-- you'll want a car, friends with cars, or some other way to get out of the immediate area. It's only about 5-10 minutes drive minutes to nice towns like Pasadena though.

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The hypocracy of a school focused on social justice with a primarily upper-middle class privilidged student body. Not feeling heard from administrators and a high rate of turnover within the administration

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Sometimes students arent able to get into many of the classes that they want because we try to keep the class size so small. Also in general such a small school doesnt allow a sense of anonymity.

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Is having ways to get off campus. Being able to buy things, like food, and making our own meals. Also having other ways to meet people besides parties and clubs.

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Because it's small it's often hard to find classes in specific areas that you really enjoy, so you have to be very flexible about what classes you want to take.

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registration is often very difficult (sophomores register before seniors!) and it gets small sometimes

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lack of gender studies and anthropology departments.

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