Buckhannon, WV
West Virginia Wesleyan College


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Recent Reviews

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

Stay home , attend the community college and take core electives needed at ALL colleges , work and SAVE money. And figure out...

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

Stay home , attend the community college and take core electives needed at ALL colleges , work and SAVE money. And figure out exact what career path I want to take in life.

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

What exactly I wanted to do with my life. And actually took in the amount of money I was spending for the exchange of services : education, facilities, etc.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

Goal oriented. Like's small towns, small classrooms and they are an athlete.

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

I would have myself calm down about the decision alot. Things always seem to work out as best as they should. Don't worry s...

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

I would have myself calm down about the decision alot. Things always seem to work out as best as they should. Don't worry so much about having a set life plan, that could just mess you up down the road. Learn better study strategies before college, and try to take a harder chemisty class!

What kind of person should attend this school?

Someone who doesnt mind a small town and enjoys spending time with the same people often.

Amanda
Describe the students at your school.

Very friendly, most are really outgoing and always participate and we're all really connected because the campus is so small.

Describe the students at your school.

Very friendly, most are really outgoing and always participate and we're all really connected because the campus is so small.

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

For parents I would say let the decision be your childs. If you pressure them too much then they're not going to be happy where they're at and most likely won't do well. However ask your child, first what kind of career they want and then select schools offering that degree. Visiting the college can either make it or break it. I think that's the most important thing to do if your seriously considering a school. Once you've been excepted to a school and you move in and get aqquianted with your suuroundings, don't be shy, other kids who've moved in are just as scarred as you, because it is scarry. Make yourself known, join something, greek life, clubs, theatre, orchestra whatever you want to do. Joining an organization gives you security and friends for life.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

Someone who wants to be surrounded by tons of things to do, say in a big city. Also someone who just wants a degree, they have to be serious about their future.

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

Small class size and close relationship with professors

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

Small class size and close relationship with professors

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

It will just feel right. The people will be friendly and like a close knit family.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

Some students are very close minded and racist. A small population but enough to make things uncomfortable.

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

The most important thing is to look at finances last. Once you find a college that you love, the money will take care of its...

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

The most important thing is to look at finances last. Once you find a college that you love, the money will take care of itself. There are thousands of scholarships; you just need to know where to find them. Become friends with your high school guidance counselor and your college admission counselors; they know where to find money for college. Do not make decisions based on a boyfriend or girlfriend, and don't go home every weekend. Get to know your college or university; join lots of organizations and volunteer in the community. The best way to find your worth at a college is to help those in that community. The most important part is to get to know your faculty and staff. Stop by offices, say hello to the custodians, and, parents, call and chat with the Dean of Students from time to time. If you're at a school like West Virginia Wesleyan, you'll soon learn that a college is a large network of wonderful people that can help you accomplish anything you can dream.

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

I wish I had known more about the history of the school.

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

facalities-- dorms, academic & recreation

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

To parents, don't place so much emphasis on affording a college. If your child truly wants to attend a college you think is o...

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

To parents, don't place so much emphasis on affording a college. If your child truly wants to attend a college you think is out of your budget, simply look into how much financial aid that college will give. Chances are, with finacial aid and academic scholarships your child has earned (provided that he/she has done well academically and has many scholarship options), the college will be affordable to you, and your child will have a great education and many friends who will stick around for life. To students, follow your dreams. Don't ever decide on a career path because you think it is "practical" or because it is lucrative. Choose it because you want to follow it for the rest of your life. The last thing you want is to have a career that gives you a large amount of money and a high social status, but is unsatisfying and makes you unhappy. If you don't love it, don't pursue it.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

A small minded person who is unable to bend his/her mind around to see another's point of view. would not be very welcome here. Openmindedness is almost a prerequisite to attending this college. Also, any one expecting to cheat, sleep, or otherwise skate through four years of college should look elsewhere. If you're here you should expect to work hard and learn more that you could imagine.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

It is common for certain professors to disregard a student's course load and demand that he/she take a course or be involved in something that he/she simply cannot fit in between courses. Many professors also disregard the dates of research papers, exams, and other big assignments due in other courses within the same department.

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

Go where you feel comfortable. Don't choose a school just because of the name or because your parents/relatives went there. ...

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

Go where you feel comfortable. Don't choose a school just because of the name or because your parents/relatives went there. Going to college is about finding yourself, and the best way to do that is to step out of the shadows of those who came before you. Go to a school that will make you happy. Once you find that school, make the most of it. Make friends! Live in dorms at least once, you might like it. Go out and do things! Go to advents on campus, even if it's something you wouldn't normally do. But at the same time make sure you keep up with your studies. Make friends with people in your classes and have study parties. Talk to your professors, you'll need them if you try to go to grad school. But most of all, just have fun! This is something you might never get to do again.

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

The food always seems to be the same thing. They recycle the same menu over and over again, but you can pretty much always find something worth eating.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

Sometimes repairs are slow because the smaller student problems get pushed back if larger problems happen.

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

You have to find something that feels right. If it doesn't feel right, the school is not for you. You'll know if its your s...

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

You have to find something that feels right. If it doesn't feel right, the school is not for you. You'll know if its your school the moment you walk on campus and feel at home.

What's unique about your campus?

The small community makes everyone very close knit. It is a great school to make contacts.

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

Most students go home on the weekends. On the weekends, greek life rules. If you are not in a fraternity or sorority, you are probably spending the weekends alone.

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  • 1,396
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $29,752
  • Acceptance rate
  • 77%

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