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What's the most frustrating thing about your school?


The most frustrating thing I could say about Wilkes University would have to be the timing of the exams. No matter if it is the week before Christmas break or just a normal day throughout the semester, all of the exams would land on the same stressful day. Prior to the terribly notorious cram day many previous days are ruined. Not only am I trying to study for these exams but also all of the material is different leaving me with zero time to even breath.


There is nothing frustrating about my school.


Our student services departments (financial aid, registrar, etc.) have been going through a transition period. However, the lack of organization of the transition is EXTREMELY frustrating for any student, faculty, or staff that needs the service of such departments. Processes that would have before taken a few minutes to resolve now take days, and even weeks, to bring to a satisfactory end.


Besides parking?? The registrar can be a pain to get a hold of. University communication with student regarding schedules, calendars, class changes, etc. definitely leaves something to be desired.


Not being able to find certain professors when you need them, and also when you ask them something getting the run around instead of a straight answer


The fact that I went to an expensive private school for a degree I could have gotten at a much cheaper school.