Review of Texas Tech University

Rating: StarStar_grayStar_grayStar_grayStar_gray By: Alex O., Alum Posted: May 14, 2012

My review

The Bad:

The university has low standards and low expectations. If you are really intelligent, and want an academic challenge, I recommend that you go somewhere else.

Would I do it again?

No, I had a really horrible experience as a graduate student. The math department was not interested in helping me as a graduate student, but more concerned with the image that undergraduates had of the university.

For example, I once had a parent mail in their kids' tests to the chair of the department. Even though the student had done little to no work, and had failed by a large margin, they were convinced that it was my fault. The chair then proceeded to regrade all my exams while I was sitting in his office. He was more concerned that they might have a bad opinion of the school instead of giving the grade that the student deserved.

I was also taken off the teaching schedule because I failed a relative of the chancellor.

About this school

Biggest influence when choosing this school Location

The financial aid process was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.

Professors are generally Easy

The night life is Lame

About the reviewer

Went to Longview High School

Preparation for the workforce

Time needed to find a job post-graduation 6 months to a year

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  • Not My Experience 4

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