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Most Helpful Review for California State University-East Bay
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: David from Danville, CA
  • 17 out of 19 people found this review helpful

It is not as competative as UC's and other high powered institutions but the advantatge is you can really stand out and succeed here if you are an above average student. Also, the education is more based on getting you ready to be more technically proficient at your job as opposed to theory based academics. For art students looking for a small class size and a more well rounded education in other disciplines as well, then go here instead of say the Academy of Art in SF.

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  • Denise from Tulare, CA
  • Jul-21-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    California State University is an exceptionally spacious and beautiful college. Located near several tourists areas, such as; San Francisco,CA and Jack London Square in Oakland ,CA. CSUEB has sophisticated apartment style dorms, and a multi- cultural buffet on it's campus.

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  • Xavier from Victorville, CA
  • Jun-24-2014 I am a current student here

    California State University-East Bay is a college where no matter where you come from you will be able to graduate and obtain a degree. Though school spirit is low in sports the university makes up for it with a good Greek Life. The school is on a hill so you don't have to deal with the noise from the city and still have easy access with the universities shuttle.

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  • Eleanor
  • Mar-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Friendly and diverse students if you are willing to make new friends. Freshman First-Year program sets you up to start you GE classes soon and get you on track.

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  • Renee from San Leandro, CA
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    California State University East Bay, is a great school that will help you easily transition from high school to college. At Cal State East Bay, they offer numerous programs that you may join if you are struggling as a student. If you're looking for a school that has diversity Cal State East Bay is the school for you.

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  • Shelby from Hayward, CA
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a current student here

    California State University-East Bay is so far a fantastic school. I just moved in last Sunday From Southern California. I have yet to feel lost or forgotten at this school. Everyday something fun new and exciting is happening and I am always hearing about more events. My professors so far are very intelligent and ready to teach a fantastic quarter. I am so thankful to be at this school right now and couldn't be happier with how things are going.

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  • Ainsley from Oakland, CA
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a current student here

    California State University East Bay has a beautiful campus, that overlooks the city of Hayward and the bay area. The diversity on the campus is spectacular, there is no real majority on campus.

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  • Wendy from Santa Ana, CA
  • Dec-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Good commuter school, fairly close to all cities in Alameda County. Very diverse school, which is a pleasant change because you get to learn a lot about people and where they're from. Teachers are understanding and good to talk to.

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  • Jose from Lake Forest, CA
  • Dec-10-2013 I am a current student here

    I rate Cal State East Bay in a scale from 1-10, an 8. We have a small diverse community on campus allowing many connections to be reached. We also have a great view of the bay itself.

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