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  • 08/18/2009

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    13 out of 13 people found this review useful. 1 person found this inaccurate. 1 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Tips for prospective students

    Apply for student aid early. They have a policy that could cripple your ability to start confidently-they do not disburse financial aid funds until 3 weeks into the semester.

  • 01/04/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    5 out of 7 people found this review useful. 2 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    This is a great school for students who don't really won't the large scale class enviornment and for those who like to be heard. It is great for students who want to start collge but would like a more conveient price

    Tips for prospective students

    Financial adi is a privilage and their certain situations that can cause obsticals, such as, dropping a class so I wouldn't reccomend perfonrming this action

    Bang for the buck

    Less than a thousand dollars a course, books on an average cost about one hundred and twenty dollars so ofcourse you will get your bang for your buck

    Am enjoying being here

    I love being at Ivy Tech, because the crowd is diverse and everyone is mature with a destiny to obtain their degrees

    Am learning a lot

    the courses have on a average 25- 30 students, so there is always more than enough chance for everone to ask their questions and recieve answers. Also there are always working tutors willing to go beyond their tasks

  • 07/23/2010

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    4 out of 5 people found this review useful. 3 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Make the best of college and have fun and make experiences (right choices of course).

    Tips for prospective students

    You'll love this school.

    Bang for the buck

    This school is gentle on the pocket.

    Will enjoy being here

    This school is homey. To me it's a small school and students know almost everyone. It's enjoyable and fun.

    Will learn a lot

    I know some of the chefs and their teachings and its so much fun.

  • 01/04/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    4 out of 5 people found this review useful. 4 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Ivy Tech is great for people still trying to figure out what path they want to take. A class you take and don't use costs a lot less here at Ivy Tech than it does at the big name four year schools. The Culinary program is for people like me who learn best through hands on involvement and close connection with hard working educators. I really appreciate everything that Ivy Tech and mainly their culinary program is doing for me the student.

    Tips for prospective students

    My tip for school is to figure out what you want to do. Research all you can and find out everything you need to know for what you plan on going for. Be sure of what you want then go for it. Work hard and give it the best you've got. Don,t give up over struggle for struggle is what leads to new growth.:)

    Bang for the buck

    I chose Ivy Tech at first because I did not know what I wanted to go to school for and I did not want to waste a ton of money trying to figure it out either. Ivy Tech was a great chpice for me because I am now working on a degree that I love. I am happy with the culinary program here at Ivy Tech and am planning on finishing my degree here.

    Am enjoying being here

    I enjoy being at Ivy Tech because I know that I am refining myself into a more educated and disciplined individual through my work and studies here. Also when you are around people who are excited about sharing/teaching what they do, it makes it all the more enjoyable.

    Am learning a lot

    I am really enjoy the culinary program that Ivy Tech of Central Indiana is offering. All of the educators and the head of the culinary department, Chef Bricker are very involved and accredited for their positions. Everyone shows lots of passion and excitement for what they do. This helps me to feel the same and deffinatly encourages my learning. I feel as though they really care about the success of their students.

  • 11/27/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    3 out of 4 people found this review useful. 5 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Great for students who want to be close to home.

    Tips for prospective students

    Register early.

    Bang for the buck

    Low prices for great classes.

    Am enjoying being here

    The schedules are flexible and the people are really nice.

    Am learning a lot

    Ivy Tech has lots of great classes that fulfill my needs

  • 08/23/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 6 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    All students are welcome here.

    Tips for prospective students

    Apply for F/Aid early.

    Bang for the buck

    Tuition is lower here.

    Am enjoying being here

    Great place to study.

    Am learning a lot

    I am a returning student to their Human Service field.

  • 02/15/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 7 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    the campuses that i had been are located in indianapolis and lawrence, they're very safe inside and out. the campuses count on patrols and guards around the parking place and inside the building.

    Clubs and Activities

    i never had the chance to participate in school activities, ivy tech had a drama club, a social service club as well. always oriented to help the community.

    Bang for the buck

    ivy tech really worth every dollar that you spend on it. the credit payments are very affordable than regular colleges in the city.

    Food and Dining

    never try the cafe for a meal or anything like that. just probably to buy a coffee, but the atmosphere is nice and friendly.

    Dorm Life

    i don't think ivy tech provides dorms. mostly students commute everyday.

    Academic Rigor

    ivy tech as another academic institution demands a lot from their students, engage in research, academic support during search and after school. thus also study and prepare for projects and evaluations during the academic semester.

    Tips for prospective students

    first of all, it recommended that future students have in mind the choice of career, so it is easier entry to it. second, engaging fully in the study, seek guidance and direction of teachers as well as the right tools for research and development projects of the same. third, develop interdependence, that means: help each other in class, each partner makes his contribution a classroom, and that contributes to career success.

    In three sentences

    ivy tech community college make possible the students of all ages with lower income get a professional education. the school keeps an open schedule from monday through saturday for all students who wants to have class time in their multiple locations. also, the online programs are really great, teachers provide multiple information and support to the students to succeed. in recent years, ivy tech community college has achieved great reputation, being compared to universities in indiana.

  • 09/21/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 8 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    They do not have one.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for older students.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    A tradition location is in the main lobby.

    What to do for fun

    They always have nice career days. Ivy Tech also have movie nights that are fun.

    Tips for prospective students

    I would say just to stay focus. No one wil help you stay focused.

    In three sentences

    I think Ivy Tech is a good school for those who are older and just coming back to school. I do not believe that it is a good school for incoming freshman's. They have a little too much freedom.

  • 03/05/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 9 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are plenty of security around and emergency phones in the parking lot/garages.

    Bang for the buck

    You can either get an associates degree or transfer to a 4 year college to get your bachelors. But you will only spend about 1/2 of what you would for 1 year at a traditional 4 year college, for 2 years.

    What to do for fun

    We have a basketball team. There are also plenty of fitness groups that meet. There are also poetry groups.

    Food and Dining

    There is a food court and a cafe that I have yet to try. But the smells coming from both are divine.

    Dorm Life

    There are currently no dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Some classes can be pretty intense. As long as you make it your priority to be in class every session you should do fine.

    Tips for prospective students

    Check out courses and course curriculum online. Also make an appointment with an advisor. They can help answer any questions you have.

    In three sentences

    It has been a long time since I had been in school. I have found it very easy to get back into the swing of things. Also All the staff and faculty I have had dealings with so far have been great and very helpful.

  • 07/13/2011

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has not been to campus.

    0 out of 1 people found this review useful. 10 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Tips for prospective students

    Learn all you can

    Bang for the buck

    price isnt bad

    Will enjoy being here

    I already know alot of people there

  • 09/23/2011

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    0 out of 2 people found this review useful. 11 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Those serious about college will really benefit from this college because if you need help with anything someone at that school no matter how many people you have to talk to, WILL help you solve your problem whether it is paperwork or otherwise! Go Getters Working Adults Undecided Majors Criminal Justice Majors Early Childhood Education Majors Those seeking the CDA Certificate

    Tips for prospective students

    Apply for their scholarships, grants and the FAFSA application online and as early as possible or you will miss out on grants you qualify for! I am a 21st Century Scholar and I did not receive my scholarship simply because of the date for which the FAFSA was received by their financial aid office..... I am worried I won't get my books in time to start class right now because they have a policy where it can take up to a month for me to receive my loans even though I am taking late start classes. Kind of boggles me. They should implement a voucher program where they will charge our accounts for the estimated amount of how much books cost and then when the loans get there subtract the actual amount we spent from the amount of our loans or other financial aid.

    Bang for the buck

    very gentle on the pocket, especially if you are an in state resident!

    Will enjoy being here

    I have been to the North Meridian Campus, it is always clean, quiet but has an air of excitement and honor to it. There is an overall great vibe about this school and the staff that I have met are very personable, professional and easy to get along with.

    Will learn a lot

    I have attended a great New Student Orientation and they helped me figure out what I needed to do to accomplish 2 of my 50 plus goals I have academically! It was so great to learn how to get a head start on my classes and know what I should be looking for because classes seem to go very fast in availability whenever they become available! They didn't rush me or interrupt and they helped me make sure I was on track for classes up to 4 semesters so that I wouldn't be aimlessly searching for classes that might not apply to my current major or future goals.

  • 02/29/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    0 out of 1 people found this review useful. 12 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    security on this campus is very high profile. whether it is the middle of the day or late at night i have often seen two or more police officers on campus at all times.

    Greek Life

    greek life is non-existent on this campus.

    Clubs and Activities

    there are very limited opportunities to get involved in any clubs or activities. at the very least i have not seen any advertised.

    Great for these types of students

    this is great for low income students who are trying to make it. it is also perfect for those people who have family obligations (i.e. you are a parent) and for those students who plan to be working while they are attending classes.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    the new julia carson center has just opened up and is a beautiful facility that allows for a very relaxed atmosphere that is conducive to studying.

    Bang for the buck

    surprisingly enough, for the cost of the school (which is very low comparably speaking) the quality of education is very high. the education that you receive for the money you spend is exceedingly high.

    What to do for fun

    there are plenty of locations in the downtown area to go to. since this is a community college, campus is usually dead after 10 o'clock.

    Food and Dining

    there is very limited food. it only consists of vending machines.

    Academic Rigor

    while this may not be an ivy league school, it is still an institution of higher learning and thus requires more from you than high school did. the classes are competitive and the academic standards are high.

    Tips for prospective students

    do not down-play ivy tech simply because it is a community college. it is still a higher learning institution and the level of study and work that is involved is comparable to any four-year school that i have experienced. you are receiving a quality education that you will be able to take with you anywhere in life.

    In three sentences

    i am surprised at the quality of the instructors that the school has provided at such a low cost! they are extremely personable and understand that the only reason that you are there is to improve your future. therefore, they treat you with the attention and the dignity that you require and deserve.

  • 03/19/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    13 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There is a few things to do in the community, the downtown location has a lot of places nearby.

    Food and Dining

    There is a nice little pizza shop on campus.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms you commute to school.

    Tips for prospective students

    Look at yourself and become familiar with your actions so that you can well prepare and understand what you need to do to attain your goals.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a school that well prepares you for the next steps in life. Ivy Tech is an affordable school. Ivy Tech is really hands on in the education aspect.

  • 04/04/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    14 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    have not experienced food

    Academic Rigor

    not hard

  • 04/07/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    15 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Very safe, the security is very kind, and they just built a sky walk to make it safe for students.

    Great for these types of students

    Trying to get things on the right track, save money, and just about anyone.

    Bang for the buck

    Bang for the buck? What can I say I saved over $8,000 this year, how about I am not in debt up to my eye balls.

    What to do for fun

    There are a lot of intramural sports, clubs, and groups to get into at Ivy Tech. They college is very open minded and will consider any new group.

    Food and Dining

    OH MY GOSH, the food is to DIE for, it is so good, they have real chefs and they do an amazing job.

    Dorm Life

    My dorm is at home. Your dorm at Ivy Tech can be anywhere you choose.

    Academic Rigor

    The academics are very accurate, challenging, and will make you try your best.

    Tips for prospective students

    This is a great start before something big, it is always great to have a foundation. Let Ivy Tech be that foundation.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech Community College is an awesome school. They are very flexible with your schedule and challenge you to do things that you thought you could never do. They have taught me a lot about being an adult and being a college student.

  • 04/25/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    16 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Downloading the Emergency Campus Assaistance Police to your smartphone.

    Greek Life

    Enjoying my lovely geek life of greek mythology.

    Clubs and Activities

    Bartenders and servers carwash at Hooters.

    Great for these types of students

    I would enjoy a journal, and a movie after homework.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    I have met my student advocates of my college campus

    Bang for the buck

    Buying a used college texbook with all software still asembled for half the book price.

    What to do for fun

    Ice Skating, eating candy, going dancing

    Food and Dining

    McDonalds and Chuckie Cheese ( Show Biz)

    Dorm Life

    Dorm pillow fights

    Academic Rigor

    Preprally

    Tips for prospective students

    Stay yourself don't let anybody deny what is no the truth from the publics eyes to achieve overall.

    In three sentences

    Class A for accredations of college, Outstanding teaching reference, overall inprovement of the newest foundation added to accomadate the school.

  • 05/08/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    17 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Pretty safe in my opinion. Use common sense and lock your car doors. Don't bring valuables and you will be fine.

    Bang for the buck

    I do believe it is the cheapest college in the Indianapolis area

    Food and Dining

    The only food available is either Noble Roman's or vending machines. Neither of which are healthy or good.

    Dorm Life

    Ivy Tech does not offer dorms or on campus housing

    Academic Rigor

    Some of the classes are pretty tough, especially if you are taking nursing pre-requisites. Most programs are very competitive since the college is so affordable.

    Tips for prospective students

    Utilize the tutoring center. The tutors know their stuff and can really help you.

    In three sentences

    I LOVE Ivy Tech Community College. Without it, I would not be able to afford college. Most of the professors are wonderful too!

  • 05/14/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    18 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    I SING, DANCE, DRAW, WRITE POEMS,LAY SPORTS,READ BOOKS,LISTEN TO MUSIC,VOLUNTEER

    Dorm Life

    I LIVE OFF CAMPUS

    Tips for prospective students

    WORK HARD AND NEVER GET DISCOURAGED. COLLEGE IS NOT ONLY TESTING YOU ACADEMIC ABILITIES, BUT ALSO YOUR LIFE SKILLS TO HELP MOLD YOU IN TO A SUCCESSFUL YOUNG ADULT.

    In three sentences

    GREAT START SINCE IT IS A SMALL COLLEGE. VERY RESOURCEFUL AND MANY OPTIONS. GREAT PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES.

  • 05/15/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    19 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Perhaps very late at night in summer it would be a bad idea to hang around once the buildings are locked up. There are guards and the parking garages are patrolled.

    Great for these types of students

    Students who want to save money and transfer to IUPUI. If you have vocational interests, it's a superb choice.

    Bang for the buck

    The Pre-Engineering programs in EE and ME transfer to IUPUI. You can knock out the first two years of study in these two engineering fields, get an AS degree, and transfer to IUPUI without losing time or much money. The Ivy Tech GPA doesn't transfer to IUPUI (you just get the credits), but that's a small price to pay for saving thousands of dollars to enjoy smaller classes.

    What to do for fun

    I'm a non-traditional engineering student: I don't have a social life, so I don't know. However, Indianapolis is a large city with many possibilities. Ivy Tech makes clear efforts to involve students in more than courses alone and does a good job informing them of various activities on campus.

    Food and Dining

    I've never eaten on the campus, because I have to watch my spending.

    Academic Rigor

    The pre-engineering courses have been rather demanding (and enjoyable), but I also try to do more exercises from the material than are assigned. As for other courses, I do not know, as I've filled my general education credits elsewhere.

    Tips for prospective students

    Put your cell phone away and study. Purdue University is quite arrogant, so the engineering- and technology-specific courses here will likely not transfer there. Keep in mind Purdue-West Lafayette is so snobbish it even refuses to accept credits from its own branch campuses of the College of Technology (and who knows what else). Keep in mind that pre-engineering and engineering technology are different. The engineering courses may be allowed to fill certain engineering technology requirements, but it does not work the other way, which a few students I know have found out the hard way.

    In three sentences

    If you plan to attend IUPUI, do your first two years here to save much money. The pre-engineering courses I have taken have, so far, been demanding and rewarding. There is an amazing selection of courses, so consider trying something different (e.g., machinist classes), as the tuition costs are low enough that dabbling won't destroy you financially.

  • 05/17/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    20 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Ivy Tech safety really impression me when I started school. Security is always working hard to maintain safe their students, from every early in the morning till very late at night.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are many club at Ivy Tech.

    Great for these types of students

    Ivy Tech has all kind of students: hispanic, native american, dominican republic, mexican, afro american you name it.

    What to do for fun

    There are many events going on every week at Ivy Tech. Ivy Tech offers many discount tickets for events such as skating, basketball, football, and many other sport events. They also offer discount tickets and transportation for other events like water parks and others.

    Food and Dining

    The food Ivy Tech serves, is very healthy and nutritional, I would say they try to serve food that helps you concentrate with your studies. The dining are the cleanest dinings I have ever seen in any college.

    Dorm Life

    Haven't had the chance to experience the dorm life, so I don't have a specific evaluation for it.

    Academic Rigor

    Very high academic rigor I would say.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do not let your fear consume you, Ivy Tech staff and faculty will always be there to help you.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a supportive student college. Ivy Tech well accommodate to your needs. Ivy Tech has the most supportive and helpful professors.

  • 05/18/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    21 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Criminal Justice and Culinary

    What to do for fun

    Studying outside when it's warm out. Meeting up with friends is also fun

    Tips for prospective students

    Incoming students should put in the effort and go the extra mile because it will be worth it in the end.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a great college, it offer the same courses as big university. Ivy.Tech also have a excellent professor to students ratio. Professor at ivy tech strive to see every. Student succeed.

  • 05/19/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    22 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Everyone wanting to further their education!

    Bang for the buck

    This college is fantastic! From helping you find your way with your course load, to making sure you succeed in your classes, to extra activities for students, this college has it all! The diversity of students is amazing! You will not be disappointed in your time spent here.

    What to do for fun

    There is always something going on!

    Tips for prospective students

    Get involved!

    In three sentences

    Greatest, most inexpensive college around. They truly help you succeed! Great programs for students other than just classes!

  • 05/21/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    23 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Go to places around campus to pass time.

    Food and Dining

    there isn't dining at my campus.

    Dorm Life

    I don't live in a dorm there so I can't fairly rate this one.

    Academic Rigor

    The tests are fabulous and the right difficulty.

    Tips for prospective students

    Remember to do your homework. It's so different from high school but the points add up if you don't do your work and your teacher isn't going to bug you to turn things in you just have to know.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is very helpful when the students have problems. They have great professors and help every student that doesn't understand the material. The classes are the right difficulty.

  • 05/24/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    24 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There is always something to do at IvyTech get involved.

    Food and Dining

    The food is terrific.

    Dorm Life

    I am not sure about dorm life at Ivy Tech.

    Academic Rigor

    Your academic career can be the best only if you apply yourself.

    Tips for prospective students

    It is important to have a general idea about what area you would like to pursue your degree and read or search out your career choice.

    In three sentences

    IvyTech Community College- Central Indiana a school where everyone is someone. It doesn't matter if you are a first timer or returning to finish your degree you are important.

  • 05/27/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    25 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Variety

    What to do for fun

    Hang on the 4th floor. Best place to meet new people

    Food and Dining

    Try the new restaurant coming soon in the new culinary building

    Tips for prospective students

    Have fun and enjoy the college experience

    In three sentences

    All stars. This is an awesome school

  • 06/02/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    26 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Academic Rigor

    Business Administration

    Tips for prospective students

    Earned a lot of scholarships because will help you through out your college careers.

    In three sentences

    A very good environment to continue my education. A place I will feel comfortable earning my degree. Also affordable.

  • 06/03/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    27 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    Unsure

    Great for these types of students

    This has something for everyone.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    None that I am aware of.

    Bang for the buck

    The classes are as cheap as they get! I suggest everyone on a budget attend a couple years here and then transfer to another 4 year University.

    What to do for fun

    Study!

    Food and Dining

    They have a great new food court. There are alot of tasty things to choose from.

    Dorm Life

    I lived off campus.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes are first and second year classes, so they are only moderately challenging.

    Tips for prospective students

    look through your e-mail regularly. Explore and become familiar with all the links. Make sure you check to make sure you have all appropriate paper work handed in.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is an affordable option. Many classes transfer directly to other institutions. It is a great place to start.

  • 06/11/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    28 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Safety 1...

    Great for these types of students

    Get ready to get your learn on, with enjoying the college experience.,

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    I am a returning non-traditional student , and I will admit , I have really enjoyed returning this time and feel I will excel!

    What to do for fun

    Study....with a classmate

    Food and Dining

    Really good! The students really know how to cook!

    Dorm Life

    Unknown....

    Academic Rigor

    Intresting!!!

    Tips for prospective students

    Ask questions.... Be specific...... Be attentive.... Be ready....... Do it!

    In three sentences

    In a scale ranging from 1-10 (lowest to highest) on the overall school i give it a 9+. On the same scale on help or assistance with any question, 11. And with the overall class scheduling availability, 9+. I have really enjoyed attending Ivy Tech and I can honestly say, they are about the achievements of their students!

  • 06/17/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    29 of 98

    Categories Comments
    In three sentences

    Small classes and small campuses.

  • 06/24/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    30 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    all types of students are welcome

    What to do for fun

    a lot of excellent clubs to belong to

    Tips for prospective students

    study hard.

    In three sentences

    the college is very accessable. ivytech is a an affordable option for getting a degree. one of the best schools to go to!!!!

  • 06/26/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    31 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The food is superb! There are so many options, and for those who prefer vegetables, the Subway Connection may even be better than Subway.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms from what I can tell so I cannot review them.

    Academic Rigor

    Some classes require a lot of preparation. I do not recommend having a job if you are taking more than 4 credits.

    Tips for prospective students

    Some tips I would have for prospective students are first and foremost have a budget. I also encourage reading the forums to learn of a description of certain classes, such as Anatomy which requires a lot of studying and preparation.

    In three sentences

    I love the options and flexibility available here. Some of the teachers have very unique and effective to teach the concepts required for the classes. I also commend the advisers as they are very knowledgeable and helpful in their fields.

  • 06/26/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    32 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Safety is superb! There is always an officer at the front door and always another one to walk you to your car. They are very friendly too!

    Clubs and Activities

    There are all kinds of clubs and activities to do on campus!

    Great for these types of students

    Great for students who like to interact with each other!

    Bang for the buck

    This school is not even $150 a credit hour for residents. I took 14 credit hours each semester, and only paid $3,000 in tuition for the year.

    What to do for fun

    There are sports to join, student government, bible studies, all kinds of things!

    Food and Dining

    There is a Noble Roman's on the first floor and they have pretty decent food.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms available- it's a community college.

    Academic Rigor

    High academic standards!

    Tips for prospective students

    Network with other students to possibly find jobs and study study study! Talk to your professors and ask questions. The only bad question is one you don't ask.

    In three sentences

    I absolutely love this school. The class sizes are small and the professors are very approachable. Also, there's all kinds of activities and free things to be involved in!

  • 07/02/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    33 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Fairly safe,have not heard of any incidents to imply otherwise.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for all types,introverts and extroverts,more importantly for returning adults.

    What to do for fun

    There is always something to do. Once there, check the billboards or your email on upcoming events.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms

    Tips for prospective students

    Apply in advance. Go visit your academic counselor. Share your grievances.

    In three sentences

    I think this is one of the best colleges in the state. The tuition cost is highly affordable,there is a wide variety of degree programs. The college assists with job placement and career advise.

  • 07/22/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Clubs and Activities

    There are a few clubs I am aware of and they are really great with the communication of the school and the activities offered.

    Bang for the buck

    For the great price for the clases I would agree that it is a great value for the clases.

    What to do for fun

    This school does offer many free classes regarding fun and fitness

    Food and Dining

    I can not really rate this category but when I visited the lawrence campus there was a pizza restaurant in the campus.

    Dorm Life

    I can't rate this one as I do not live on campus

    Academic Rigor

    In regards to academic rigor I gave this school three stars based on the degree of difficulty and challenges given by the instructors I've had so far.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure you ask many questions regarding the financial aid process because al the correct information is not given during orientation.

    In three sentences

    I would rate this institution as fair. Based on the customer service when you call the student services line is also fair due to the lack of knowledge on the part of the student that is answering the telephone. Organization is lacking somewhat for new students but it gets better as you ask many questions from different people.

  • 07/29/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security always on campus.

    Bang for the buck

    I have two years of school complete and no debt so far. Their prices are extremely competitive.

    What to do for fun

    Explore the city.

    Food and Dining

    They do no have a cafeteria in the campus, which makes dining harder and more expensive.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms; community college. However their are lots of apartments around the school...

    Academic Rigor

    As long as you do the work, you should do well. Their academics are not meant to be overly challenging. They rather teach the basics and general education.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be sure to take advantage of the free tutoring center. Get involved in the community activities. Get to know your professors; most of them are also working full time jobs in the field.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is great for the working student. They have lots of evening classes and classes at community centers. Their small class size is not a huge adjustment from high school classroom sizes.

  • 07/30/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security is always present and watching the cameras/parking lots.

    Greek Life

    A few sororities/fraternities are offered.

    Great for these types of students

    non-traditional

    What to do for fun

    There are many opportunities to get involved at Ivy Tech.

    Food and Dining

    Ivy Tech is located next to many restaurants so you have many options for food.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms at Ivy Tech but there are apartments close by.

    Academic Rigor

    Ivy Tech offers good academics at a normal to fast pace for students.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you have not attended college before, you may need to invest in personal tutors or study-groups because the professors teach at a fast pace and you have to go get many aspects of learning yourself.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech Community College is an affordable and convenient option for both traditional and non-traditional students in Indiana. The professors are well educated and have years of experience. The education you get is great for earning certificates, Associates degrees or to transfer to a four-year program.

  • 08/01/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is a texting system the implemented for the safety of students.

    What to do for fun

    There are always lists in the Campus Connect website with ideas of things to do in the area.

    Dorm Life

    Live at home.

    Academic Rigor

    Haven't started yet.

    Tips for prospective students

    Go online and follow all instructions. Just about everything you need to do or set up can be done from a computer.

    In three sentences

    I give the college a thumbs-up! The whole process so far has been very smooth. I expect the rest will be also.

  • 08/04/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    None

    Great for these types of students

    Everyone

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Fourth floor is where you always meet someone new from all over

    What to do for fun

    Fourth floor is the best for meeting new people and just being yourseld

    Food and Dining

    I miss the old food court but the new one has bigger space for hanging

    Dorm Life

    It's too small of a school for dorms plus it doesn't need any

    Tips for prospective students

    Have fun and keep up on your work

    In three sentences

    It's a wonderful and affordable school to go to.

  • 08/06/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    none

    What to do for fun

    there are alot of activities during the year, they are getting better about the variety though.

    Food and Dining

    the food is not bad, but it's not good either. it is also not that cheap price wise.

    Dorm Life

    there are no dorms here

  • 08/07/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security guards, and Police Officers on-site.

    Clubs and Activities

    Student Life and other organizations.

    Great for these types of students

    Returning Adult students. Students that can't afford a Universities Tuition.

    Bang for the buck

    The savings on tuition alone is well worth the choice of a community college. The Academics are challenging and sound. The Instructors for the most part are helpful in making sure you have the resources you need to pass the class.

    What to do for fun

    There are many student organizations and student functions to get involved with.

    Food and Dining

    The food is caferia themed. If you want something healthy you might want to take extra time on your way to school. The vending is amazing. The coffee is helpful.

    Academic Rigor

    Be prepared to spend four to six hours on homework for each class. Make sure that you meet the deadlines as they are defined on the sylabus. Give yourself a head start when working on term papers of projects.

    Tips for prospective students

    Register for classes the prior semester so you can get the schedule you want. Visit the learning center for extra help in your Academic Studies. Be prepared to ask questions from your Instructors if you don't understand the curriculum or the sylabus.

    In three sentences

    I am happy about the smaller class sizes as you help more help from the Instructors. I like the more affordable tuition. I feel like the Academics are challenging and comparable to a University.

  • 08/08/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are security guards in place throughout the campus to ensure no safety issues arise during the school day. I have never had any issues what so ever in my past year attending Ivy Tech Community College.

    Bang for the buck

    If you attend one campus at Ivy Tech Community College, but your course is not located in your area, a student can attend at a different campus close to their area to complete the course of study. It is convenient because there is no worry about not having your course of study at the location you have started with.

    What to do for fun

    Depending on what area you decide to live in, there are many of different activities to enjoy. Checking bulletin boards on campus always shows what events are coming up for the school.

    Food and Dining

    Campus food and dining are as good as anywhere else. I do not live on campus, but from what I have seen while going to classes, they seem to be a pretty nice bunch of restaurants in the area.

    Dorm Life

    I do not currently live in the dorms and do not know what to say about them. If the dorms are anything like the campus, I am sure they are in pristine conditions. The towns the campus' are located in are normally quite a sight as well.

    Academic Rigor

    When it comes to academics, Ivy Tech Community College has great instructors that are more than willing to help a student in any issues. The classes take dedication and time outside of classes as well as in class, but are well worth the effort. In my year at Ivy Tech, I have already learned a lot. I am half way through and am thinking of continuing my education because I am learning so much and enjoying every minute of it!

    Tips for prospective students

    Any new student that is feeling overwhelmed should never be afraid to ask questions. The people in the offices are there to help with any question you may have, no matter how trivial you think it may be.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech Community College has wonderful instructors and the smaller classes make earning your degree much more attainable due to the extra one on one time with the instructor. Being able to attend classes online as well as in the traditional sense also makes things a little more simple when it comes to work and home life. I would recommend this two year college to anyone getting started with their college career.

  • 08/10/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are security guards everywhere and if you feel alarmed by someone there are people you can go to.

    Clubs and Activities

    A description of clubs and activities are located on the website at ivytech.edu.

    Great for these types of students

    Nontraditional Students, Students who are on a budget, and students who need a refresher because they have not been in school for a while.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Ivy Tech has an Ombudsman, student advocate, that helps a student with college procedures and any problems that a student may be facing while they are there.

    Bang for the buck

    Ivy Tech is very cost effective. The price to attend is less than 3,000 per year. If you are on a budget this is the place to come.

    What to do for fun

    There are classes for yoga and exercise. There are sports that you can get involved in. There are always new things happening around the campus that caters to everyone.

    Food and Dining

    There is food available in the new building and at affordable prices.

    Dorm Life

    There are not any dorms

    Academic Rigor

    Ivy Tech is here to help. The teachers are flexible as long as they see the student putting forth some type of effort. Classes become more strict as a student goes into the classes associated with their major.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be sure to utilize everything that Ivy Tech has to offer. Get involved in Student Life so that your overall experience as a student can enhance who you are academically and personally. It is important that you go to class!!!

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech has the ability to change your life. Ivy Tech caters to the nontraditional student as well as the traditional student. There are many internal resources that a student can use to excel while they are enrolled.

  • 08/16/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    I haven't joined any extra clubs because I have a special needs child that takes up my extra time, but the school offers a lot of things to do for fun.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria has good food there. I have eaten there several times. The food is health and they have a great variety.

    Dorm Life

    I can't speak on the dorm life for Ivy Tech because I have always lived off campus, but the dorms looks nice from the outside.

    Academic Rigor

    Ivy Tech Professors are known for being strict when it comes to assignments, participation, and classwork.

    Tips for prospective students

    Prospective students will be able to work and complete their degree. Prospective students will learn how new abilities. Prospective students will no longer be Prospective.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is very affordable. Ivy Tech is very friendly. Ivy Tech is convenient.

  • 08/27/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is campus security everywhere. I feel safe when attending classes on campus. Though I personally don't park in the parking garage at night.

    Clubs and Activities

    I love the information and networking I get from my Human Service club !

    Great for these types of students

    For those who want to major in Social Work, Ivy Tech is the place to do it. A human service major has the oppurtunity to develop a network that aids in future career oppurtunites.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Employers set up on campus looking for students who need a job on a regular basis. You can also apply to work on campus and it goes towards the payment of classes. Ivy Tech also provides connections for scholarships.

    Bang for the buck

    I love attending Ivy Tech. I attended Harrison College before and they ripped me off with classes that didnt make a real impact on me. Ivy Tech has yet to disappoint. Of course it takes a little longer to obtain a degree, but nothing worth while comes easy ! The instructors I have had so far are caring and want you to succeed. You are not just another number to them. My grandmother graduated from Ivy Tech, she enjoyed her time spent there too. You will not regret attending Ivy Tech ! Ivy Tech credits transfer to IUPUI !!

    What to do for fun

    Zumba is available on campus. There are plenty of clubs to get into. Basketball is available and the program offers scholarships.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria has a wide selection of food that test great! The sub shop that is on campus puts Subway to shame!

    Dorm Life

    I dont live on campus, but there are apartments nearby.

    Academic Rigor

    Great selection of classes and availability.

    Tips for prospective students

    Register for classes early so you are able to get the schedule you need. Try shopping for books on Amazon.com or check out Craigslist. Take advantage of tutoring if you need it.

    In three sentences

    The tuition for Ivy Tech is reasonable. The instructors are excellent and well educated. The staff care about students.

  • 08/29/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Tips for prospective students

    Push yourself. You are in control of your future. Ivy Tech is a commuter college so no one is going to be looking out to make sure you are staying on track. You have to be the one to motivate yourself. Be early to class.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech has a wonderful faculty always willing to help students to succeed. Ivy Tech has a variety of resources available for students to achieve the highest potential. Programs like Student Learning Seminars, Tutors and counselors to help student's write resumes.

  • 09/06/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Students looking for cheap and transferable courses as well as many 2 and 4 year programs.

    Bang for the buck

    Ivy Tech offers the cheapest courses in the state of Indiana. The courses are easily transferable to both in-state and out-of-state universities.

    What to do for fun

    Explore Indianapolis! Ivy Tech is just a few minutes drive from the heart of downtown!

    Food and Dining

    I do not purchase food from this college.

    Dorm Life

    I do not live in a dorm.

    Academic Rigor

    AP/Honors classes at my high school were more difficult.

    Tips for prospective students

    The lines are incredible long in the student center. I would recommend getting there right as they open. Be upfront about any achievements of yours. The downfall to this school is that faculty and workers that I've come into contact tend to be quick to assume you are some sort of high school drop out- NOT the case. There are plenty of bright and able students here with flourishing futures!

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech Community College is a cheap, easily transferable option for college. Faced with the fall-out of a loan for my first university choice, I was forced to find a new school within a week. Ivy Tech offered a quick and easily comprehensible enrollment process.

  • 09/11/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security and Officers are located on every campus parking lot and also inside the school.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for parents who want to finish school on their own time.

    What to do for fun

    Ivy Tech Community College has a wide variety of events to volunteer, bring the family out, and associations to join.

    Food and Dining

    Staying on campus to study is no problem you have lounge areas on almost every floor and a new cafeteria to chill out. I have eaten there plenty and have loved it!

    Academic Rigor

    I found that alot of student complete their degree with Ivy Tech Community College before transferring to a 4 year college.

    Tips for prospective students

    Whether in school or taking online classes always have a schedule of work to-do for the week. This way you will not lose track of whats due, dates, and times.

    In three sentences

    I love the flexability of attending Ivy Tech Community College. The class schedule times are always interchangable when you have to be a full-time employee, a parent, and also a student. This is acually a Community College that meets the needs of young adults.

  • 10/17/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    Tuition is much lower than most colleges, making it a great college to begin your education.

    What to do for fun

    Attend a school play, take Pilates classes, belly dancing, and much more.

    Food and Dining

    Not a lot of options on the Lawrence campus, but there's many good choices at nearby locations like Starbucks, Panera, Culvers, and many more.

    Academic Rigor

    Effort has it's rewards in life, and to succeeded in college, it is important to dedicate the time, ask questions, and seek help if needed.

    Tips for prospective students

    Plan ahead. Apply for financial aid/student loans well in advance. Choose your major wisely by picking something that's still going to benefit you long term, and make your education a priority in your life.

    In three sentences

    I would rate Ivy Tech Community College with 4 out of 5 stars. It's very affordable and has a great support network, including academic advising, financial counseling, help planning your career, tutoring, and great teachers who really want to help you succeed.

  • 10/22/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Personally, I have never had any problems with campus safety. There are always officers in every parking lot. There are always groups of people around the campus.

    Greek Life

    Since I have been attending Ivy Tech, I have not learned of anything having to do with the Greek life except for Phi Theta Kappa.

    Clubs and Activities

    Ivy Tech is always having some sort of intramural sporting event or exercise activity. There are also many volunteer activities and self-enrichment events going on weekly.

    Great for these types of students

    This college is great for students who are trying to get their prerequisites out of the way for an affordable price. It is also great for parents or older adults who cannot attend a university.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Since I just started attending Ivy Tech for the Fall 2012 semester, I have not really heard of any unusual traditions or anything, yet.

    Bang for the buck

    Ivy Tech is very affordable and great for doing pre-requisites at. For the amount of money you pay, you definitely get you moneys worth.

    What to do for fun

    There are all sorts of activities going on. There are intramural sports that anyone can take part in. They have flag-football tournaments, basketball tournaments, Zumba classes, and many other things.

    Food and Dining

    The cafe on campus is very accommodating. They have a small variety of food. You can always find something you like no matter what you like.

    Dorm Life

    I have never lived in a dorm, so I cannot answer this question.

    Academic Rigor

    It's not as academically challenging as I was used to. I attended classes at IUPUI my freshman year, and the academic rigor/atmosphere is completely different. The classes are very simple.

    Tips for prospective students

    This is definitely a great place to do your prerequisites at. I would attend here for two years to take advantage of all the reasonably-priced classes that you can take.

    In three sentences

    It is exceptionally great for getting a reasonably priced education and doing your prerequisites. It isn't very good for getting the college experience, though. There isn't very much socializing or meeting people.

  • 10/25/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I feel safe inside the buildings, because there are security on patrol, and they will escort you to or from your vehicle at night, but it is in the middle of Indianapolis, and anything can happen.

    Greek Life

    there are some frats, but not like a bigger school.

    Clubs and Activities

    I don't belong to any, but there are many posters and notices about upcoming meetings and events.

    Great for these types of students

    working parents, second chance students, undecided majors, or anyone just looking for a technical certificate.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    One of the older buildings was being renovated, and in order to reach some of the rooms, you had to go up the elevator, and down the stairs.

    Bang for the buck

    the lowest tuition in the state, as far as I know.

    What to do for fun

    they offer free zumba classes, many free social and networking activities, clubs, and discounts on many cultural events in indianapolis.

    Food and Dining

    depends on which campus- central indiana has a great cafeteria, but the hours are limited. the other campuses may not have much.

    Dorm Life

    i don't believe they have any dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    classes range in difficulty from easy to way too hard, and many will transfer to another Indiana school if you want to continue your education.

    Tips for prospective students

    go early, sign up early, go to class on time.

    In three sentences

    Ivt tech is a great school to start out with. They accept students from all walks of life, and are less expensive for those who do not qualify for full ride scholarships. They specialize in technical certificates, continuing education, and part time students.

  • 11/06/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is campus police on every campus as well as campus security every where.

    Greek Life

    TOTAL INTERNET CONNECTION!

    Clubs and Activities

    Several clubs and Always posted on the board as well as the website.

    Great for these types of students

    Any and ALL!!

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The location is everywhere there is internet. Also there is several campuses.

    Bang for the buck

    Classes are very reasonably prices compared to other local schools. You still get the same education but for a cheaper price!

    What to do for fun

    There is always activities in the cafeteria at Ivy Tech. However for off campus there is several opportunities such as helping out with the town, event, and local schools.

    Food and Dining

    There is a cafeteria as well as vending machines everywhere. Also there is several restaurants locally.

    Dorm Life

    no dorm life for me

    Academic Rigor

    They help you to push yourself above and beyond what you think you are capable of. However with out pushing you overboard!

    Tips for prospective students

    If you come to a bump in your schooling, don't wait till you are to far behind to ask for help. It will benefit you in the long run to always ask for help and never, NEVER give up!

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a wonderful college in many more ways then one. They have worked with me threw my destructive past courses while I was having family problems. Now that I am on the tract to get my life in order they are still there for me and willing to help me with school and push me in to the direction I need to become a kindergarten teacher!

  • 11/06/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Great for the student that need that small class size. For that mom or dad wanting to start a new career. For that person who has to work but still want to go to school.

    Bang for the buck

    I am comfortable with the price to attend at Ivy Tech. Ivy Tech is the affordable college.

    What to do for fun

    Ivy Tech has sports teams, clubs, groups, movie night, family night, Travel clubs and much much more.

    Food and Dining

    All campus has some type of dining on campus

    Dorm Life

    I do not know about if Ivy Tech has dorms. I don't think it does.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be honest with yourself. If you don't know what area you want to study Ivy Tech has plenty of oppertunties to work with you to help you decide. Class sizes are small enough to feel comfortable with your learning environment.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a small college with big oppertunities. I would give it an A in all areas, resources, class size, class availability, administration support. Ivy Tech gives you the support to reach your goals.

  • 11/12/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Financially restricted, older adults who missed out on college, students who aren't too sure where to go but don't want to miss out on there first year of college.

    Bang for the buck

    You get a lot for your money here, especially if you are an transferring student. you can get just about all your prerequisites done with just about $10,000 a year. rather than a semester. not to mention the student to teacher ration is very low so there is a lot of time for face to face time during school.

    What to do for fun

    There are tons of activities to go out and do. It is a community college so most of the activities involve things in the community. they aren't necessarily College Activities rather, just activities for the common homebody to go out and do.

    Food and Dining

    the food and dining isn't much more than a chip selection in the bookstore and the occasional Little Ceaser's pizza kitchen located in some of the areas. anything else concerning food would be taken up with the nearby restaurants. although most of the school buildings have there own cafeteria/study lounge for students who would want to bring their food instead of spending money.

    Dorm Life

    there are no dorms. of course there are tons of apartments nearby with tons of students that go to the school. Those apartments are the closest thing you will get to any kind of dorm life.

    Academic Rigor

    All the teachers are very laid back and very cool. they aren't usually too strict on deadlines, because they all know that this is your money you are wasting if you don't attend class or stop trying.

    Tips for prospective students

    The best thing that you can possibly do here is attend the classes, ON TIME, and in a proficient manor. thats the best way to pass any class, and to be honest in classes at Ivy Tech its almost impossible to fail a class unless you just dont try

    In three sentences

    Ivy tech community college is a very good community college. It is very Face to face and there isn't much room for a big classroom. It is a perfect school for getting your prerequisites out of the way for very cheap.

  • 12/05/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are campus security that go around everywhere looking for things or looking to help people. They even check parking lots every so often so that they can see if everything is alright there also. And, they are nice and very helpful if you ever need them.

    Great for these types of students

    This college is great for students that think or feel like they will not be able to handle the bigger campuses and the bigger crowds and the larger amount of people around.

    Bang for the buck

    Coming to this college means very low tuition and prices for summer classes. You never pay more than you think you need to here. The teacher teach you what you need to know, and do their job wonderfully.

    Food and Dining

    At this college, we have a great new cafe that was just built a semester ago, and also a place to get coffee. Eating there is great also. They have small and big tables, so if you happen to be eating and studying with a group you do not have to hassle around to be able to do it. The workers there are also great and very cheerful and nice.

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorms for this college since it is a community college and also considered a commuter college.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you are wanting to come to this college it would be a good idea for you to meet with an adviser before you sign up for those first semester classes because they will help you keep on track, and you do not want to be taking classes that you do not need for your major.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a great place to meet new people and even get to know people for your future. People that work here are nice, helpful and understanding. The tuition to come here and take classes is at a great price, so no debt.

  • 12/05/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    No matter which location you are at, there is always a sense of safety and security.

    Great for these types of students

    Any student who may not have done so well in high school as far as grades and maybe lost some luster along the way, this college is perfect for taking strides toward being that bookworm you always dreamed of being. Also, anyone who works best with one-on-one help or gets nervous in large crowds, the class sizes are perfect to regain some of that confidence in yourself and your school work.

    What to do for fun

    The college provides sports teams, clubs, and activities just as any other college does. The difference is the wide spread variety of campuses where your classes may be located. This semester all my classes were in Avon, IN. I am surrounded by restaurants and things to do in between or after classes.

    Academic Rigor

    Everyone is very friendly and eager to do well in their classes. It is easy to find a study partner or study group. Also with smaller class sizes, there is more room for the professors to have a more personal relationship with each of the students by knowing their academic growths and needs.

    Tips for prospective students

    1.) Always have a planner or calendar handy: write down all assignments, due dates, and test dates, while keeping in mind special dates for your every day life. 2.) Read your textbooks!: Try to read the material before class so that class time can be spent refreshing your mind of what you've read, not to mention you'll have more space free in your head for new information that the professor can elaborate on. 3.) TAKE GOOD NOTES: Good notes are notes that you will understand when you read through them later. Put things into your own words, or elaborate in the margins when the professor is talking. Also, writing words of encouragement to yourself and reminders in your notes are a great way to keep you motivated!

    In three sentences

    Ivy tech is a great first step toward a successful college career. Although the opportunities to transfer, receive your degree on campus or even work at home on the computer are similar to other colleges, the smaller classroom sizes and more personable teaching methods are perfect for students who may be undecided on their major or who aren't sure if they are ready to take on full course loads at a large university. With an option like Ivy Technical Institute, going to college isn't so intimidating anymore.

  • 12/05/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I feel safe on IVY TECH campus, because no matter the time, a guard is on duty.

    Greek Life

    The Greek life is rewarding!

    Clubs and Activities

    Take a chance and join a club, you will find it rewarding!

    Great for these types of students

    You will not find a better group of people.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    I am a on-line student and I find it rewarding!

    Bang for the buck

    Learning has not cost me an arm and a leg, but has given me a great chance!

    What to do for fun

    Learning is fun, at IVY TECH!

    Food and Dining

    The food is great!

    Dorm Life

    Dorm life is great, on and off campus!

    Academic Rigor

    Ivy Tech will help you achieve your goals in math, and writing. Ivy Tech never turns a student away! Ivy Tech is the way to go, to regain job security.

    Tips for prospective students

    IVY TECH will help you with your degree. Ivy Tech will give you more choices, than other colleges. Ivy Tech assist those who are disabled, to complete their degree

    In three sentences

    IVY TECH IS A GREAT SCHOOL. IVY TECH is innovative. Ivy Tech is my first choice.

  • 12/08/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    People with no financial aid.

    Bang for the buck

    I think I should be getting more than I am for what I am paying.

    What to do for fun

    I am not aware of anything.

    Tips for prospective students

    Plan to do a lot on your own.

    In three sentences

    They have terrible customer service. They are not very good at responding to e-mails. I wish I could afford to go to another school.

  • 01/09/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    58 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    My campus has always seemed safe to me but not in a particularly safe area. Located downtown but close to the ghetto parts of town, so it would be a little scary at night..........luckily I only take classes during the sunlight hours.

    Clubs and Activities

    I personally am not involved but they do offer tons of things to do if boredom sets in from Zumba to meet and greets!!

    Great for these types of students

    Great for busy adults who can't always attend a class, they have lots of on-line classes offered, which is a plus!!

    Bang for the buck

    Fairly priced...........the only downfall is textbook costs.

    What to do for fun

    My campus is located centrally in downtown, so there are many things to do nearby but since it's not a campus that is lived in I don't think this category really applies.

    Food and Dining

    I haven't really tried their food but have smelled through the halls from the Culinary department and it smells appetizing. My campus uses the culinary students to cook for the cafeteria.

    Dorm Life

    There are no Dorms with my Ivy Tech Campus.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you are planning on attending Ivy Tech I only recommend that you save up for textbooks prior to each semester and buy through an on-line source or Half-Priced Books because Ivy Tech's prices on textbooks are a little high.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a flexible college to attend with my schedule. The variety of campuses allow me get in to my needed classes with ease. And the cost of tuition is fare priced.

  • 01/22/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Great security services and impd also help with security at the college.

    Food and Dining

    Food is great I have only ate there a couple times

    Dorm Life

    Do not have a dorm room.

    Academic Rigor

    Great instructing skills and hands-on experience.

    Tips for prospective students

    Its important to know that furthering your education is something that might not interest you but think about it.......in the future you're going to need it to survive!Look at the world now seriously.

    In three sentences

    Its a great school with teachers who have good verbal skills and performs hands-on comprehendable to an understanding.I'm going to pursue my education further for a degree at this college.It also has a great environment.

  • 01/27/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    60 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Ivy Tech have police and security guards actively patrolling ,so its definitely a safe campus to attend.

    Greek Life

    No Greek life at Ivy Tech as far as i know but i could be wrong just not my cup of tea per say.

    Clubs and Activities

    Ivy Tech have a basketball team and plenty other things going on all the time just got to join in with the student body and not be shy.

    Great for these types of students

    Ivy Tech is great for go-getter's, people who can learn fast and adapt well. Also for people with people with jobs cause they have flexible schedules.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    They have tons of places for computer usage, and also a on campus library. If u have some of your classes at the Fall Creek campus they have a sky-walk going there from the main campus.

    Bang for the buck

    As far as the tuition is concerned and the cost of books you won't find many colleges more affordable, so is the best bang for buck in my opinion.

    What to do for fun

    Just look at the campus connect calender and they will let u know whats going on at the campus. I'm fairly new so i haven't got to experience all the extras yet.

    Food and Dining

    Ivy Tech have multiple vending machines in all the builings. They have coffee and also microwaves to use. They have a resturent in the food court area.

    Dorm Life

    Ivy Tech community college don't have dorms, but have been talking about it being a possibility in the near future.

    Academic Rigor

    The academic rigor is fairly easy but ofcourse this is my first semester. One thing I have notice is students that miss a week fall behind quick, so don't miss.

    Tips for prospective students

    My tips for prospective students are just be proactive and listen to your instructors. Also learn to use the campus connect and blackboard its your best friend.

    In three sentences

    I would rate central Indiana Ivy Tech a b+. The class times and teachers are very flexible. The student body are extremely diverse people from all kinds of different ethnicity and ages.

  • 01/30/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    there are a plethra of classes and group activities.

    In three sentences

    I love Ivy Tech. On a scale from 1 to 10 I give it an 11. Theyre somewhat affordable, helpful, and gives you the college feel.

  • 02/28/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    62 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There are sports, exercise, group activities and clubs

    Tips for prospective students

    Come into the school prepared to change your life. It is a great experience to grow from and be ready to work hard because nothing good is ever given it is earned.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a very people friendly school. The classes are all degree specific not a bunch of stuff you don't need. The academic advisers are all very good with what they do.

  • 04/04/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    63 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    I commute back and forth but at the Indianapolis Campus, there are many activities such as attending games at the stadium, the convention center, the museums, and the state fair grounds surround the campus.

    Food and Dining

    I don't eat very often inside the campus.

    Dorm Life

    I do not live in the dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    The academic rigor of the courses can be stressful, such as the online courses but the teachers are very good and have a lot of patience with the students.

    Tips for prospective students

    Take your courses seriously and be prepared to work. Also pay attention to detail and ask a lot of questions.

    In three sentences

    On a scale of one to ten, I would rate Ivy Tech Community College at nine. I attend 2 different campuses so it is nice to compare and see what each satellite campus has to offer. I am glad I chose Ivy Tech college.

  • 04/13/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    64 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    This school is located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis and is quite urban.

    Dorm Life

    I can't speak on this because I don't live on campus.

    Tips for prospective students

    Study hard. Yes, it's a community college but that doesn't excuse lollygagging & falling behind in your classes. They've recently begun email alerts from the student success dept & will email you alerts on how well you are doing/not doing.

    In three sentences

    The programs here are great. The advisors, at the least the ones I've met with, have been very attentive and helpful at guiding me to get all my courses completed. I would give Ivy Tech 4.5 stars out of 5.

  • 04/19/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    65 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security is great. I feel safe every time i come here.

    Greek Life

    There's no Greek life

    Clubs and Activities

    There are many clubs and organizations you can join. There's never nothing to do here.

    Great for these types of students

    Ivy Tech is great for any-type of student. This college caters to anyone.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Well, i would say it's the common area that i like the most. There are two floors. One for watching television and hanging out and the other is for relaxing and taking a short break between classes.

    Bang for the buck

    The tuition is awesome. I receive the learning i need plus i don't have to stress about paying too much for school.

    What to do for fun

    I spend my times in the library. I may also play pool in the common area. Sometime you check out a laptop from the library, so it's a great way to combine both activities.

    Food and Dining

    The food is fantastic. The prices are fair. I enjoy eating here.

    Dorm Life

    Well, It's a community college so there's no dorm life although i wish they had one.

    Academic Rigor

    The academic are interesting. When i came here i wanted to do them all. I believed that the school caters to all types of majors and career fields.

    Tips for prospective students

    This school is great for anyone. You'll learn a lot. There are plenty of resources that's here to help you on your path of graduation.

    In three sentences

    This school is safe. This school is affordable. This school is awesome.

  • 04/27/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    66 of 98

    Categories Comments
    In three sentences

    Ivy tech is a nice community college. They help you in any way that they could. Its very affordable.

  • 04/29/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    67 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    downtown can me a bit scary, but I feel comfortable at the times of day i go down there.

    Greek Life

    none

    Clubs and Activities

    They have clubs and actives, but i don't get involved.

    Great for these types of students

    undecided, saving money, and poor to no income.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    nope.

    Bang for the buck

    I believe you get most of what you are paying for. If you come in for tutoring or other outside uses, then you really get the best bang for your buck.

    What to do for fun

    I like to travel and see my favorite bands.

    Food and Dining

    They have a food court at the campus downtown. The small campus only have vending machines.

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorms

    Academic Rigor

    Some classes are more difficult then others, but you have to work for your grade.

    Tips for prospective students

    1. Good school if you are not sure what you want to do in school. 2. get help from your professors or other students.

    In three sentences

    I would give Ivy Tech a 7/10. The professors are good, never encountered a bad one. The only thing I don't like is that it lacks a campus atmosphere.

  • 05/07/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    Food is a little on the expensive side.

    Academic Rigor

    They have the tools you need for all the classwork.

    Tips for prospective students

    Understanding how to contact people and registering can be confusing. Just be patient with the long lines or wrong lines because it is definitely worth the wait. Ask questions if you're having trouble enrolling!

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a great college for me. With their flexible schedule I can attend classes while working two jobs and being a single mother. Teachers are great at explaining things.

  • 05/11/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    69 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    average

    Clubs and Activities

    A tipical

    Great for these types of students

    first timers,want smaller college, want small quick time to degree, returning students

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    many locaions pick one suitable o where you live

    Bang for the buck

    4 star

    What to do for fun

    your choie

    Food and Dining

    4 star

    Academic Rigor

    tipical college setting some classes easy some not so easy

    Tips for prospective students

    know what you major wll be, expect homework daily

    In three sentences

    tipical two year college. cheap with a variety of locations

  • 05/16/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    70 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Plenty to do in Indianapolis.

    Food and Dining

    The IFC building actually has a decent food court.

    Dorm Life

    Ivy Tech does not have dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Not completely easy, but not as difficult as many courses I remember from high school.

    Tips for prospective students

    Consider attending this school if returning to an educational environment after several years in the workforce.

    In three sentences

    A decent, very inexpensive college to attend. It is especially good for adults who have been away from school for some time and wish to begin an undergraduate degree on their schedule. The bureaucracy leaves something to be desired.

  • 05/22/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    71 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Great for students of all ages

    What to do for fun

    Ivy Tech offers basket ball, rumba, and other student gatherings.

    Tips for prospective students

    Vist the school you plan to attend for a tour and go online to research other students comments and graduation rates.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a great school. The instructors there are very helpful. The school offers a different programs to their students to ensure success.

  • 05/25/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    72 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Academic Rigor

    It is more challenging than college of the 70's and 80's. College is much more rigorous today then in the 70s and80s. I went to college in the 70s and 80s, and now again in 2013,and as a student today, the computers have made much more work, with quizes, tests, projects, discussions, and doing journals online can sometimes be overwhelming.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be dedicated and motivated to attend every claas session. Missing a class today can have a bad affect on you grade if you get points for attending class. You have to be focused and committed to what you are doing to be a success.

    In three sentences

    Affordable, professional, challenging and up to date. It is one third of the cost of a four year college. I was so impressed with the culinary program, I decided to stay and get a culinary arts degree. Te equipment and classroom and labs are impressing.

  • 06/17/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    73 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Great for students who like small classes and personal relationships with teachers

    Bang for the buck

    Very cheap tuition! But you probably still don't want to take out loans

    What to do for fun

    There are different sororities and fraternities and different sports that are at this school.

    Food and Dining

    Hey it's college food. Don't expect a lot out of it unless your eating at a subway or something.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms

    Academic Rigor

    Pay close attention!!

    Tips for prospective students

    Study really hard and don't party too hard!

    In three sentences

    I love it! Great advisors and staff! They really help you if you need it.

  • 07/04/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    74 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Downtown Indianapolis has so much to offer. Shopping, restaurants, and other activities are always going on in downtown Indy.

    Food and Dining

    On campus there is a Noble Romans and local cafes and other restaurants.

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorm like at Ivy Tech in Indy but, there are very nice apartments close by,

    Academic Rigor

    As long as you do your homework and go to class you will be on the right track to getting good grades.

    Tips for prospective students

    Meet with an advisor to help put you on the right track. Schedule classes early. Be on time to class. And do your homework, it's the easiest way to get good grades.

  • 07/08/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    75 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security is on duty when class is in session.

    Greek Life

    Phi Theta Kappa Kappa Beta Delta

    Clubs and Activities

    There are sports teams. Different Clubs to join. Zumba classes (free) Student Government Association Student Leadership Academy Student Ambassadors Ivy Tech Community College Veteran's Association Campus Pride

    Great for these types of students

    Ivy Tech is very diverse. Everyone from 18 and up go and feel welcome and at ease.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Every thing is straight forward and easy to navigate.

    Bang for the buck

    I would say over all you get what you've paid for. Its just pain staking trying to figure out the financials at the beginning of the school year. It would be far better if we had our financial aid refunds early in the year to cover the things that they are suppose to rather than not having books, or a computer until 3 months into things.

    What to do for fun

    There are many activities that Ivy Tech offers free of charge or very little. Zumba is one of them.

    Food and Dining

    The cafe closes before the late classes start.

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorm, however a dorm would be nice.

    Academic Rigor

    The professors that I have had really want you to learn the material and try very their best to teach it.

    Tips for prospective students

    I would advise anyone looking at Ivy Tech Community College of Central Indiana to visit the campus first. Make an appointment with an advisor. Outline what your academic goals are and review them each semester.

    In three sentences

    The Teachers are great they try very hard to help you in anyway they can. The tuition is reasonable They do not process your financial aid refunds before class starts like most colleges your lucky if you get it 3 months into your semester.

  • 07/13/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    76 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    This school is great for students who are wanting to receive an affordable college education. Ivy Tech Community College is a perfect fit for students who plan to commute to and from campus.

    Bang for the buck

    Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis is very affordable!

    What to do for fun

    Students can put down the books and enjoy many of the student activities Ivy Tech has to offer. Students that are interested in athletics may join the different sports teams and some scholarships may be provided.

    Food and Dining

    Students can enjoy a bite to eat while studying or chatting with friends in the cafe area. A small coffee stand is also available in one of the building. Fast food restaurants are just a few minutes away from campus and it makes for an enjoyable bike ride downtown!

    Dorm Life

    Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis does not have dorms or provide students with a set living community. Students commute to and from classes. The campus is located downtown and many apartments are available for rent.

    Academic Rigor

    Instructors and professors provide students with knowledge and wisdom inside and outside the classroom. Students are encouraged to give their best effort in their classroom studies. Students will learn about themselves while studying at Ivy Tech Community College.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you are looking for a traditional four year college to get the college and dorm experience this school is not for you.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech Community College provides students with an education that will lead to success. Ivy Tech Community College allows students to mature and grow while providing a strong education foundation. Ivy Tech Community College is located downtown and has much to offer!

  • 08/20/2013

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    77 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    A great start in going further with education, or for certificates.

    What to do for fun

    Its Indy, you can find something.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Some courses actually are challenging, and up to par with 4 year institutions.

    Tips for prospective students

    Order books early, and return books early the book store can get crowded in the last few days before classes start.

    In three sentences

    A wide variety of courses, and interesting student body, Clean and easily navigational campus, with surprisingly up to date technology.

  • 09/06/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    78 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Any kind

    Bang for the buck

    The advisor will notify you on which classes are transferable to Universities.

    What to do for fun

    There are multiple group activities you could join.

    Food and Dining

    Never been to the food and dining place

    Dorm Life

    I didn't live in the dorm

    Tips for prospective students

    I advice be on top of things, pay attention, and learn everything that you possibly can. The professors are all really friendly and open up, it's also much easier to learn.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech Community College is a great college if you really want to connect to you're professors. It has multiple opportunities to achieve what you want to do in life. It's very cheap and affordable compared to any other college.

  • 10/09/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    79 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    All campuses have active and knowledgeable staff including some campuses w/actual oncampus security and police officers. All lots are secured and well lit.

    Clubs and Activities

    Several Clubs and activities including Student Body/Student Government, Volunteer Services and many outreach programs.

    Bang for the buck

    Some Technical/Community colleges are more like walk in, study, go home. Ivy Tech is a cross between the community/tech school and also a large diverse active campus you can find in the universities. It has fit my life and full time work schedule more than a university but i still have the closeness and diversity of one.

    What to do for fun

    Most of the locations are by major interstates and downtown life. Malls, movie theaters, and social areas are close by each campus. Besides most campuses have ongoing student body and alumni activities.

    Food and Dining

    All locations have surrounding food opportunities and most of them have cafeterias also.

    Dorm Life

    This is a community college. There is no dorm life but there is a very social active life. All the campuses participate in all the outside programs. This includes talent contests, seminars for job participants and several job fairs.

    Academic Rigor

    They diversity of the classes offered is very large. Nursing, Business Admin, Automotive, Agriculture, you name it they have it!

    Tips for prospective students

    Head directly to Ivytech.edu to begin your personal process. You can start by scanning the curriculum, locations of campuses and fill out your online FAFSA for the upcoming year. Then you can set up an appointment to speak to a school counselor. It is just that easy!

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is very efficient in processing the students applications. Also locating and receiving financial aid is very easy and there is a lot of help along the way. The college has a broad student body and a large diverse curriculum. Also the locations of campuses is very wide spread.

  • 10/16/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    80 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security is always on campus, outside and each campus has a security desk as soon as you walk in.

    Bang for the buck

    There is not a better bang for buck out there.

    What to do for fun

    I know some Ivy tech schools actually have a basketball team!!

    Food and Dining

    The are not many cafeterias at the school as it is a smaller college but the few selections are nice.

    Dorm Life

    Your house is your dorm, but there are some homes close by that people rent out if your by the Lawrence campus

    Academic Rigor

    You will have a good amount of work and will fall behind if you do not take it seriously.

    Tips for prospective students

    Go to class!! Attendance is very important also still in touch with the career service staff. They can really help you find a job in your field, you will be surprised at the level of support this school has.

    In three sentences

    Perfect choice for someone who enjoys a smaller classroom setting. Very affordable, with a wide range of classes and degree programs. Best bang for buck by far.

  • 10/29/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    81 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Campus activities are all over the place

    Food and Dining

    The Café is awesome though a bit pricey (just like on other campuses) They've just recently added more place to get different types of food as well.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms but there are always things going on around campus and many groups to join.

    Academic Rigor

    a lot of students are transferring to other schools and this is a excellent platform to do just that.

    Tips for prospective students

    Ivy 101 is an awesome class and the sooner you take it the better. It helps you nail down good study habits and allows you to become a better student

    In three sentences

    Great School for those just new students who are apprehensive about college and for returning students who have been out school for a little while and are returning. The teachers really do want to help you succeed

  • 11/21/2013

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Whether yout witness the Greatest Spectacle in Racing in May at the Speedway, or visit the House That Peyton Built, Indianapolis is your one stop shop for sports, shopping, and dining, with pockets of greenery that let you unwind.

    Food and Dining

    Indianapolis has some of the best food, and with everything surrounding the campus, it's a foodies dream come true.

    Academic Rigor

    Ivy Tech gives opportunity to working adults and others who can't attend conventional colleges, that means a lot.

    Tips for prospective students

    Any student who is interested in attending Ivy Tech should definitely spend a day in downtown Indianapolis. Being a student is one thing, but our big little city feel is an experience that should be taken advantage of. You won't just be an Ivy Tech Student, you'll be a member of our community.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a unique campus. It is set just outside downtown Indianapolis, but has a very suburban feel. The facilites are comfortable, inviting and a great place for learning to thrive.

  • 12/08/2013

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    83 of 98

    Categories Comments
    In three sentences

    The financial aid team were very helpful. The corriculum was easy to understand. I was very happy to be accepted at a great community college in my town where I live.

  • 12/16/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    84 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Very safe.

    Greek Life

    No Greek Life.

    Clubs and Activities

    I don't participate in clubs.

    Great for these types of students

    Transfer students wanting to save costs on tuition for courses not offered by your transfer university.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Locations all over the city.

    Bang for the buck

    Very Reasonable for the cost.

    What to do for fun

    City life - all around the college.

    Food and Dining

    Community College I don't use dining.

    Dorm Life

    I don't reside in dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Pretty competitive.

    Tips for prospective students

    There are a lot of prerequisites, be ready to start school taking a bunch of classes that don't count towards your degree

    In three sentences

    This college is great especially for balance of online vs. in class options. They are student focused. The tuition is reasonable.

  • 12/19/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    85 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    This is an excellent place for people who are trying to better themselves after going through dead end jobs.Wonderful time options, excellent tuition prices, and magnificient staff.

    Bang for the buck

    Absolutely the best bang for your buck. You can't go wrong with a college that offers accredited classes for about the third of the cost! Accepted into a good college but don't have the funds? Go to Ivy Tech first and get all the classes you can take for less and then go to your higher prestige college. Don't have the grades to make it into a very good college? Go to Ivy Tech take classes and boost that GPA for less and watch the acceptance letters roll!

    What to do for fun

    There is always something going on hee at Ivy Tech.l There are so many I really couldn't name them all because there is something for every type of person. Even if you couldn't find something you like, starting it up is a breeze with the organization system at Ivy Tech.

    Food and Dining

    The food here is great. You have many options to choose from whether it be Mexican, American, or even a foot long sandwhich. Of course the prices are decent for college students

    Dorm Life

    Dorm life here is excellent. After already getting a steal on tuition it should be very affordable for anyone.

    Academic Rigor

    There are times that there will be challenging work. The best part of this college is that the pepole around you want you to pass and will find out what it takes for you to do so. No need to be intimidated here, no matter what your skill set is you will find the help you need.

    Tips for prospective students

    Always pay attention to how you are doing in classes. ALWAYS DO EXTRA CREDIT, you never know if you might need it at the end. Get the best grade you can get, future employers WILL ask your GPA.

    In three sentences

    This is a wonderful college for people starting with their academic endeavors or continuing. There are many fun activities and clubs to join. You will always get the sense of assistance when it comes to getting the best of grades

  • 12/19/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    there are many clubs that you can join, you could definitely find out about them through the campus fairs

    Food and Dining

    they're food is pretty good and they have a wide variety of snacks in the cafeteria

    Dorm Life

    Ivy tech do not have any dorms

    Tips for prospective students

    Be prepared and do NOT miss any classes. if you miss one day of class you will miss alot of information and its going to be hard to catch up -TRUST ME-

    In three sentences

    Ivy tech is a good college to start out when you want to save money. there are alot of resources you can turn to when you need help in anything. the work is not really hard unless you fall behind.

  • 12/21/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    87 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Campus security is there and visible at all times

    Greek Life

    none to advise

    Clubs and Activities

    Many different clubs and activities are available for all who attend

    Great for these types of students

    I feel any student will feel treated fairly and equally, regardless of their backgroung

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    No unusual traditions

    Bang for the buck

    A high level of education for a smaller debt for your education

    What to do for fun

    Many areas of interest for ECA activities and helping others

    Food and Dining

    Very nice cafeteria with ample room for studying

    Dorm Life

    No dorm life available

    Academic Rigor

    Academics is top on the list of objectives at this school

    Tips for prospective students

    Go to their campus and have conversations with staff about your options and find out about how affordable your education can be.

    In three sentences

    A quality campus with highly qualified instructors who care about your success. Campus has been updated for modern feel and comfort. Classes are adaptable for the working student who has a family.

  • 12/23/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    88 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I'm not on campus very often, so I don't know much about campus security. One time when I was on campus, though, I was looking around trying to find a particular office/person, and several times a security guard asked what I was doing and if I needed help. They were keeping a close watch which made me feel good.

    Greek Life

    I know Ivy Tech has an honor society, but I don't know that it has any other societies.

    Clubs and Activities

    Ivy Tech offers many clubs and athletic teams for students to join.

    Great for these types of students

    Ivy Tech offers many online courses and degrees, which is great for students who like to study on their own schedule or who don't like to commute. It's also good for students who work, have families, or have other responsibilities outside of college, and need to arrange their class schedule to fit their personal schedule.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    I don't know of any unusual traditions.

    Bang for the buck

    Ivy Tech provides excellent bang for the buck. Tuition is much lower than at four-year universities. You can save a lot by starting your education at Ivy Tech and then transferring to finish your degree.

    What to do for fun

    Ivy Tech offers many clubs and sports teams for students to join.

    Food and Dining

    I am not on campus very often so I don't know what the dining options are like.

    Dorm Life

    Ivy Tech does not provide dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Academic rigor partly depends on which classes you take; some may be easier for you than others. Part of the rigor comes not from the actual course material, but from the fact that assignments are due every week. In my classes, we usually covered one chapter (in each of my five classes) or sometimes two every week. Overall I feel that Ivy Tech's academics are appropriately rigorous for college-level courses, and I expect the classes to get more challenging in later semesters.

    Tips for prospective students

    Don't assume that because this is a community college the work will be easy. It may be easier than at some four-year universities, but you still need to set aside time each week to get your homework done. Also, if you know you want to transfer to a four-year school to finish your degree, have an idea of where you want to transfer, and start talking to those schools and to Ivy Tech's transfer department. Different schools accept different Ivy Tech degrees and classes.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech's main appeal is its tuition, which is much lower than other schools'. Ivy Tech also offers many different degrees, so it is a good choice for students in almost any major as well as students who aren't quite sure what they want to study. The school also has a variety of classes available at many different times, including a large number of classes available online.

  • 01/15/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    89 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Police and security are always circling the buildings and patrolling, but there are a few thefts once in a while.

    Greek Life

    Phi Beta Kappa is a great way to get scholarships just for just being in the group.

    Clubs and Activities

    I am not in any clubs or activities.

    Great for these types of students

    This place is great for someone looking to get a great education for a cheap price.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The honors lounge is a pretty unusual location, but it is a great and fun place to be. We are always laughing and having fun in here, but we also sit down and help each other out with our studies. You may even find a student or two in their virtual classrooms having class.

    Bang for the buck

    The honors program is $3,000 more than the normal tuition, but with the help they give and the way it looks on a transcript is totally worth the extra cost.

    What to do for fun

    For fun I sit in the honors lounge and chill with the other honors students. We play games and get to know each other very well.

    Food and Dining

    The cafe is very nice and has great options. We recently got a Papa Johns and it tastes delicious. I also like the pricing.

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorms here because it is a community college, but There are apartments near by that are very nice.

    Academic Rigor

    Well, since I am in the honors department the academics are always challenging, but my non-honors courses are very challenging as well.

    Tips for prospective students

    Join the honors program here because it will really benefit you. They help you get the help you need and help you make great decisions. They also help you to do the best you can and transfer to four year colleges.

    In three sentences

    It has been a great experiences. I am in the honors program and they are really helping me get through what I need to do. I feel so at home here and the community is great.

  • 01/16/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    90 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I feel very safe here.

    Clubs and Activities

    I have not really looked into any yet.

    Great for these types of students

    This school is great for students who do not like it to be packed.

    Bang for the buck

    I enjoy this school a lot. The food is great, the people are great, and the staff are wonderful.

    What to do for fun

    I have not participated in their activities because of work.

    Food and Dining

    The food is amazing and well priced.

    Dorm Life

    There aren't dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Very good.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure to study your book from the class. Make sure to check blackboard often.

    In three sentences

    It is very affordable. All of the people that work here are very helpful! The food is amazing and affordable!

  • 01/21/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    91 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Clubs and Activities

    If you are not employed and a full time student there is plenty to do on this campus.

    Great for these types of students

    busy, parents, and employees.

    Dorm Life

    I don't currently occupy a dorm but I've heard good things about there housing.

    Tips for prospective students

    Don't be afraid to go for what you want. Ivy Tech is a great place to start.

    In three sentences

    The campus is very nice, it has a great environment and the staff is very helpful. I like everything from the people to the food. Great place to learn and study.

  • 01/29/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    92 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I've never heard of any safety issues on campus. Security is always visible and accessible.

    Greek Life

    I'm not familiar with any sororities.

    Clubs and Activities

    I didn't participate in any clubs or activities, but emails are constantly sent out with opportunities.

    Great for these types of students

    Ivy Tech is great for students that are able to teach themselves the curriculum from the text.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    I'm not aware of any unusual traditions on campus.

    Bang for the buck

    Ivy Tech has the least expensive tuition in the state.

    What to do for fun

    You can choose a variety of clubs to participate in if you're interested.

    Food and Dining

    Dining area has tons of options from healthy choices or junk food if you prefer.

    Dorm Life

    No on campus housing.

    Academic Rigor

    Utilize the learning center or set up study groups with your peers.

    Tips for prospective students

    Stay in constant contact with your professor about issues you're having.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech Community College could be a better college if they reduced their class sizes. A lot of the health and science classes have over 50 students in the lecture classes making it hard to get assistance from the professors. Some professors do the best they can, but there's only so much they can do with that many students in a class.

  • 02/02/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    93 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Campus Safety is wonderful,

    Greek Life

    NO THERE IS NO GREEK LIFE

    Clubs and Activities

    CAMPUS EVENTS

    Great for these types of students

    HIGHSCHOOL GRADUATES SHOULD CONSIDER IVY TECH AS THEIR COLLEGE CHOICE>

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    AWESOME ACTIVITIES AT IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

    Bang for the buck

    Coming out of high school I was unsure what I was going to major in , after looking at many colleges, I decided I didn't want to go to a university since I was just coming out of high school. My Aunt suggested that I should go to Ivy Tech Community College because it was easier to get around and cheaper. After she told me that I went to Ivy Tech website, I enjoyed looking at the type of resources they had to offer.

    What to do for fun

    Ivy Tech community college sends you a update every week about the different activities they will have. They even allow you to tell what type of you would like, and your event might be held .

    Food and Dining

    Ivy Tech Community College has delicious food that are very satisfying , Ivy Tech just put in Papa Johns, yummy sounds great for all you Pizza Fans !

    Dorm Life

    This is a community college, there are no dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Ivy Tech offers many different majors and if you are undecided you can visit the career service building which is located across the street from Ivy Tech Community College. Career Service gives you the tools you need to decide your major.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be sure to come to class, complete all assignments and communicate with all your professors. If you follow those steps you will not have trouble at Ivy Tech.

    In three sentences

    I love this community college , Although it is a community college, Ivy Tech has alot to offer. Ivy Tech is easy to get around and they have different resources to help you find your major if you are undecided. This college is easy and cheaper if you are a Highschool graduate.

  • 02/07/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    94 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    Ivy Tech is defiantly good for saving some money. Most of the core classes transfer so if you are strapped for cash, taking some core classes and then transferring them is a great way to save some money.

    What to do for fun

    Ivy Tech is not like a normal 4 year institution. There are things you can sign up for, but a lot of students are working adults. I personally take all of my classes online because I also work.

    Food and Dining

    Ivy Tech does not have dining halls.

    Dorm Life

    Ivy Tech does not offer dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Ivy Tech is defiantly a step up from high school, but I think its more of a stepping stone between that and a four year school. This however, doesn't mean you can slack off, you still need to stay diligent.

    Tips for prospective students

    You need to stay organized, don't procrastinate on a project or studying for a test.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a great school to figure out what you really want to do with your life, or to get prerequisites out of the way for half the price. A lot of high school seniors don't know what to do with their life at 18, so going to a community collage helps prepare them for college life for those who are not ready for a four year institution. Ivy Tech is a good school to f figure things out or to get an associates degree.

  • 02/27/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    95 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    Couldn't ask for a more affordable college. Worth every penny!

    Academic Rigor

    Top Notch. Don't let anyone fool you into believing because it is a Community College it isn't as good as a University. Not True.

    Tips for prospective students

    Enroll in your classes early to get the hours you want.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a great school to start with and transfer to a four year college. The classes transfer easily and the professors are well versed. It is easy to obtain your general education classes with the intent for them to transfer to a four year institution.

  • 03/04/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    96 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Security are always walking around in and out of campus keeping it secure.

    Clubs and Activities

    Great health activities such as Zumba, Yoga, and Kickboxing

    Bang for the buck

    One can take two years in Ivy Tech and transfer credits to their desired university. Like any university, one needs to take basic classes. Ivy Tech will be the cheapest option because of its low tuition fees and one will not be entirely suffocated in student loans.

    What to do for fun

    Breaking the ice and speak to the student next to you. Share your interests and eventually exchange numbers and start hanging out.

    Food and Dining

    One restaurant located in each campus.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms are presented in Ivy Tech, however there is apartments that one can rent nearby.

    Academic Rigor

    Some classes are not all that difficult depending on the major one is achieving. All professors expect the best out of the student.

    Tips for prospective students

    For all high school Senior students Ivy Tech is the road map to reach your final goals for your major.

    In three sentences

    Ivy Tech is a great community college with an affordable tuition. Their colleges are acceptable if one wants to transfer to another university. Classes can be presented by lecture or online and it is by your convenience of valuable time.

  • 03/28/2014

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    97 of 98

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    none

    Great for these types of students

    Older, non-traditional

    Dorm Life

    None

    Tips for prospective students

    It's a much cheaper option than a 4 year university, but for me it just wasn't worth the trouble.

    In three sentences

    I can't get my adviser to return my emails or calls. I transferred in credits from another regionally accredited community college and only one was accepted; I was told it was most likely an error, but I couldn't get the registrar's office to reevaluate my transcript. I submitted all my documentation for financial aid months in advance and still didn't get it in time for spring semester.

  • 04/04/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    98 of 98

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    STUDY!

    Dorm Life

    Unless they have dorms coming soon, I haven't seen any.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be diligent, don't be lazy!

    In three sentences

    Absolutely start here then transfer. Hands down best option, it's affordable and available for your every need. This college is continually growing to maintain high standards. Your education matters, so before taking a leap take a step into Ivy Tech and transfer later.