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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for West Virginia University at Parkersburg
  • Category: In three sentences
  • Review by: Allison from Sandyville, WV
  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful

It is a great way to get a jump start to your college education. It's location is usually fairly convenient to those around Parkersburg. The staff here are very friendly, and you can almost guarantee that you will end up with at least 1 professor who you love!

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Andree' from Slinger, WI
  • Jul-01-2014 I am a current student here

    I was very impressed by their admissions. It was very easy to get help and they were very willing to work with me. I got answers to everything I needed and got enrolled very quickly in the classes I wanted.

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  • Ashley from Washington, WV
  • Jan-12-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are looking for a quick way to graduates, this is your school. This school is good for people looking to stay at home, people with kids, and people who need flexible schedules. WVUP is a typical community college.

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  • Katie from Parkersburg, WV
  • Aug-09-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Everyone is very helpful at all times and everything is very easy to locate around campus. The smaller classes help all students to focus better and receive more individual attention from their professors. It is an all around easy going environment to be in.

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  • Brittany from Parkersburg, WV
  • Jun-08-2013 I am a current student here

    West Virginia University of Parkersburg is generally a good college to attend for those fresh out of high school and still trying to figure out a direction and those with families who cannot dedicate all their time to studies. The classrooms are small and personal, so calling upon a professor and seeking help is easy and plausible. Scheduling classes for a semester is relatively painless, and the college has a nice variety of courses for those just beginning.

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  • wvup student
  • Jan-11-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a great community college. They want to help you succeed.

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  • Nathan from Parkersburg, WV
  • Dec-16-2012 I am a current student here

    A friendly, welcoming, local college that offers a great education for a relatively low cost. It is a growing college that continually aspires to be better and improve to better facilitate its students.

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  • Cody from Mineral Wells, WV
  • Dec-15-2012 I am a current student here

    This college is great for a first time college student. A grad student may feel out of place and intellectually insulted. I feel the college is moving in progressive manner and will be a significant school in four years.

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  • Ripley, WV
  • Nov-27-2012 I am a current student here

    They have a good jackson county center that offers many basic classes. It is sometimes unclear what the deadlines are and how to set up an olsis account with the college was a struggle at first. This is a great center if money is a concern and offers a good education.

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  • Kenneth from Mineral Wells, WV
  • Oct-08-2012 I am a current student here

    I transferred here because the school I was attending before didn't quite have the academic's I wanted to pursue. I'm more close to home, and the cost is cheaper than most other schools.

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