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Sacred Heart is awesome. Perhaps it could use a wider range of food options, or some more hosing and parking, but it is still amazing. The teachers actually know you by face and name, and not just the ones you have for class. You get to know everyone and the school is so diverse it has plenty of groups for everyone. I personally took on a lot of classes and clubs and work (a job) for my schedule, so I spend most of my time in the main academic building in class, in a club meeting, doing some event, or just doing work. I don't have a roommate, so I don't spend much time in my dorm, I like being around my friends between classes, just talking and working. You even find your self around the professors and staff members that you end up striking up conversation with them randomly. I think the administration is fantastic, here at Sacred Heart. Everyone is always willing to help out with anything you may need, wether is be classes, housing, finances, work, just to talk, or whatever. The school is definitely there for its students. One experience I will always remember will probobly be the first home football game of the year. It was my frist weekend at Sacred Heart, and an upperclassmen offered to take me to the game, to get me involved so I wouldn't sit in my dorm my first weekend at college. It was so crowded and so hot, everyone was buying water for everyone else. It was like one big family cheering on the football team that day. We were chanting, roaring, and the mascott was all over the place, just jumping around, hugging everyone, getting the crowd so loud. It was like a sea of red just so excited. We won the game too! The only complaint I hear repeated is how the food service is on a different schedule then some of students, putting out mean corses at times when many are in class, or when it closes before the last class of the night gets out. Other than that, I don't hear many complaints, and I am always on the main campus in the main building.
The best thing about Sacred Heart is the small, intimate campus. You always see friends in the hallway and you feel like you belong. I feel the size is just right. It is not too small that people are overcrowded, but it is not too big that you feel like you don't belong. There is also ALWAYS something to do on campus and activities held off campus too, such as trips to Broadway or Boston. There is a ton of school pride, especially during basketball and hockey season. As part of the pep band, it is so much fun with everyone cheering for the Pioneers.
the best thing about sacred heart is the academics. i could do without the people sometimes, but usually people have a good heart, they just get caught up in drama. I would change the attitude of a lot of people. The school is just the right size. When i tell people that i go to scared heart, they usually say "is that in bridgeport?" I spend most of my time in mahog (which should be bigger than it is) and the library. The administration here takes over the students a lot of the time. If a student reserves the window across from the factory, but then the administration needs it.. they tell the students "oh sorry, you cant have it anymore". There is a lot of school pride but it's diming down because it's getting overly expensive. The most frequent student complaints are that everything is too expensive, including books, tuition, getting a new meal card even if we havent lost it but it just isnt work anymore and having to pay $20 for it.
basically this school is the perfect size. theres not much to do on the weekends besides go to the Page, or just drink in your room. Theres a lot of drugs available on campus and security is a joke here. Also parking is horrible.
I love Sacred Heart because the size of the school is just right. I like being a name to professors and not just a number. The atmosphere is awesome, there is always something going on around campus and all students show school pride, esp at big games.
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