puremorning wrote:I'd heard great things about the school from people in Cleveland, but then when I went to visit I was less than impressed by the students they had chosen to represent the school. They had this girl who told us that she quit mock trial because she got OSU season football tickets, and then when I asked her about job prospects (because she was interested in the same field as I am), she skirted around the issue and then said that she got this job that she's not really excited about but that she does have a job. They also bashed Case a few times during the tour, which was totally uncalled for. That's a huge turnoff for me, when someone does that to try to promote something else. Also, the people who've talked to me outside of the school who advocate for it have their stats totally skewed, I was recently told that CSU was ranked higher than Case, and I was like, yeah...not really...yes, the price is great, but I'd rather be amongst academic peers and a school where I'd have a standing chance at working outside of the state if I wanted.
I see, thanks for the response. I can't believe they had that chick show you around! I wouldn't let that one person form your whole idea of the school though. And yeah, I agree, CM is respected in Cleveland, but it is not Case. Case is definitely a step above, but the question for me is, is that step worth the substantially higher cost if I plan on staying in Cleveland? I also worry about the caliber of students at CM, but maybe that will just make competing with them that much easier.