What is it Like to Attend Lindenwood University?

Michael earned his bachelor's and master’s degrees in accounting from Lindenwood University. He specializes in economics tutoring, public speaking tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, he shares his experience at Lindenwood University.

Describe the campus setting and transportation options.

Michael: I commuted to campus, so I never used campus-offered transportation options. The campus setting is nice for students.  

How available are the professors, academic advisors, and teaching assistants?

Michael: Professors and academic advisors are very available to help students. They will make appointments in advance or offer immediate help when students need it.

How would you describe the dorm life—rooms, dining options, location, socialization opportunities with other students, etc.?

Michael: Since I didn’t live on campus, I didn’t experience dorm life. The campus did offer socialization opportunities for students to take advantage of.

Which majors/programs are best represented and supported? What did you study and why?

Michael: I went to Lindenwood to study accounting, earning both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in this field.

How easy or difficult was it for you to meet people and make friends as a freshman? Does Greek life play a significant role in the campus social life?

Michael: Meeting people is easy. However, making friends is a challenge because not everyone has time to socialize outside of class; many students were working jobs to support themselves. I found the most success in making friends depended on whether or not you were in the same club or classes.

How helpful are the Career Center and other student support services?

Michael: When it comes to the job hunt, they have handouts on resume tips, mock interviews, and a database called Handshake where you can apply to posted jobs online. Once every fall and spring semester they have a job fair for students, as well.

How are the various study areas, such as libraries, the student union, and dorm lounges?

Michael: Everyone observes the rule of keeping all conversations quiet while in the library. Anyone who causes trouble will quickly be escorted out by campus police.

Describe the surrounding town.

Michael: The school is located in St. Charles, Missouri. There are many shops and restaurants for students to enjoy in the surrounding town.

How big or small is the student body? Were you generally pleased or displeased with the typical class sizes?

Michael: Classes can have as many as 25 students and as few as seven. Generally, class sizes fall to between 10 and 23 students.

Describe one memorable experience with a professor and/or class. Perhaps one you loved the most or one you regret the most.

Michael: Professor Michael Carper’s philosophy classes are beyond amazing. He is incredible at asking hard questions, listening, and encouraging you to think critically. He's dedicated to teaching students how to question their beliefs and think for themselves. Without a doubt, one of the greatest college instructors I ever studied under.


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