Location
Kyle, SD
Undergrads
892
Tuition
$2,396
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Reviews 55 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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2 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: All the college is telling me to do is apply for FASFA. I learned on my own that there is deadlines for Scholarships that are offered. I learned on my own of the In house scholarships, not to mention the American Indian College Fund. I had no idea on what to include on a general essay for scholarships. The help was not what I expected it to be.

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5 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: My school is giving my a great education and I feel that I am getting my money's worth. I get plenty of help if I need it when It comes to my financial aid and I feel that my school has a great financial aid office.

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5 College Junior

Academic Experience: My school has a great business program. T he workload is tuff and it takes a lot of study hours but I enjoy it and I feel good about my work.

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5 College Junior

Student Body: My school is a good mix of both young students who are just starting out and older students wanting to further their education. It's a great mix of people and its makes the environment comfortable. Students are all focused on getting a good education but also are always involved in school events and activities.

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Resources: Computer technology is always available for research papers but we also need a libray to do other research since many teachers do ask for more than one resource the information came from.

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3 College Junior

Career Services: They could use a little work on this. I don't even know where to go.

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4 College Junior

Campus Resources: At the college centers there are usually plenty of computers to use and printing is free.

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3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: Talk to the financial aid counselor whenever you have any questions, and do this early.

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5 College Junior

Academic Experience: It's the best place to get a Lakota Studies degree.

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5 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: My Review on the Academic Flexibility – I think the academic flexibility at oglala lakota college is great!! It helps me futher my education while i still have opportunity to live a at home life style and work a job. My classes are reasonable hours and i can choose my classes. The curriculum and schedualing is usually no hassle. I have never had any hassle or frustrations with the Oglala Lakota College.

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4 College Junior

Student Body: The student body at my school is helpful and decied what needs to be done in order to maintain a healthy school year. The typical student at my school is funny and outgoing. They are not shy at all, and they usually always come to class and participate in the work.

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4 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: My Review – I believe what the Oglala Lakota College does for us is a great thing. The financial aid and help we recieve is really nice.The education we recieved is also well worth the tuition we pay. I like going to Oglala Lakota College, it is flexable enough for me to help take care of my grandma, maintain and job and school and still pursue my education, and further my career.

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College Senior

Online Courses: Haven't Heard – i haven't heard of much students using the on-line courses.. the ones who have haven't done very good

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5 College Junior

Campus Resources: There are resources everywhere, one must be willing to take responsibility for their education and seek out opportunities for advancement.

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5 College Junior

Career Services: I haven't graduated yet, but people I know who have graduated are working in rewarding careers.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Resources: My school is in the vicinity of transit busses and shuttles, therefore students are able to travel to and from classes. I find the numerous campuses very unique because they are available to Native Americans across the Pine Ridge Reservation. They are also available to Native Americans who do not live on the reservation (example: Rapid City).

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I've only been enrolled at the Oglala Lakota College for 2011 Fall semester and I find it difficult to travel from class to class. I had a difficult time planning on when to get my books because there is only one book store located for purchases. I find my college unique because there are many of them scattered across our reservation.

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2 College Sophomore

Campus Resources: Campus Resouces – I understand how the Oglala Lakota College centers are spread out for those who are unable to make it to the main college center for classes but I don't like how only some classes are offered at some centers, therefore I have to drive 40 miles to take a class that isn't offered at my center.

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4 College Senior

Overall Experience: The Oglala Lakota College is located on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and what makes it unique is that it's a Lakota college where lakota classes are one of the main classes you have to take for any major. So far my experience here is just like high school because I basically know everyone due to the fact that I did go to high school with many of the students. It's a big change for me because I went to two division 1 colleges and then I came down to a community college. The population differnce is what bugs me the most.
I would change my school options again and maybe think more about what is a good budget for me other wise I wouldnt be here at the Oglala Lakota College taking classes.

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3 College Senior

Online Courses: Online Classes More Responsibility – At the Oglala Lakota College, the online classes are time consuming and require self-discipline. The Medical Terminology course was an easy course, but the difference of "not being in the classroom" made way for more responsibility at understanding course material and objectives. Logging in for class meant that you already read your assignment and were ready for discussing that days topic. A student should take these kind of classes if they have the time to spend a couple of hours on computer. I work and didn't fit that category.

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5 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: Major Changed to Lakota Studies – The Cheyenne River College Center opened its doors in the Fall of 2006 and I will tell you that with all the Lakota Classes being offered, I decided it would be more "convenient" for me to take classes that are being offered than take classes for a degree to where I would be looking for classes in later for my other major.

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5 College Senior

Campus Resources: Small Environment for Learning – I enjoy being able to communicate with all my professors when I am present in the college. The Cheyenne River College Center has a nice staff team and the faculty is very helpful in the success of the students enrolled in he or she's class. The smaller environment to learn makes it easier to understand course material.

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5 College Junior

Career Services: Post Grad Services – When i was in the education Department the mentor that i had made sure that i was informed on job fairs and which schools were advertising for teachers. They helped me a lot.

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5 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: Tuition Payment Method – I really liek the payment system that our college has. Because of it i have been able to pay for my current college courses since i cannot recieve anymore financial aide. I am allowed to make monthly payments in order to continue my education.

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4 College Junior

Campus Resources: The Need for a Personal Computer and Printer – I do a lot of my course work at home. I do this as i teach full time during the day and do work a lot of the time at my home computer which is very handy. Before i had a home computer i had to use the computer lab at the local college center and it was hard to do if there was a class going on at the time. a majority of the time i do my course work after 10pm when my children are in bed.

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