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Reviews 2008 total reviews with an average rating of 4.0

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4 College Senior

Academic Experience: I am a Graduate Student in Mental Health Counseling with a Specialty in Forensic Counseling. Walden is a CACREP accredited program, which is required for me to get my license to practice in Maryland. The program requires: 90 credit hours, 2 Academic Residencies, and 100 Hours of Practicum. The Residencies cost me $3,000 each for plane fare, hotels, and meals as both were held in Atlanta GA.
Finding a practicum site is the responsibility of the student, which is not easy as the supervisor has to be an ACA Licensed Supervisor who will agree to allow filming of sessions, and take one hour a week for a video conference call to Walden with the student and professor.
Walden makes extreme demands of students, oth financial,and physical.

4 College Senior

Academic Experience: Professors are Top of the Line. Registration is easy and automatic following the first semester if you are in a degree program. Graduate degree workload is INSANE,

5 College Senior

Career Services: I am in Graduate School and the Career Services Center is awesome. They have everything from resume writing services to how to dress for an interview. Each month they have webnars from professionals .

3 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: It very much depends on the instructor. I have had some professors who were genuinely interested in the welfare of the students and were wonderful. Conversely, I have had other instructors who did not care that my Mother passed away and would not allow me to turn in an assignment late the day she was buried.
Another issue at Walden is every professor is aware that most students take two Graduate courses each semester and work a job. Some professors do not care and will tell you in the beginning of the semester that if you cannot dedicate 35 hours a week to their course, you should withdrawal then.

2 College Senior

Overall Experience: I chose Walden to avoid a long commute into Baltimore City. If I had known I would have to write papers 50 hours a week on-line, I would gladly have made the commute.

4 College Senior

Student Body: Walden demands an extreme amount of work and it very expensive to attend. Students who attend are the most dedicated I have ever encountered.

4 College Senior

Online Courses: The course materials are excellent and the instructors and excellent. The work load is twice the amount of a traditional university because tests and exams are not given. Instead students are required to write papers demonstrating their knowledge of the material. Professors are obsessed with APA writing style.

5 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: The financial aid office has been very helpful. I am taking my final course and wish that there were some options to assist those students who have excelled to the end and need some help.
As a single parent, I have assisted my kids with their college education and ran out of financial aid for myself.
I wish that there were some research grants or fellowships that could assist me and other students who may be in my predicament.

5 College Senior

Online Courses: I enjoy online classes and the ability to work at my own pace. The workload gets a little demanding, especially for those of us who are working full time but it is not overwhelming. The registration process is quick and academic advising is helpful in answering questions and ensuring the course of choice is acquired. The professors usually respond in a timely manner. The students are encouraged to be courteous to others and so far they have adhered. As a whole most of the students have been very cooperative to peer-to-peer interaction.

5 College Senior

Campus Resources: The library is very convenient and I am able to find most of the material that I need.

4 College Senior

Campus Resources: I am able to gain access to my classes with ease and quickly.
When the systems will be down, the students are notified in advance.

4 College Senior

Student Body: My classes are online. I interact with the students through discussions and working in groups.

5 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: I would have to travel for at least an hour to attend the school that offers my field of study. I am able to login to the classes with ease and quickly.

5 College Senior

Campus Quality: The Residencies that I have attended were very accommodating and a professional atmosphere were exhibited by the staff and instructors.

4 College Senior

Career Services: Simply Hired sends job openings on a regular basis.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: If I need to continue my educational career, I would definitely choose Walden University.

5 College Senior

Academic Experience: The students are expected to perform at the respective level of their field of study. The support and advising teams are excellent.

5 College Senior

Academic Experience: I have enjoyed the professionalism and high standards of excellence that Walden University exhibits. I am proud to say that I am continuing my academic career at Walden University.

1 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: They only offer loans at the doctoral level.

5 College Senior

Online Courses: There is a lot of interaction among peers and professors.

5 College Senior

Academic Experience: The curriculum is top notch and is respected and accredited world wide.

4 College Senior

Career Services: I have not used the career center.

5 College Senior

Campus Resources: The library offers many resources in various topics for its students.

5 College Senior

Campus Resources: Walden University is an online university.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: The best experience at Walden University is the residencies.

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