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Frustrations With Northern Illinois University (NIU)

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Poor Physics Department

Almost all the physics professors are foreign and thus difficult to understand.

Almost all the physics professors are foreign and thus difficult to understand.

Early Drop Deadline

The drop deadline is usually around midterms for NIU, whereas for most other colleges it is a few weeks before finals.

The drop deadline is usually around midterms for NIU, whereas for most other colleges it is a few weeks before finals.

Lack of Study Areas

Other than the library there is pretty much nowhere to sit or study around campus.

Other than the library there is pretty much nowhere to sit or study around campus.

Old / Broken Furniture

The little furniture they do have is very old and/or broken.

The little furniture they do have is very old and/or broken.

Printing On-Campus

You have to not only download an app (anywhere print) but you also have to have money on your OneCard to use. No you cannot just use a debit card for your convenience, you have to use your OneCard.

You have to not only download an app (anywhere print) but you also have to have money on your OneCard to use. No you cannot just use a debit card for your convenience, you have to use your OneCard.

Parking

Not only is parking for commuters not considered part of your tuition money but the lack of even remotely close parking is severely lacking, you have to take the Huskies bus system after you park to get on campus.

Not only is parking for commuters not considered part of your tuition money but the lack of even remotely close parking is severely lacking, you have to take the Huskies bus system after you park to get on campus.

Can't Look Up Your Professors on RateMyProfessors.com

They won't make the professor's for your classes visible until, like, right before the semester starts to prevent you from trying to choose a good professor.

They won't make the professor's for your classes visible until, like, right before the semester starts to prevent you from trying to choose a good professor.

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