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Which school is better Cal Poly pomona or San jose state?

acre1993acre1993 14 replies10 threads Junior Member
I got into Cal Poly Pomana and I'm waiting on San Jose State.
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  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC 30323 replies393 threads Forum Champion
    Major? Costs? Have you visted both? Better for what?
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  • acre1993acre1993 14 replies10 threads Junior Member
    My major is Accounting. I've visited San Jose State tons of times due to the fact that I live 10 minutes away from. As for Cal Poly Pomona I heard that its known for Engineering. I've never visited Cal Poly Pomona though.
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  • AMCdadAMCdad 325 replies7 threads Member
    After having gone through the college search process with both of my children (junior at Cal Poly SLO, senior in high school waiting for acceptances), I can say confidently that it is very important to visit a campus you are thinking of attending. There are so many factors that go into the decision, but in the end, YOU have to LIVE there for four or more years.

    @Gumbymom has provided a really good short list of criteria for a decision: Major? (does the school have a quality program in my field of interest?) Costs? (does the school fit my budget?) Have you visted both?(can I see myself living there for four or five years?).

    If you have the first two figured out, time for a road trip.
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  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC 30323 replies393 threads Forum Champion
    I would also check out the Career center for both campuses and see which employers recruit from each school. SJSU has the advantage of being located in a large city. CPP is more suburban so LA jobs/internships would require longer commutes and reliable transportation.
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