Point Park Strengths And Weaknesses

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In two short years, I will be graduating high school and will have to make the decision of what I would like to do with my future. At this point, all I know is that I am hoping to go to college somewhere in Pittsburgh but I’m not quite sure what I would like to do from there. I have chosen to research Point Park University because it’s one of the colleges located right in downtown Pittsburgh so I wanted to know a little more about it. I hoped to learn about some of their majors they have to offer, acceptance requirements, average tuition and fees for incoming freshman and what makes Point Park University different from other colleges. Point Park University is located in downtown Pittsburgh which would be a great urban area to study. This…show more content…
The school doesn’t have as much school spirit as it should (Corbosiero). There is some school spirit but it is not fully there (Cline). Its location is a huge strength but there are some downsides to the downtown location. There is not many places nearby where people can go grocery shopping and the stores that are nearby are a little more expensive (Snee). It is more expensive to live in the city because there are some other small prices that add up really quick (Snee). Parking is more limited in the city as well (Snee). With many strengths at Point Park, a few weaknesses will come as well. Located right in downtown Pittsburgh, Point Park is a truly urban environment. It is close to many local attractions such as restaurants, entertainment, Station Square and museums (Snee). All of these attractions are easy to get to with a bus if students do not have their own cars (Cline). Public transportation may seem scary at first but it gets easy real fast (Corbosiero). There is always something to do when students are not focusing on school because Pittsburgh is such a big and fun city (Cline). Pittsburgh is a great city with tons to

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