“It’s frustrating that I have multiple advisers because I don’t really know who to go to if I have questions in general or concerns. I have an adviser for my major, my certificate, and for Honors.”
Kelsey Vanderberg, UI sophomore
“[My adviser] didn’t tell me that the classes they suggested for me were labeled as upper-sophomore classes — the only people taking them were upper-level juniors and seniors because of how hard it was.”
Mayo Akinbo, UI junior
“I honestly feel like they [the advisers] have too many students to keep track of. There have been times where I went to see my adviser, and she assembled my schedule based on ‘most students enjoyed this class’ without letting me get a word in. I realize that they have a lot of students they see, and it must be stressful and difficult. But considering they are helping me lay the foundation for my f...
Rae Sterling, UI sophomore
“Advisers don’t do anything but approve you for your class schedule, and sometimes, they even mess that up. Mine personally always forgets who I am and never looks at my info before meeting with me … You have to create your schedule, register, and manage your waiting lists all on your own … Really, I don’t understand the point of an adviser since I have to do everything on my own.”...