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Five High Rated Professors at By Tim Ahrens R atemyprofessors.com is one of the best ways to find out what other students think of professors and the classes they teach. It’s run by the students for the students. Here’s a list of five well-rated professors at Oklahoma State who have had a lot of feedback. 1. DANIEL STEIN Animal Science RATING: 4.7/5.0 • 62 RATINGS Stein is described by several terms including “respected” and “caring,” and all former students who visited the website said they would take his class again. If there’s anything apparent from reviews, it’s that Stein connects with his students. Participation is key in Bays’ courses, and almost all ratings have included a decent workload. But if you make the effort to be in class, he’ll make the effort to help you learn throughout the semester. 2. If you want to see a list of the worst rated professor at OSU, check it out at ratemyprofessors.com. AMBER DICKINSON Political Science RATING: 4.5/5.0 • 82 RATINGS Dickinson earned tags for “amazing lectures” on almost 38 percent of her reviews,and some credit her experience in the political realm for how she makes class engaging and interesting as it goes. 3. ANDREW URICH Management RATING: 4.3/5.0 • 116 RATINGS 4. ERIC FRENCH Political Science RATING: 4.3/5.0 • 77 RATINGS Urich is described as “straightforward,” “inspirational” and “entertaining” throughout reviews and engages his classes. Not all who reviewed him enjoyed him challenging students and their way of thinking in discussions, but most found it appealing. The second entry from political science, French has a high return rate (96 percent of his students who rated him would take the class again) and makes the class the best for people who attend the lectures and participate in class. 30 5. BRAD BAYS Geography RATING: 4.25/5.0 • 247 RATINGS STILLWATER SURVIVAL GUIDE 101 | 2018