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Sunita Rangarajan
Professor in the Biology department
at Collin College, McKinney, TX
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Overall Quality
3.5
Average Grade
B+
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.6
Clarity
3.4
Easiness
2.5
Helpfulness
0
Clarity
0
Easiness
0
63 Student Ratings
Rating Class Comment
11/18/2014
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Biol 1408 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: A-

Most of the students complain about this professor. At first I would have said the same thing. If you study the lecture notes that she gives you like you're supposed to, you will do fine. Her tests are not extremely difficult, but she doesn't make the answers so that they are obvious. She's willing to help and available to talk to if issues come up

10/16/2014
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
1408 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: Not sure yet
"Assignments galore"

Cons: she goes down then rows in class asking each person a question to start class, she is normally late, assignments done throughout the week are turned in on test day and each is worth 5 points on the test, very bad hand writing on board Pros: Test content comes from the power points so thats all you need, not very hard

09/24/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
4 Easiness
BIOL 1406 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A
"Would take again" "Pop quiz master" "Participation matters"

I was intimidated at first by her accent, but you get used to it real quickly. She is ALWAYS willing to repeat material and answer any questions you have. She likes to tell jokes too. We had 4 tests with an optional comprehensive final that would replace your lowest test grade. I only made one B. Only had for lecture (Fall 2014). Take her!

07/26/2014
good
3 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
5 Easiness
BIOL 1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: B

The only grades were from the tests and all of the homework was extra credit. Sometimes she would let us use our homework for the tests.

05/20/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Biol 2420 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Excellent teacher!! She doesn't use the book, but if you follow along in lecture and pay attention in class you will do well. She is very good about going back over things you don't understand and she made class fun. I recommend her!!!

05/14/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
Biol 1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: C+

She was a great teacher! If you do the assignments and pay attention to the lecture, you can get a good grade. She is good about re-explaining things to you if you don't understand and is very helpful. I recommend her class!

05/12/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
BIOL1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Very unclear. I did better on tests when I did not attend. Puts students on the spot then gets angry if they don't have the answer. Did not post grades. I did not know I was failing until the final. Was so behind on lecture that it impacted my lad grade negatively. I had all A's and a B until I took this course.

12/23/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
BIOL 1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

She is a great teacher! If you attend class and take notes of her lecture you will get an A for sure!

12/05/2013
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
1406 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Excellent!!! She was very clear and helpful if you do not understand her... She was friendly. Very hard. You have to keep up with the class to do well. I will recommend her to any one... Just try to not miss any class

12/05/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
BIOL1408 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Prof Rangarajan holds good lectures and frequently engages her students with questions. Not the easiest class I have taken at Collin but if you print her power points, go to class, and review your notes you will do well. Textbook was only used for one extra credit assignment in my class.

12/05/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
bio1408 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

so sweet, as unenjoyable biology is to me she made it easy to understand, class is easy if you go to her class everyday. tests are from her lectures, and she asks everyone questions in the beginning of class which i hated at the time, but i found that it really helped on the test. such a good teacher, you can tell she cares about her students

11/25/2013
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
BIOL1408 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: A+

She is a very clear instructor, and her reviews are highly helpful if you take the time to do them. However, she comes off as a little insulting to the students, and she has a horrible habit of treating the class as though we are still in middle school. Overall not a terrible course, but she often made students afraid to speak in class.

06/15/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
BIO 1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

eh i mean she wasnt hard just annoying after the millionth "did you all get that?" "any questions.." turns yu off.Clear on what you need to know but then tests/surprise quizzes are worded odd that its confusing.Gives lots of extra credit, dont need book, just review notes.beginning of class reviews by calling on ppl to answr q's.Her accent isnt bad

05/30/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
BIO 1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

I took her for lecture, and it was very difficult. She's not mean if you go up and talk to her one on one, but she has a habit of calling people out in class. Also, she's pretty clear about the concepts in class, but the test questions are worded in a confusing way. Be sure to study, or you won't do well.

05/24/2013
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
BIOL 1408 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

She is a very sweet professor. It was not an easy class, but the material isn't easy. I think she did an excellent job breaking everything down, making it comical, using analogies, and referring to the real world. Only opened the book once all semester for a required reading and got an A. You have to study and show up, but I highly recommend her!!

02/11/2013
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
1 Easiness
BIO141406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

This professor honestly makes you feel very uncomfortable and stupid. i did my studying outside of class and when you go to class she calls on you alot!!! if you dont like that do not take her! yes shes helpful at times but tests are hard and makes you feel uncomfortable by always puting you on the spot! you dont like pressure dont take her.

12/14/2012
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
BIOL2421 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Took Dr. Rangarajan for Micro lab. She comes off as intimidating at the start of the semester, and does not have a ton of patience, but was really pretty sweet by the end of the year. If you can come to class every day and put in a little bit of effort in studying for the weekly quizzes, you'll do fine.

12/07/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
4 Easiness
biol1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Great professor!!! Enthusiastic about what she teaches amd helping her studnts understand the concepts that are very important to know in biology! I forgot to rate her when I took her, believe me this ALL comes back in A&P I, II & microbio. She is not "hard" you just have to put time in and be prepared :-)

11/27/2012
good
3 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
1 Easiness
BIOL1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

Relationship with Dr. R is a love/hate one. 1st day in lecture I left so happy cause she was so nice, then I went to her lab & oh man, she does not play around & will make u cry if you even forget your sharpie. Humiliation is her method sometimes which sucks because she's so sweet sometimes! Be on point ALL THE TIME & you'll be ok. NOT FOR SLACKERS

05/13/2012
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
3 Easiness
BIOL1406 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Dr. R is superb! Take her! I agree with another rater on here who said if you think she's hard try taking Amira, now she is very hard. Dr. R will prepare you by probing your mind, asking questions in class, forming study groups, and giving quizzes (which are not surprise quizzes). Problem is folks are lazy :)AWESOME PROFESSOR!!!

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