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Susana Yu
Professor in the Finance department
at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
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Overall Quality
2.4
Average Grade
B+
Hotness
Helpfulness
2.4
Clarity
2.4
Easiness
2.6
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43 Student Ratings
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05/21/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
5 Easiness
FINC 322 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Make sure you go to class. No need to jot everything down because she gives her own lecture notes. Quizzes and Projects in group. Very easy. Exams are straight from lecture notes and previous exams/quizzes. Easy. She is harsh, rude but awesome. I loved her class. Be nice to her otherwise you are screwed. Do NOT ask stupid questions...not here!

05/15/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
3 Easiness
FINC322 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: B

Susanna Yu is extremely rude and loves to belittle her students. What she needs to understand is the students are keeping her employed. She gives weekly quizzes and daily HW. The textbook is useless and her lectures just as bad. Study as much as you can from previous quizzes and HW assignments. Most of the course is group work.

01/14/2014
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
FINC-326-02 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

After the first class, I wanted to drop this course so bad. I do not like her teaching style, but she is a fair grader. She gives you everything you need for exams. If you do good on first exam, then you don’t need to take the 2nd exam, but final is mandatory plus there is a group project (paper and presentation). Not easy class.

01/09/2014
average
1 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
3 Easiness
FINC322 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

"D" is for doggy, "C" is for meow...(those who took her would know what I mean); Susana is quite quirky, but fair. Exams are straight forward and nearly identical to her lecture notes and h/w. Be patient. Towards the end of the semester she had some pleasant surprises up her sleeve (i.e. one take home exam and a group exam).

11/05/2013
average
3 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
3 Easiness
FIN 322 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: A

She's crazyyyy but I love it and hate it. She gives you everything you need to learn. (notes, powerpts, answers to hw/pop quizzes) and even lets you bring in an index card of anything you want to the exam but you have to study and keep up with her. She goes mad fast. Overall I did learn alot from her than I did from Mezziani.

09/06/2013
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
finc 490 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

If you take her seminar class, enjoy the all nighters doing your capstone project. I learned a lot but also took on a great amount of stress, I taught myself more with the project than she did in class. She has a secretive side and a few helpful things up her sleeve towards the end of the semester. You will get through it though.

05/28/2013
poor
2 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
2 Easiness
finc 490 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

Seminar was difficult than other seminar sections but did learn A LOT from the semester long project. don't take her if you slack and want the easy way out, she makes you work for your grade..what effort you put in is how much you get out of the course.

05/23/2013
average
2 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
FINC 321 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Barely cracked it open Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

She's very short tempered and you can't interrupt her or ask for clarification. She'll tell you to check your class notes, if she's in a good mood she'll answer your questions.However, she is a fair grader, tells you exactly what to study for and drops the lower grades out of 3 exams. If you don't mind her temper and want to learn - take her.

12/27/2012
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
3 Easiness
finc321 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I actually really enjoyed this class. Her exams were pretty simple and are based off of everything she tells you to study from. She is a little fast paced and impatient but if you take the time to understand the concepts, you will succeed. Overall, I liked her a lot and would re-take her again for other finance classes.

12/21/2012
poor
3 Helpfulness
1 Clarity
2 Easiness
FIN321 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: What textbook? Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

She’s very rude, extremely short tempered. If you get a good grade you defiantly deserve it because it was not based on her teaching style.

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