Mary Corey
Department of History
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3.2
Overall Rating
Based on 20 Users
Easiness 2.9 / 5 How easy the class is, 1 being extremely difficult and 5 being easy peasy.
Clarity 2.8 / 5 How clear the professor is, 1 being extremely unclear and 5 being very clear.
Workload 2.6 / 5 How light the workload is, 1 being extremely heavy and 5 being extremely light.
Helpfulness 3.3 / 5 How helpful the professor is, 1 being not helpful at all and 5 being extremely helpful.

TOP TAGS

  • Needs Textbook
  • Appropriately Priced Materials
  • Snazzy Dresser
  • Often Funny
  • Tolerates Tardiness
  • Engaging Lectures
  • Useful Textbooks

GRADE DISTRIBUTIONS

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34.6%
25.9%
17.3%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

37.5%
31.3%
25.0%
18.8%
12.5%
6.3%
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A
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

45.7%
38.1%
30.5%
22.9%
15.2%
7.6%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

34.7%
28.9%
23.1%
17.3%
11.6%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

42.0%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

28.2%
23.5%
18.8%
14.1%
9.4%
4.7%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

28.4%
23.7%
18.9%
14.2%
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4.7%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

28.6%
23.8%
19.0%
14.3%
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4.8%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

30.4%
25.4%
20.3%
15.2%
10.1%
5.1%
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Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

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March 30, 2012

She's not the demonic apparition that some of these comments are portraying her as, but she's definitely not one of the better lecturers I've ever had. Her style of presentation in class is very disorganized, she goes off on far too many irrelevant tangents (gee, let's preach to the choir and remind the class that being LGBT is not a choice!), and she generally doesn't convey material very effectively. Praise for take-home exams.

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March 13, 2012

Corey is by far the most subjective history professor I've ever heard at UCLA. Lecture is nothing more than a pummeling of American society and its presidents. Many of her comments are personal opinion and rude. If you are right wing, don't take the class unless you can handle writing from a left wing perspective, because that's the only perspective she'll grade highly. The class was entertaining because of her snide comments and tangents. I learned very little from her and the readings. I had a really great T.A., Sierakowski, who gave an ACCURATE view of history from 1945.

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Nov. 5, 2009

I don't know what people are complaining about. She was a wonderful lecturer. Not only is she brilliant, she also happens to be very engaging and entertaining. Lectures are never boring and you're bound to learn something invaluable each time. The subject matter (US History post WWII) was interesting. The textbook was informative without being dry, and the two novels are must-reads. Getting an A/A- is pretty straightforward. Entire grade was based on a take home final (given 10 prompts/questions, choose 2 to write 4 pages for each).

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March 29, 2009

Corey, Corey, Corey... the wicked witch of north campus. The only thing more leathery than her skin is her personality. I can't believe this old corpse is still flying around on her broom. To her credit, she is a little charming in a crypt-keeper sort of way, but her lectures do fall on deaf ears, no pun intended (though she is hard of hearing). It's true kids, Corey is as likable as a yeast infection, but I'd like to see you act jolly after 90 years of dropping acid. She can best be described as a cactus: prickly and rough on the outside, but full of mushy green slime on the inside. Regardless, there are some interesting facts about Corey that most people don't know. For example, the veins in her neck and wattle actually draw out a secret treasure map, but she can be difficult to work with. This grumpy old coot practices favoritism like a its a religion.She is available at office hours, but thats if you don't mind staring at the asbestos in her hallway for 30 minutes while she discusses the clearance rack at Neiman Marcus with the kiss-ass Orange County athletes loitering in her office. I guess she has a thing for smelly blue sweatpants, because if you don't dribble a basketball or row a canoe, your screwed. Her disgruntled TA's are also somewhat testy, but scrubbing the rust off of Corey's iron-lung every night is a difficult job. I'll tell you, its a good thing she inherited all that money from her daddy because the world could definitely use 1 less cat-lady. As for the grading, its a crap shoot so good luck. Make sure you always attend class with a ring of garlic around your neck and some rosary beads. If you decide to visit her in that crypt she calls an office, be sure take a wooden stake and a mallet in case things get ugly and she tries to suck the blood out of your skull.

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March 30, 2012

She's not the demonic apparition that some of these comments are portraying her as, but she's definitely not one of the better lecturers I've ever had. Her style of presentation in class is very disorganized, she goes off on far too many irrelevant tangents (gee, let's preach to the choir and remind the class that being LGBT is not a choice!), and she generally doesn't convey material very effectively. Praise for take-home exams.

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March 13, 2012

Corey is by far the most subjective history professor I've ever heard at UCLA. Lecture is nothing more than a pummeling of American society and its presidents. Many of her comments are personal opinion and rude. If you are right wing, don't take the class unless you can handle writing from a left wing perspective, because that's the only perspective she'll grade highly. The class was entertaining because of her snide comments and tangents. I learned very little from her and the readings. I had a really great T.A., Sierakowski, who gave an ACCURATE view of history from 1945.

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Quarter: N/A
Grade: N/A
Nov. 5, 2009

I don't know what people are complaining about. She was a wonderful lecturer. Not only is she brilliant, she also happens to be very engaging and entertaining. Lectures are never boring and you're bound to learn something invaluable each time. The subject matter (US History post WWII) was interesting. The textbook was informative without being dry, and the two novels are must-reads. Getting an A/A- is pretty straightforward. Entire grade was based on a take home final (given 10 prompts/questions, choose 2 to write 4 pages for each).

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Quarter: N/A
Grade: N/A
March 29, 2009

Corey, Corey, Corey... the wicked witch of north campus. The only thing more leathery than her skin is her personality. I can't believe this old corpse is still flying around on her broom. To her credit, she is a little charming in a crypt-keeper sort of way, but her lectures do fall on deaf ears, no pun intended (though she is hard of hearing). It's true kids, Corey is as likable as a yeast infection, but I'd like to see you act jolly after 90 years of dropping acid. She can best be described as a cactus: prickly and rough on the outside, but full of mushy green slime on the inside. Regardless, there are some interesting facts about Corey that most people don't know. For example, the veins in her neck and wattle actually draw out a secret treasure map, but she can be difficult to work with. This grumpy old coot practices favoritism like a its a religion.She is available at office hours, but thats if you don't mind staring at the asbestos in her hallway for 30 minutes while she discusses the clearance rack at Neiman Marcus with the kiss-ass Orange County athletes loitering in her office. I guess she has a thing for smelly blue sweatpants, because if you don't dribble a basketball or row a canoe, your screwed. Her disgruntled TA's are also somewhat testy, but scrubbing the rust off of Corey's iron-lung every night is a difficult job. I'll tell you, its a good thing she inherited all that money from her daddy because the world could definitely use 1 less cat-lady. As for the grading, its a crap shoot so good luck. Make sure you always attend class with a ring of garlic around your neck and some rosary beads. If you decide to visit her in that crypt she calls an office, be sure take a wooden stake and a mallet in case things get ugly and she tries to suck the blood out of your skull.

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3.2
Overall Rating
Based on 20 Users
Easiness 2.9 / 5 How easy the class is, 1 being extremely difficult and 5 being easy peasy.
Clarity 2.8 / 5 How clear the professor is, 1 being extremely unclear and 5 being very clear.
Workload 2.6 / 5 How light the workload is, 1 being extremely heavy and 5 being extremely light.
Helpfulness 3.3 / 5 How helpful the professor is, 1 being not helpful at all and 5 being extremely helpful.

TOP TAGS

  • Needs Textbook
    (5)
  • Appropriately Priced Materials
    (5)
  • Snazzy Dresser
    (4)
  • Often Funny
    (4)
  • Tolerates Tardiness
    (4)
  • Engaging Lectures
    (4)
  • Useful Textbooks
    (3)
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