March 22, 2018

LDS Business College


Here’s a free collection of resources about LDS Business College- LDSBC blogs, videos, groups, first-hand experiences and advice from people who attend(ed) LDSBC, etc.

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LDSBC Survey

We’re surveying people who attend(ed) LDSBC. Here will be a collection of their responses.

*The information gathered via surveys may or may not be correct. Hopefully it will be helpful to you!

*Response format = Answer (Your first name, Years you attended LDSBC)


**Click here to share your experience at LDSBC**


LDSBC: Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about LDSBC?

  • The devotionals. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • The Launch and Learn Entrepreneurship class. (Zach, 2015-2018)
  • The community…the cost. (Stacie, 2015)
  • The quality of classes. (Andrew, 2014-2016)
  • The learning environment, especially with the daily spiritual involvement. (Andy, 2014-2016)
  • Downtown. (Cass, 2013-2015)
  • The teachers and also how spiritual it is. (Lea, 2012-2014)
  • The teachers. (Miquela, 2012-2014)
  • The actual skills I gained and the professors. (Dennis, 2009-2012)

LDSBC: Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about LDSBC?

  • Boring interior/campus. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • Disorganized, academic advising and other school services are not effective, too many group assignments. (Zach, 2015-2018)
  • The website to submit assignments was confusing and hard to use. (Stacie, 2015)
  • The career services. (Andrew, 2014-2016)
  • Leaving it. (Andy, 2014-2016)
  • Lack of social events. (Cass, 2013-2015)
  • That it is only a 2-year school. (Lea, 2012-2014)
  • Limited number of programs. (Miquela, 2012-2014)
  • Back then, there was a very high school type culture, but I think that’s gone. I wish the school would offer 4-year degrees in business. (Dennis, 2009-2012)

LDSBC: Things To Do

What are fun things to do while at LDSBC? Best kept secrets, etc.

  • Be close friends with or be a part of Student Involvement people to get behind the scenes fun. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • Graduate. (Zach, 2015-2018)
  • The sandwiches at the bookstore were really good. (Stacie, 2015)
  • You can park in student parking on Thursday and Friday of SLC comic con, lol. (Andrew, 2014-2016)
  • Attend any institute activity. (Andy, 2014-2016)
  • The BC cafe. (Cass, 2013-2015)
  • Love the devotionals. (Lea, 2012-2014)
  • The choir, the club’s, the improv club is fun. (Miquela, 2012-2014)
  • The Gateway used to be a fun place to hang out, but it’s gotten too dangerous over there. The Improv Club Play Theory run by Neal Hooper was an awesome experience. There aren’t really any secrets. (Dennis, 2009-2012)

LDSBC: Recommended Classes/Professors

Any classes or professors you recommend?

  • Brother Garner-JS History Communications-Brother Woodruff. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • Launch and learn (ENTR 201) w/ Bro. Cutler. Religion classes with Bro. Garner and Bro. Rowland. (Zach, 2015-2018)
  • The ones I had I’m pretty sure aren’t there anymore. Lindsay Peterson, Joseph Allen, Jane Putnam … (Stacie, 2015)
  • Content creation and world religions. (Andrew, 2014-2016)
  • Every single one of them. (Andy, 2014-2016)
  • Any interior design classes. (Cass, 2013-2015)
  • I really loved the gospel and productive life class. Also, color theory was very fun! (Lea, 2012-2014)
  • Bro. Little’s Entrepreneurship class. (Miquela, 2012-2014)
  • All the professors I was close with have retired or left now. (Dennis, 2009-2012)

LDSBC: Housing Advice

Any housing tips or recommendations?

  • I need tips and recommendations too. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • Try to live by trax, driving sucks. (Zach, 2015-2018)
  • Live at home and commute. (Cass, 2013-2015)
  • Find roommates. I found my place on Craigslist (a 4-bedroom house in South Salt Lake with 3 other girls). (Miquela, 2012-2014)
  • Stay away from the dorms. anything in the Aves or on Capitol Hill is good. (Dennis, 2009-2012)

LDSBC: Places To Eat

What are the best places to eat near LDSBC?

  • City Creek, Sawadee, BC Cafe. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • The BC Cafe is ok. The Gateway mall has some good options. (Zach, 2015-2018)
  • I never ate off campus. (Stacie, 2015)
  • Only really ate at BC cafe the other place I liked at the gateway shut for Dave and Busters. (Andrew, 2014-2016)
  • The LDSBC Deli, Crown Burger, Blue Iguana Restaurant, the food trucks. (Andy, 2014-2016)
  • Toasters, apple spice cafe, north temple deli. (Cass, 2013-2015)
  • Red iguana, spitz. (Lea, 2012-2014)
  • Cafe Rio, Cafe Zuppas, there is also a taco cart that’s awesome and parks right by the school. (Miquela, 2012-2014)
  • City creek, Michelangelo’s on Main, Gateway in the daytime. (Dennis, 2009-2012)

LDSBC: Crime & Safety

How’s crime/safety at LDSBC?

  • Zero. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • Seems to be fine. It’s not a traditional campus so the small size keeps it pretty safe. There are occasionally homeless people around. (Zach, 2015-2018)
  • Seems fine. (Stacie, 2015)
  • Never felt in danger. (Andrew, 2014-2016)
  • I felt secure and we’ll informed about my actions should the worst happen. (Andy, 2014-2016)
  • I was never worried about my safety. (Cass, 2013-2015)
  • Good. (Lea, 2012-2014)
  • Never had an issue. (Miquela, 2012-2014)
  • It’s not great right now, with all the Rio Grande/homeless issues. I had numerous run-ins with vagrants and others trying to rob or jump me. Inside the school and on Campus, it’s fine because Church Security is awesome. (Dennis, 2009-2012)

LDSBC: Cool Facts

Any other cool facts about LDSBC?

  • You can start your own club easily. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • Loved the tutoring program, both as a recipient of much needed help with College Algebra for the first time in 30 years, as well as the chance to tutor others in my knowledge. (Andy, 2014-2016)
  • Devotionals are at the Assembly Hall on temple square which gives us an opportunity to see temple square once a week. (Miquela, 2012-2014)

LDSBC: Advice For Freshmen

Advice for a new Freshman:

  • Help with the growing and building off LDSBC don’t just attend and leave. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • Learn how to navigate MyBC and Canvas/Brightspace quickly, you won’t receive much help so learn it yourself. (Zach, 2015-2018)
  • Make friends and network had a cool. (Stacie, 2015)
  • Make friendships in your program because you’ll see so many repeat people in classes who you can team up with and study. (Andrew, 2014-2016)
  • Work hard but enjoy the experience. Seek out the Spirit, even when doing homework. (Andy, 2014-2016)
  • If you are working and going to school, avoid the study skills class at all costs. It is too time consuming. If you are not working, have time, and suck at studying, then take it. (Miquela, 2012-2014)
  • Get your AAS because it will make transferring to a 4-year school a breeze. (Dennis, 2009-2012)

LDSBC: Stories

Share an experience you’ve had at LDSBC (interesting/funny/crazy/dangerous, etc.):

  • Racing the chairs down the hallway. (Rebecca, 2016)
  • Had a cool opportunity to make a video for Operation Underground Railroad. I also won an Apple watch at an LDSBC event. (Stacie, 2015)
  • Me and a friend ended up making escape rooms at a local escape room because of an out of class assignment. (Andrew, 2014-2016)
  • I graduated. ;). (Andy, 2014-2016)
  • Our choir had an opportunity to sing at a CES fireside (Nov 4, 2012) that was televised on the BYU channel. (Miquela, 2012-2014)
  • I loved being on the improv team. We really kept building it, and it created something fun for the students to come see on a monthly basis. I ran for student body president and lost. I really felt like the administration sabotaged the race for all of us that year, and the next year they did away with student leadership entirely. I worked in the Learning Lab as a tutor, and that was a remarkable experience, helping my fellow students with their coursework. (Dennis, 2009-2012)