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5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Gators fans are some of the best in the country. Sports are always a highlight of everyone weekend. Over 90,000 fans fill the Swamp every game day. As we say here at UF, "It's great to be a Florida Gator!"

4 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Drugs are always part of a college campus. If you want to participate you can if you don't want to be around it, you don't have to.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Majors: You need to have certain credentials met if you decide to change majors into APK, however freshman should see their advisors and make sure they are staying on track.

5 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Majors: My major is awesome. I am pre-med but I am majoring in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. I enjoy my classes and have a back up plan if I change my mind about going to med school.

6 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am in a fraternity and never thought I would rush. The doors it has opened is unreal, the parties are an additional bonus.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Majors: As an APK major, I love the classes I am taking and its putting my on the right track to becoming a doctor.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Majors: Great programs. Some intro courses' professors are hard to understand.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Academics: Elementary Pro-Teach program is very well organized. However the workload is almost unbearable. The curriculum is not flexible at all. I was forced to take 17 credits in my first semester! On top of that, we had to complete a certain amount of hours of field experience as well as tons of homework, which left little room for free time.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Campus Strictness: Campus security has improved drastically at the University. I feel safe walking around campus at night. Security guards at every corner as well as call boxes and security cameras.

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5 College Freshman

Transportation: There is a bus to bring you just about anywhere and its free. Really cannot complain much.

2 people found this useful Report
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Chris Kirschner
Hometown
Bronx, NY
Major
Journalism
Grad Year
2014
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Some schools have certain advantages over others. Small schools give a feeling of community; large schools have lots of resources; private schools are ripe for close academic relationships with faculty; and state schools offer a good value. Well, UF is not your typical state school, and Gainesville is certainly not your stereotypical small town. Because this place is so big, it has all of the libraries, dorms, athletics, courses, clubs, and services you could want at a good price. But if you put forth just a little effort, you’ll find that the University also has more compassionate, down-to-earth professors, locals, and students that any small, private school could ever dream of having.

The best thing about going to a school like UF is that whatever you want to accomplish in life, it is probably obtainable through going to this school. You will never have to worry about not fitting in with anyone because the campus is a huge melting pot. Students are never bored on campus because there is literally always something to do with friends both on or off campus. And who wouldn't want to go to a school where the immense amount of school pride is literally unexplainable? It sure is great to be a Florida Gator.

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