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4 College Senior

Technology: The school offers MANY computers for students to use and have great deals/plans for laptops. The printers are great and you only need 4 cents to print something. The internet speed can be a bit bitter but other than that, computer labs are great and around all over campus.

3 College Senior

Campus Quality: Living in Idaho can be boring and athletics/sports are what keep us, students, motivated and happy. In the winter, we're forced to play inside the BYU-Idaho Center along with EVERY other student that's also trying to play a sport they like. It's chaotic and cramped in the gym. I understand the school has made many renovations and has expanded these sort of facilities for us to enjoy but they're also trying to enroll more students. If they want more students and have us enjoy our time at BYU-I, we'd appreciate space to play.

3 College Sophomore

Weather: Do You Like to Ski? If so, you'll fit in great. Rumor has it that some students have skied to class or worn their ice skates. It's Idaho, so no one should be that surprised. Make sure you have a warm coat, ear muffs and good shoes. While your peep toe-wedge sandals might be cute with your outfit, you'll probably fall and break your leg if you wear them November through April.

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4 College Sophomore

Administration: Honor Code – Here at BYU-Idaho each student signs an honor code. They know the rules and "strict" guidelines before the come. Those who complain should choose another school. The rules are here to help us get the best education possible while helping to mold us into future leaders.

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: Quaint and Warm – Rexburg is a small town nestled in south east Idaho. The friendly people and mom and pop shops help bring out good old fashioned honesty and community involvement. The area is rich in hunting and camping and allows for students to explore new hobbies. Although the winter temperatures can dip down into the negatives the people make this place warm and cozy year round.

5 College Senior

Campus Quality: Everything is in great condition and employees are always willing to help.

1 College Senior

Party Scene: Not Much of One – Considering the curfew, not much of a night life here at BYU-Idaho.

5 College Senior

Technology: Great Condition – Never had a problem with the computers on campus. Fast and reliable internet.

5 College Senior

Majors: Obtain Internships – Obtain internships when you can to get the maximum learning experience from the university.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Lots of Options – Plenty of options for off campus housing. The price may seem high, but considering other places in the US, its very low in Idaho.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Great Opportunity – Attending school at BYU-Idaho has been a fantastic learning experience. The social aspect is great, the professors care, its a fun place to learn and grow.

3 College Senior

Parking: Parking can be a pain at school during certain hours. A lot of students with a very limited amount of spaces. The price of permits is not worth getting one. After four on weekdays and anytime on weekends you can park anywhere without a permit.

5 College Senior

Academics: Great Learning Experience – Overall, BYU-Idaho offers a fantastic learning experience where the professors care about how well you succeed, classes that stretch you, and an environment where it is fun to learn.

4 College Senior

Scholarships: As longs as you keep your grades up, you can always get a scholarship of varying amounts. Other ways to receive grant money is to turn 24 or get married.

4 College Senior

Administration: Pretty Good – Haven't had too much trouble in this department, security will always kick you out of buildings once it hits midnight.

5 College Senior

Health & Safety: Although its probably a good idea to, you don't really need to lock doors in this town because of how safe and secure it is.

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: Somewhat Good – It is not a far walk to campus however, just this semester (fall 2011) the school has implemented the use of "We Cars" which are cars you can rent for an alloted amount of time for a fixed rate.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: There Is a Plethora – On campus they offer a ton of different types of food options especially in our cafeteria. Also down the stairs from our cafeteria there is a hang out food place called Freshens which offers great food and in each a few of the buildings they have small cafe's that offer a great array of food for students.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: Psychology Emphasis in Criminology and Sociology – In my particular program they have a lot of societies and organizations about the school that are specifically related to my major making it easier to learn more and more about it. This program although the school does not have a graduate program it still offers great opportunities for my major and the teachers are excellent. The curriculum sometimes I don't always agree with but overall it's good.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Great Mormon Environment – i love it here its a great environment for mormon's if you want to have fun and be obedient to the commandments of the church this is a great school

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Rexburg Nothing – Just about all the major fast foods resturaunts are available here but not very many sit down establishments are available

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Rexburg Housing – there is more than enough housing but i think that they are a bit ridiculous when it comes to price but you can find just about whatever fits your needs here

4 College Freshman

Diversity: Every single student must live in approved housing, either on or off campus. The housing selection I've chosen is simple and nice.

4 College Sophomore

Parking: Campus is a decent size so walking is not that big of a deal, but lots of people do decide to park on campus. Parking permits are $25 so that is a really good price in my opinion. I do not have a parking permit because I live really close so walking is easy. However, the permits are not very pricey so getting a permit is always an option.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: The Crossroads – So our school has this dinning hall in the M.C. building that is referred to as the Crossroads. It has all sorts of food. It is amazing and reasonably priced. You can pay for your food here with your I-card. You are also able to do a dinning dollars plan so that you do not have to make sure that you have cash on you to pay for a snack.

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BYU-Idaho professors and other students take a lot of interest in students personally, to help them achieve their academic goals and improve their overall well-being. They care about how you do in classes, what you have to contribute to the school, and what you're doing besides school to enhance your lifelong learning. The BYU-I experience really becomes what the students make it. Students who just study to get by learn to do the bare minimum with the least amount of effort, and students who want to make the most of their education and learn and grow from being a student work longer and harder in a variety of pursuits that span beyond academics.

It may be hard to believe that there are so many opportunities to develop skills in a given area from attending a little school in Rexburg, Idaho. But just as BYU-Idaho takes huge steps in innovating learning and maximizing resources, students learn to be innovative hard-workers who know how to problem-solve and communicate effectively. Most students who realize the potential they have in being admitted to this school and who take advantage of the opportunities offered here quickly learn how to make their BYU-Idaho experience worthwhile.
 

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