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4 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: The off Campus housing is good. Closer to Campus is more expensive and not as nice, further from campus is better quality and less expensive, however, you are not close to campus.

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4 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: Off-Campus dining is good. There are enough restaurants to go to a different one almost every time you go out to eat. It keeps things interesting.

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5 College Student

Administration: The Faculty really want you to be successful. They enforce the rules because they are helping. You accepted to live the Honor Code by applying to BYU. Now it is your turn to follow up on that commitment.

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4 College Student

Scholarships: The scholarships are awarded quite often, but it takes a lot of work to keep them.

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5 College Student

Party Scene: If you are looking for a party with Drugs and Alcohol, then you won't find it here. But if you are looking for a party with Friends, Good music, And a good time, then you can find it anywhere on campus. It all depends on what you are looking for.

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4 College Student

Campus Food: The food on campus is Good. You can't really complain, it fills you up and is conveniently located. College is for learning not fine dining.

4 College Student

Campus Housing: The housing at BYU is great! You might get stuck with all Freshman if you live on campus, but the Housing is definitely exceptional.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The Academics are amazing, especially for the cost. As far as mentoring goes however you are not going to get much help. It is also solely a school for academics not for social living.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: BYU is a great school that provides a prestigious degree and they want students to have great jobs.

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4 College Freshman

Local Area: Provo is nice. It's enough of a city that you can find things to do but it is heavily influenced by Mormon culture.

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3 College Freshman

Administration: It is very strict. If you plan to follow the rules then you have nothing to worry about otherwise don't come here.

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1 College Freshman

Party Scene: There is none because of the Honor Code. Partying will get you kicked out of school

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4 College Freshman

Campus Food: There are so many different options, from fast food to campus sponsored restaurants. Really anything you want you can get

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: It all depends on how far off-campus you are willing to go. Married off-campus housing that is close to campus is very expensive for a little shoebox. But, move 5 miles away or more from campus and you can find places twice the size for the same price. Singles, off-campus housing can be pretty good, but can be quite expensive.

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There are a lot of options. You just need to know where to look and you will find something great

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3 College Junior

Administration: It all just depends on your attitude. If you want to live the honor code, which you signed up for, then it is fantastic and don't complain. But if you don't want to live the honor code, then don't go to school here or else you will be miserable and bring everyone else down.

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4 College Junior

Scholarships: Scholarships were SUPER easy to get and added to my account. Loans, on the other hand, those are an absolute headache. I hate the fact that I might have to ever again take out even a $50 loan, because I know it'll be a hassle to actually get that stupid check.

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4 College Junior

Party Scene: If the students you are partying with live the honor code, you do not have to worry about the alcohol and drugs, which is a huge plus to me! Everyone just likes to have a good time.

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4 College Junior

Campus Food: There are a lot of options, and that is always really nice. The best spots are usually the ones that aren't well known. Personally, I would NOT ever have a meal plan, because then you are able to not be stuck at the same old places all the time.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Depends on what you're into. If you don't live rules, it would not be so great. If you do want to live the rules, it can be absolutely amazing!

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3 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Housing: Off-campus housing has kind of a monopoly here and so the prices really are not that great. Especially if you are looking for married housing or....anything really nice. I did have some apartments I really did not like, were bad quality and had terrible management. But most were okay.

4 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Dining: I love the life in Provo. There are a lot of different restaurant options from Mexican, to really good burgers, to Wendy's and McDonald's types, to Thai and Chinese cuisine, etc.

3 Recent Alumnus

Administration: There is the Honor Code at BYU which helps in keeping your own standards as you know that everyone else chose to abide by them as well. You can't have a beard....which is odd among other things but I read it and agreed to it. That's how it works.

4 Recent Alumnus

Scholarships: It's difficult to get scholarships because the students at BYU are all very qualified and intelligent. However, financial aid was really easy to get and you can't beat the tuition price here for the quality education you get.

4 Recent Alumnus

Party Scene: There is a really great atmosphere around BYU. You can have a lot of fun but still stick to your values.

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The Clarillon
The Clarillon
The Clarillon The Clarillon The BYU Clarillon stands as one of the landmarks of the BYU campus. Every hour it rings out a tune from the hymn "Come Come Ye Saints."
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A BYU experience is unlike anything else. The things that you will learn go far beyond what is taught in the classrooms, and the people that you will meet are exceptional. Researching the school, and being familiar with the rules and expectations of students, will make the transition smoother and help you get the most out of your BYU experience.

Talking with people who have attended, reading books such as this one, and looking at the BYU Web site (www.byu.edu) are all great ways to make sure that this is really the school for you. If you decide that BYU is what you want, then jump in and enjoy it! You are in for a great and character-building experience.

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