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4 College Freshman

Athletics: Everyone here is very supportive of our sports teams, and there is LOTS of school spirit. I don't go to games because I'm not into sports, but most students really enjoy our games.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Greenville is boring because I don't party, but the campus is beautiful! The faculty and most students are serious and want to change our party reputation. The classes I've taken are good, and the counselors are very helpful.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Every college is going to have their fair share of crimes and assaults, what I like about ECU is that they tell you right when something is reported. Every student gets an alert sent to their phone via text message before anyone else. Such as parents and other immediate family members. There are also blue lights around campus that help prevent crime and assaults.

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: ECU offers a wide variety of courses to their students. Class sizes range from 30 to 200 students, with many different teaching styles depending on the teacher. Half of the time your teachers aren't real teachers but grad students which sometimes makes the curriculum harder to learn.

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Getting a job after going to ECU is I feel like a hit or miss. Some employers think that a degree from ECU is a joke because of the universities past, but more are starting to learn that ECU is harder than they think and is actually a serious college. East Carolina offers a career fair two times a year where you can go and meet businesses and get your name out in the job world, which is very useful to students.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Living in west end gave me the chance to get to any class in less than 10 minutes. The dining hall was just steps away from my dorm entrance. Living in a coed dorm gave me the chance to meet a lot of people who I became close with over the year.

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4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek like doesn't affect you if you don't want it too. It's a big part of the community if you're in it, but if you're not you probably don't think greek life affects our campus. All of the sororities on campus have houses, unlike the fraternities. Only 5 have actual fraternity houses.

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5 College Sophomore

Athletics: The fan and student support for our athletics is top of the line for our conference and ratings. Alumni still come back to fill our football stadiums and the student section is always cheering for our teams. Its always a great day when you go to a game and feel so connected because everyone is doing the same chants and cheers.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: East Carolina University has given me the best experience, so far, that I could ask for. As a second semester college sophomore I have no regret for choosing this to be my home for 4 years. ECU has an undergrad program of close to 20,000 students, yet none of my classes have been over 100 students. I like this because I really wanted to go to a big college, but yet one that didn't give me anxiety with all the people on campus and in my classes. East Carolina really has everything I wanted and more.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Always walk in a group. Most people who get assaulted are walking alone very late at night so they are mugged for whatever they're carrying. If you use common sense, you will most likely be safe.

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: If you're taking a class that you're passionate about, it's usually a good experience as there are a lot of professors that love what they teach. However class sizes will be huge up until you get into your very upper level classes, with some exceptions.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There are several career fairs throughout the year and the career center has good resources. ECU has several strong programs across the board, and alumni are found everywhere in all fields.

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2 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Every room is tiny unless you live on West End or in the new Gateway dorms, but Gateway is reserved for smart people

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: There are a variety of sororities and fraternities, from Panhellenic and IFC to African American organizations and service sororites, so there really is something for everyone.

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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: On gamedays, the whole city turns into one giant tailgate and everyone comes out to cheer our pirate players on!

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The party scene, tailgates on gamedays, and just the overwhelming school spirit is fantastic. However, there's not a lot to do in Greenville itselft.

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: ECU is pretty good at making you feel safe with the large amounts of ecu police and greenville police constantly surveying areas.

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The quality of courses is pretty awesome, I mean many of the professors enjoy their job and are usually pretty ecstatic. However some are not the best but you can expect that in such a huge school.

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1 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Ecu is terrible at providing rides/transportation. I am in fact an international without a car studying nursing. So many times have go to Brody school of nursing on Saturdays yet ECU provides no rides, and many times do not care how you get there.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Not the best due to having to deal with everything squeaky considering how much your paying to leave on campus. If you live in west end it is a long walk to classes as well, and definitely not fun sharing gross bathrooms with the people.

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Its all for partying majority of them, not enjoying the company of their brothers and sisters. However, some of them are great!

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: There pretty important, especially football which everyone goes for. Also rugby is getting kind of big!

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Too much partying, not enough school associated socializing events. Plus not much happening on campus that is worth going too.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Everyone loves what they do

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: I go to all games

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The quality and enthusiasm of the professors who care about their students is what attracts and retains students who could have gone to larger and more prestigious schools. Greenville is quite charming and has such good local food that most skeptics love the area, or at least ECU, by the time they graduate. Although the campus police are friendly, ECU is quite strict, perhaps in an effort to downplay the “party school” reputation. The strictness, however, contributes to student safety and helps reduce the drug presence on campus. Alcohol is a problem for some students, and the clubs are tempting, but the counseling center can help students with their problems. ECU’s computer resources are excellent, and the athletic facilities are better than the teams’ records. ECU’s most enjoyable facilities are the green areas, especially because the weather here is so pleasant—crazy, but pleasant.

Whether living on or off campus, students should join organizations to maximize their college involvement and build leadership experience for their resume. With ECU’s diverse student population, new students can easily find an organization, Greek or non-Greek, that is for them. ECU is reputed to have one of the highest concentrations of pretty girls anywhere, and the guys are good-looking overall, too. The Southern hospitality creates a welcoming social atmosphere. ECU has been through sports losses and administrative shake-ups in the past, but some of the political damage seems to be getting straightened out. So, as usual, ECU students are optimistic. They will continue to be easy-going, yet serious and balanced, fun-loving learners.

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