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5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Halloween is very big at ECU. People from other schools come to attend the parties and social gatherings.

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Campus housing is convenient. The part I like most was doing laundry because my dorm room was right across from the laundry room.

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3 College Sophomore

Administration: The parking is ridiculous, there are limited spaces of free parking.

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2 College Sophomore

Academics: The classes for nursing majors are extremely hard.

2 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus housing is very expensive if you have to pay out of pocket.

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2 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Greenville is so bad for break ins and robberies, I am terrified to go out at night.

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: The Greek life people form their own clique, so its hard to be friends with one if you're not in the group.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: They normally have a 10 percent off discount which is always a good thing. The restaurants are also in walking distance.

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5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Our football fans are the best in pirate nation.

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3 College Sophomore

Technology: It is hard to find a color printer that is free of charge.

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4 College Sophomore

Majors: The classes are very hard, but it will be all worth it in the future.

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4 College Freshman

Local Area: It is a college town but there is always something going on and buses that will take you anywhere you need to go

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I love the location of my door and my room seems spacious but a lot of the other dorms seem smaller and more crowded.

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: I love going to all the games on campus

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3 College Freshman

Administration: They are strict when they need to be without making everyone suffer.

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3 College Freshman

Technology: There are computer labs on campus in scarcity but not all the dorms have WiFi which is very inconvenient.

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The security is pretty good but there will always be crime around college campus'

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5 College Freshman

Party Scene: There is always something to do downtown

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5 College Freshman

Majors: I love my major so far and all the professors! I plan on either working in lodging or special events once I graduate and I think this program will help me do just that. I have no concerns about finding a job in this career because I am earning a degree and my job will be needed.

4 College Freshman

Majors: I did not have any difficulty getting into this program.

3 College Freshman

Weather: Generally the weather here isn't too bad. During the beginning of the year and the end of the spring it is really nice out which is enjoyable and it doesn't get too cold during the winter months so I don't mind walking to class. But on the other hand it rains a lot and that makes me not want to walk around campus.

5 College Freshman

Academics: I really enjoy hospitality management at my school. It is so easy to get involved and participate while having an education. I participate in class and learn a lot. All the professors are really approachable and help me whenever needed. They explain everything in great detail and it makes learning fun.

2 College Freshman

Drug Safety: People at my school use drugs but it is not too noticeable. They do it behind closed doors but it is known.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: I don't really have those conversations with friends much

3 College Freshman

Weather: It has been snowing a lot lately :(

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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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