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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: ALL sororities have reputations. All fraternities throw great parties.

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5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: if you go here, you will be eating at Sup Dogs every weekend.

1 College Junior

Majors: It was difficult just to get into my school. It took six months of emails and mailing paperwork to them for them to FINALLY accept. However, getting into my program wasn't hard at all but getting into my specif concentration seems like it will be.

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4 College Junior

Campus Food: Places around campus seem average. There is a Chickfila & Panda Express, which I love. There are also lots of places off campus but still within walking distance.

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2 College Junior

Majors: My specific major at ECU is very difficult and students don't last long. I'm learning to handle the work load and long hours though. However, I do not enjoy this school. I am a transfer student as well as a commuter (1hr & 15mins away) and ECU is not friendly to either. However, the major seems to have a lot of opportunities once I get through the basic courses.

2 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Not a status issue at this school. I don't really notice greek life on campus.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Scary when the sun goes down.

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4 College Sophomore

Administration: There's definitely time for you to have a social life. It might take a little bit of planning, and getting used to. Sometimes there's games at the same time one of your professors is having a study session, that you really need to go to. We've got these events called "Passport Events" and for some classes you may need to go to two or three of them a semester- those are on a set schedule, and you'll find you might need to go to those instead of hanging out with your friends. You can definitely have a social life with no problems- it's all about prioritizing.

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1 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Chicks are mad beat... they are boring and no fun. if you plan on getting some in college do NOT come here

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1 College Sophomore

Party Scene: If you want to party do NOT come here.

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3 College Senior

Academics: Workload is high due to past reputation of being a party school

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2 College Senior

Parking: Hard, very hard to find parking

4 College Senior

Guys & Girls: Big mix of people at the school.

3 College Freshman

Local Area: The town is pretty small. There is a mall and a bunch of stores to get everything you would need. Everyone is very friendly and they always say hello when you walk by.

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4 College Freshman

Technology: There is always a computer somewhere you can use. They have macs or pc. Most people have their own computers but its not necessary. Also if you have questions about the computer your using or your own laptop theres always someone to help.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The freshman housing is really nice. There are always places to eat close by. The campus is well kept an always clean.

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3 Recent Alumnus

Technology: I always had to go to the library and wait to use the computers because the labs were typically full.

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Average.. If someone is going to do drugs they will find a way to get them just like anywhere else

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3 College Sophomore

Transportation: If you live on campus there is no need for a car. But if you live in an apartment, a car is the only way to get around other than a bus to campus. Greenville is a college town so it is relitivly small and it takes a maximum of 20 to go anywhere in town.

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5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: ECU is famous for its nightlife. Lots of clubs and bars. But drinking downtown is strictly for 21+. There are lots of house parties and frat parties. ECU offers a "drunk bus" that goes downtown on the weekends. Halloween is the best week of the entire year.. All of downtown is locked down by police enforcement to make sure everyone stays safe it is the busiest time of the year also.

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4 College Sophomore

Technology: Computer labs offer free printing and are usually very accessible except during final exams week. And same goes for the library

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3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: There's no doubt anyone can find a place to stay off ECU's campus, however there's no guarantees it will be top notch quality.

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4 College Senior

Technology: There is a pretty good variety of PC and Mac computers, as well as somewhat current software.

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2 College Senior

Health & Safety: Personally, I have never felt unsafe at ECU, however, I am constantly getting ECU alerts informing me of burglaries, shots fired, etc.

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2 College Senior

Greek Life: Although Greek life seems to be a huge determinant of social status at ECU, those in fraternities/sororities still socialize with those not associated with Greek life. Of course it depends on the individual, however. Fraternity and sorority posters can be seen all over campus at any given time, but their impact on the community? Not so sure I can say I've ever actually seen.

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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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