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College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I live on-campus, so I don't really know. But from what I've heard, there's some great options.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There's a great variety in Tallahassee, whether you have money to blow or you're scraping together your last pennies for a meal.

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: There's something to do every night, at any of the clubs or bars. We definitely have the best night life in the state.

3 College Freshman

Administration: They are very strict about the important things, which is all that matters.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: The wait in the financial aid office is always terrible.

4 College Freshman

Campus Food: I love the restaurants on campus, but I do not have a meal plan.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: My dorm was one of the oldest on campus and was very far from all of my classes. The quality of the building was poor and not spacious at all.

4 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Housing: Cheaper than on-campus and more spacious.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Dining: The food options are great.

5 Recent Alumnus

Party Scene: Parties all day every day.

4 Recent Alumnus

Scholarships: Bright Futures was very helpful.

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: Campus life is great as a freshman.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: It could definitely be worst. The worst part is definitely that they close so early on Friday and Saturday and leave students to fend for themselves. I understand it's college but the meal plan should be renamed to "Unlimited Meal-Plan as long as you don't get hungry after 7:30pm on weekends." The food is sometimes good but sometimes I'm scavenging to find something I like to eat. Half the stations close an hour before closing time and going 30 minutes before they close you can only get some bread and maybe water if your lucky. They should either work until it's time to go or fix their schedule they show people to show when each individual station closes so people don't feel ripped off and can plan their schedule accordingly.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Not that much room in the dorm I live. I supposedly live in one of the worst ones, Smith Hall, but I do not find it that bad. My roommate and I keep it somewhat clean so we don't have problems with roaches or anything like that. It's definitely overpriced, but we are paying for the convenience. It's very convenient to be on campus already especially with the horrible parking that goes on for people trying to get to their classes on time.

3 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Housing: Depends on where you live.

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3 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Dining: Cost, convenience and variety average

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4 Recent Alumnus

Administration: Strict when needs to be.

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3 Recent Alumnus

Party Scene: Do not party so I don't have valuable insight

4 Recent Alumnus

Scholarships: I didn't have a problem

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Food: A lot of options and good food

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: A lot to do, close to classes, affordable

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I live in Aqua Club formerly known as Osceola Ridge and it started out a bit rocky when I lived in the 4x2's last summer. However, since I moved into the 4x4's it has been great for me. It's proximity to campus is very close and makes it acceptable to walk, if I must. Also, the Seminole bus routes (Garnet route & Gold route) pass through here about every 15 minutes.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are many restaurants surrounding campus. There are many small ethnic places that are great as well as main chain food restaurants.

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3 College Sophomore

Administration: Strictness is not very implemented on campus.

5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: The party scene at FSU is very infamous. Frat parties are normally the best options for minorities. Clubs can sometimmes be fun but tend to be very crowded.

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You would be hard-pressed to find a graduate of Florida State University who doesn’t have fond memories of the years they spent on campus. Current students will also agree that they are happy with their decision to attend school here. There is something for everyone, from athletics to academia, and you would have a hard time finding a more comfortable setting than Tallahassee. It has so much to offer, from exciting nightlife to beautiful weather.

Although it bears the reputation of a party school, FSU also has a growing reputation for turning out some of the best and brightest graduates in the entire nation. The school is now turning its focus on research, which should appeal to those interested in science and mathematics. But never fear, FSU also emphasizes the arts through their award-winning film and theater departments. From math and science, to the arts, FSU offers a vast array of eclectic degrees, which will be nothing but helpful later in your life. Choosing which college to attend is not an easy decision, but if you’re looking for the perfect combination of a good education and a good time, you can’t do much better than Florida State University.

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