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2 College Freshman

Parking: A Mess – There looks like there would be a lot of parking on campus but with 40,000 students, these spots become sparse very quickly. It's worth it to just plan on parking on the outskirts and then plan on walking or riding the bus to your classes.

5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Fun Florida – Everyone at FSU just likes to have a good time. Most everyone likes to stay in shape and be active for fun.

2 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Parties around FSU are Bipolar they could be good when you get there but then it turns our to be lame. Night life out here sucks there are only four clubs/bars and most of them are 21 and up . No bueno

3 College Sophomore

Local Area: Nole Town – Tallahassee is a city located in Florida, the sunshine state. Not only is Tallahassee home for the state capital but it is also home for the University of Florida State.Florida State is one of the oldest universities in Florida and one of the top schools as well. Even though the campus is surrounded by beautiful gardens and environment, I feel that there should be more events and activities to do outside of school. The town really doesnt have much to do or explore.

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I personally can't afford off-campus housing while I attend school. I currently live out of you car. I using the recreation center to showers and most eat out. It's a living and will be worth once I have my degree.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: Student Center and Libraries – The Strozier library is open 24 hrs a day Monday thru Friday. It is also open over the weekend for about 8-10 hrs. The campus has a student life center which offers free movies, game night and socials. Love the social life at the campus.

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: The campus is close to the strip which has several clubs, there is also a bar practically on campus. Around Tallahassee there are a large variety of clubs and bars to go to.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: At FSU there does not seem to be any acceptance issues, the students are very diverse in ethnicity, sexual orientation, and political beliefs. There are constant political debates going on, allowing the college republicans and democrats to speak to hte rest of the student population as well as eachother. FSU incorporates many events that are centered on gay/lesbian/bi individuals so that those who are less comfortable with their sexuality can gain confidence. I have not seen any discrimination on any grounds since I began school.

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: So Much to Do! With all the Florida State University has to offer it is difficult to find a dull moment. The gym is open most days until Midnight, the campus has an on campus club and bowling alley as well as many resturants. The library is extremely large and well organized with computer labs, a Starbucks, and group study areas.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus housing is mostly good. There are a variety of places to live with many different options.

4 College Student

Parking: THE PARKING IN THE DORM AREA IS DIFFICULT. IT IS HARD TO FIND PARKING BY MY DORM ALL THE TIME. I WISH THERE WERE ASSIGNED PARKING SPACES. I REALLY DON'T NEED TO HAVE A CAR ON CAMPUS SINCE THERE ARE OTHER WAYS OF TRANSPORTATION, BUT I LIKE HAVING THE FREEDOM NOT TO COUNT ON ANYONE.

4 College Student

Diversity: THERE IS A BIG MIX OF PEOPLE THAT GO TO SCHOOL HERE.. THE ONE THING IN COMMON THAT ALL THE STUDENTS THAT GO THE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HAVE IS THAT THEY ARE SMART AND TAKE THEIR CLASS WORK VERY SERIOUSLY AND ARE WILLING TO LEARN.

4 College Student

Academics: BECOMING AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER – I CANNOT WAIT TO START TEACHING IN AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND BEGIN MY FUTURE CAREER. SINCE I AM IN MY FIRST YEAR OF COLLEGE, I AM STILL WORKING ON THE BASIC CLASSES AND HAVE NOT GOT TO TAKE ANY CLASSES FOR MY MAJOR YET. I CANNOT WAIT TO START LEARNING ABOUT ELEMENTARY EDUCATION ALREADY! I LOVE KIDS AND HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A CAMP COUNSELOR IN THE SUMMERS AS WELL AS A CAMPER WHEN I WAS YOUNGER. I AM LUCKY ENOUGH TO HAVE DECIDED WHAT I WANTED TO DO ALREADY AT AGE 19! I KNOW I WILL GRADUATE WITH FLYING COLORS AND HAVE THE CAREER I ALWAYS WANTED TOO!!

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: You Know They Are There – There are a ton of Greeks at FSU. You know when they are all rushing. They all do charity work and they party of coarse. They don't control the school though.

4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Library's Are Great – The library's on campus are great. One even has a 24 hr Starbucks. The librarians are helpful and know where every thing is.

5 College Freshman

Academics: Studying Made Easy – Florida State University offers a variety of resources to help students stay on track. The professors are always willing to help and the school pays successful students to tutor you in most subjects. It's a great school and the people are really nice. I know I'm glad I chose FSU.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Not Sure – I have never been able to get financial aid but my friend has. She got a lot her first year but her second year our school had cut a lot of money out, so students did not receive as much money. They are disorganized with paper work, including getting forms signed on time.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The dorms have a huge range from very nice to awful. Some require a meal plan which stinks because the dining hall food is disgusting. Some dorms are close to classes but others are basically off campus and annoying to live in. The cost is rather high compared to apartment living surrounding them. They are on the strict side with dorm rules but I suppose it's necessary.

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: Number 2 Best Party School in US – FSU was rated #2 for Best Party Schools in US. I think that speaks for it's self.

4 College Freshman

Local Area: Tallahassee isn't a big city and it's quite local. Most things are walking distance from the campus. It's a huge party school. But for students who aren't into the party scene (like myself), there is so much to do on campus. It's important to get involved on campus.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Needs Improvement – I did not feel like I was given a bottom dollar on the cost of college, the answers were vague. I did not understand what financial aid was available or what unsub or sub means. My freshman yeat I had a lot of scholarships so it was easy. Now I need funding and will speak to financial aid in January for assistance.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I have really enjoyed the enthusiasm and excitement of college football. There is nothing like game day in Tallahassee. The fans are amazing and loyal. I love FSU and made a good choice. The campus is very friendly. I also like Greek life.

2 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Freshman 15 Gain – The dining halls have high calorie food and not consistently good. Starbucks and Einstein Bagle get my flex bucks. I think we need more of a variety of eating establishments on campus.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Not only is my school beautiful but it has a good atmosphere. There's lots to do on and off campus. Most things are concentrated in one area. There are many good organizations to get involved in and fun classes as well. It is not very diverse as far as ethnicity but there are lots of different kinds of people. There are may opportunities available as well. Though it is mainly a football school I would say there is a balance between sports, academics, and arts. I also love the size of the school.

2 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Boys and Girls – I'm disappointed by the fact that there are way more girls than guys at my school. You don't see much PDA on campus which is great. The girls for the most part do not dress modestly and a lot of the guys dress sloppy, but most are involved in a aport of some time. Lots of girls are in sororities and like to party.

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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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