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2 College Freshman

Scholarships: I did not receive much money from FSU. I applied for FAFSA and got a mediocre amount, but I still need loans. I applied for external scholarships and did not receive much.

4 College Freshman

Majors: I am in the political science program. It is not a competitive major, but the field is. The program is nationally recognized. There is not an application process for my major, but I know that the Communications and the Nursing programs are both extremely competitive and require 4.0 GPAs.

4 College Senior

Scholarships: There have been some instances wherein I have had to be passed on from person to person to person just to get answers, but overall it has been a relatively consistently easy process and I am glad too not have to stress out too much.

5 College Senior

Athletics: FSU Football National Champions! There is a long legacy for support of the FSU athletics, and even just the school overall in itself. FSU students are proud and a tight-nit family; even those you do not know personally, you know they are on your team and everyone supports one another. Our athletics department is very skilled in all areas, not JUST football. It greatly complements the academic life of Florida State University.

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3 College Senior

Campus Housing: It's decent, but hard to maintain privacy.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: Greek communities are great - it is just too expensive for the average student.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: There are very many locations that are in good locations and well-maintained in terms of safety conditions, but those places are too expensive for anyone to afford who doesn't rely on their daddy's money. There are well-priced close-by housing options, but often in less safe environments. I personally have had to live in this town's downtown "ghetto", referred to as "french town" region. I have witnessed many scary situations, and did not feel safe being at home alone. Other places that are dangerous are Seminole Ridge, where I was broken into and robbed, and places all along old Bainbridge Road.

College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: I don't eat off campus much but when I do it has always been good.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I enjoy it but I am excited for more freedoms living off campus.

5 College Freshman

Administration: They give us a lot of freedoms but they are strict when necessary.

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College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I don't live off campus so I'm not sure but I've only heard great things.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Local Area: I love the nightlife but my friends always complain about lack of parking.

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3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I wish that it was easier to see when my financial aid is going to be distributed.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Administration: Everyone is chill. The cops don't care as long as you're not an asshole

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Good food, lots of choices, Tomahawk's & MoMo's are the places to go

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Majors: I have a lot of experience in my field, I don't expect trouble finding work/Internships

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: not bad, not great, just good enough. I like it better than my first school

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Most of the frats are cool, some can be assholes, don't pledge PIKE

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I didn't get scholarships because of a error on the schools part. I am still trying to rectify this situation

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: Lots of great restaurants, clubs and bars that anyone can enjoy

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Academics: It's a tough major, and if you're not dedicated, then it's tough. you have to love what you do

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Every professor is very helpful and understanding

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4 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Great. Growing up in Ohio, I didn't know about the nightlife at FSU, just the Academics. I'm happy that the academics and nightlife are both great

4 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is pretty big at FSU, alot of people rush. There are 17 sorority houses on campus and 20 fraternities dispersed, some on campus, some off campus. Non-greeks sometimes prefer to hang out with Greeks at clubs socially but not otherwise.

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5 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: SO many options, almost every fast food is available and there is a variety of options (any time of ethnic food is here). Cost varies with what you're willing to spend, if you want cheap, average or expensive you could find any of those options in short distance from campus. Best places to check out = Gordos, Monks, Little Athens Gyro, Mr. Robotos, Momos Pizza, Kiku (sushi)

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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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