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5 College Sophomore

Transportation: There is always a form of transportation available.

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College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I won't be living off campus until next semester.

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5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I loved the off campus apartments they are all really nice the dorms are incredible

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5 College Freshman

Athletics: Our Football team won the national championship!

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4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I am very lucky to be able to receive the scholarships I have that help pay for an education that I might otherwise not be able to experience. Because of the grades and test scores I received in high school I was given 2 different scholarships that assist me in paying for my education and I am beyond grateful. Financial aid is not hard to obtain and the people in the financial aid offices are very helpful.

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5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: The restaurants surrounding the campus are great. There are A LOT of options and they range from american, to mexican, to chinese, to sushi, and much much more. You never run out of options and there is always something to suit your taste buds or cravings on any certain day.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There is not a lot of crime on the campus at all. I have never felt scared while walking around by myself on campus either. For the most part this is a very safe campus and I have minimal concerns.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Living on campus is a great experience and makes going to class very convenient because you can walk anywhere. Although some dorms are pretty old, they are well maintained and have been updated to keep up with the newer dorms that get built every couple of years. If you have the choice, always choose a newer, suite-style dorm instead of a community-style dorm, it is well worth the added cost.

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4 College Sophomore

Transportation: I live off campus but rarely need to use my own personal car. Their are many different FSU bus routes and there are 2 different ones that have stops within 100 yards of my house. The buses come very regularly and there is rarely a problem with taking the bus to class.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: The academics are what makes this school so great. The professors always make themselves very available and easy to approach for anything you might need. Also the advisors are all very helpful and knowledgable and can give you great advise if you are ever concerned or confused on what you should be taking or what direction you are going.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: The athletics at Florida State are superb. The school spirit and fan support is amazing. We as students always turn out great crowds for Seminole games. Game days are the best days of the year and they make the fall semesters great. The facilities also reflect the outstanding athletics and are always being updated and added on to so that they can support the constant growth.

3 College Sophomore

Administration: The campus here is not very strict and does not hinder your overall college experience at all. For the most part they are just strict on things that are against the law like drug and underage alcohol consumption but that is to be expected on a college campus.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: I am a double major in Finance and Accounting and although I have just started taking my core classes I already love what I have chosen to do. There are a lot of jobs out their in the business and finance world so finding a job upon graduation does not concern me at all. The professors also do a great job in letting us know all that is available for us in the real world after college.

3 College Sophomore

Weather: It rains a lot in Tallahassee which makes it hard when walking from class to class. The sidewalks tend to get pretty slippery and muddy so it is necessary to have a pair of rain boots. Also it tends to get pretty cold for being in Florida but on average the weather in Tallahassee is beautiful.

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Although drugs are very prevalent on and off campus, you never feel peer pressure to use them. I have been in school fro 2 years and a lot of people use drugs, even some of my friends but I have never personally done any drugs because that is not my thing and it is not hard to steer clear of all drugs. Drugs are not a necessity to having a great night out.

5 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Student are prohibited from using drugs on campus and police strongly enforce a zero tolerance policy for using drugs of any sort

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: My school has good academics and a great social atmosphere.

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College Freshman

Campus Housing: I have never lived in a dorm.

3 College Freshman

Academics: My major program is somewhat difficult, but nothing unreasonable. The staff are very qualified.

3 College Freshman

Academics: It's above average. There are plenty of schools with better academics, and plenty of schools with worse academics. FSU is average in difficulty, but it has very experienced faculty.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There are plenty of places to choose from at fair prices.

3 College Freshman

Administration: I don't have anything to compare it to, but it seems average.

4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: The number of students and student organizations give a lot of options for things to do.

4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: There are lots of recreational activities to get involved in.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are always lot's of parties on the weekends. There are also plenty of popular bars and nightclubs to go to. The majority of the student body is part of the party scene.

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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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