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3 College Freshman

Academics: So far, the professors have been good. Most of them are really interested in what they're teaching, though some of the intro courses are more 'well, somebody had to teach it'... Registration is online and was painless. Workload has been easy so far.

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3 College Freshman

Academics: I'm a graduate student, so I don't know how true these things are for undergrads in Industrial, but the workload's been fine, the curriculum is mostly interesting, and the lab space is great. I don't know about internship opportunities because I'm not looking for any, but two professors have asked me if I want to TA for them next semester.

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College Freshman

Majors: I have not held an internship while I've been at FSU.

4 College Freshman

Majors: My program is great. The faculty are willing to help you if you need it, the administration folks have helped me solve the problems I've encountered with singing up for classes and assistantship things.

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: There are people from all over (though I'm a graduate student, so I don't know what the undergraduate diversity is like as much). There are people from all sorts of races, and social clubs for people from all sorts of places. It's a giant university, so there's sort of necessarily diversity. I haven't seen anything about problems with acceptance of people, so I assume that it's pretty okay here.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: All the ratings depend on where you specifically live. I live a little farther from campus, but it's cheaper. Some places next to campus are mad sketch and you probably shouldn't live there. Some places next to campus are perfectly fine. There are slummy areas and family neighborhoods, but loads of options.

College Freshman

Campus Housing: It's N/A in that I didn't live on campus here, ever. From what I've heard, it's pretty okay.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I haven't been here long, but I do like it here. I love my adviser and department. I've met some really awesome people. I love the free weekly dances. The FSU Rez is /great/ and has things like free kayaking on the lake for students. I'd come back because of my adviser.

2 College Freshman

Party Scene: It's a big city, so there are always loads of things going on. There are lots of bars, for of age people interested in that sort of thing, but there's also dancing (free swing dancing on campus EVERY Friday!) and cheap movies through the Tallahassee Film Society and loads of underage things to go to, for interested folks.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: The campus bus service is totally free and runs between campuses & some of the bigger off campus housing areas. The school also pays for bus passes for all students (undergrad & graduate) on the city bus system. Tallahassee is a spread out city, so depending where you live, you may still need a bike (or car).

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I live on campus, but I know people who live off campus. Everyone moves out after their freshman year. It's much cheaper and usually better!

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3 College Freshman

Party Scene: Lots of fun, and cheap (for girls). Always tons of options

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1 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Kellum is terrible, but at least the people are great. Way too expensive!! You're not paying for the nice living... you're paying for a great freshman social life.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Walking through campus is great in the mornings, it's the night times that get you..

2 College Freshman

Scholarships: Wasn't offered any scholarships, only loans and financial aid.

2 College Freshman

Diversity: A lot of white people, not a lot of hispanics and asians.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Quality: There's always something to do on campus. The campus itself is beautiful and the environment is always welcoming. Some things could be updated, but overall very nice.

1 College Freshman

Technology: THE WIFI HERE SUCKS, you have to have an ethernet cable!! If you are living in the dorms, forget about wifi. Make sure your ethernet ports are working, too.

2 College Freshman

Transportation: Not bad, but it could be better.

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Fast food on fast food on fast food. You have to drive a little for sit in restaurants.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: F L O R I D A S T A T E!! GO NOLES. That's all you can think about on gamedays... forget about schoolwork

3 College Freshman

Local Area: It's nice being a student here, lots of parties and events going on. However, it's very loud and often you can smell alcohol and weed around campus. Parking sucks, but it's not impossible.

2 College Freshman

Campus Food: Food isn't bad, it just isn't great. What can you expect? It's overpriced, too.

2 College Freshman

Drug Safety: You can avoid drugs and alcohol, but you will still notice it around campus.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: The options of off-campus dining are endless. Many places deliver so students that don't have a car can still give them their business. Late-night options are scattered all over town and deliver late as well. Also, one of kind stops are located in town to because institutions of Tallahassee.

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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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