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5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: I'm a girl, but the guys on campus are pretty attractive overall. You can go anywhere at any given time and probably see at least a handful of unbelievably attractive men.

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5 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: Just by visiting FSU you can feel something very different. FSU's campus is exactly what people imagine when they think of "college." The campus is absolutely gorgeous. I wouldn't trade the view I get walking to class everyday for anything.

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4 College Sophomore

Weather: Florida is known for rainy days in the summer and beautiful weather as the year progresses. Tallahassee is a perfect example of that.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Athletics at FSU are a HUGE part of student life. All you have to do is look at the 2013 football season.

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3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: FSU offers many scholarships, along with Florida Prepaid, Bright Futures, and any other scholarships you may have earned. I didn't apply for a loan, but getting the money that I had earned was challenging. I was expecting this just because its such a large university.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Security on campus is pretty good. I feel very safe walking by myself to class everyday. I've really only seen the cops giving tickets and breaking up parties, so they're not too overbearing.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I am loving my time at FSU. I was from Gainesville, so I was used to the partying town, but Tallahassee is so much better that Gainesville. In Tallahassee it is easy to make friends, or at least pretend like you have a lot of friends. All you have to do is go around campus the day before a big football game and say "Go Noles" to strangers passing by. The classes are good, and the Greek life is very prominent.

3 College Sophomore

Parking: It depends on when you are trying to park, and how far you are willing to walk. For example, Friday nights and Saturdays during football season, it is almost impossible to find decent parking, so you might have to walk farther. Most of the time though, parking really isn't that bad.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: There are many non Greeks who think that greeks are stuck up and snobby, but that is the same at every school. Given that FSU is a party school, many others like when Greeks throw parties. But even non greeks won't discriminate. Greeks have friends both inside and outside that Greek circle.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: I don't really use the public transportation but it is free for students which is very convenient.

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3 College Freshman

Local Area: Its a college town but sometimes its inconvenient to leave campus

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: go noles! We want bama!

2 College Freshman

Parking: There is definitely not enough parking spaces on campus. Especially since overnight parking is only allowed on the top floor.

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4 College Freshman

Diversity: The campus seems very diverse. It is not uncommon to meet someone who is from or has a background in a foreign country.

5 College Freshman

Academics: I love my major, I look forward to event from guest speakers to activities based in my major every month.

5 College Freshman

Academics: FSU has a wide range of academics. All of the professors that I have had are very well educated, intelligent people.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: I have not taken the public bus system but the campus bus is excellent during the week days.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are excellent off campus options if you have a car. However, If you don't then you must walk to places or take a bus.

5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Everyone is varied, you'll fined your niche whatever quirks you have or activities you like

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The social aspect of the dorm is nice for the first year when you get to know everyone but next year I will definitely move off campus!

5 College Sophomore

Local Area: I love my city, there is always something to do or something new to discover and great opportunities with the state capitol!

2 College Sophomore

Campus Food: the meal plan is very restrictive, there are only 2 convenient dining halls with the same repetitive options.

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5 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: We are a party school. But most people know when it's time to go out and when it's time to work hard.

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5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Some of the best food I've ever had

4 College Sophomore

Technology: As long as you have an Ethernet cable the internet works fine!

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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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