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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: The Annex Cafe has made eating on campus far more tolerable.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing is quite expensive. The social atmosphere is amazing and is largely the reason students come to the school.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I observe from my friends that the best off-campus housing is UTC, but even then the lease is problem for college students.

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4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Washington D.C. is home to many different food places and shops, enough to allow variety. It takes some searching, but most of the time it's worth it. If you're lucky you'll find one in walking distance.

2 College Freshman

Administration: One of the worst things is visitation hours. Even juniors are sometimes not granted visitation. As college students, I don't understand the strictness of visitation, especially since it is usually being taken away. I believe in an ethic code. If both roommates are fine with it then why not?

2 College Freshman

Scholarships: I'm one that believes on having faith and pursuing. Upon being accepted, I did not receive sufficient financial aid. After emailing, writing letters, and calling I finally got what I needed for my first year. It's ashamed that I will have to do this all over next year. It's scary. I still have faith.

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5 College Freshman

Party Scene: When it comes to partying and socializing, there is no doubt that Howard students know how to have fun.

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2 College Freshman

Campus Food: While away at school, students want to be reminded of a home-cooked meal. The closest thing we have is Soul food Thursdays, but that finished by 2 p.m. My first class ends at 2 p.m. I do not make in time for Soul food Thursdays ever any more.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus is great. It's way easier to connect with other students and encourages going to class. Campus itself is lively. However, the housing process is so stressful. It's probably easier to rent a place off campus if you have the money.

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College Freshman

Party Scene: I don't not party so my answer or my opinion would be invalid

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Cafeteria food of course after awhile you will get tired of it. But doesn't mesn it doesnt tast good. I don't really eat in cafe but I do go to punch out and love getti my sushi or quesadillas. But mostly I go to u street and see what's over there to eat.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus is an amazing experience when in college. You have a lot more freedom than when at home but of course rules and enforced and visitation is taken a lot. Which of course is not fair to those who follow them. The new dorms are really nice and spacious and everyone talk with each other. It's a nice experience. I love it.

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2 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I wish my class experience could've been far more challenging. I also expected a more organized setting unlike high school.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Social interaction and name is big around here.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Im curious of there housing

3 College Freshman

Administration: Most rules are childlike, as well as the organization and academics.

2 College Freshman

Scholarships: Everything thing is prolonged and disorganized here. No clear system of direction.

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: We know how to show up and out! We just need more types of MUSIC! But i always have fun!

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Flexible meal options, variety is offered.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I live on campus but the best to choose from is UTC

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Near the school there are some decent places to go eat.

3 College Junior

Administration: Administration are pretty cool, Wayne Fredrick is a great president making so many positive changes.

2 College Junior

Scholarships: The A-Building is worse than A on pretty little liars.

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5 College Junior

Party Scene: Ain't no party like a Howard party.

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2 College Junior

Campus Food: I only ate in the cafe freshmen, year after that I got employed and ate as I pleased. But if you are trying to save money a meal plan is the way to go.

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Students are more than satisfied with the quality of education that they are receiving at Howard. Students seem to have no trouble meshing with their peers, as well as the faculty. In fact, the only qualm that students seem to have is experiencing the difficulties of dealing with HU administration. The bureaucracy and red tape involved with getting anything done at the administrative level is nothing short of nerve racking, and the race to ensure that your financial aid is administered on time and paperwork properly entered into the system is probably more effective for rapid weight loss than any weight loss program currently being advertised. But even with all the little frustrations that come with dealing with the administration, there is a firm consensus among the students that there is no better place for them to be than where they are now. From the quality of the relationships they have formed to the quality of the education that they are receiving, as well as the numerous opportunities made available to them, HU students are pretty darn happy. Overall, Howard provides the ideal atmosphere for anyone who's interested in politics or pursuing a career that's in any way relevant to the process of developing public policy.

Howard is often referred to as the mecca, or the center of every Historically Black College or University in the nation, and the unified pride that the students have in its history and what it represents is very real and very substantial. While there's no denying that there is room for improvement on many levels, the important thing is that Howard University is expanding on the good and improving on the not-so-good-constantly striving to become better with each passing year. More importantly, most students feel like they can be a valuable, contributing part of this process.

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