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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Indifferent, i dont really pay attention to them, but there is a big party life within.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Football Games are what everyone lives for, its not often people dont go to a game. Spirit with students, fans, and players is always high.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Very community based and plenty of opportunities for students

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Over all the experience is pretty great. The community is unreal and there is literally something for everyone. Each student is pretty excepting of the other student and there is rarely any tension. There is housing and dinning options for everyone. Overall very accommodating.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There are many programs and resources available to students. There are programs to help with resumes and to lead you into the next step after school. There are plenty of alumni who are very successful. There are plenty of resources to find part time jobs and internships.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are plenty of programs to help escort you to classes, especially evening classes, and there emergency blue lights placed everywhere on campus.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Pretty average housing. You get what you put into it, obviously there are nicer buildings and the newer ones reflect that.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I can't speak much into it, but there is a wide variety of Greek life to choose from.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Sports are a big part of our school and bring everyone together.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The majority of students are super engaging and welcoming, there is something for everyone, it's like a big family.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: On campus there are 14 sororities and almost 30 fraternities. Greek life is a large part of the social life a student can have on campus but the campus does not let Greek life be the only opportunity on campus to have a social life. There are many, many campus clubs to be involved in too. All around though if one is involved in Greek life I think non-Greeks are accepting of Greeks and visa versa. One of the advantages of being Greek though is having the "family" experience a lot sooner than non-Greeks.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The athletics at K-State is really great. There are subpar facilities provided for everyone on campus. There are activities provided for the most elite all the way to recreational fun levels of athletes. For example, I am not into sports very much at all but at the recreation conter there are activities such as ping pong, badminton, dance classes and more provided for me to still stay active and have fun!

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: K-State is really fantastic because of it academics, it's students and it's learning atmospheres. I have not had one bad experience or heard of any student complain because the school does not care. The family atmosphere is tremendous considering the school is so large but seems so small. If I could do it all over I would choose the same path I have at K-State. I have met the most inspiring friends and teachers at the university and hope others who join the K-state family can too experience this feeling.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Huge school was not expecting this when I stepped on campus I'm loving it so far.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: K-State is where I feel the most at home. I've met amazing people and learned more than I ever have before. I actually am excited for school to start.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: K-State is very respected and almost every graduate can find a job in their field. You have to be realistic about the economy and what your major is though, liberal arts degrees may have a hard time while engineers are highly sought after. You can talk with your advisor and other administration to get a realistic view of job/internship prospects in your field.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are campus police, especially at night and you can always get safewalk, where an officer will walk you anywhere on campus and up to two blocks off campus when it is nighttime. We also have the blue emergency light buttons that will call the police if you press it and need assistance. Partying is the only time you really have to be careful, but if you party smart you won't have any problems. Stay in groups and make sure one of you is mostly sober at all times to watch out for the rest of you, and understand each others limits beforehand so you can stop your friends from making bad decisions during a party or heat of the moment. Don't drink the jungle juice.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Campus housing is great to get to know other people and campus! I definitely recommend for the first year! It is very cramped though and the food gets very repetitive, so look for other options after your first year.

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I'm not a Greek person, but I have a lot of friends who are, considered, or dropped out. The people who stay absolutely love Greek life, so if it's your style, K-State has some great houses! I know some who considered but they just didn't click with the people or it was too much of a time commitment. Keep that in mind if you do sports or have a large class load! My friend dropped even though she was accepted because of time commitment. Another friend was kicked out because the guys in the house didn't think he had bonded well with them, so give it a go, but don't worry if it's not your thing or you don't match, it's not everything here.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Sometimes it seems like too much of a focus, but most of the student population loves them, and I attend most football games. Its an amazing sensation being part of the huge student section and I love it! Some of my friends aren't huge sports people and they feel a bit left out because they don't follow or enjoy the games, so if you're not that into sports, just find some other friends to watch netflix with and avoid the crowd. But if you are into sports, party on! It's a blast!

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I absolutely love Kansas State! I fell in love with the beautiful campus first and now I love just about everything about it! Yes, the classes can be difficult and stressful, but there are so many resources for you to go to and get help, and every teacher I've had has been great about pointing you in the right direction to get some help. The other students are so friendly and even though everyone has their own group, like the artsy students, sport fans, country people, everyone is still a part of the K-State family.

4 College Junior

Athletics: There are various teams each with talented players!

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The faculty and staff are accommodating for non-traditional students unlike some other institutions.

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: I really don't know. I suppose it's similar to other campuses in the midwest.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Most of my professors have been great. There are always a couple who are difficult to understand or who don't seem to care about individual students, but the class sizes are always so large for the introductory/freshman year classes that it is hard to feel like a student could get any individual attention. I think this is normal for most large schools. However, all the teachers have open office hours if needed.

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You can laud it as Middle America magic, or you can write it off as institutional brainwashing, but there’s no denying that Kansas State has a way of winning the hearts of its students. Not everyone is thrilled to matriculate, but by the time graduation rolls around, all but a handful of curmudgeons are smitten with the school. Exactly why this occurs is not immediately apparent. Odds are it’s not the parking. Or the clement weather. And tasty as Call Hall ice cream is, the “Yum!” factor goes only so far.

But maybe it has something to do with the people behind the ice cream counter—and behind the Hale reference desk and behind the classroom podiums. The welcome, the warmth, and the willingness to help a freshman track down an article on Parkinsonian ataxia from a 1928 issue of an out-of-print medical journal the night before his psych paper is due are all part of what makes K-State great. Or maybe it’s the town—after the initial resignation to Manhattan’s limited offerings, students learn to swear by its bars and coffee shops. Or maybe it’s that transcendent cream pie at the end of the dinner line. Whatever the reason, students here are happy to be students here. Take a bow, Dean Bosco.

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