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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Again, because I will not be staying on the campus until after August 25th, I can only speak on the process of getting into the dorm of my choice and what my initial reactions were when I spent the night there for orientation. I received my 3rd choice of dorms, which I am happy with. The building is newer looking and the dining room is large and has a large variety of options when choosing your meal. The room I have, I will share with a roommate and it seems to be average in size. It seemed very clean when I stayed the night there.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: I really have not had any interactions with the athletics department at this time. I am going to be a freshman this fall, so I haven't had any experiences with the way that the department works. The coach for basketball and soccer both spoke at my orientation and I felt both of the coaches seem very upbeat, enthusiasts and positive toward all students whether they are on the team or not.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: My interaction with my university has been a positive experience thus far. I recently attended my freshmen orientation along with both of my parents. I feel that the University gave us a very thorough overview of what we should expect both academically as well as what we can do to prepare for my transition from living at home to living on campus. Everyone was very informative and exciting to help us on our new journey. They seem very open and willing to assist in any way possible to make sure that I am successful in reaching my goal of receiving my degree in nursing.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The course qualities can vary depending on subject but are generally interesting. Some professors are friendly, caring, and supportive while others are cold, detached, and quite indifferent to their jobs. There are a lot of courses offered and class sizes are generally small or at a comfortable number.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I have not experienced the "career prospect" of the university yet, although it seems as if the school has a reputable streak of successfully finding their students jobs in the workforce.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The Campus Safety is pretty vigilant. Nothing really happens to my knowledge.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The campus housing is an adequate place to sleep indeed.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: My school is unique because it seems very liberal. I would choose this school again because it is reputable and moderately close to home.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Extremely diverse in all areas

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: it is probably as average as any college

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Love the professors and class size!

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I will for sure get a job after college in my career.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I have never felt unsafe on campus.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I enjoyed living in Campion my freshmen year!

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Not a part, have no opinion.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Have not been to many games but the games I have been to were fun!

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I have loved most of my professors. My UCWR and UCLR professors were extremely passionate about the subject and their students. The professors that I find to be the best are the ones that always require you to meet with them once in the semester. It means they really care about who you are and your education.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Loyola is always having career and job fairs that are accessible to students it is just getting the motivation to go.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Loyola does a lot to keep students aware of the environment they are in. Loyola is continually providing students with information about crimes that are occurring. Loyola also offers a lot of support to students who have experienced any traumatic situations.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: I loved my sophomore housing experience in an apartment style dorm.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: We don't have houses which sucks.

3 College Junior

Athletics: People enjoy going to the basket ball and volleyball games but I personally have never gone to any of them.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I like most of my professor. Sometimes the nursing professors can get irritating especially if they are not teaching a science related course.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the people, too many core classes, pricey

2 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Major's very competitive and not enough reach out

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Loyola's students are quick to point out the school's faults. There is little sugar-coating in their appraisal of the school as a financial mess that is so rife with incompetence that it is hard to accomplish even the simplest administrative tasks without putting up a fight. That said, most Loyolans love their school. They see its faults as nothing more than additional challenges they must face on their way to graduation. The majority of students would prefer to look past all the talk of budget cuts and program eliminations they hear during the course of their academic careers and focus on the positives. Loyola offers a quality education for those who are willing to work at it.

Are the administrative problems at Loyola disruptive to a student's studies? Definitely. Should this scare you away from Chicago's Jesuit institution? No. Loyola is starting to come slowly out of its period of financial distress. Fewer cutbacks are expected as incoming class sizes grow in size. Outside of the classroom, the University is actually growing and improving by the day. Most of the buildings around campus are slowly being renovated; the University has a feeling of newness to it, and this is a good thing for freshmen just out of high school. Not only do you get a new beginning, but you get new facilities to make that start in. Many students who have graduated recently look at the campus improvements with jealousy, wishing they had been given the opportunity to make use of them. Students may be split on their feelings about Loyola, but it appears that the University is in the process of rebuilding itself anew. It is up to young scholars to follow suit.

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