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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Ohio State is the perfect school for me. It's large, so there are always things going on, new people to meet, and new experiences waiting to be had. I absolutely love being a buckeye and it's so great being surrounded by so many intelligent & kind people. There's no place I'd rather be.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: OSU is a very good school for kids who just got out of High school, if you are a working adult there are not many options for fitting in school. The tuition is decent price for the name of the school. Campus is very mellow and clean. Students are very friendly and out going. There is a club for just about everything. Plus the sports events are amazing and affordable for students.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Ohio State has provided me with many opportunities.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I absolutely love Ohio State. I couldn't be happier with my college experience.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: College has been a great experience, classes were harder than I was use to and I had to do some growing up, but overall it has been a great experience.

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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The community at Ohio State is wonderful. There are amazing opportunities for every student at OSU.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the traditions that come with Ohio State. It's very exciting to be a Buckeye- the atmosphere is incredible. Science class are huge and challenging, but there are usually plenty of TAs to provide assistance when needed. There are lots of ways to get involved on campus, so many so that sometimes it is overwhelming. In a school this large, it can be difficult to find your niche, but in general students are very friendly and accepting.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: This school is the best. The faculty in my Dental Program aim to see us achieve our goals and successes. Their motto is not to leave anyone astray just come to them at any time if help is needed. I would definitely choose this school again. We spend so much time together it feels like a second family. If you are an out of state student, Ohio State University will make you feel at home. There are so many organizations on campus that a student can be a part of which will help students meet new people. And last but not least, we have the best football team.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There is one way to describe it; one of a kind.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The Ohio State university is unique in that it has a great diversity of students and majors. However, because of too many people in a classroom, it is up to the students to do well and maintain their GPAs. Personal helps are not to be expected and communication with professors or staffs are difficult. As an Asian students, I have experienced discriminations but they were not harsh and there are more nice people than the racists. Despite these negative qualities, I chose the Ohio State University because it had a potential of providing me with so much opportunities. I enrolled in the campus as a Biology major but was hoping to explore more subjects as I could discover what fits me better. Along with my major classes, I can choose what I want to learn in vast number of classes,and I fully understand that this is not possible in many of the universities in the United States. Another characteristic I like about OSU is that I can be friends with people of diverse ethnicity. I always envied people who not only knows a lot of people but also knows people with different nationalities. Also, because of diverse ethnicities, the campus is filled with amazing cultures. As a freshman, I have not fully experienced the greatness of OSU but so far, OSU is the best college for me.

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I like my school. Even though it is large, there are always people around, which can sometimes be a good thing. The athletics are definitely fun, but I love the opportunities that Ohio State presents to me. I feel like going to this school will present with greater opportunities. They also usually have fun, helpful staff teaching classes. It is definitely an experience here.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I will start at OSU in the fall, but the orientation was awesome, as well as the tours, visitation days, and special events. My only worry is due to the college size, classes and time with professors will be more challenging.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love that I was the only person in my high school to travel so far to attend school. I love getting to know new people from diverse backgrounds. That is the best part because while learning about other's lives it helps me understand and figure out my own. Being there I feel independant and I finally feel like I can discover who I am. And I love going to class and learning so much about different things.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There are so many students from all around the world, you can really get a global experience!

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: You just need to start looking very early in order to find a good place that's not too expensive. There's some great options around though and it's definitely worth the freedom. Also, it's fun!

5 College Junior

Party Scene: Walk down south campus and you'll definitely find some pretty crazy parties. It is awesome on game days.

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5 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There's a ton of variety around campus. If you like chains, there's a bunch of those, but there's also a ton of local spots that are actually really good. You'll find whatever you're looking for.

5 College Junior

Administration: As a transfer student, I've had to work with administration a lot and they've always been super helpful.

4 College Junior

Campus Food: There's a pretty good variety depending on where you go. I love stopping at the caf├ęs in between classes, they have the best teas.

5 College Junior

Scholarships: It's always been easy to get help from the staff who can really focus on what you need to do to pay for college

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3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Takes a while to get aid, talk to professors

5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: It's really fun, able to meet new people

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Raising Cane's is the place to try

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3 College Sophomore

Administration: We can be free to a certain degree

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: A good amount of space, easy to meet people

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There is a reason the Buckeye Nation is considered to be so devoted; an overwhelming love for OSU is evident in student responses, and in the loyalty of alumni to their alma mater. Each person has his or her own reasons for loving the University, and there are quite a few of them. Some students feel that the academics are top-notch and have found exactly the programs they wanted; others lean toward the athletic success of the Buckeye teams, while some just feel that the friendships and bonds they have made are enough to make their tenure at OSU worthwhile. At any rate, everyone can agree that being a Buckeye creates a special bond between you and nearly 50,000 other students, which you will carry with you for the rest of your life.

Once you get past the sheer size of the University, it will really become a second home. After only a quarter of classes, you won't be able to cross the Oval without seeing someone you know. Ohio State is truly the smallest large university you will find. The people are known for their friendly attitudes, and alumni are scattered across the nation. If you choose to go to OSU, you're choosing a school with a name that's well known, both in the workplace and in the college community. Few students ever regret their time at Ohio State, and most consider their college experience to be among the best offered in the Big Ten and the country.

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