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5 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I live off campus about five minutes from campus. Parking is easy and the landlord is always available. I pay a nice chunk of money but i work 50+ hours a weeks so i make enough money to live in such a place. the school has a website that provides different places to live but because i dont live on campus, i haven't used it.

5 College Junior

Technology: Having multiple libraries, there is always somewhere to use a computer and print easily. I do have my own computer but have never had a printer because of this easy access. The wifi is off and on in different buildings but overall reliable.

5 College Junior

Majors: It's the best. I wouldn't do it over. My professors are all really interesting people and bring a lot to the table. We are taught how to use LinkedIn which a lot of schools don't teach. My career goals are to finish school, work for a NPO in DC to legalize gay marriage worldwide and work for Hanger Prosthetic. I don't have any concerns because a communications degree, you have a wide variety of job offers!

3 College Junior

Majors: I didn't find the admission process hard however, i do think the course load is very prestigious. you have to stay on top of your work and be in class.

4 College Junior

Diversity: Being a women studies major, it's my job to recognize the diversity of our campus! we have walks that men do for women to keep us safe. We are an open campus about sexuality and religion.

5 College Junior

Party Scene: Between the house parties, short north, osu-Michigan week tailgating our party scene is huge! the bars strictly enforce 21+ which is great because you're with people your age and no one younger is getting in. The transportation is great. outside of taxi's we have COTAs that run through the night and a school bus that takes kids in the dorms to and from the bar making it safer for students to go out downtown for college nights!

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4 College Junior

Transportation: The shuttles are amazing. Always on time and making it to class from parking miles away is easy with this. If you're driving through campus and it's busy, expect to be there a while. There is always construction on our roads. The parking cost is ridiculous but i pay it because i don't skip class.

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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: There are police everywhere however, a lot of rapes have occurred this semester alone. The number of rapes and attacks on females is increasingly large. I never walk alone after the sun goes down and always have mace on me. There are the "blue button machines" where if you need a police officer or feel unsafe you hit it and they'll be right there however they're slow and you're better off running to safety.

5 College Junior

Academics: The professors in both the communications major and women studies are the best. They really work with the students. Email them and you're getting an answer within an hour or so. They are well-educated and professional. The curriculum is tough but the job opportunities and internships being in such a major are everywhere! The workload of WGSST (women studies) is a lot of reading but it's all interesting.

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: Besides Adderall, I don't really hear much about the students taking bad drugs. The policy is strictly enforced and many teachers are aware when students are taking adderall. If you're caught with it OSU kicks you out no questions asked. Alcohol is clearly used due to being such a big school however, I work so much drinking isn't an interest so i stay away from it.

5 College Junior

Athletics: Our sports are some of the best in the nation. The coaches keep in contact with all the students and keep us affiliated and informed on what's going on. The fan support is tremendous and our school spirit is clearly the best! The facilities are always being updated and keeping our athletes the most fit.

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus housing is cheaper then on campus and so worth it. you can get your own place for cheap and have total freedom (and responsibility) by your soph year

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4 College Sophomore

Majors: I am in ISE and it's great. One of the top rated in the country and very good at getting students internships and jobs.

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5 College Sophomore

Administration: Dorms are chill. Always a back entry that is unsupervised for weekend nights when someone needs help getting home.

5 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek is great, but b/c of the off campus housing situation there are a TON of house parties every weekend. Greek is great but not necessary to have a good time.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: high street is full of different restaurants. Search around and I'm sure there is one for everyone

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: Buses are free with OSU ID and get you most places you need to go. Car is good for getting groceries.

4 College Senior

Academics: The undergraduate social work program was filled with great instructors and courses. I enjoyed being in field placement the most, and it has made me a better student and confident in the skills and knowledge I have developed while pursuing an education at Ohio State.

4 College Senior

Scholarships: Need to have more grants and scholarships accessible for master students!!!!

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: Lots of cheap places to buy food and convenient for walking.

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2 College Senior

Weather: This winter was pretty hard to get through and make it to class/drive in traffic.

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5 College Senior

Local Area: Lots of good attractions!

5 College Senior

Health & Safety: Great services and helpful for students.

5 College Senior

Diversity: Great diversity and can interact with people from various background :)

4 College Senior

Transportation: Easy to ride. Gets me where I want to go !

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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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