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Reviews 4082 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I didn't have a problem applying for financial aid and I got help with tuition.

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3 College Sophomore

Weather: When it is cold, it is hard to get up to go to class or want to go outside. If it's too hot, going to class is not a fun walk to get to.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: The dining halls are always open and the buffet style is great. Fresh Express, Sloopys, and Burritos offer a variety of food that works with your meal plan.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Ohio State is a large school. They have plenty of group activities and fairs that students can partake in. The only reason I maybe would not choose it again is how big it is. The programs are great though and it gives all its students so many different opportunities.

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: It's kind of hard to find good pot but alcohol is always available.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: The games are a huge part of campus. Everyone is always in attendance and the teams are supported no matter what. The football and basketball team ave done great which leads to great school spirit.

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4 College Freshman

Weather: It's great except in the winter. It's very, very cold, but during the rest of the year it very rarely rains.

4 College Freshman

Parking: It's reasonable, but the inconvenience is that freshmen cannot park in the garages.

3 College Sophomore

Technology: The computer labs are always full. We must pay for printing. The network does not always work, but it is fast. It's nice to have your own computer in case you can't get one in the library.

3 College Freshman

Technology: The computers are fine but usually very full in thompson library. Go to the SEL/18th ave Library for easy access!

4 College Freshman

Transportation: We have easy bus systems, the CABS and COTA, both of which are free. It helps when you live far away like in west campus.

3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: The guys here tend to be extremely athletic but often very shallow. Many are into sex and partying more than friendship.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: I love our school. We have traditions like beat Michigan Week, Mirror Lake jump and singing Carmen Ohio that make OSU feel like family.

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: We have an amazing social scene and fantastic facilities. However, North Campus is always under construction.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: OSU hosts many off-campus housing fairs, but often they go fast so be sure to start looking early.

4 College Freshman

Academics: My classes are challenging but relatively small so I get good help from professors. However, avoid the chemistry program.

5 College Freshman

Academics: Although the neuroscience program is new, we already have several advisors and an honor society. I am already in research as a freshman, there are so many opportunities.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am in the process of rushing and I couldn't be happier. OSU is very anti-hazing and the process is very well handled and explained.

4 College Freshman

Administration: Most RA's will just confiscate your alcohol. Few actually write you up. Being written up in itself is hardly a big deal either.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I chose to go here, reluctantly, because it was very cheap. However, it was the best choice of my life. Classes are extremely challenging but the professors are very good. The spirit here is astounding, everyone here loves their life and their school.

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5 College Student

Athletics: We have some of the best facilities and sports in Ohio and the nation.

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3 College Freshman

Weather: All four seasons are seen, and the view from Thompson Library at the end of the oval makes any other the seasons more than bearable.

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4 College Freshman

Academics: The sciences are popular among the majority of students therefore the lab equipment is usually new and in good condition. However due to the popularity spots for needed classes tend to fill up rather quickly and graduating "on time" requires a heavy workload in most cases.

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5 College Freshman

Academics: Advisors, professors, coordinators, and peers are all very willing to work with others to make the "college experience" exactly what you would like as an individual.

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4 College Freshman

Parking: Parking enforcement varies, often drivers do not realize te freedom given on weekends or after "busy" hours allowing parking in lots and spaces not normally available.

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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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