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4 College Freshman

Party Scene: Off campus parties are fun but if you want a safe environment to party in the school throws parties

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: I have no problems with financial aid

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: As a freshman tiger court is the best dorm

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5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Living off campus seems to be really good move financially. The off campus options are mostly apartments and you can find roommates with other students from SSU or even local colleges. There are plenty of options. From what I have heard it cost basically the same to live on campus then off. The only con to living off campus is that you have to have a car or one of your roommates. It would be very difficult to transport yourself back and forth to school on the CAT.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: The best parties are usually off campus at a club or at a house. The parties have loud music and students usually are mingling around talking and dancing with one another. Sometimes it is a very great bonding experience because you meet so many different great people. However there are drugs and alcohol at the college parties and you do see some students take advantage of the drugs. But if you have great friends they wouldn't let you get to a point where you cant control yourself. So the students usually look after one another and no one has gotten hurt.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: The off campus dining spots are mainly fast food. The cost is reasonable and it is very convenient because they are not far from the school. If it is a nice day outside you could walk to one of the restaurants. I honestly like the restaurant called Carey Hillards. It is a sea and soul food place. It is only in Savannah and it is a family owned restaurant but there food is amazing. Student discounts are mainly at McDonalds or some well known fast food place but I have not received any.

5 College Freshman

Administration: The rules I have seen enforced is drug and alcohol use. I've seen students get arrested for violating the policies. The police officers are very protective over the students and only want to see us prosper. When they see us making bad decisions they will correct and give us a warning. However if it becomes a problem then you will get arrested. The police officers believe that drugs and alcohol will prohibit you from being successful, and if you are around other students doing bad things then it is not setting a good example. So they will do anything to stop it and protect us from any harm.

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: My financial aid process was not a hassle. My financial aid was the Hope scholarship and students loans. I did not have to go to financial aid to get anything straightened out, it was put into my account automatically when it was time to pay by student bill. I had to come out of pocked around 8000 total my first year in college. So that is why I am applying for scholarships.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: At Savannah State we do not have a whole lot of variety of foods on campus. The café has the best food because it is home cooked all the time and it has the most healthy food options. The student union and tiger express are the least healthiest because all they sell is greasy foods like, burgers, fries, wings, bacon, etc. The dining dollars work as if it is real money. If you want something extra then you would have to use your dining dollars. The price of food is over priced in the student union. But there is not a lot variety which I wish we had.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus at Savannah State University is a very interesting experience. You get to meet a lot of new people. The dorm I stayed in my freshman year was called Tiger Place. Those dorms were one of the newer nicer ones. Also tiger place was a freshmen residential hall for females only. The other dorms on campus like the Commons, The Village, Tiger Court, Bostic, Bowen, and Wright Hall are also very nice. The upperclassman tend to stay in the Village or The Commons. Then the Freshman stay in the others. The worst places to live are Bostic and Bowen. The cost of the dorms are not cheap but their not that expensive. Its doable. The housing process is very easy we do it online when housing emails us and we just pick which dorm facility we would like to live in and which room number. Its pretty easy. But don't wait until the last minute because you will end up somewhere you don't want to be.

3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Some guys are nice and respectful and girls are friendly, but some girls are stuck up and guys only want to have sex with other girls

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4 College Freshman

Administration: There are few problems because we have campus police. They are always patrolling.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food is okay, but I sometimes get tired of eating the same food choices.

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2 College Freshman

Scholarships: It takes a while for financial aid to process.

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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I wanted to pledge but there was no information .

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1 College Freshman

Athletics: Teams put up 90 points on the football team! Male basketball is just as bad.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I live at home with my parents don't think I can live off campus closer to campus because of location.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: I love fast food and pretty much every main fast food restaurant is near .

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3 College Freshman

Administration: They got rid of smoking thankfully ! Honestly I never see the campus police patrolling the campus .

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: My advisor was really helpful . I got paid on the second go around. I wish they would have said that freshmen get paid on the second go around but it wasn't a bad experience .

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: It's ok . Prices are decent but I prefer to eat off campus . Wish we could get more discounts at the local fast food restaurants or some on campus .

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: When filling out my fafsa information, i struggle a little due to the fact that it was my first year actually doing this type of stuff. It was hard but i manage to get through it

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3 College Freshman

Party Scene: I actually enjoy the parties that happen on campus. They are always fun and exciting

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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Eating campus food is okay, I just sugguest that we can be able to use our dining dollars to go to other fast food companies of campus or atleast get restaurants on campus.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus gives me a chance to understand the college life. I enjoy staying on campus I get to meet new peopel and develop long life freindships. Living on campus gives you also a better social life you get to enjoy things with friends that really only a one time life experience

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From the academics to the social life, Savannah State University is nothing but great. But the college experience is ultimately what you make of it. SSU's historic value is what surprises students the most. The oldest building on campus, Hill Hall, has survived fire. In addition, everyone is so friendly and family oriented, always willing to lend a helping hand. Many things make the school unique, including Felix Alexis Circle, which hosts the Greek "Divine Nine" fraternities and sororities. Many other schools have Greek houses, but SSU has Greek "plots."

The student-to-teacher ratio provides students with one-on-one assistance from teachers, where you're more than just a number. In addition, despite these smaller numbers, students still come together to make a difference. Ultimately, the student orientation leaders (SOLs) and tiger ambassadors (TAs) smoothen the transition from high school to college, and enlighten prospective students about SSU. Both organizations allow upcoming freshmen to feel right at home and welcomed. SSU prepares students to have an open mind, and to network appropriately because it's not what you know—it's who you know. 

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