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Reviews 4215 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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3 College Senior

Administration: Class attendance seems like it is becoming more strict.

College Senior

Party Scene: I don't spend much time on campus, because I commute and live an hour away. This is why I am not able to answer this question.

3 College Senior

Campus Food: Campus-run food places like the dining hall an such are decent. The food trucks and food chains are the life-savers.

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College Senior

Campus Housing: I was not able to live on campus during my attendance at Temple University.

3 College Junior

Athletics: There is alot of of people here who love basketball

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: the rents are always relatively cheap which is nice

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Using diamond dollars at local places is convenient

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3 College Junior

Administration: There actually arent really any rules that I can think of

3 College Junior

Scholarships: I didnt apply for much, but there are some easy ways to find scholarships

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Party Scene: up to date computers and software, but sometimes the tech can be a little crowded

3 College Junior

Campus Food: It would be nice if there were better and healthier options

3 College Sophomore

Administration: They do their best at trying to make rules, and do not care for troublemakers.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I am living off campus in the fall and it's a very stressful process! I wish the prices wouldn't be so expensive to live in a ghetto basically!

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Temple is overall an amazing school and has really helped me shape myself as an individual. When i graduate I will gladly say I am an alumni!

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: FOX provides its students the best academics theycan, and it includes amazing internships and career field projects that help better us as students and future business workers!

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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Temple has a wonderful athletic department and really strive to do their best. Our school stands behind them 100%!

2 College Sophomore

Scholarships: For Temple being such an amazing school academically, they're financial aid is HORRIBLE. They seem like they don't care and don't want to help you get an education. They try to rip you off!

5 College Sophomore

Academics: Fox School of Business is ranked in the top 5 business schools in the nation. If that doesn't speak for itself then I don't know what will. The professors are incredible and FOX provides many opportunities for you to jump start your career!

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Since I am of age, the bar and club scene is amazing and I look forward to my weekends starting on Thursday by going to Masters bar!

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: Philadephia has alot to offer when it comes to activities and different cultures. We are a city with a great nightlife and amazing attractions in the heart of the city! Temple University happens to be in the heart of it all which makes it 100% more enjoyable!

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Living in Morgan Hall North is very expensive but an all new building built only 2 years ago. A lot of new accessories/amenities including the dining hall on the lower floor. When it comes to the dorms they are more like suits. 2 rooms shared between 4 girls. Could be more spacious for what we pay. Besides that Morgan Hall North is actually pretty awesome to live in!

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Alot of them seem very genuine and very smart. Others don't nearly seem as bright at all.

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4 College Sophomore

Local Area: It's very lively, everywhere I go people are always around.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I heard of greek life but I can't really make any assumptions. However, I do know that it's not that bad and people enjoy living their.

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: From what I heard, it's ok, but I really have never been part of the scene.

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Overall, Temple has its ups and downs, but students seem to love it all the same. On the downside, there can be some head-butts with tyrannical teachers, unfriendly cafeteria workers, and the always-frustrating financial aid office. Housing can cause an enormous hassle, and those commuting have to battle with parking or public transportation. Some people don’t feel as though they are prepared for the real world once they leave campus, but others say it’s been an incredible learning experience. Those students that love their experience at Temple all have their own reasons. Some love the atmosphere and found it to be a lot of fun. Others found it to be a great place to grow up and discover themselves. Lots of students take away more from living in a big city than they do from the University. But one thing it seems most students agree on is that the people at Temple University are what really make it a worthwhile experience.

In general, students coming to Temple have big expectations, from both the school and the city. Those that graduate either feel that Temple met their expectations, or if it didn’t, then it was their own fault for not pursuing more opportunities while they were there. Most students feel that Temple provides them with the opportunities that make their college experiences excellent—as long as they are willing to make use of them.

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