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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Not too many 'safe' options close by but the campus apartments are feasible.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Nashville has a moderately diverse range of dining options.

3 College Freshman

Administration: They catch attitudes when the student body provides feedback.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: After several tries, I received the financial aid that I needed.

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: Parties typically shut down due to fights, pepper spray, and/or other negative situations.

2 College Freshman

Campus Food: There is little to no variation in menu choices, the hours for the main cafeteria are terrible, and there are not enough ways to use the meal plan.

2 College Freshman

Party Scene: I've seen plenty of party flyers around campus. I've been to a few and I've hated them. One was only bearable thanks to some friends. But everyone else seems to like the parties, but clubs with rap music and grinding is not my scene.

College Freshman

Greek Life: I don't care much for Greek life and haven't noticed them. They do things, I just don't pay attention to it.

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I have never seen the off-campus apartments provided for students so I don't know what it's like. I only know what I've been told.

3 College Freshman

Local Area: Local atmosphere is only good when off campus. Campus life is boring and in the city there's not much to do unless you are 21 and over it seems. There might be more to do but transportation without a car is awful. The buses aren't very reliable

2 College Freshman

Administration: They try to be strict with some things but it just doesn't work. You will literally see people smoking next to a no smoking sign, including teachers. The when it comes to simple things like just having visitors in the lounge of a dorm it's totally restricted. Also cigarette smoke and weed can be smelled inside the dorms at times and no one does anything about it even though it's supposed to be prohibited.

4 College Junior

Scholarships: The process went smoothly and I didn't have any problems with my financial aid.

3 College Junior

Administration: They are very strict on academic integrity and also social lives. They want to provide the best environment for their students.

4 College Junior

Academics: Our professors are great! They help us in any way they can so the we can improve our grades. The registration process was okay took some time.

College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: I eat home food mostly.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: It is mostly safe during the day, but at night more protection is needed.

College Junior

Campus Housing: I don't live on campus.

3 College Junior

Athletics: I don't know anything about the athletics because I am not interested in it. My friends are interested in it and they say it is okay.

3 College Junior

Party Scene: I don't attend the parties, I only see them when I go to classes. the scene looks calm at most and people usually dance.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Campus is great you get a good experience of responsibility

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4 College Junior

Majors: I have not had an internship, but I plan to take one very soon in my field of study.

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5 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Dining off campus is great, most of the time thats where I dine simply because I don't live on campus.

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College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I live on campus so im not sure.

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: I've heard Hattie B's Chicken is the best in town.

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3 College Junior

Athletics: I know there are strong alumni who support the football team & Greek life.

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Students at TSU seem to be happy with their experiences thus far. The school has its issues, such as parking and problems with administration, but on the whole, students feel it is a good school and they have no regrets. The University's motto is "Students Matter Most," and they truly try to aid students in any way they can. The teachers are excellent; although some could be a little more outgoing, the majority really tries to help students to get the education they are paying for. There is a good balance between academics and socializing as well, and TSU students know when to party and when to study. There are a few exceptions, but most students do not allow their social lives to interfere with their grades because their education is important to them. However, students are not afraid to blow off class for the fall and winter breaks to go home early, and they are not shy about heading out early on a Friday for a Tigers road game! There are a few improvements that could be made such as parking, registration, and some building renovations, but most of TSU's drawbacks are related to the same problems the city itself has. The administration seems like they are trying to better the school, and former-president Hefner was adamant about fundraisers and programs that brought money to the school for its improvements. There is one aspect that needs to change and that is the enrollment and registration process. It is difficult for an incoming student to know where to go and who to contact, and the administration could be much more helpful in aiding students with registration and updating them on their financial aid status. TSU students are satisfied with the school as a whole, and in order to get the best ideas of what to do and not to do, talk to the students. TSU students are friendly, energetic, and always able to help someone
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