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4 College Junior

Technology: The computers are always available which is great

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3 College Junior

Weather: The weather is relatively nice all the time. The winters are unpleasant.

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3 College Junior

Scholarships: I wish there were more people working in the department.

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3 College Junior

Administration: It is a nice campus to live on. We have a good system.

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4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Best dorms: Gallardia and it's twin. San Jacinto, College Inn, Tower, Blanco, Bexar, Jackson

Worst: Lantana, Arnold, Smith, Elliot, Lantana, Sterry

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4 College Junior

Weather: Mostly sunny, beautiful days, but it can be pretty hot and unbearable sometimes. That's why students usually wear Nike's and a t shirt to class and make fun of people who look actually look nice. It's too hot to get put together, you're just gonna sweat in your nice clothes, hiking across our hilly campus.

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5 College Junior

Party Scene: Got a fake? Go to 6th on a party bus that leaves from different apartments

Aren't 21 and don't have a fake? Go to frat parties, apartment parties, ect.

You're 21? The world is your oyster

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: There are so many apartments to choose from and so many affordable options. There are also a few very nice options if you're richer than the average college student who's ballin' on a budget.

4 College Junior

Administration: I've never had any issues regarding getting in trouble. Our honor code is relatively strong, I think most people on campus just do the right thing.

3 College Junior

Transportation: If you're living on campus, everything you need is in walking distance. If you're off campus, you pretty much need a car to get around.

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5 College Junior

Local Area: The atmosphere here is simply awesome. The river that runs through our campus is THE BEST for a hot weekend near the end of spring semester. It's near impossible to have a bad day when you're soaking up the sun in cool water. The square has PLENTY of college friendly, affordable bars to go to, restaurants, movie theaters, shops, etc. There are countless things to do in San Marcos.

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3 College Junior

Athletics: I wish we had more support for our athletes and sports teams. We're actually pretty good but attending athletic events is seldom. I can count on both hands how many times I've been to a Texas State game of any kind.

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4 College Junior

Diversity: I love going to Texas State, it's such a big place. You have frat boys and sorority girls to students working full time to put themselves through to school. Clubs and groups of friends for not only for your future career but your interests, abilities, religious beliefs and personality. Everyone's relatively friendly and accepting of others despite their differences.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: i think that dining off campus is cheaper because you get more than what you pay for compared to at school

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: there are buttons on every light post so if you never need help press one and help comes emmediatly. also there are bobcat bobbies for if you are alone you can call them and they can give you a ride to your dorm

4 College Freshman

Weather: sometimes it can be pretty hot but its all about living in texas

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: i just wish that for the people that needed help financially would be able to get some money left over for perhaps dorm living

4 College Freshman

Local Area: there are pretty views in certain places, shopping is great, we have the river which is awesome.

5 College Freshman

Technology: its great! you cant run out of paper because you have pretty much an unlimited amount of paper to use. and believe me, its alot

4 College Freshman

Administration: it kind of just depends if your a crazy person and they have to check on you every now and then.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: the pricing is pretty reaasonable, not to bad.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: the shuttles tend to get there on time but after a certain time some stop working and the wait is longer

4 College Student

Transportation: On-campus transportation is beyond helpful and convenient. The cost is included in tuition and fees so there's no need to have money at hand and the schedule is pretty accurate and close together. Buses run continuously throughout campus until their cutoff time, which is late for students' benefit. However, long-distance transportation is not very applicable. I believe the furthest out a bus goes is 30 minutes, however taxis are available, but not free. Needless to say, transportation is convenient and beneficial to the basic needs of the students.

4 College Student

Technology: The use and availability of computers from the school is amazing. It can be a pain while having to wait for other students, but it is very beneficial. The entire process and system is easy and helpful, especially when your personal computer or printer is down. Though campus computers and printers are extremely beneficial to every student, they have restrictions and sharing can be a huge setback during finals and registering for new classes, therefore, owning a fully operable laptop/computer is essential in being proactive and self-sufficient.

3 College Student

Academics: Every student has to complete a core workload and then their program requirements on top of that. Biology is not the easiest program, but is very well attainable with hard-work and determination. The more you get into the program that you are studying, the work becomes a little more and harder. There are many clubs/organizations that are created for specific groups that aid students, push them, and gives them a little more insight on their major and the opportunities it withholds. Knowing what you like and want to do are essential in choosing a major because it's about determination and dedication. No program will be a walk in the park.

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Texas State is such a friendly, open, accepting university. It's not a super huge college, so the people aren't stuck-up or cocky like you might find at bigger universities. It's very relaxed on campus, and there's a very chill atmosphere surrounding the city of San Marcos, as well. You can feel at home at Texas State, and you'll be surprised to find how easy it is to make friends.

Texas State is superb in making sure its students are offered the opportunities they need to gain skills that will make them the most competitive in their field. Being a smaller university makes it even easier for academic advisers and professors to take the extra time to talk to students one-on-one about their future career paths. The professors and advisers are always eager to help. 

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