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3 College Freshman

Transportation: It's hard being so far from home because cars aren't convenient.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Roll Tide. Football games are crazy fun and I love going to them.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The health center is ridiculous and it doesn't help and it charges a ridiculous amount for no help. I had a sinus infection and they didn't give me the right prescription and I was sick for many days after that.

4 College Freshman

Administration: They aren't strict about anything that isn't important. They're super chill because they know this is a college campus.

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: They make us take a test online at the beginning of the year telling us about Alcohol education and drug education.

2 College Freshman

Diversity: At UA there isn't much diversity at all. It's all white people and there is hardly any hispanic or African American or anything like that.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are some weekends where it's crazy busy but some weekends there isn't much going on. It sucks not being able to go to bars because I'm 18. It's literally 18 everywhere in the US except Alabama and it sucks.

5 College Freshman

Majors: My major is Pubic Relations and it is one of the best programs in the country. It was easy to get into and I am doing well in my weeder classes.

5 College Freshman

Majors: I really like the material. It's my calling.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I haven't lived on campus yet, and I have signed a lease so I will be living off campus soon.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I don't like my dorm very much and there isn't much of an atmosphere for social interaction.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: It's hard for me to get around because I don't have a car, so I have to be able to walk places, and there aren't many walking options.

5 College Junior

Greek Life: University of Alabama always has a large rush.

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Everyone loves midnight sushi & buffalo Phils takes dining dollars!

5 College Junior

Academics: I take Arabic here, and it's so great! The foreign language department is so great and I am blessed to have this program!

4 College Junior

Weather: If it's sunny, everyone plays on the quad. If it's rainy more people take the buses. If it's snowing, no one wants to come.

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4 College Junior

Party Scene: There are swaps, parties, and bars having some event most weekends.

4 College Junior

Administration: All the rules on campus make sense. When I was a freshman living in a all girl's dorm it was hard that my dad couldn't spend the night on football weekends, but I understand it's just the school protecting all the student's safety.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Chemical engineering is a challenging yet rewarding program. It is commonly known to be one of the most difficult majors on campus.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I think there are great off campus options. They are close to campus, safe, and gets students away from the required dorm life of freshman year!

3 College Freshman

Technology: There are crowded, slightly outdated computers in the labs and the libraries. The wifi on campus is sometimes unreliable.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: I think the Greek life is pretty good, but I'm not in it so I wouldn't know. There are a ton of fraternities and sororities.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are a ton of local places and chains that are both open late and located very close to Alabama's campus.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Everything at Alabama revolves around sports, especially football. However, we also know when it's time to sit down and study.

3 College Freshman

Administration: They are strict about some things, such as honor code, but they are very lenient with others. Visitation in dorms and noise ordinances are almost never followed.

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University of Alabama students constantly brag about their school’s traditions and spirit, and their pride is shown throughout the town. Some say it’s the incredible education that drew them here, and others say it’s Bama football that brought them to this Southern school. But no matter what reason these students choose to come to UA, most believe it was the best choice they could have made.

After graduation, some students get a job, some further their education by going to UA’s grad school, and some even go to UA’s law school. No matter what the students decide to do with their future, they believe Bama has prepared them for it. Students advise upcoming freshmen to walk around the Quad, visit the Strip, or watch a football game to understand why so many love UA.

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