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4 College Student

Academics: It is indeed challenging, not just a party school.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Student

Guys & Girls: The social life is great here. Everyone here is nice and wonderful.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Student

Greek Life: It doesn't affect me in anyway whatsoever.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Technology: All dorms arr equipped with wi-fi which makes everything super fast.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Awesome spots for burgers, wings, Mexican, Indian. All you need just a walk away in Isla Vista.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Scholarships: I received more financial aid than i expected but do wish for more.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Administration: Students are trusted to do the right thing, and follow rules.

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Awesome hangout spots, such as the beach which is literally only a walk away.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Beautiful buildings everywhere with top academics, like theoretical physics.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Athletics: Soccer games on Friday nights, throwing of tortillas.

5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Nothing like beautiful woman than next to a beach.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: New events every week to keep students healthy.

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: Isla Vista, greatest college town.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: They throw the best parties on campus, thats a fact.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Weather: Literally never a day of rain.

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: the landlords are rude and it is expensive and its old

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Transportation: take the bus or walk everywhere i go and it is free

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Academics: still the first quarter so not sure, but pretty reasonable

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Academics: difficult but not too hard everyone is smart

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Drug Safety: we have been taught so much on it that mostly every student knows

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Food: everything is fresh but i get sick of it because i feel like it doesn't have flavor

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: i live in ft which is far but i do get my own bathroom which is the perk

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: so cute, so hot, so smart it is the best because we have all

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Quality: there are events here and there but you really have to get involved

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: pretty easy to get from place to place and very beautiful

1 person found this useful Report
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Kohn Hall Kohn Hall Houses the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

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Ask practically any UCSB student, and he or she can give you a long list of things they love about the University, along with a few things they wish they could change. For the most part, UCSB is a college student’s haven with great academics, world-renowned professors, not to mention the great weather and laid-back atmosphere, and lastly who can forget the social scene? Some students describe Santa Barbara as paradise, but for those who quickly get over it and need a getaway, LA is a short one-hour drive south, while San Francisco is only four hours north. There are hidden treasures in Santa Barbara that you can explore and take advantage of while living there.

Do not let the weather and social scene cloud your judgment and decisions—take a deeper look at the school and ask the students. Chances are, the parties are not at the top of their list. Most students fall in love with their internships, clubs and organizations, and research work that prepare them for the real world. The most successful students are those who find a balance between academics and social life. The temptation to blow off school is present wherever you go, so the students pay extra attention to the work they produce. Overall, UCSB is the type of school that produces people that employers are seeking. You will find your fellow peers to be sociable and well-rounded in and out of the workplace. So although you may not get to experience game days like you would at a football school, there is nothing better than being able to catch a quick "surf sesh" before and after your class.

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