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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I thought I was a small town, small college kid and I didn't even think I wanted to go to UCF. I visited the campus and actually liked it. Then, when it was time to decide, I went with UCF for financial reasons. HOWEVER, if I could go back, I would pick UCF every time, awesome atmosphere both on and off campus!

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I wouldn't choose another school if given the option again.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: UCF creates an excellent environment to experience what college is really about. With a city like atmosphere and an ever increasing population, the Knight Nation is something every high senior should dream about.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I bleed black and gold and its only been summer.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: I have enjoyed every minute at UCF. The teachers have been amazing, a lot of them having first hand experience in the field that they are teaching. My Anatomy teacher was a doctor. I learned so much that year. My Organic Chemistry teacher had been a teacher for as long as he could remember, and really knew hot to connect with students. There are so many resources to help you succeed. Beyond the enormous number of peers that you have to help you, the teachers are readily avaible to do help, there are many study sessions, and quiet places to study on campus. I never felt like I had no where to turn if I was stuck. Even if I was up until 3 am at All Knight Study, I knew there was probably someone there too who could work out problems with me. I wouldn't choose another school, this one has definitely suited my needs so far.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: So far it has been great. The campus is breath taking its like a city on it own. So many opportunities and things to do and join that I wish I could be more involved.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love UCF and all the amenities that they provide for students. They make going to school so fun by hosting events such as entertainers, awesome clubs, raves, you name it!

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I went to Valencia College for two years and direct connected to UCF and could not be happier.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: UCF has been the best choice I have made. I have grown so close to its school ambiance, students and faculty. It truly is a university where everyone is cared for and given the most out of their experience at UCF.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I was raised in Orlando so i stayed because my father passed away and i didn't want to leave my mom by herself

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5 College Senior

Overall Experience: I absolutely love my school. It has helped me grow into the man I am today. The people who attend are diverse and easy to become familiar with. The teachers are excellent and after 4 years I can honestly say this is one of the best decisions I have ever made.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: I love how the professor and advisors are so willing to help and really care about your success.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: My university is extremely active. I love the high energy my school cultivates--there is always something happening on campus! Due to the fact that I live on campus and do not have a car, it helps that there are so many activities happening right around the corner like Comedy Night and Yoga Under the Stars. The events help me to stay connected to my community and allow me to meet new people. Not to mention, the football games are very exciting! I attend one of the largest universities in the country, and this furthermore gives me the chance to encounter people from all types of backgrounds and preferences. I love getting to learn about various cultures, countries, and ideas, and I enjoy being challenged to think outside of my usual perspective. The professors I have had have been insightful and helpful, and there are many resources available in case I need academic, professional, personal, or medical assistance. Though a college education certainly requires financial sacrifice, it is worth the expense. I would definitely choose to go to the University of Central Florida again if given a second chance, and I am glad to have had the opportunity to attend my school!

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5 College Student

Overall Experience: I love it! its fantastic I wouldn't change a thing.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: My University is extremely helpful and has been nothing but good to me and that I am thankful for.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: The University of Central Florida is a university which strives on top quality education. I have not had an encounter with a difficult professor to this date and they are very eager to help their students learn.

Another quality which I admire about my university is the diversity. Being that it is the second largest school in the country, one cannot deny that there are going to be a large group of diverse people. This has forced me to reach out to people out of my comfort zone and become more enlightened to other cultures and traditions.

Lastly, The University of Central Florida offers multiple resources to help their students succeed such as tutoring, career services, workshops, career fairs and more.

I can truly say from the bottom of my heart that I made the best decision by attending the University of Central Florida.

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5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: UCF provides many opportunities for its students. I enjoy going here and enjoy everything this school has to offer.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: UCF has a wide range of clubs and activities for students to get involved into, to create a better and more enjoyable learning experience. UCF also offers tutoring and course to give you tips on how to improve your absorption of information, to get a better understanding of what your learning. I must say overall this is the best university I have attended

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: While avoiding the freshman fifteen is constantly at the front of my mind I can never seem to pass up one dollar ice cream cone days at the University's Ice cream parlor. The University of Central Florida is like the melting pot of Florida students and students from around the country. The campus is a place to witness the beauty of different cultures and beliefs mash together in the most excepting atmosphere.

Throughout High School several of my teachers told me that they attended the University of Central Florida when it had not yet been known as "The University of Central Florida" but as Florida Technological Institute. Back in their day going to the now UCF was considered what teenagers consider the same as going into a Community College out of High School. And I like those other teenagers did not want to be stuck at Seminole State College, but on my way back to my car to endure my thirty minute drive back home to Sanford I noticed the pendulum that hangs in the Mathematical Sciences Building explaining how the same experiment had been performed in France hundreds of years before. The pendulum which was surrounded by glass still had the old seal, still containing the Pegasus and the star, but still boasted the name Florida Technological Institute. In that moment I didn't care where any of my other friends went to college, I chose the second largest University because I didn't want to be looked down on by my education choices but my choice wouldn't be so highly looked upon now if there hadn't been a Florida Technological Institute. The Institute that then fed into the NASA Space Program. The Institute that then became the University of Central Florida, the best choice for me.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I absolutely love UCF. I remember knowing nothing about colleges. When my parents took me on college tours, UCF was the first stop, and I haven't stopped loving it since. Their marching band is superb, and they have several great a cappella groups for me, one of which is an ICCA semifinalist. The academics are just as great as more "prestigious" schools such as UF, and the entire community has been very welcoming to me since I first got here. As someone who deals with social awkwardness, having a community to support me has really given me more confidence to be myself, and I'm grateful for that.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I really enjoy going to the University of Central Florida. The professors are eager to teach and treat you like an adult and are there to help, every step of the way.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: Some staff members aren't very helpful and the campus is so big and confusing, even with maps, but the few good staff members are excellent and will go out of their way to help you

5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I have had great experiences while I have been attending UCF. Their satellite campuses make it so simple to attend class whenever and wherever you want. The professors are extremely helpful and always have time for their students. Our school is unique because it's so diversified. There are students of all ages and races. I would choose UCF over and over if I had to do it again.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I haven't started classes yet, although I have toured a few times and I absolutely love it. Everyone seems so friendly and its a great school, I can't wait for classes to start!

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: What made me choose UCF over other schools I was accepted to was the amazing financial aid and great weather. UCF gave me enough money to cover half of the cost of attendance and who could say no to Florida weather? I knew I wanted a large school with great academics and athletics, in particular a good football team, and UCF gave me just that. UCF went undefeated at home last year including an unforgettable overtime win against BYU. I would choose my school again over others because of how my freshman played out. I was able to save my parents tens of thousands of dollars by going here and received a once in a lifetime experience by doing so. For those who are curious, the only other school I was seriously considering before deciding on UCF was Penn State. Ultimately UCF cost a fraction of PSU, has better weather and a better football team. Those three truly pulled me down south to Florida and i dont regret a single second.

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UCF is growing by leaps and bounds. The students love to hang out, and they all know how to have a good time. There’s so much to do and there’s something for everyone. Do you really need any more reasons to go to college in Florida?

Orlando is an exciting city with tons of attractions and activities available to all. In many ways, going to school at UCF resembles a four-year vacation (Disney on Sunday, classes on Monday!). Downtown Orlando on a Friday night can, at times, seem like Mardi Gras, and City Walk on a Saturday night isn’t to be missed. Also, Floridians are welcoming and friendly and most students at UCF make friends quickly and easily. Friendly faces and sunny skies, what more could a college student ask for? The stellar academics, up-and-coming sports teams, and state-of-the-art facilities are reason enough to spend the next four years of your life at UCF; the city of Orlando is just one big fringe benefit. Come join us!

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