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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life is bigger than I would have expected here. I wish it wasn't as big because I do not want to or have the money to join a sorority

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: The security and campus police do their jobs good but from what I've seen the thefts and robberies that have happened do not look like they get solved. I feel safe as a tall big male and I will protect and defend the student body if the situation ever arose.

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3 College Senior

Scholarships: I have not received any financial aid that is beneficial to my college career. I have applied and all I receive are loans that I do not want to use because then I have to pay them back at an additional fee. The finance office isn't very useful. As a full-time student with bills to pay and only one working parent its not easy to make the bills and so a little bit of help would be nice from the financial aid office to give the students with a real need to get some help.

3 College Senior

Administration: The school is very equal in their strictness on students. Most of the policies are pretty straightforward and easy to follow.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: As a student that does not live up there I do not know what the housing situation would be for on-campus students.

3 College Senior

Local Area: The city is very nice but as a student not living on campus I don't know much of what is available at or around the campus

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: As a student that does not live on campus I do not know every dining location but those that I do know of are not unreasonable.

1 College Freshman

Diversity: Ud is the whitest place in the world and there is no diversity unless you are an athlete living on north campus. The University makes very little effort to be inclusive and as a multiracial person I feel completely underrepresented not only in the student body but also in the faculty. The only people of color are those who work at the school in service and janitor jobs and many of the white students have never even been friends with a black or latino person. I hear racist comments everyday and can walk past hundreds of people without seeing someone who looks like me. A lot of the international Asian students keep to themselves and people are rude and resentful toward them because of it. The Greek culture is prevalent and honestly most of the campus walks around like clones. You can't tell one sorority sister from the next and every frat guy dresses the same. I am not saying that every white person at the school is racist, but it often feels that way. If you value individuality and creativity this is not the place for you. If you take any sort of pride in your ethnicity and culture or are looking for an accepting community do not go to UD.

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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I can't stand the greeks and know nothing about them.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: All the dorms are nice except the ones being knocked down.

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3 College Freshman

Administration: You have to be careful with anything

3 College Freshman

Athletics: It is there but not that exciting

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: I have no money so I never go to Main street.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Newark is a boring town and nothing happens and when someone gets mugged all the students get a text. I am from the city and honestly nothing bad ever happens.

1 College Freshman

Local Area: NEWARK SUCKS THE COPS ARE AFTER YOU!!

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Really depends on the classes you are in.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The school has a really good career services office that can be incredibly helpful if you make the initiative and most of the professors will help you if you ask.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: It really depends what you're looking for. As a girl I can get into any party but the frat parties get boring and the guys are hella creepy. As a freshman I don't know people with apartments yet but I know that would be more fun because it is smaller and less smelly.

5 College Senior

Majors: I like my program. The courses are arranged carefully and useful. Education is the best kind of investment. The internship in Department of Applied Economics and Statistics are ample.

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5 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: The cost for renting a room in Newark is reasonable. It is quite easy to find the suitable room. The landlord can be nice, it depends on what kind of person you met.

5 College Senior

Campus Housing: I live in the house. The room is spacious and quiet. I like living in Newark. It is quite convenient if you have a car. If you do not have a car, it is okay if you live near campus.

5 College Senior

Scholarships: There are plenty of scholarships, especially lots of scholarships for female students.

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5 College Senior

Administration: The administration are strict on alcohol and drug use.

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4 College Senior

Greek Life: Honestly, I do not know much about Greek life.

5 College Senior

Local Area: Newark is a great place to live in. The living cost is not very high, and it is very close to Philly, DC and New York. The only problem is that it does not have many fancy restaurants.

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By the end of their years here, most students look back and are happy with their choice. They've received a good education and generally met some people with whom they will keep in touch for many years in "real" life. This love of the school comes about gradually for many students. While some students love it automatically and fit in easily with the relatively homogenous campus, others take longer to find their place and truly start to enjoy themselves.

While many students have a slow start here at Delaware, they all report that once they decided to give it a chance, they found their experience rewarding both academically and socially. This University tends to provide a nice balance between a social life and an academic one. There is always plenty of time to hang out and get your work done, so no matter what you are interested in, you have a chance to get it all done. This is the major benefit of attending the University of Delaware.

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