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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in Hume, which is one of the nicer dorms, so I think my dorms are pretty nice. However, I have also been in some dorms where the sanitary conditions of communal bathrooms is not that great, and the size of rooms aren't always great either.

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: The football games are great. Everyone gets so hyped up over them, so it's a great atmosphere in the stadium whenever there's a game.

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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am not a part of Greek Life myself, so I know that members of Greek Life tend to only hang out with other members of Greek Life, which is kind of cliquey and non-inclusive. However, my sister is in a sorority, and I know that she loves her sisters there, so it is good for people who are a part of it.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The blue light service around campus really helps me feel safe because they are in many different locations and are easy to access if I feel in danger. The only thing that bothers me is that SNAP, which is supposed to make it safer for you to travel at night by driving you places, isn't really all that safe because it takes forever to get to you so you might be waiting outside in the dark for a while, which still brings you potential danger.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love my experience with this school. Everything about it is so welcoming and the courses offer many different interesting learning experiences.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Having a large Career Showcase with many different companies involved definitely helps students get their name out there in their career field, even if they don't get a job at that moment, which can help them advance their careers after graduation from UF.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Athletics are a huge part of the school spirit.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love my school a lot. The atmosphere is really inviting and there are so many activities for students. There are tons of clubs and activities going on every single day.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: When I applied for housing, I logged on late and the only rooms still available were economic triples (doubles with three people). I was a little nervous at first, but it ended up working really well. My roommates and I are living together next year too!

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: I love being in a sorority. It is great to have a group of girls that I can always go to. I'm also from out of state, so it really helped me assimilate to the campus.

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5 College Freshman

Athletics: During the fall, foorball games are a huge event and are looked forward too. During the rest of the year, attendance at games aren't as large, but a good amount of students go.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I'm having a good time while receiving a great education

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There seems to be a lot of armed robberies happening on campus, and I seem to be getting a lot of UF alerts about them which is alarming.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I've really enjoyed living on campus, and am going to continue to do so next year.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I personally am not a part of the greek life here on campus, so I can't really say much about it.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Athletics are such an important part of the University of Florida's student life. Whether a student is a part of the team themselves or are a spectator- everyone feels as if they are a part of the action.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I am in absolute love with the University of Florida. I feel like this school environment is such a safe space, and each and every student is free to be whoever they want to be- and it's such an incredible feeling to be a part of it.

4 College Senior

Party Scene: Midtown is literally right across the street from campus, so night life is very convenient. It helps that it's close, so you can get home safely. Those areas, though, have become pretty grimy and gross, but I guess that how most night clubs/bars are? UF offers transportation within campus, so if you don't live across the street, you can get home safely on campus if you at least cross the street to get back on campus.

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3 College Senior

Party Scene: Parties are most prevalent in sororities and fraternities, on campus. They might be the "best" because they're bigger, louder and more frequent

4 College Senior

Academics: Registration is overall fair, as seniors get first choice. Workload is mostly minimal and I feel that more focus is placed on studying. Definitely a great variety in personality of professors that you have to be adaptable to. I think UF also has a great variety of degrees that can act as many stepping stones for pre-professional school.

3 College Senior

Diversity: There is great diversity on campus, especially through student organizations. But in a way that can hurt us, because the divide is very apparent and the atmosphere can become very us versus them.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: School is incredibly challenging but I love it. It's such a family I've created here at UF with my classmates.

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5 College Freshman

Athletics: Our studen rec center is one of the best in the country.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It is the best university in Florida for a reason.

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The university is fun, and you're getting a good education.

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Some schools have certain advantages over others. Small schools give a feeling of community; large schools have lots of resources; private schools are ripe for close academic relationships with faculty; and state schools offer a good value. Well, UF is not your typical state school, and Gainesville is certainly not your stereotypical small town. Because this place is so big, it has all of the libraries, dorms, athletics, courses, clubs, and services you could want at a good price. But if you put forth just a little effort, you’ll find that the University also has more compassionate, down-to-earth professors, locals, and students that any small, private school could ever dream of having.

The best thing about going to a school like UF is that whatever you want to accomplish in life, it is probably obtainable through going to this school. You will never have to worry about not fitting in with anyone because the campus is a huge melting pot. Students are never bored on campus because there is literally always something to do with friends both on or off campus. And who wouldn't want to go to a school where the immense amount of school pride is literally unexplainable? It sure is great to be a Florida Gator.

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