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3 College Senior

Drug Safety: I don't see the drug use on campus so I cannot properly account for it.

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3 College Senior

Campus Housing: I lived in Beaty Towers for two years and it seems that they have an easy access to campus on the south side. The rooms are a tad annoying because you have to share a room, or at least when I was there. Lakeside is wonderful! But it is so far from campus! It was nice having my own room at Lakeside.

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3 College Senior

Scholarships: Financial Aid has gotten better over the years but the financial aid website is difficult to navigate.

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4 College Senior

Transportation: Public transportation is great around town because as a student, we have unlimited access to the public bus system with our Gator1 IDs. That is what's great about living in a college town.

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4 College Senior

Party Scene: There are a wide variety of nightlife options both right across from campus (near students who live on campus) and downtown (for those who want to venture out or live off campus). The nightlife is alive and well in Gainesville.

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3 College Senior

Diversity: You can tell that the university is conscious about who they bring to their school. They want to be sure to have someone from every walk of life.

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5 College Senior

Athletics: Every incoming and current student knows that Florida revolves around its sports programs and we are encouraged to participate! Our free admission to games and specific student seating make it easy to participate in this beloved tradition with our peers!

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2 College Junior

Weather: Weather sucks in January in the mornings

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3 College Junior

Transportation: I hate the bus on weekends.

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Need better matching forms, kitchens and furniture

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4 College Junior

Athletics: Just wish I was an athlete a lot faster

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Never really went out to eat somewhere.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: Make sure to talk to people high up.

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2 College Junior

Local Area: Bus transportation on weekends is bad

5 College Junior

Administration: Hate seeing people who ride bikes and skateboards get tickets.

4 College Junior

Technology: Wifi is good while outside a bus but when moving not so good. Paying to print is never fair no matter what price.

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4 College Sophomore

Technology: I've never had any issues

5 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life here is a huge part of the social atmosphere and is a great experience!

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4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Scholarships are everywhere, you just have to go out and work for them!

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5 College Sophomore

Majors: So many options and great colleges!

4 College Sophomore

Majors: I love the business school here!

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Haven't seen or heard of anything too terrible!

2 College Sophomore

Weather: Florida weather is very temperamental, you just have to be prepared!

4 College Sophomore

Transportation: I walk but the options here are great!

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Living off campus is great and you are still so close to the school and transpiration to get on campus!

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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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