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5 College Senior

Technology: Computers are provided with plenty of software. For example, I did not buy Matlab for class since the computer lab provides it.

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3 College Senior

Scholarships: There are financial aid but UF does not just hand it to you, duh! If you need it, go for it! You must put effort in so how! Search.

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5 College Senior

Majors: Super happy! I would not do it over again of course. I put a lot of hard work in and progress does not include repeating my curriculum. I want to be an engineer!

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4 College Senior

Majors: Lots of nerd in a good way. Talk nerd. Eat nerd. Breathe nerd. The faculty truly provide care into their department and students.

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3 College Senior

Local Area: Attractions die off quickly when you move away from campus

4 College Senior

Academics: Best school in Florida! Although does not "compete" with Higher ranking schools, Employers still seek Gators!

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3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Pros: beats Dorm rooms obviously!!!

Cons: More expensive if closer to campus

5 College Senior

Transportation: Free city bus fare by showing student ID and free shuttle for drunk college students at night.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: It is a dorm...not much else to say.

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3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I fall into a category where I don't get a lot of financial aide. I would love to have a campus job, but don't qualify for CWS.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Sports are a big part of any major college anymore. I go to a few games, but it is not a major part of my day.

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: I don't think it is any different than any other college.

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4 College Sophomore

Local Area: It is a definite college town!

4 College Sophomore

Party Scene: I work for RUB, so I participate in a lot of activities on campus.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I am moving off campus next year. Found a great place with good facilities.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel safe on campus and have accessed the health center once.

4 College Sophomore

Transportation: There are lots of options, I just don't use that many of them since I live on campus.

3 College Sophomore

Technology: I had problems with my virus software and the university wireless, I had to download their free software. Sometimes the wireless in unreliable.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: My major is psychology and the workload is not too difficult. There are many different programs under psychology to discover.

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4 College Sophomore

Administration: My school has a great policy on students' academic and social activities. The school provides many safe activities for students to participate in.

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3 College Junior

Greek Life: I know little about the Greek life

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Plenty of off campus dinning options exist

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Some apartments and houses are better than others. Most students live off campus.

4 College Junior

Party Scene: There are a lot of party options and safe transportation options.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The school does a lot to keep students safe.

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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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