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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I resided at Springs Residential Complex, which is a suite still dorm room. My experience was good, the bathrooms were always well maintained and the room itself was very spacious for a double. I made lots of friends in my hall and the cost was reasonable. The Resident Assistants were also very friendly and helpful.

4 College Sophomore

Administration: Our school is very strict when it comes to drug use and parking. Drug use of any kind is never tolerated and results in high consequences. Police are stationed all around campus to watch for this kind of activity amongst both students and Gainesville residents. Parking is also very strictly enforced, tickets are 30 dollars and ticketing officers check parking spots from morning to late afternoon without rest.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: One of my favorite aspects of UF is the athletics. Sports are such a huge part of everyday life, though having some off years (like last season in football,) UF is proudly home to some of the best varsity sports teams in the nation- such as our football and basketball team. Our gymnastics team is also highly successful, and is gaining more and more popularity. Even students who don't know a thing about sports coming into college, leave with a passion for it- or at least an understanding of the rules. The school spirit is some of the best in the nation thanks to our athletics department.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are many places to eat around campus, especially cost friendly fast food restaurants such as Chipotle, Pita Pit, Sushi Chao, and Planet Smoothie. However the choices are not limited to fast food; if you go downtown, which is still in walking distance, there are many high end sit down restaurants that many students enjoy. Having a car opens up even more options, Archer Road being an entire road filled with places to eat.

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5 College Sophomore

Majors: A great amount of major options

4 College Sophomore

Majors: It's flexible with the changing times.

4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: There is good and bad in every individual

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: It's great but I prefer to eat at home

4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: I rarely eat on campus

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4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: It seems great if you are interested and committed

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: It's diverse once you seek diversity

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I cannot wait to live off campus this coming fall

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: The financial aid process at UF can be long and drawn out at times

3 College Junior

Scholarships: It is very difficult to receive any financial aid other than the Bright Futures Scholarship. The FAFSA does not always represent the core financial situation of the students, which causes some students to be declined needed financial aid

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The classes and the opportunities provided at this college has been phenomenal. However, in some classes there are teachers that are only hired for their research and do not know how to teach at all.

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: A degree from the University of Florida is a great achievement and will help tremendously when applying for a career.

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3 College Junior

Greek Life: Some of the Greek houses are huge and extravagant. Some of the Greek participants come across very snobby and stuck up towards the rest of the campus population

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3 College Junior

Local Area: There is some stuff to do outside of campus but if you are not all about the bar scene then that really limits your options sometimes

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4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: The girls at the school are very attractive but it is difficult to find one that does not belong to a sorority

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3 College Junior

Campus Food: The dinning halls are expensive for a meal plan and the food is alright. The meat is not cooked very well

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4 College Junior

Athletics: School spirit is definitely a big part of the campus life and the sport facilities are constantly cleaned and maintained to their highest quality for the fans

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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The campus is very safe. There are police calling stations all around campus and police patrol the campus constantly

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4 College Junior

Academics: The professors are really informative and know what they are talking about

3 College Junior

Administration: Some of the rules regarding transportation is ridiculous

4 College Junior

Diversity: At the University of Florida, the campus is very accepting

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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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