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3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Pretty Diverse – The dining options on campus on very diverse. You will never get sick of eating a certain genre of food because plenty options are available. We have two cafeterias that offer a complete diverse of food options and many restaurants.

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4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life is very enthusiastic at my university. They host many of campus activities that keep alot of the campus involved. They provide a good outlook for themselves and not like the stereotypes from the movies.

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5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Queen City – Charlotte is a beautiful city with top of the notch club designs and bars. There is people everywhere and no doubt you will have a good time.

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5 College Junior

Academics: Professor Are Really Helpful. As long as you give it your best then most professors will help you to the best of their ability.

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4 College Junior

Technology: Labs & Library Crowded During Normal Class Hours. pretty packed from about 9a.m. to about 5 p.m. and during midterms and finals if you can bring your own laptop because its almost impossible to find a desktop.

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3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Don't Waste Your Time – There are plenty of girls at unc-charlotte, but don't waste your time on them. They like guys that are either total frat douche bags or have a ton of money.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: Niner Nation – UNCC is a great school, especially when it comes to academics, but socially we lack school spirit and because of this campus live can get dull. However, if you take advantage of all the opportunities UNCC has to offer and get involved, you'll find that campus isn't as boring as someone make it out to be!

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3 College Junior

Academics: It all depends on your major, but for the most part academics are good. Make sure to stay up on all the requirements you need, and to ask for help. Most professors are good about helping as long as you ask for it.

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3 College Junior

Technology: I mean everyone has a laptop typically, and there's wifi in a lot of popular buildings on campus. Not all classrooms have it though.

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3 College Junior

Transportation: There's the Gold Mine trolleys that pick people up on a fixed route. I never have to take them because I live close to my classes, but if you need to they can run a few minutes behind - so plan accordingly. There's also SafeRide if you need a ride at night.

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I Like It Here – I like it here, once you get involved and meet people it's a great community.

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3 Recent Alumnus

Majors: I think I really have to find out more in my program. The advisor I had my freshman year seemed helpful, but somehow there were always roadblocks with her. Like she always forgot to let me in on something important I needed to know in the longrun. However there are many resources, and additional aid for the particular classes. Luckily there are many people to also help and give advice and not just one.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Transportation: SAFE Ride for Late Nights – We have a bus transportation called SAFE ride, and all you have to do is call them, and tell where you are. They will pick you up anywhere on campus and go wherever on campus you need. Unfortunately, SAFE ride isn't always on time so it always depends when you call. Your waiting time could be none at all to about 15-20 minutes. This is also free. We also had cars to be rented on campus. $8 an hour and gas is for free. I don't usually ride the bus. Trolleys are always great. They run every stop every 15 minutes.

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5 Recent Alumnus

Diversity: You will find just about any race at UNC Charlotte. There are many types of cultures and diversities. Everyone here is a family and equally and socially accepted. I don't think there would be challenges. Being introduced to everyone allows us to accept the differences and get to know each person universally.

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3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: It's There If That's Your Scene – if you're a party animal there's plenty of options

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2 College Sophomore

Transportation: I can't comment on the bus system that runs off campus because I've never used it but on campus there's saferide. They're not always reliable.

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4 College Sophomore

Local Area: You Can Never Be Bored – Charlotte is already a hot spot. There are local clubs and nice eateries in Charlotte so the city itself offers so much. On campus they have a gym, a pool, and a movie theater that is free for students. They even have basketball courts, tennis courts, soccer courts just for recreation.

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4 College Sophomore

Weather: It's Pretty Decent – For the most part it's pretty hot but we are in the south. So you'll experience some really hot days but when winter comes it's not to bad. We don't experience any snow all you have to worry about is heavy rain, but the buildings aren't that far apart and we have a trolley.

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4 College Sophomore

Technology: Exam Time: It's Better to Have a Laptop – The labs are not every crowded during the semester except around exam time. Of course everyone is in the labs and library cramming for their exams, that not unusual at all. I'm sure this happens on every campus during exam week.

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5 College Sophomore

Transportation: It's Great! At UNCC they have the Gold Rush buses and Cat buses the can take you right into the heart of Charlotte and its very affordable!

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: It's OK, but It Could Be Better – The food we have campus is expensive but lacks the quality. For example in Crown Commons there could be a larger fruit selection and they should offer more juice than sodas. Crown Commons has a lot of unhealthy food, now trust I am not a "health nut", but I would like to see more healthier choices.

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2 College Junior

Parking: You will probably spend more gas and time looking for a parking spot. I usually park around 8am and I won't move my car unless I really have to or if I'm leaving. Get there early, don't wait till 30 mins before your class starts because everyone is doing the same.

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4 College Junior

Campus Food: Don't Waste Your Money With a Meal Plan – Meal plans force you to have to eat at the two dining facilities, which isn't worth it because they are usually crowded, the food is repetitive, and you probably won''t have time in between class. It is better to get declining balance, which is a certain amount of money you have per semester to use wherever, which is more convenient with time and location. And you can still use declining balance to pay yourself in the dining halls!

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: This place is known as a "commuter school" so it lacks school spirit, or at least it isn't the same energy as some other state schools might have. The school does try their best to provide activities for over the weekend, but majority of the people go home because they live so close. Maybe when the football team gets started in 2013, there will be a little bit more pride for the school.

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4 College Junior

Technology: Most computers are up to date depending on where you go. Every building has some sort of a computer lab, which can range from MACs to PCs. The wireless is easy to connect to but the only issue is that you have to keep on signing back in even if you walk from one building to another that is less than 5 feet away from each other.

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