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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Classes are really fast. I get along great with my room5.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The classes are good. A lot more studying needs to take place in order to understand.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Professors are quite helpful and so are career facilities here.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: So far I have felt extremely safe, and so have my friends.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Patterson is the nicest women's community, but is not the most fun.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: It is a great way to get involved, very easy to get a bid.

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: There a fantastic athletic facilities.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: SI sessions are available for tutoring students.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I've liked most of my classes and most of my professors have been very good and helpful, in and out of class.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The business school is great, and they have tons of resources for placing students in jobs after graduation.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: They have safety lights/buttons and campus police, but lately I've noticed that a lot of the safety lights are not working.

2 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I hated my traditional style dorm that I was in last year, mostly because I did not like the girls I was with on the hall and I need to have my own space.

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2 College Sophomore

Greek Life: So many people are in Greek life and it is all they talk about. I often feel left out because I do not want to join.

2 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It is too big for me, as well as too far from home. Everyone parties and drinks, which I don't want to do. I haven't met any good friends.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The professors are good, The only thing I am struggling with is the accents of some of them.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I dont know about any of the career opportunities on campus, but for right now I know that if kids need help they get it in this department.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I havent personally experienced any of this, so I assume it is under control.

2 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I have had the worst experience with campus housing, and honestly have contemplated moving off campus because of this.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am not involved in Greek life, however many of my friends are involved and they love it.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: Good friendly competition, as well as a good experience going to the games.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I am currently getting used to the college experience. It is an adjustment learning from professors that have accents.

5 College Sophomore

Greek Life: USC has an amazing greek life but it is very hard to join Fraternities in general due to the mass amount of people who rush but the sororities all have quotas and every girl who sings up for rush must get a bid even though it might not be from the sorority they wanted

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Our athletics are played in the SEC and in baseball and most women's sports we have competed for a conference title which brings a buzz around campus but our football team hasn't been the best the past two years but the school still rallies around them especially on big game days

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: My time at school has been amazing all of my professors were very helpful and showed a genuine interests in helping the students succeed in their classes. There are many programs that are put into place that are specially designed to help students in the more difficult classes. Outside of the classroom South Carolina has been so much fun with it being located in the state capital there is always something going on that will be fin to do.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: It's a beautiful school, but many of the administrators don't seem to be informed.

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If there is one word to describe the experiences you will have at USC, it would have to be "unforgettable." Being away from home for the first time at USC is both exciting and scary at times, but the freedom you get when you come here feels natural. It makes you wonder why they don’t send people to college sooner! Academically, there are courses and professors who can make you look at things in ways you never considered before. Facts and figures will be thrown at you, but some of the professors (and your peers) can teach you a lot about life as well. It’s also a very cool thing to see laid-back professors who will sometimes move their classes out onto the Horseshoe lawn.

On top of this, with such a large student population, you will inevitably form new relationships that will last a lifetime. As at any college, the quality of the experience depends on what you put into it. There are thousands of new people to meet, tons of activities going on, and things to learn both in and out of class. Those who don’t take advantage of these opportunities will not get a lot out of their experience here. Some students get tired of being at USC after a while, and some hate it from the start for whatever reason. USC is not the place for everyone, but overall, students seem to be thoroughly enamored with Carolina and wouldn’t trade their title of Gamecocks for anything in the world. There seems to be an aura of its own inherent to the University, and its welcoming vibe is infectious.

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