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Reviews 3684 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: The relationships are pretty friendly and harmless

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Administration: The school is not strict except for parking.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Academics: The interships/job opportunities are great.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: The cost of living it very high.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Local Area: Since it's all over town, it is public and unsafe,

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: The off-campus housing selection is very nice at USC.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: At USC, we have 27 different places we can eat that are covered by our meal plan.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Athletics: The athletics at USC are huge! I love going to an SEC school.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Greek Life: I love being involved in the greek life at school.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Majors: The internship program at USC is very helpful and always available to talk too and seek advice from.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Majors: I plan to get into the medical program at USC. I have not yet applied.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Local Area: I love the atmosphere not only in South Carolina but also on the USC campus. Which plays a huge role in the reason I chose USC over a Florida school.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: All of the professors are nice and helpful. I would go to them for anything, even if it wasn't school related.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I truly feel like the USC Columbia campus helps you out whenever you need it. They have a great number of advisors who are always available to help out.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Scholarships: I got instate tuition because I live with my grandfather in SC. It was easy to apply for and get.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There are going to be cases of sexual assault no matter where you are in the world; the richest place and the poorest place.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Girls and guys are all different depending on the geographical area you are in.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Diversity: The university of south Carolina has many different people and races that attend the school for the sole purpose of graduating with a degree to better their future.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Administration: It really needs to be less strict. The police should be monitoring things in Five Points instead of busting underage drinking. They don't have their priorities straight.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Definitely something for everyone, but students living on campus usually eat the meal plan.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: One or two dorms aren't good, but the rest are great.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: Just like other state schools, I would imagine.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Could be a lot better. It's probably average.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: In-state scholarships are a plenty.

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Join a fraternity/sorority if you really want to party.

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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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