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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Currently only have taken one semester at UT Austin, the teachers I've had were extremely intelligent and understood the topics/subject to properly teach classes thoroughly.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There are many opportunities handed out left and right on campus. Individuals just have to reach out and seek them.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Athletics: There are two main facilities that students are able to utilize, but one of them is almost ALWAYS completely full.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Austin is a great city for exploring especially with a lot of on-campus events along with off-campus events. Many clubs allow students to reach out to the communities for extra activities to enjoy. There is an absurdly large amount of activities to do in Austin.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel like they do their best.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Rooms are tiny for 2 people

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: it was okay. experience not the best was wasn't bad either.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Most people have high expectations for their career

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: it is expensive but worth it for first year students

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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Im not involved with it

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The school spirit is a huge deal and it is easy to get involved in club sports, etc.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Very inviting and easy to meet people. The employees do a good job to try and make a big school feel close.

4 Recent Alumnus

Academics: Professors are great for the most part, some need improvement. The curriculum is great, and a semester typically covers a wide range of topics and information. The registration process is fairly simple and straightforward with waitlisting made easy and, more often than not, you can get in a class from the waitlist. The workload can be intense, depending on the classes you are taking, however the academic advisors are well informed of the demands of each class and can guide you to set up a schedule that will work for you. If you are determined to have a tough semester, they ensure that you know what you will be required to do and how much work you will be in for.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: The majority of the courses I have taken are interesting. Some courses need new professors who really engage the students, and spend time teaching the basic principles as opposed to assuming students will grasp them quickly and moving on. The handful of classes which I feel are a waste of time are usually those not related to your major and have professors that are more interested in their research. The class sizes can be a little large, but there is often ample time to speak with professors and TAs and get help.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I have received an excellent education and continue to learn from my professors and classes. There is an abundance of well-educated students, TAs, professors, and counselors to help guide you and make your learning experience great, as long as you are willing to put in the effort. The only thing I would do different is to be more involved. I find it difficult to balance a full time schedule and make good grades with being involved in student groups, but that is something I would go back and change. If given the opportunity to find that balance, I'm sure my college experience would be the best.

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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Students are frequently given tips and updated on security issues on campus

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Freshmen classes are large but the discussion sections with TA's make it more personal. Most of the professors I have had are great but all are passionate in their area of study.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There are a lot of career services available and recruitment is always taking place throughout the year

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I really like my classes and professor that UT Austin. They are all very knowledgeable and passionate about what they teach and do.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The career center services it is pretty great. I went once there and they helped me with my issue of finding a job.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I have never been sexually assault on campus but there is a good campaign about reporting and also that the school support the victims that have gone through this.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: I live on the university apartments and it pretty great. It is closed to school and the bus stop is almost in front my apartment. The only thing are the many rules they have for everything. Otherwise it is pretty awesome living there!

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Greek Life: I have no idea about Greek life or anything related to that.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: What I like the best about my school are the professors. They are extremelly prepared and interested on my education. They are passioned about what they do and they transfer this passion to the students.

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4 College Junior

Athletics: My school is very into sports in general but specially in football. The gym facilities is very nice and accessable.

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Most students agree that they have loved their time here at UT, and they wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. College is the best time of your life, and I can’t think of a better place to spend it than at the University of Texas. Students get a great education while having an awesome college town with everything at their disposal. Don’t try to graduate early. Enjoy your time at UT—go cheer on the Longhorns at all the home games for all sports: football, basketball, baseball, intramurals. See the amenities that the Forty Acres has to offer—the Harry Ransom Center, go to our libraries and see our more than eight million volumes. Go to Gregory Gym and the Rec Center—you have a free gym membership for four years or more—use it.

I came to UT convinced that I was going to transfer to a school in California in the spring. I spent two days here before school started and I never wanted to leave, even to go home and visit my parents and high school friends! I couldn’t leave because I was always afraid that I would miss something because there was always something exciting going on. If you are worried about the fact that UT is so big, don’t. All you have to do is find your niche, and everything else should fall into place. You can find it within your dorm, apartment, organization, fraternity, sorority, or classmates. Although, at times, it may seem overwhelming, UT is not nearly as big as it sounds. All you have to do is make friends, which you will, and the campus will seem infinitely smaller. Come join us!

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