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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: As a non-Greek I don't want to judge too harshly from the outside. You can definitely tell a Greek from a non-Greek when walking around campus. The Greeks are very cliche, very cliquey, and seem to be snooty. I do know that the Greeks participate in some amazing community service opportunities but I also know they can be very irresponsible when it comes to parties and other activities.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: This university has it all. There are over 1000 clubs you can join so there is something for everyone if they want to get involved. There are such a wide range of majors that it's easy to find something that fits what you want to do. The professors are always so passionate about what they teach and you can tell they genuinely care about their students. They always make sure to explain things clearly and offer more than enough opportunities to reach them outside of class hours. The advisors on campus are life savers, I wouldn't have been able to navigate this far without their amazing help. This university really makes me feel like my needs are important instead of feeling like just another student out of 50,000. The people are friendly, the culture is fantastic, and the school is stellar. I couldn't see myself attending anywhere else.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I was most looking forward to living on my own and being independent and I have that here at UT. The campus is nice and the people are friendly. The classes are pretty hard and sometimes they are too much for me to keep up with.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Student

Overall Experience: It's a large university, but you can always find a smaller group of people to connect with. There are a variety of housing options, a great football crowd, and a bunch of activities to do in and out in the city of Austin (even though I'm not much interested in parties or football). I would have rated this at "It's the best" if it asked for my particular college (The School of Architecture). This is because my "smaller group of people to connect with" is the architecture school. The faculty is enthusiastic, the students are nice, and there's always something interesting going on in the school. Plus, we have our own studio space, so there's always a place for us to call "home" in addition to our dorm/apartment.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I enjoy all the opportunities I have had here at UT. I love how big this school is and how many different people I have gotten to know. I wish it was farther away from my home but I love this school

22 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The school is academically challenging, and has a big student population. Lots of organizations to join

7 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It is an academically great school, however I do not say that it is the best for me because I feel that I might have gained more from a smaller, private school

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The campus may be huge but the people and the environment created is similar to the small town feel. Everyone is very friendly and everyone has the own quirks and embraces them.

11 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love the school but Austin is just not for me. I am used to a small town so the city is a little too much for me to handle.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There are so many resources here that I feel like I'm always supported.

5 people found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Overall Experience: The diversity and number of courses make my college one of the best school

6 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: UT Austin is a large school but being involved in smaller organizations such as a sorority or a smaller major makes UT a great environment to go to college!

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The staff is very helpful and willing to work with you. The people here are amazing and kind. A truly pleasant experience so far. The classes are rigorous but not impossible to pass.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Diversity of people, there are many thing to do across campus.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I really enjoy UT and all it has to offer. Not only is it known for its academic strides it has a well rounded student body and a place for everyone to call home!

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Incredibly engaging university. There's something going on for everyone, it's always looking to better itself and the school spirit is invigorating.

8 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I enjoy the wide array of activities UT Austin offers, but the vast amount of people on campus can be overwhelming at times.

10 people found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Overall Experience: UT is the best school I could have ever chosen! It's the perfect balance of academics, athletics, social life, and life-changing experiences. It's truly a well rounded school. Love football, basketball, volleyball or baseball? We've got top ranked programs for that. If you like playing, there are club sports, IM sports, and people that just play for fun. If you are studying business, science, or engineering, chances are you'll be in a top ranked program (top 20 for sure), among other majors. People here are fun loving, attractive, and friendly. You'll love it here!

16 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The diversity is amazing and I love my peers.

11 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The campus amazing. Great food, great places to study, good bus accessibility for when you don't want to walk. It's also very easy to find help, whether it be with academic or career advising, paper editing, or tutoring.

7 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: UT Austin has been wonderful!

7 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: This school has got amazing classes and professors and truly challenges its students without it being too excessive. It is a little hard to make friends-many people are friendly, but there are also those who are not(you'll find that anywhere). The location is great for going out or simply wanting to read at the park. Personally, I wanted to go to a different university, but it was out of my budget, however this is still a great University!

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: UT is an incredible school. Students are very intelligent and motivated but also nice and a ton of fun. Great professors and great opportunities if you come to UT.

10 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The college experience at University of Texas at Austin has been amazing. It's like as if every one of your friends has become your neighbor and conversing with them has become a face-to-face activity instead of simply texting/messaging. Although UT Austin may be a large school, once you become integrated into a community you can easily make many new friends. The only reason why I wouldn't come to UT Austin if I had the chance again would be because of receiving a full scholarship to a different school I applied for.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I didn't realize how diverse the people are in my classes until I arrived. Everyone has different interests in art, and thus it was very hard for the teachers to grade our projects.

4 people found this useful Report
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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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