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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Transportation is not an issue due to UT Shuttle buses that have stops near most student off-campus housing.

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Its definitely an opportunity be surrounded by people like you. There are many academic ones

7 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Many people are still immature

8 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Party Scene: People definitely know how to have a good time but aside from that the props are amazing.

6 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Majors: I think there are plenty of majors where one another will fit you

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College Freshman

Majors: I have never had an intern

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: People of course get loud with alcohol and Austin being a liberal place, marijuana is abundant but it is not something you see on the daily or be bothered with

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Technology: I do not know where the labs are located

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: It is hard to get anything if you are average

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: They do a great job of reminding you and I have not waited a long time and they are accurate with their procedures.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I think they are good but I do not know. live in a on campus but private dorm

3 College Freshman

Athletics: As the university of Texas, we care a lot about rivalry and have many accomplished athletes

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4 College Freshman

Academics: It is quite challenging even in intro classes

3 College Freshman

Weather: Class gets delayed due to really cold weathers and sometimes the right decisions aren't made.

4 College Freshman

Local Area: I come from a small town so it seems like the city is always alive

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are many convenient places but I wish there were more cafes with good sandwiches like Panera Bread.

4 College Freshman

Administration: I have yet to feel that the campus is strict. Everyone is friendly and nice

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: Austin has wonderful parks and is known for its nightlife. What would Austin be without its 6th street?

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3 College Sophomore

Majors: The guidance counselors here don't know how to help you unless you know what you want to do with your life. Funny how that works out.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: Plan II and the school of business are the hardest programs to get into. Have extremely high grades if you want to make it.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: It's bothersome to me because my dorm is close to several frat houses and the drunk yelling past two am gets old very quickly.

3 College Sophomore

Academics: The classes are so large that sometimes the professor will never know who you are. My personal favorite experience with large classes was one class that relied on students to teach themselves with youtube videos that the professor had uploaded. The course load is a little heavy but I didn't have too much trouble with it because I went to a competitive high school. Fifth floor of the PCL (library next to jester) is a popular spot to study but if you have a big test or want quiet, I recommend the third or fourth floors.

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3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: For the most part the variety is good and the chain restaurants aren't too bad. I find it humorous that there are three chinese restaurants next to each other though.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The buildings are old and some have community bathrooms. Not all dorms have cafeterias, which can be frustrating.

4 College Sophomore

Weather: It rarely rains and is quite sunny most days. I leave my windows open almost every day because it is so nice.

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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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