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4 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: I don't live on campus, but I live very close, and it seems to me that the surrounding area, the immediate area is very safe overall, and I get the same feeling about that on campus as well. for a school this size there is very little incident.

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3 Recent Alumnus

Technology: I have to say, outside of the computer labs I have found there are not a lot of printers available for easy printing, and you have to be connected to a lab availabilities by a class you are taking.

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3 Recent Alumnus

Greek Life: I have absolutely nothing to say about the greek system because I have no exposure to it at all. I have seen some chapter houses here and there, but that's about it.

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3 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: I don't pay much attention to the various types and levels of team sports. football of course is the big ticket item, and the other major sports do really well also, but there is huge fan support and school spirit in any game that I have attended.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Diversity: The only diversity that is easy to comment on is the ethnic diversity which is very obvious, and very heartening to see. ethnicities stick together yes, but they also diversify into other groups as well.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Academics: The campus is so large, so naturally there are more study accommodations than you could imagine. The curriculum could be better, especially in regard to completing the required signature class. There need to be more class space for certain classes.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Weather: It's pretty great most of the school year, when it does get cold, it's only for a couple of months at most.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: It's the quality of the instructors that I am constantly amazed at. In 2 years every professor I have had has been interesting, extremely well versed, and accessible. Also there are always students in every class that make a difference with their own contributions.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Transportation: I can only work off of what I see and hear, which is that all those modes of yransport are great. I have my own car and I only ever use the airport so I can only report what I hear.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Scholarships: The financial aid office is truly a surprise as to its quality. Everybody always knows the answers to any and all questions, they are extremely helpful, and somebody always comes on the line when you call. The negative is that it is hard to navigate through all the scholarship opportunities, both on the website and through the personnel in the FA office, meaning that there seems to be little accommodation available.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I never feel threatened while on campus.

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1 College Sophomore

Parking: There is literally no parking anywhere.

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2 College Sophomore

Transportation: The busses are very helpful.

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3 College Sophomore

Administration: They do the bare minimum.

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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There is a lot of off campus housing available but its usually not the best quality and you are on your own finding it.

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4 College Freshman

Party Scene: There is literally always something to do on or near campus, and you never have to look too hard.

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5 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am in a sorority and it has been one of the best experiences at UT, but it never stops me from having a lot of friends outside of Greek life.

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: This is Texas. Football is THE most important thing to most people on campus.

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5 College Freshman

Academics: Academics are great at UT. Classes are challenging and there is a lot of freedom to take classes outside your major.

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4 College Freshman

Administration: I've only see people get busted for breaking rules once or twice, and UTPD rarely makes it an issue that extends off campus grounds.

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3 College Freshman

Technology: The Wi-Fi can be spotty in certain areas of campus but is generally okay. The biggest issue is running out of bandwidth regularly and having to buy more each month.

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4 College Student

Academics: The professors and curriculum are high classed

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: On most days there is always something happening. Whether it be some large organization giving out free food, or some kind of lecture on interesting things, or simply campus sponsored events.

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2 College Freshman

Weather: Always check the weather when going out. It's a little unpredictable here. Some days you'll be wearing a coat and sweatpants in the morning, but a t-shirt and shorts later on. (Slight exaggeration)

3 College Student

Majors: It is the hardest major at UT. STUDY STUDY STUDDY

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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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