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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Never used career services. Professors are usually pretty engaged in their students' lives and sometimes offer internship opportunities to students.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Student Rec center is amazing and free to all students.

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Party and social scene is great. Academics are less than great but more than good.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Every 100ft there is a station to press for help/call the university police if an assault occurs. WVU students are required to take multiple trainings in sexual assault, LGBT acknowledgement, and how to spot someone being harassed.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: So far, as a freshmen at WVU, all my professors have been very helpful and caring about my career. Every professor is willing to sit down, and take that extra time to explain something one may not understand.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There is always many events being held for multiple interviews, internships, and always open doors to making those new connections needed in the future.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: WVU's housing facilities are widespread and available for anyone. Even though it can be a tricky process getting a certain dorm room, all dorms are kept nice and clean.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: As not being apart of a Greek-life campaign, I don't feel any certain way to this. Many of my friends are in frats and sororities and they treat everyone the same.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The pride of WVU is often the other name that we choose to call our WVU band. All sports, school spirit and fan clubs are held highly up to make WVU and all WVU alumni, very proud.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: WVU offers programs that are beyond imaginable.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: like i said i came from hocking college and it was very hands on and the professors knew there stuff. WVU is all in class pretty much.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: there are many teachers emailing me everyday with job offers internships etc very helpfull

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: ive always felt safe, and the school seems to try hard to make people feel protected

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: i do not know about the dorms i live off campus

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I dont know much about the greek life at this campus

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I came from hocking college and it was a lot more hands on and thats how i enjoy to learn. WVU has a nice staff but i feel like ive been thrown through some hoops to get what i need done. Still havent gotten everything done that i need to.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: they really get the students involved and everytime there is a game the attendance is high.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I've almost never felt unsafe or have been in any sketchy situations on campus. There are some dirtier parts of campus, but in general, campus has maintained cleanliness. There are some homeless people who ask for money mainly on high street.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Most professors are very knowledgable on their topics and passionate about what they talk about. They're good at teaching and helping us actually learn about things.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I would say that it takes some action on your own part to make connections in my degree. The school will not spoon-feed you, so it is necessary to make actions of your own. The school does help expedite the process though by having a career office and lots of resources that you can go to for advice.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: There are good and bad freshman dorms. Good: Boreman, Arnold, Honors, Summit - Okay: Towers - Bad: Dadisman.

Downtown is the best place to dorm. It's where the most things are happening and the most social events go down. It also depends on what major your taking, which determines what classes you're in.

As for the townhouses and apartment, they vary in quality, but there is plenty of options. I'm just a freshman, so I can mostly only speak about the freshman dorms. If you're into partying, pick Boreman. They don't have a front desk that you have to sign into at night.

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Frats throw huge parties during the beginning of the year, specially around fallfest. After pledge week, they dial it down and hold more personal formals. Cops have been cracking down more lately on partying. I guess it depends on your view of Greek life in general. I personally like the frats here and the spirit and brotherhood they represent. Sororities are more low key and tend to only do date parties and community projects.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: We have great facilities to work at, though there kind of difficult to get to. There are plenty of opportunities to play in sports as long as you can make the time for it. The aura of pride towards WVU's varsity sports is unrivaled in the US and as being a firsthand witness to this, I would agree.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: You generally learn a lot from your classes as long as you show up, pay attention, and study. There are a lot of things to do outside of classes, so if you're ever board, there's always something to do. The dorm I'm in (Dadisman) sucks, but it's fun getting to know other people.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: I've personally never seen anyone with drugs before or seen a drug deal. I have never been peer pressured into doing anything I dont want to do.

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Overall, students have made it pretty clear that they are really enjoying their time at WVU. Looking back through this book, it can be seen that WVU has garnered many high grades for subjects such as social scene, academics, and athletics. It is clear that there are many things the school excels in. The aforementioned are huge parts of campus life at WVU, and the students have said nothing but good things about them. While there were many high grades, there were a few grades that show the University could still improve in certain areas. It is clear that the campus dining services are not doing a great job pleasing the students, nor is the parking situation on campus. Considering these are two pretty important things on a college campus, the University should quickly take the right steps to move those two issues into a positive direction.

The attitude at WVU seems pretty split between academics and social events. While most students attend WVU with the expectation of a great education, there are a select few who come to WVU because of the potential party scene. Either way, WVU offers something for each side. With each incoming class comes the promise to improve upon faults and provide students with the best possible experience and education. The athletics program is on the rise and on the verge of gaining national prominence. The academic programs are showing promise as more WVU graduates are gaining recognition for their accomplishments. WVU is a student-oriented university, and should be considered by incoming freshmen who want to be treated to a great college education and experience.

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