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What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about Grand Valley State University?


All of the opportunities my advisor has set me up with!


When I talk to my friends about my school the thing that I talk about the most is the broad learning experience. Each major has courses designed specifically for that discipline, but they also structure the major in a way that makes you broaden your horizens and give you a more complete education.


Having the Pew campus right downtown Grand Rapids, and the Allendale campus only about ten miles away, it makes for a lot of fun opportunities outside of the university.


Grand Valley State has the friendliest people in one whole area. Surrounding oneself with people who are kind hearted and supportive is key to exceling in college. I am proud to say that the people are GVSU make me feel welcome and cared for. It could be the smallest gesture, like a smile from a stranger passing by or a helping hand while walking to class. GVSU has people who care about others and are not afraid to show it. I never feel alone walking around campus because I am greeted repeatedly with a kind face and a warm smile.


I brag about the extracurricular activities and opportunities to participate as a collective student body, rather than just an individual, with community service activities, intramural sports, and many other organizations.


the teachers are extremely knowledgeable of each subject I've taken. They have a ton of diverse clubs and sports that appeal to different students' interests.


During the first few years of my undergraduate studies, I was heavily involved in campus clubs. During this time, I was elected Vice-President of the Linux Users Group, and then the next year, I was elected President of the Computer Science Club.


I tell them about the beautiful campus that my school has. We also have a huge amount of resources available, from many different places to eat on campus (with a variety of food!) to a huge library with every book you could imagine. The professors are, for the most part, great here, they really value the opinions of thier students. Also, if you have a problem with a certain professor, you can rate them at the end of the semester, and they receive your critiques, which is helpful for everyone!


I brag about the location of the campuses. They are easy to get to. There are a lot of options when it comes to tutoring at no cost.


I tend not to brag about my school because all of my friends talk about parties. Therefore I am left with nothing to brag about.