Corvallis, OR
Oregon State University


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Laura
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The advice that I would give parents and children about finding the right college is: choose your college based on your chose...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The advice that I would give parents and children about finding the right college is: choose your college based on your chosen career field and apply for as many scholarships as you can. Financial aid is sometimes hard to find, so start early on in the process for college. Take time with your application and apply detail to them and the scholarships that you apply for. They determine you success and acceptance into the school of your choice. In order to make the most our of your experience in college, I would enter college right after you graduate from high school. You will be more prepared for school work and for the world of studying. Entering into college with you graduating class helps get you aquainted with others with possibly the same interests as you. In addition, you will meet friends and have a quality social life if you do decide to live in the dormitories. Living with people of the same age and having a roommate who is always home and there for you to talk to is the best environment for the first couple years. Moreover, go to every class and always be prepared and on time.

What's unique about your campus?

The best thing about Oregon State University is that we have a variety of majors and minors to choose from. There are a numerous opportunities to take advantage of on campus and a lot of activities to get involved with. I also love how much the professors enjoy teaching. It makes the class as a whole excited about learning.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

The worst thing about my school is that the dorms do not offer the best living situations. The roommate matching network is not the greatest and the food for the dormitories aren't the best. They need more varitey and they charge too much money per meal.

Laura
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Selecting the perfect college is very important to create a great educational and social learning environment and experience for each student. There is a lot of anxiety attached with picking a school. When deciding where to go, it is very important to visit the campuses of your choice to make sure that you like everything from the size or the campus, to the amount of students attending, how crowded the school is, and the overall feel of the campus. It is a good idea to research the weather if you are going somewhere far away from home. Some students are not used to lots of rain, for example, which can cause seasonal depression. It is also extremely important to be realistic. Students will be much happier attending a school at an appropriate academic level for them. For example, if a student is not ready to work hard, do not apply to an ivy league school where academics are the absolute main focus. If you value your social time as much as your education and are not willing to spend all of your weekends studying, go to a college with a more relaxed atmosphere. You will be much happier there!

What kind of person should not attend this school?

this school is for everyone. I really enjoy it. Depending on major, can be relaxed, or very difficult. Has a variety of majors, making it a good place for almost anyone

J.
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Choose a school that fits a students learning needs and wants. The desire to go to school must be present and an understandi...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Choose a school that fits a students learning needs and wants. The desire to go to school must be present and an understanding to seek education and positive life experiences.

What's unique about your campus?

The best "thing" about my school is the flexible course options and the up to date information utilized in the course delivery. As a science based student, I find the teachers of my school to be very focused and defined in the information being given. Many of the text that are used in courses are developed from onsite teachers. Overall, a great school.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

A person who is not dedicated to academics and focused on the task of earning a quality education should not attend this school. This is not a party school. It is one of academics and learning.

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  • Enrollment
  • 25,327
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $10,366
  • Acceptance rate
  • 77%

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