Fort Worth, TX
Texas Christian University


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Recent Reviews

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

Don't just go on "feelings" alone. Truly research the issues: How much money are you going to need to pay for college, how mu...

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

Don't just go on "feelings" alone. Truly research the issues: How much money are you going to need to pay for college, how much will they give you, and how well will they work with you on it. How many people going into the same field as you end up with good jobs after graduation...etc.

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

My Christian sorority, our brother fraternity, my boyfriend, my friends, the fact that our team is better than any of theirs, and how our business and nursing programs are so good.

What's unique about your campus?

The friends that I have made, my Christian sorority, the small community and pretty (the parts that aren't under construction) campus.

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

Visit a college for at least a weekend to check out the surrounding areas and get a chance to interact with the people. Loca...

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

Visit a college for at least a weekend to check out the surrounding areas and get a chance to interact with the people. Location is very important when choosing a school.

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

That the tuition was going to go up every year...

What kind of person should not attend this school?

Someone who only wants to party all the time and isn't really focused on their education...

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

The curriculum, sports, diversity & many other aspects of a university can help a student determine if a particular college i...

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

The curriculum, sports, diversity & many other aspects of a university can help a student determine if a particular college is right for him or her. However, I strongly believe in campus visits. Taking a tour of the campus can be the deciding factor on whether or not a prospective student chooses a school. To make the most of the college experience, go to socials, plays, football/basketball games; Try out for sports; Rush a sorority/fraternity; stay on campus...whatever you do, just make sure you get involved!

What's unique about your campus?

The emphasis on academics

Te'Sheena
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

I had to start all over. I didn't have any friends when i came here, i had to meet new ones. If I would have went to a diff...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

I had to start all over. I didn't have any friends when i came here, i had to meet new ones. If I would have went to a different school I would have been with all my friends. I like the new start.

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

to Students: Make sure when you are deciding what school you want to go to that you are sure. You dont want to go somewhere were you really dont want to be.

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

All the new people i have met. The football team and how I know a lot of the football players. The environment here, how it is quiet and how nice most of the people here are. The scenery isnt bad, either.

Annmarie
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

The people are so incredibley nice and the professors really care about their students. Most of them give out the cell phone...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

The people are so incredibley nice and the professors really care about their students. Most of them give out the cell phone numbers so they can be reached at all times. The chancellor is so amazing and loves to know his students on a personal level.

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

My advice to students looking for the right university is to visit the campus when classes are in session. It is crucial to observe how the students interact with each other, the expressions on their faces, and the culture you feel while you are there. If you have the opportunity to stay over night I highly reccommend that aswell. The more time you spend there and the more people that you meet will give you a much better feeling whether or not the shcool is a right fit for you. If you already have a slight idea of what you are wanting to study, investigate in the global community to see how respected a degree is from the school you are considering really is. Your college career is important so you want to make sure that you get the most return on your investment. Lastly, college is a time when you begin to shape who you really are so while you're looking at the campus grounds, the professors, and the students don't just say "I think I could fit in", visualize yourself having an amazing college experience that will prepare you for a wonderful carareer full of opportunities.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

Someone that doesn't like to try.

ReillyJo
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school has a freindly environment and is constantly updating itself.

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school has a freindly environment and is constantly updating itself.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are intelligent, focused, but friendly.

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

Advice I would give to parents and/or students about finding the right college is to first, go online to the college's website to learn as much information as possible. Second, take a visit to the college where you can take a tour, go to an information session, and talk to an admission counselor. The student should consider if the major he/she wants to persue is dominate or highly emphasised at the college. Also the student should love the environment on campus and off. The student will want to be involved in organizations and activies on campus if he/she attends a college where they enjoy the academic buildings, the student union, and resident's halls to study or hang out with friends. College is about an education, yet the student should also consider the active environment outside of the campus so that he/she will want to be live in the town and explore new places to eat, shop, or hang out with friends and family. In all, the student should find a location where he/she will want to be become a young adult and the parents should fully be supportive.

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

I think the most important factor when deciding on which college to attend is wether or not you see yourself there for four years. The sense of belonging is very important to college students because we are away from home and we need that sense of security!

What's unique about your campus?

The best thing about TCU are the professors. They know exactly what they're teaching and love their job. A couple of times I had to reconsider my major because I took a variety of courses and all the professors just had that "light" in their job. They start to make their students love that area of study too!

Kiley
Describe your favorite campus traditions.

Rich, beautiful girls and LaDanian Tomlinson

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

Rich, beautiful girls and LaDanian Tomlinson

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

Go when school is in session to see what the people are like. And be open minded to your kids trying new things and meeting new people and going new places. Let go of the leash a little bit.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

Stereotypically speaking, the rich, white kid who likes Jesus and a cold beer. He or she must be outgoing if they choose to join the Greek organizations and if they choose not to be Greek they must be outgoing so that they meet more people easier.

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

You have to take every factor into consideration. The college's proximity to home, the pros and cons of its location. Also, i...

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

You have to take every factor into consideration. The college's proximity to home, the pros and cons of its location. Also, its important to make sure that it offers a major that is appealing to the student. Greek life is very active and strong in some schools while its not in others. Look into the schools social life and see if its a good fit for you!

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

The social life. The atmosphere, environment and people. The campus offers a lot of activities and is somewhat small, tight-knit community.

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

The location. I like Fort Worth because its not a big city but its close to Dallas, which is. However, there is no beach or mountains in close proximity. Most of our activities are reduced to drinking.

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