Gainesville, FL
University of Florida


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Carolyn
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The University of Florida is in the top 10 public universities for a reason. They have a 2:1 faculty to student ratio so the...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is in the top 10 public universities for a reason. They have a 2:1 faculty to student ratio so there's no reason for anyone to not get the help they require. The university has upwards of a thousand clubs and organizations for their students to join at their leisure so the opportunity to get involved on campus is left wide open. Nobody can say that they couldn't find their niche at UF. There's literally something for everyone. My only criticism is that there's not a lot of parking on campus so most students either end up walking to class or riding a bus/bike (which quite frankly is better for the environment anyway so I'm not complaining).

Dylan
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Advisers are terrible, all administrations are hard to access and working with them is nearly impossible. Dorms are terrible....

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Advisers are terrible, all administrations are hard to access and working with them is nearly impossible. Dorms are terrible. Food is even worse. Most of the professors I have had were awful. The social life is absolute garbage and the most enjoyable days I have there are the ones I am leaving.

sydney
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The University of Florida is honestly a great school to attend. In the past two years that I have been a student at UF, I hav...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is honestly a great school to attend. In the past two years that I have been a student at UF, I have felt nothing but kindness and support from my surrounding peers as well as my professors and other faculty members. Although classes may be pretty challenging at times, everyone at UF wants you to succeed and pushes you to do so. The majority of libraries across campus are open for 24 hours, allowing for students to complete work or study at whatever time of the day or night that they desire, professors hold multiple different office hours throughout the week to accommodate to all students’ schedules, and there are multiple facilities located across campus, such as U Matter We Care and the Counseling and Wellness Center, that offer different resources for students that can help them with transitioning into college life and much more. Needless to say, the University of Florida is an all around fantastic school that can greatly benefit and prepare you for the rest of your life.

Daysi
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The University of Florida is a great school. There are clubs for everything you can imagine and there are plenty of research ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is a great school. There are clubs for everything you can imagine and there are plenty of research opportunities for those who are interested. I really enjoy the wide array of classes, especially because I always end up taking at least one class per semester that it outside of my comfort zone. Since being here, I find it easier to talk to people and share my ideas and beliefs in and out the classroom. I have also found it extremely helpful that professors tend to be available outside of the classroom because then I can easily reach out when I need help. I think that college is really about expanding your horizons and developing who you are and I think that UF has really helped me do that.

Cristen
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The University of Florida is very highly rated institution, but there are some shortcomings. The diversity in the school is l...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is very highly rated institution, but there are some shortcomings. The diversity in the school is lacking and as a student of color I feel as though the tone that is set through the administration and student government ignores the needs of those who feel underrepresented. I love my school, but the monopoly of student government by predominantly white greek life means for a campus that doesn't serve all.

Pam
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Attending the University of Florida was the greatest decision I ever made. UF is nestled in the city of Gainesville which has...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Attending the University of Florida was the greatest decision I ever made. UF is nestled in the city of Gainesville which has become a college town and is known for their sports teams. Everyone is friendly and with such a large student body, people are bound to find others with their same interests. The curriculum at UF has gotten tougher over the years, but with a strong support system and a good study plan, its definitely doable. The best years of my life were spent at the UF!

Corey
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My overall opinion of the school is that although there is much that can be improved, it is the college experience I need. I ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall opinion of the school is that although there is much that can be improved, it is the college experience I need. I actually consider it as a second home now because I am around the people I know and am receiving a quality education. One thing I find quite annoying is how much harder they make their classes for no apparent reason compared to other universities. One thing they do right is ensure student involvement is existent on campus and make transitioning from high school to college easy in a social aspect.

Javas
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It's a good school, there is a lot of crowd management in terms of the professors grading styles and interactions with studen...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a good school, there is a lot of crowd management in terms of the professors grading styles and interactions with students. You have to go out of your way to get help and you have to navigate yourself, but I guess that's the point of school. Can be unsurvivable if you're not a go-getter.

Maria
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The University of Florida is truly an amazing school of academics. Our school is recognized by a large number of institutions...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is truly an amazing school of academics. Our school is recognized by a large number of institutions for it's renowned work in the medical sciences and engineering. I truly feel like I am receiving a quality education and I am proud to get my degree from here. With that being said, the University of Florida has very low ranking for its racial equity. As a current student I can confirm that it appears that diversity and racial equity is not a top priority at this school with the low numbers of minority representation. Because our school has such a dense student population, there is truly a place for everyone to feel included in terms of student organizations. Overall, it is a great academic institution that has ways to go to improve diversity and inclusion.

Allyson
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The University of Florida was my dream school and I am so glad to be a student here. My mom went to UF and started bringing ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida was my dream school and I am so glad to be a student here. My mom went to UF and started bringing me to Saturday football when I was just eight years old. I loved the atmosphere created by 90,000 people in orange and blue. I knew I wanted to be a part of the Gator Nation. Over the next ten years, I went to many more football games. I learned to cheer for the basketball and baseball teams. I booed our rivals, sang the third quarter break song with pride, and wore Gator t-shirts everywhere. Now as a proud Gator myself, I've learned to love the campus in different ways than I did when I was little. Instead of just loving sports, I love the campus itself. The North Lawn in the late Fall has become special because that's where my friends and I throw the frisbee around. I feel at home walking in between the dorms where my friends and I lived in our first year. I also have come to appreciate just how high the quality of education is at UF. It was named a top ten public university two years ago, and the ranking is reflected in how much I've learned this year in the classroom. I found a niche in the University Honors Program, where I have studied topics I never thought could be cultivated into a sixteen week. Since starting school in Fall 2018, I have learned what makes UF so great beyond the sports field. But even though my perspective has changed from hopeful attendee to rising second year student, I still get that familiar adrenaline rush as I walk past that orange and blue clad stadium.

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