Lafayette, LA
University of Louisiana at Lafayette


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Recent Reviews

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

Same as question above. The atmosphere here and the feeling you get here is unmatched by any other school. The people are ver...

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

Same as question above. The atmosphere here and the feeling you get here is unmatched by any other school. The people are very genuine and really take the time.

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

My number 1 piece of advice would be to check out ULL. It is a great school. But, I would also tell students that it really doesn't matter what College you choose, they will all give you about the same education. You get out of college what you put into it so it is important to pick a college that you like and feel a connection to so that you will put the most into it and get the most out of it.

What's unique about your campus?

The atmosphere here. Everyone is friendly, eager to help, and a lot of fun!

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

Pick a college that has a strong program in which you would like to pursue! Entering as a freshman, try to enroll in as many ...

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

Pick a college that has a strong program in which you would like to pursue! Entering as a freshman, try to enroll in as many extracurricular activities as possible. It's a great way to meet new people and it looks great on a resume. Once you get towards the end of your college degree you'll wish you had participated in waaaaay more. Don't rush your experience! It's a great one. After college comes the real world....which isn't all that great!

What's unique about your campus?

The spirit people have and the availablity of resources

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

I would advise parents that they should never pressure their children into choosing a school or major. This time in our live...

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

I would advise parents that they should never pressure their children into choosing a school or major. This time in our lives is crucial, and extremely beneficial to the rest of our lives. When parents force their ideas or opinions on their children, the students generally do not do as well in school, and become unhappy. Parents should allow the students to search for themselves, and guide them by sharing wisdom. These four years allow the students to develop into adulthood. While it is not the end of the world if the students decide they want to go in a completely different direction than they have been going for the past years, it will save them a lot of time and money if they would have just explored their options and decided for themselves. In the case of students, the only advice I have is to enjoy themselves. We will have careers for the rest of our lives, and it is too much pressure to consider school as their career for the moment being. While schoolwork is especially crucial to being successful, it is more necessary to keep yourself happy and form a strong sense of self.

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

There is a little problem with racism, since it is the deep south.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

Someone that wants to focus solely on schoolwork and have no social experiences.

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

The little bit of advice that I would give to parents and students trying to find the right college is that it is important t...

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

The little bit of advice that I would give to parents and students trying to find the right college is that it is important to find an environment that you know you can succed and still have a fun fulfilling time in college. To attend school somewhere you can participate in the college campus activities and still maintain your GPA is very important. Campus involvement makes your college experience so much more fun.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Anyone can attend this school. They have something to offer everyone. The campus is very welcoming and friendly. Everyone gets along great. The campus is open to anything. I would reccomend everyone to go there.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

No one should think about leaving this school out of their decision. The university has so much to offer to anyone. I think any type of person could attend this school.

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

I feel this school is much more social. There are lots of things students can do to hang out with fellow students outside of...

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

I feel this school is much more social. There are lots of things students can do to hang out with fellow students outside of the classroome.

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

I feel the first thing you need to remember when choosing a college is to be true to yourself. Choose a particular university because you want to, try not to let others influence you but be open to suggestions. Second, I recommend visiting as many colleges as possible. Even if you feel that the chances of you choosing that school are very slim, you have nothing to loose by visiting the college and seeing what it has to offer. Last, take plenty of time in choosing your university. This is one of the most important decisions you will make, therefore it deserves some thought. Once you start your college career my number one suggestion is to TAKE IT SERIOUSLY! Do not make the mistake of messing up your first semester. Once you are settled into the college, make the best of the experience. You should meet new people; participate in programs such as clubs, sports, and anything else the school might have to offer. College should be a positive experience, not just because you will get a better job once you?re finished but because college has so much more to offer than just diploma.

Paige
Describe the students at your school.

On the morning of the test, most of us arrived either hungover or still drunk and/or stoned; the average grade was roughly a ...

Describe the students at your school.

On the morning of the test, most of us arrived either hungover or still drunk and/or stoned; the average grade was roughly a 79/100.

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

Making the most out of college is about making personal connections, both in the sense of supportive friendships and in the sense of future business colleagues. Choose a place that can both work with your finances and cater to your academic needs. Attend your classes, even if your work is not done; professors remember familiar faces and are willing to work with your difficulties. If you must imbibe legal or illegal illicit substances, do it on the weekends. Don't ever schedule an 8 AM class; it just is not worth it. Try not to ruin your personal finances simply for the sake of surviving your baccalaureate degree. Travel. Wear silly hats and clown shoes and make as much noise as you find fun.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The most frustrating thing about the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is its unwillingness to give options to those of alternative lifestyles through university supported eateries that offer a variety of foods or through easily accessible schedules and professors.

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

All colleges are realativly the same as far as classes and accademics. The importance choice is to choose a college where you...

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

All colleges are realativly the same as far as classes and accademics. The importance choice is to choose a college where you can honestly see yourself at. I fell in love with the campus as soon as i saw it. That was the deciding factor. If you are happy with the place you're at, you will succeed.

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

I wish i would have known that in college, you really do have to commit fully to schoolwork. You must teach yourself.

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

Not realizing it, school activities are focused around soroties and fraternities, causing others to feel left out.

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