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Tell me something about your college experiences please^^

EnricoEnrico Posts: 22Registered User New Member
edited August 2009 in College Life
Alright, I'm an international, and I went to America twice. I saw two univeristies and I only glanced at these... Can you tell me something about University life ? Whatever you want, from the things you think are most important to trifles you like...
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Replies to: Tell me something about your college experiences please^^

  • tmilestmiles Posts: 73Registered User Junior Member
    Wow, that's a broad topic.

    University life - you pay to live in a world of people like you. Smarter than the average person, generally more motivated...
  • AtomicCafeAtomicCafe Posts: 867Registered User Member
    I wrote a big long message this afternoon but the computer deleted it. Time to try for a condensed version. Very big question, that....

    Academics:
    - Professors like to make you jump through hoops to turn things in, at least in intro classes. I use 7 different websites to turn in homework, and it adds a good several hours to the time it takes to do homework just turning stuff in. (I'm a math major -- most of my homework is math formulas. Hard to type.)
    - It pays to be in some sort of honors program in college, most of the time. Seriously.
    - Most people are very lazy in college. It's pretty easy to get the front seat, go to office hours for one-on-one tutoring, find internships that few people from your school are applying to, and so on. Granted, I'm at a state school, which may be why...

    General Life:
    People are pretty chill in college. I haven't encountered any drama yet (been in college for a few months), and people don't care like they do in high school. No one cares what you wear, what your backpack looks like, or whatever else people post on this forum.

    Wow, there's about a thousand things I could mention, but I'm going to cut it short. What are you looking for?
  • TwistedxKissTwistedxKiss Posts: 2,535Registered User Senior Member
    I would like to add the opposite of everything AtomicCafe said except about it paying to be in an honors program, which I will second.
  • AtomicCafeAtomicCafe Posts: 867Registered User Member
    ^ Well, guess we must certainly go to different schools!
  • UCSDJake12UCSDJake12 Posts: 399Registered User Junior Member
    Arizona and UMich have different student bodies? The world is shocked.
  • AtomicCafeAtomicCafe Posts: 867Registered User Member
    I honestly wonder why I bother with this site when people like you are on it.
  • you_of_ehyou_of_eh Posts: 753Registered User Member
    aha d*cks..
  • DestructionDestruction Posts: 15Registered User New Member
    parties every day of the week... easy girls, lots of alcohol

    basically its perfect
  • CyberShotCyberShot Posts: 175Registered User Junior Member
    It is likely the most unforgettable experience you will ever have. It is a privilege for people to go to college. It's just amazinggggg!

    Just trust me on this. Especially freshmen! ^_^
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