I'm currently a first year at UC San Diego. I've only been here 2 months, which may be too early to admit that I am not enjoying my college experience. I'm really lost on what to do. I'm a computer science major and thinking of transferring out of UCSD. I'm not entirely sure of where I should transfer to/where I could even get in. Either I transfer out, go to CC and transfer later, or stick it out and stay.
Basically its true, social life at UCSD sucks. I have tried it out and made an effort to make the best out of my life here, but its really hard. We have a 6 college system, spread pretty far out from one another, which makes meeting people hard. For example, one of my good friends from high school also goes to UCSD, but I have probably seen her 5 times since I've been here because the 20 min walk sucks and I rarely run into her at this giant campus. You don't meet people in your classes that have 200-300 people each. Most first years here hang out with their suitemates. I live in the RA suite, therefore I only have 3 suitemates. One I don't really connect with. One is a theatre major so she is busy with her play. One is in greek and hangs out with her sorority. So yea.
Anyways, school work is hard. I'm not doing very well here and everyone's pretty focused on academics. I'm not a stupid person, or else I would not have gotten into here. I don't mind working hard at all, but I do think that there should be a nice balance aka maybe I should have some opportunities to make friends and have a social life. Like.... we don't even have a football teammmmm....... ..
I've been thinking of transferring, but am I just rushing to make this decision? Where could I even transfer and how could I possibly get in with a bad first quarter GPA? Help pleaseeeeeee