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Dorms or Cerro Vista?

araestar22araestar22 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
edited February 2008 in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
I was recently accepted to Cal Poly by early decision, and I am having trouble whether or not to live in the co-ed dorms or the cerro vista apartments. I'm afraid if i choose the apartments I will miss out on the social aspect of college that is so appealing. Yet if the dorms are unbearable as far as space that could also be a problem. Please help out!! I have to apply for housing on Fri.
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Replies to: Dorms or Cerro Vista?

  • soccerchick11soccerchick11 Registered User Posts: 326 Member
    I'm applying for co-ed dorms.. Sequioa :)

    I have plenty of friends down there that have stayed in the dorms and they don't seem to have a problem with it. I think if you stayed in Cerro Vista, you would miss out on some of the social aspect of college, but that's just my thoughts on it. I know, my boyfriend couldn't get housing and was forced to live off campus, and he's still bitter about it. He wishes he could have lived in the dorms because he says he feels like he's missed something.

    So personally, I'd go with staying in the dorms.
  • soccerchick11soccerchick11 Registered User Posts: 326 Member
    oops.. i actually spelled it wrong.. i meant Sequoia :)
  • WhatsupWhatsup Registered User Posts: 104 Junior Member
    I say Dorms for your first year. I don't think Cerro Vista can get you involved with your fellow students as much as a dorm can.
  • logicaldoglogicaldog . Posts: 69 Junior Member
    Hey I was admitted ED too and I decided to opt for Cerro Vista, it means alot to me to have a nice place...
  • jjsoa1jjsoa1 Registered User Posts: 126 Junior Member
    Space isn't really a problem if you choose Yosemite those dorms are huge.
  • wrestler1234wrestler1234 Registered User Posts: 114 Junior Member
    when do ppl who applied in the month of november receive there acceptance letter ?
  • jackht27jackht27 Registered User Posts: 714 Member
    i know that i hear from cpslo sometime this month :S or the beginning of march.
  • polymom10polymom10 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Hi everyone,
    I could not go without posting on this subject, because I feel soooo strongly about this. Absolutely you should choose the dorms! My daughter got in for summer last year (she did not apply for reg) and lived in Sierra Madre. She made so many friends from that experience, and those are her close friends now. She had to move off campus for fall, and now lives in Stenner Glen. She actually likes it, but if she hadn't lived in the dorms over summer and met all of those people, it would have totally been harder to meet people in the suite situation she has now. Plus, the dorms are so much closer to everything. She is applying for Poly Canyon for fall, but with a group of friends.

    By the way....she is in the Rec and Tourism major. She loves it, and has done so many fun things. She volunteered at a bridal fair and got a part in a TV ommercial from it!

    Any other questions....feel free to ask!
  • saabicia@comcast[email protected] Registered User Posts: 119 Junior Member
    Hey that's my major as well!!!! So nice to see that someone else has heard of it! :)
    I've only heard good things about it, and I'm really looking forward to starting my classes. I've worked at bridal fairs up here in the North Bay with my internship so I know what a blast those can be. Thanks for posting! :)

    - Alicia
  • d22md22m Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    just curious as to why anyone not in the college of arch & env. design would particularly choose sequoia?
  • saabicia@comcast[email protected] Registered User Posts: 119 Junior Member
    Well when I first toured Cal Poly about 2 years ago, a friend let me tour her dorm and it just happened to be in Sequoia. I fell in love with the exposed red brick wall and I preferred the short and wide rooms as opposed to the long and narrow rooms in Sierra Madre. Ever since then, it was my dream to go to Cal Poly and live in Sequoia, so part of it is just that.
    Also, I have rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, and it's just easier when I don't have to deal with a lot of stairs. Sequoia has the least amount of stairs, and it's the lowest dorm on the hill. I also love the super close proximity to the UU and the gym, and my classes are fairly close as well. My major is actually in the Agriculture college, which I believe correlates with Fremont dorms, but it's a bit too tucked away from the thick of things.

    I hope that makes sense! :S
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