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Sac89Sac89 Registered User Posts: 145 Junior Member
Hey guys. Most of you probably think this topic is a joke. For many of you, SDSU shouldn't even be mentioned in the same sentence as UCSD. I understand that...


I plan to major in English/Communications. From what I've heard and read, UC San Diego is a strong school in the maths and sciences. I also heard that many people have bland personalities and are all about studying, studying, studying. Don't get me wrong, I'm an academic student and I know studying is important. Nevertheless, I've heard that San Diego State has a more friendly atmosphere and, even though it is a "party school," it all depends on what you make of the situation. I've also been told that San Diego State is just as strong in the humanities/communications, which makes me learn toward that school.

One final factor that I'm considering is the fact that UCSD doesn't have an "English major." Instead, they have a similar "Literature" major. But, I'm not really interested in literature per se, I like to focus on language and writing. For that reason, I feel like SDSU may be better for me because I can major in Communications and minor in English. That way, I won't have to focus so much on comparative literature.

So, what advice can you guys give me? What school would probably fit me best for an English and Communications major?

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