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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2018

Florida State University was one of the best decisions I have ever made. The education I received from Florida State allowed me to continue the career that I had only dreamed of. I was very hesitant in leaving my family and living in Tallahassee but the second I got there I was sure I made the right decision. As a freshman it was very easy to meet new people and to get around campus. I didn't know what career I wanted to pursue and I changed my mind a bunch of times as a freshman, but the advisors always made sure I was on track to graduate within four years. The campus is absolutely beautiful with a little bit of a Harry Potter feel. The dorms are new and very close to campus as well as the off campus restaurants and activities. Theres a lot to do in Tallahassee over the weekends as well. The environment of the university was very welcoming. As my undergraduate years went on I began to be very interested in the medical field. FSU has a very good medical school and very good pre-health advisors to assist you in your post graduation plans. The biology and chemistry department are very technologically advanced and give a lot of hands on research opportunities. Theres also is a vast majority of clubs for everyone to get involved in. They range from social to educational and you will find at least 3 to fit into. The study abroad programs are available in countries all over the world and if they aren't in the country of your desire you can always do a work study where you please.The instructors always were there to help regardless of how difficult the class was. The financial aid at this school was very excellent and provided money for almost everyone who needed assistance to attend by offering grands and many scholarships. This campus is a chance for opportunity and growth. If I could do these 4 years over again I would.

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Degree: Interior Design
Graduation Year: 2018

The Interior Architecture and Design program at Florida State University is among the best of the best. I had an incredible experience in this program and wouldn't trade it for the world. We have an amazing network of highly respected faculty who are passionate about what they are teaching and always willing to lend a hand. I believe this is why our program is so successful. This is not an easy program and students have to be fully committed to their projects and responsibilities to be successful in this field of study. As a cohort we spend countless hours together in the studio classrooms working late hours to complete projects that meet our standards. Even after the long hours spent together, any free time is still spent with each other celebrating our achievements. Overall this program sets you up for the professional world and has left a lasting impact on who I am as a designer.

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Degree: Family and Community Services
Graduation Year: 2017

Florida State University...I believe the name speaks for itself. This institution is of the utmost quality, and my four years there will forever be regarded as some of the best in my lifetime. From the atmosphere on and around campus, to the experienced and kind professors, to the diversity of peers to interact with on a daily basis, this university has it all. If youre looking for a large university setting with great sports programs, as well as the feel of a close community, Florida State is a good fit. Although it is quite a large school, the campus is compact and it is easy to get involved and find your niche. Everyone connects with their passion for the Seminoles, and the atmosphere is always indescribable. I learned more than I could have imagined during my time there.

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Degree: Writing
Graduation Year: 2017

Since I was a little girl, I had always dreamed about attending Saint Mary's College in South Bend, IN. After being accepted and starting school in the fall of 2013, I realized I had made a huge mistake. I decided to transfer to Florida State University after my freshman year of college. I was extremely nervous going from a school with about 1,400 people to a school with over 30,000 people. However, I could not be more thankful for that unique experience at such a large institution. FSU's campus is simply breathtaking and there are so many opportunities in which to get involved, whether that may be through extracurricular activities on campus or local internships around Tallahassee. I was able to partake in Greek Life where I met other girls with the same interests as me. I also tutored in the Reading and Writing Center and was a content editor for Her Campus FSU--an online publication for college women. In addition, FSU offers so many wonderful professors who are enthusiastic about the material they are teaching. I majored in Editing, Writing, & Media--a program I simply adored, along with the majority of my professors (in fact, one of my professors helped me greatly with editing applications to various law schools and wrote me a letter of recommendation). Due to the fact that my major did not require as many courses as other majors, I was able to complete two minors (one in General Business and another in Communications) along with a Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Editing--and I still graduated on time! I would have never had those same opportunities at my previous college. Overall, FSU became a second home to me and I am forever thankful for the education and experiences the school gave me. I highly recommend giving Florida State a chance if you are considering applying. You will not regret it!

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Degree: Social Science Teacher Education
Graduation Year: 2016

Florida State University is a beautiful campus filled with wonderful faculty and staff that are eager to help you reach your full potential. The large majority of my teachers were helpful, friendly, and skilled in their field of study. If I ever had questions about my course work or needed help, my teachers usually delivered quick response and action. The housing on campus is also a high point of my experience at FSU. It was a pleasure working with my residential advisors and I got to know many of the students, including my roommates, during my stay. One of my biggest priorities when choosing a school was to go somewhere that I felt safe. During my time at FSU, I can honestly say that there was never a point when I felt unsafe or in danger. There are safety stations across campus where you can alert campus police of any trouble you may be in and the campus police always responded very quickly. Overall, Florida State University is absolutely an amazing place to get an education. Based on my stay, tours of other colleges, and talks with friends that attended other colleges, I can honestly say that I would not have wanted to get my bachelor's degree anywhere else.

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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2009

As a Florida State University Alumni, reflecting on my undergraduate enrollment earning a Bachelor's in Nursing Science at Florida State University, I am undoubtedly confident that I attended one of the best programs nationwide. The professors at the College of Nursing fully prepared me, both academically and clinically, for great success in my profession. Earning my degree at FSU provided me the necessary tools to become a prestigious intensive care unit open heart surgery registered nurse. My instructors were knowledgable of all covered content, highly accessible to students, and passionate in regards to the success of their nursing student body. This program provided me such a superb education, I sought no other school for entry to my Graduate Studies in pursuit of my Master's in Nurse Anesthesia. I am excited and eager to learn from the best, yet again, working towards my professional and academic goals.

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Degree: Philosophy
Graduation Year: 2015

Florida State is a great place to be at school. I'm not a fan of the school's administration, and I think there are issues that need to be addressed at FSU. The school is not as diverse as I'd have liked, but that's true for many institutions. The University has accepted problematic gifts from donors that I feel have compromised the school's integrity, and the process by which the current President was chosen was very problematic. The Student Government is often overwhelmingly influenced by a subset of the student's population that is not representative of the views and interests of the student body as a whole. That being said, the people that I met (fellow students, faculty, and people in the area) and opportunities that I had at FSU have greatly impacted my life. The school is located in a great city (Tallahassee, Florida) that has space for a wide range of interests. There is a great art scene (theatre, comedy, a good music scene, anything you can hope for), an opportunity to involve yourself in state politics, and people, especially faculty and staff at FSU, who cal help you find whatever else you may need. It isn't perfect, but FSU is a really great place to go to school.

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Degree: Sports Management
Graduation Year: 2010

The educators in the Sport Management program were great to work with and helped students with practical experience opportunities. The best part is the ability to network with peers due to the small class. I am now going back to school for my Law Degree and am able to do so because of my past experience at FSU.

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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

I loved Florida State University. The campus allowed me to experience an incredibly new environment with diverse populations that I had no experienced prior to. Additionally, the College of Social Work at the university was like a second home to me where I was able to learn how to be a better humanitarian, person, and future social worker.

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Degree: Exercise Science
Graduation Year: 2013

Florida State University expanded my outlook on how college prepares you for the real world. The staff and administration were top notch when it came to meeting the needs of the students and providing the best possible resources to allow them to expand their learning.

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