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4 out of 5
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Degree: Film Production
Graduation Year: 2014

GSU is one of the most unique schools in this country. There are no quads, there are no rolling hills, there are no ivy-covered buildings. There are simply students from every corner of the world working towards their education. A lower level of class structure means you can customize your learning experience; for example, I double majored in English education and film studies, but I easily and specifically focused those degrees on theatre and television respectively. Campus life is expanding rapidly as new dorms and facilities are built, Greek life is getting bigger and bigger, and our recent purchase of the Turner field lot is going to make us a force to be reckoned with in Atlanta. The big extracurricular activities are really exciting - our basketball team was the national darling, our football team stomped rival Georgia Southern on their own turf, our band marched in the Macy's day parade, we have a freaking beach volleyball team for Pete's sake - and there are clubs and groups for every interest under the sun. If you want that classic collegiate experience, Georgia State is NOT for you. If you want a unique urban experience in (literally) the middle of one of our country's fastest-growing cities, get your application in now.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2014

Georgia state is a great state school however i recommend picking your major wisely. This school is best for business, law and nursing. This school is integrated in downtown aAlanta. Cons : campus safety is poor, huge campus that is not connected, huge student body, atypical college experience, hard to make connections with other students. Pros: you can walk anywhere, commuting is easy since there is public transit, great research university, very diverse student body, great education for the price

4 out of 5
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Degree: Management
Graduation Year: 2012

I completed the Flex MBA program which fit both my needs and my schedule since they had late classes I could attend after work as well as many different locations available that were convenient to work. The classes were useful and I was able to immediately apply what I learned to my everyday work.

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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2009

Georgia State was an excellent experience. I met many different people, and my classes were rigorous, interesting, and fun!

5 out of 5
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Degree: Taxation
Graduation Year: 2011

Great program to build a foundation for a career as a CPA / Tax adviser. The majority of the professors are all professionals in the industry and have real world experience and practical knowledge to share.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Graduation Year: 2007

It was great for a Master's Program! City life was much better for me as a graduate student, than undergrad. The professors were excellent in my program and current in all research.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2011

I'm a first generation college student, so I wasn't aware of University of Georgia or Georgia Tech. The "campus" itself is weird, spread out among downtown Atlanta. Definitely doesn't feel prestigious now and clearly most of the students aren't from the best of their high schools. But I have a decent job now and glad I went here as opposed to a community college.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Graduation Year: 2011

I had a great experience at Georgia State. Several of our classes were directly related to things I now use in my career. I met many of my closest friends in my classes at Georgia State.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Graduation Year: 2008

GA State is in an urban setting. Some of the buildings are a good walk from each other, so depending on your class schedule it can be kind of a hustle to get from one place to another. I originally started at a smaller college that felt like I was in grade 13...pretty much high school all over again. I liked the independence and "grown up" feel of GSU. Nobody is going to hold your hand and make you go to class, but most of the professors are very responsive if you reach out to them. I was a commuter, and I liked that I went to class, did my thing, and then went back to my "normal" life - working, friends, etc.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2010

It was a great graduate school program with helpful staff and knowledgeable professors. It was reasonably priced given the rankings at the time.

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