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Do not go here unless you are close-minded.Average
Do not go here unless you are close-minded. The people that have the most success and happiness here have been dating the same person for about 5 years, so since middle school, and have no friends beyond their significant other. For this reason, there isn't much going on here and especially on the weekends it is a suitcase school
2nd Year Female -- Class 2019
Campus Aesthetics: A+, University Resource Use: F
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3rd yr nursing student and all of theSuper BrilliantNursing
3rd yr nursing student and all of the nursing classes are taught by multiple teachers - as many as 4-6 -- which is NOT conducive for learning as tests are inconsistent with the lectures -- wonder why; Samford did not tell us such during school visit; most nursing teachers are not helpful since they are part time and do not offer after hours class sessions for the confusion resulting from multiple teachers for a course. Take your parents hard-earned income and go elsewhere .
3rd Year Female -- Class 2018
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Education Quality: D
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I am so thankful I got involved withAverageHistory/Histories (art history/etc.)
I am so thankful I got involved with Greek life at Samford. If you aren't involved in something, especially Greek life, you will be bored constantly. The campus is boring, and there is absolutely nothing to do on weekends. The worst part about Samford is the poor facilities. Every dorm room I've ever been in is old and falling apart... This applies for both male and female dorms. The hot water doesn't work half of the time, there is mold all in the showers, and it is just overall disgusting. The bathrooms look like something out of the 50's, and they looks like they haven't been renovated or cleaned since the 50's, as well. Overall, classes are fine. They are challenging, yet you learn a lot. There is a lot of room for growth and professors that are willing to have a relationship with students in order for academic and personal success. I am actually transferring next semester. Samford isn't for everyone, and I guess it just wasn't for me. If you are coming to Samford, be prepared for a very small environment. Yet, if that is for you, then by all means go for it!
1st Year Female -- Class 2019
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Social Life: F
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