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If you're look for a well rounded collegeSuper BrilliantEnglish
If you're look for a well rounded college experience with an open minded social atmosphere USD isn't the place for you. My friends and I came here under the impression that there would be an abundance of awesome people and to just get a traditional college experience. We were so wrong! USD is one of the cliquiest colleges I have ever seen. The first week of school everyone is very nice and friendly but HURRY if you don't find a clique to be in you will soon be an outcast. Its not like there are a bunch of amazing people here. Most of them are just rich California kids with sub par social skills. If you're not talking about getting fucked up or what outfit someone has its very bland. This school's greek life is ok but its very classist and segregated. The "popular" greek fraternities frown and look down upon those of us who are "unworthy" its pretty chill though, there are some amazing people here but for the most part it's just like High School part 2. Once people set into their cliques they're not really willing to go outside to meet new people. If you want my advice go to UCLA or USC. Even SDSU, its a richer and more well rounded of a college experience. Don't make the same mistake as me and my friends did, and good luck with your decision!! (don't come here if you're a down to earth person)
1st Year Male -- Class 2019
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Individual Value: F
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Great in terms of academics once you get into a major that you like. There are WAY TOO MANY REQUIREMENTS at USD. It is ridiculous and the GE requirements are quite challenging. The people are overall unfriendly and very snobby. I transferred to USD my sophomore year from a big state school in Oregon and it was a huge culture shock. I recommend anyone looking for a well rounded college experience with open people and a football team that you DO NOT CHOOSE USD. Eventually if you try hard enough, you find friends, but it takes a LONG TIME if you are looking for people who are not fake blondes with attitudes. If I did it again, I would most likely go somewhere else in a different part of the country with more interesting and down to earth people.
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Nope. Noooope. Beautiful campus filled with the ugliest people. (everyone here is superficial - rude, arrogant, all about looks.)
2nd Year Female -- Class 2017
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