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The advising is terrible and you really haveQuite BrightPsychology
The advising is terrible and you really have to take things into your own hands to graduate. they have a really bad Online system where you make appointments but the advisors seem to cancel a lot. I have even gotten forgot about in the waiting room. They simply don't really care about you as a student. I have had multiple problems and have gone to advising for help and have gotten different or wrong Solutions.
2nd Year Female -- Class 1920
Perceived Campus Safety: A, Faculty Accessibility: F
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The school doesn't care about their students inQuite BrightPsychology
The school doesn't care about their students in the least. During hurricane Dorian they sent us an email saying we can stay at a shelter nearby since they don't have a storm shelter themselves. The only concern they showed in the email was them saying "If you go to a shelter, don't wear FAU gear" because they prioritize pubic image over public safety. There was also a rat infestation in the dining hall and they let us eat there six days after they discovered the rat without fumigating or saying anything. Then they fed us in the food court afterwards but it was all food from the rat infested caf so it didn't make a difference. The courses aren't challenging and customer service sucks. I was also told I'd be paying half of what I did. I'm transferring
1st Year Female -- Class 1923
Campus Aesthetics: A, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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FAU is an amazing school and I amBrightNursing
FAU is an amazing school and I am so glad I chose this school! I did have my doubts about coming because my peers in high school viewed FAU on a lower level when compared to the other Florida colleges. However FAU made sure I was involved with my major (nursing) within the first semester, can not say the same for my friends attending other Florida colleges. Also, FAU has a brand new tutoring center for the sciences that is my favorite place to study.

As for the social aspect, you can make friends if you become involved. You can join a sorority to be involved, or you can do as I did and make friends in your classes. There are parties here often (Almost every night), so if that is what you want then you can easily access that. However, if that is not for you then you can easily avoid them as well. FAU has single dorms available for freshman and believe me that was a blessing. I would highly suggest a single. I feel safe walking back to my door at 1:00 in the morning from the library. Overall FAU has impressed me.

1st Year Female -- Class 1923
Education Quality: A+, Campus Maintenance: C
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