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Like any other university, what you put intoQuite BrightNutrition
Like any other university, what you put into your experience is what you'll get out of it. This is especially true at a large institution like FSU. There's an enless amount of opportunities for everyone, both academic, social, and cultural. It's easy to feel "lost in the crowd" if you don't take the inititative to "put yourself out there." No one is going to hand you life experiences on a silver platter; you have to make the effort. You want to succeed academically and socially? Get involved in undergraduate research. Seek advice from faculty and peers. Join clubs and sports teams. Study abroad. Do an internship. These opportunities and more are available to those that want them. Your experience will be what you make of it, so put forth your best effort! I promise you can and will succeed at FSU :)
4th Year Female -- Class 2015
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Surrounding City: C-
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I have taken classes at two other FloridaQuite BrightChemistry
I have taken classes at two other Florida universities and I have never experienced nearly as much grade injustice at those institutes as I have experienced here at FSU. The science departments at this university are filled with arrogant, condescending research professors who care more about their own research than their students.

The classes are deemed to be "harder" here. However, the difficulty of a course SHOULD be based on the content of the subject, not based on unfair exams and grading. I was in an upper level chemistry lab and I had the highest grades out of all 3 lab sections, but I did not receive and A because my lab supervising professors told me "Nobody gets an A in this class". The TA's for that lab unfairly took off points for ridiculous errors, and when I asked them about their reasoning for taking off those points they basically scoffed.

I have suffered at least 4 instances where the grading of exams/lab reports/papers has been questionable. Do not come to this school if you actually want to learn. I was an A student before attending this school. I worked hard for my grades, and I still work hard at FSU. But, achieving an A in a science class here is nearly impossible unless the professor curves the whole class several points.AVOID THIS SCHOOL!

3rd Year Male -- Class 2015
University Resource Use: A+, Faculty Accessibility: F
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Find something you are passionate about. Find a career that you will exited about, not just one to make you money.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
Starting Job: Chief Financial Officer; Preparedness: A+ Reputation: A
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