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Stetson University

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May 14 2013Business - Management and Administration
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If you went to a private high school, this probably isn't the place for you. I had more fun nights in high school than I did at this place. I spent one year here and was pretty miserable. If you're not in a sorority or a fraternity, you probably won't have a social life or anything to do on the weekends. However, the people involved in Greek life are primarily the people that wanted to be cool in high school, weren't, and now think they're cool for being in a sorority/fraternity.

As far as the academics go, this school isn't really challenging. People who are in-state make it seem like it's this amazing institution with great professors and resources and it's not that at all. Most of the classrooms are out of date with the furniture and carpeting. The school spends so much time making the outside of campus look good but the interiors of the buildings are old and out of date.

The food isn't anything spectacular. The commons food is mediocre at best but you'll get sick of it pretty quickly.

Athletes basically run the school. They get first pick of housing and registering for classes. They all think they're cool and hot and they're definitely not at all whatsoever. Speaking of attractiveness, if you're looking for a school with a lot of good looking people, this isn't it. I'm not writing this review with the intention of scaring anybody away from this university but trying to make people aware of the kinds of people here and what it's actually like. If you're looking for a school that has all the bells and whistles of a beautiful campus and nice buildings and a good looking student body, this probably isn't it.

1st Year Female -- Class 2016
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Education Quality: B-, Useful Schoolwork: F
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Aug 17 2012Psychology
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Stetson has gone down in quality (small class room sizes, teacher to student ration, student resources, residential housing) but has increased its tuition by 2,000 each year. By the time you're a senior Stetson has already raised your tuition by 6,000 (while your scholarships have remained stagnant). Your counterparts in public universities like uf, unf, and ucf will be making the same salary as you when you graduate minus all the student loans. For me, I chose a private university because I like small class room sizes, being able to talk to my teachers, and choosing classes that I want. But now Stetson is like a big university without the nice buildings and ALOT of student loans. There is also a lack of diversity in the student population and nearly NOTHING to do on the weekends. Unless you like that small town stuff, you'll be finding yourself in Orlando on the weekend - Stetson is a ghost town on weekends! I was really in love with Stetson my freshman and sophomore year a and I was proud to be a hatter but now I'm disappointed in it and understand why so many of Stetson's Alumnae don't donate to the annual fund.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2013
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Friendliness: A, University Resource Use: D
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May 08 2009Philosophy
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BACK IN THE DAY; STETSON WAS DOMINATED BY FUNDAMENTAL BAPTIST TIES..KIDS SMOKED AND DRANK AND HAD MAD-HATTER PARTIES IN THE FOREST; KIDS ARE KIDS!BUT AMERICA BECAME JADED BY DRUG WARS, WARS, AND MEDIA MAKING PEOPLE SUBSERVIENT TO FEAR..IT IS MY HOPE THAT THESE GENERATIONS CAN REGAIN THE FREEDOMS AND SPIRITUAL TOGETHERNESS THAT SEEMS TO HAVE ERODED AS A CULTURE OVER THE YEARS. IN SHORT; DO BETTER/ GO FURTHER/ AND REACH FOR THE STARS! THERE ARE DIFFERENT BEINGS OFF THIS PLANET..WE PROVED IT RIGHT AT STETSON..AND YOU NEVER KNEW;; YOU NEVER SUSPECTED WE WERE AMONGST YOUR STUDENT BODY..IT IS THE HIGHEST COMPLIMENT TO HAVE BEEN CHOSEN AS A CULTURE OF INTEREST BY OFF-WORLD GROUPS...NOW YOU KNOW THE "LITTLE SECRET".LIVE LONG..AND PROSPER!CLASS OF '76 WAS A REAL WITCHES' MIX..WE SALUTE FUTURE GRADUATES..STETSON IS TOUGH, BUT THE SHEEPSKIN IS WOTH THE SWEAT! i AM BY BLOGG CRYPTION "MUTHAUVALLMADHATTERS"
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Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: C-
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