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Friends hire friends, shut up and put up,Quite BrightBiology
Friends hire friends, shut up and put up, barely educated grad students teach classes in exchange for tuition, admins and staff answer to nobody. I have even caught instructors changing student exam answers and scantrons. I now use a pen with pencil on top. Students have no recourse other than superficial exercises meant to appear there is some sort of process. This school is very sinister and corrupt from bottom to top. Don't gamble your future here.

Don't let the new "pre-eminent" status & rabid intenal marketing campaigns fool you, this school should be a private corporation. It is shocking to me when I see & hear repeatedly how much disdain administrators across the board, in every dept have for students. These people truly hate your kids. Students generate revenue, a necessary evil, to keep funds rolling in for other investments like all the private, for profit medical facilities. This are not teaching hospitals. The research labs are not for teaching either - they are marketed to and leased out for profit to private companies. This school uses student tuition profits & government money to build all tgese for profit revenue streams. The campus? It is falling apart.

I made a horrible, horrible mistake in choosing to invest my time & money at this school. USF is run like a private equity company intersted in highest profit, lowest cost. It isn't about "education" at all. Keeping snot nosed, "untrustworthy, brats" running around keeps the "State University" status and grants flowing in. Students are dead last in priority. Where do the profits go?

My guess is that when it makes sense financially, USF will cut the undergrad school portion out, go private & be a wholly for profit institution - built in the backs of students and taxpayer dollars.In the meantime, good luck finding a parking slot in one of the cracks and sluvers reserved for students, don't pay attention to the bags in the classrooms collecting rainwater on the ceilings, keep walking around, you will eventually find a working toilet or sink, oh... and be sure to use pen.

1st Year Female -- Class 1920
Surrounding City: B, Education Quality: F
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I only had one class to finish inSuper BrilliantComputer Science
I only had one class to finish in order to complete my degree. The Operating Systems class is so horribly taught that I tried with two different professors and I could not get through it. I would recommend to stay away from the CISE dept and degree at UF. Just find another degree and graduate from there and take other classes from another school to get your degree. UF is not that prestigious that any job would look at your graduation from there and be wowed by it.
4th Year Male -- Class 2019
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Education Quality: F
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The beauracracy is slow and sometimes condescending towardsBrightArt & Design Department
The beauracracy is slow and sometimes condescending towards students. Some professors could care less while others are attempting to acelerate learning. The general upkeep of the grounds is something else to be desired despite spotlighted renovations. If you respect some of the past academic achievements and athletic craze (that seems to claim a majority of the budget), this is your school.
1st Year Female -- Class 1921
Social Life: B+, Campus Aesthetics: D+
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