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This university is nothing like I expected.BrightNursing
This university is nothing like I expected. I thought it would be a very welcoming community. Coming from just one state above you would not think so many things would be different. IF YOU ARE NOT IN GREEK LIFE YOU DO NOT EXIST. no one will want to be your friend. DO NOT COME HERE IF YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT YOUR FUTURE. You will get made fun of for taking things seriously. The cost is way too expensive, it's for the university to build their new dorms (which you will not be living in) with your tuition money and for you to learn off YOUTUBE.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Useful Schoolwork: A, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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I attended a small, private high school inQuite BrightSociology
I attended a small, private high school in a larger city and thought I wanted the change of a big school. Upon arriving at UK, however, I realized that that was a big mistake. As someone who enjoys learning, the campus culture is depressing. Proud ignorance runs rampant and there isn't much to do for those who don't drink a lot. There also aren't a ton of healthy food options, and finding decent things to eat has been stressful. There are also long walks to class and horrible parking. I did join a sorority, but it has not helped me socially in any way. Two of my roommates that I came here with couldn't even handle being here and moved back home after the first semester. I stayed second semester for academic reasons, but I will be transferring next year to a smaller school where studying is more socially acceptable.
1st Year Female -- Class 2017
Faculty Accessibility: A, Social Life: F
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If you're from Lexington do not attend theAverageEnglish
If you're from Lexington do not attend the University, they will try to keep you but the people in dorms are just how they are in high school and create unnecessary problems that effect your physical, psychological, and academic growth.

Deans don't listen to issues from both sides, the 'legal' process is very closed minded in the fact of first come first serve.Don't come here because of your friends or family.

1st Year Female -- Class 2017
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Perceived Campus Safety: F
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