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I graduated from a South Carolina high schoolQuite BrightBiology
I graduated from a South Carolina high school and enrolled in CCU for financial reasons. I got the Palmetto Fellows scholarship, but Clemson and USC still would not give enough merit aid to cover tuition. Coastal basically gave me a free ride. I just couldn't turn it down, especially knowing that grad school is going to cost tons of money. I?m here and I love it! My profs are amazing. They know me by name and are so encouraging. The social life is good, especially at football games. I?ve made friends from all over the US. The dorms are nice! Shocker (I know). This campus is probably the prettiest in S.C. Most of all, I?m thriving and growing as a person. I am forever grateful that CCU gave me this chance. Now, my family can pay for my siblings? colleges and I can go to grad school. A Coastal degree is going up in value because the reputation of this college goes up every year.
1st Year Female -- Class 1923
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Surrounding City: B
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I went to CCU because my boyfriend atQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
I went to CCU because my boyfriend at the time was enrolling at HGTC and I wanted to be near him. Originally, I applied to other colleges in SC, but went here to stay close to him. We broke up and I thought of transferring to USC or Clemson, but I stayed at Coastal because it just felt like home. My professors all seemed to truly care about me. My classes were going well, and I was happy except for relationship issues. I was pretty depressed for awhile, but my profs they really took me under their wing. I was all set to leave but went on to graduate and become a nurse. I am glad I went to Coastal and thankful for the friends and staff there. Games were always fun. I was as prepared as anyone in my field and wound encourage anyone to go here. You will find your niche and be treated like family. There is something really special about Coastal Carolina.
4th Year Female -- Class 2011
Education Quality: A+, Extracurricular Activities: A-
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I am a Marine Science student.Quite BrightOther
I am a Marine Science student. I went to Coastal because of the reputation of the program and it has has been amazing! My professors know me by name, and they truly care about me. The campus is beautiful with lots of green spaces and trees. New buildings are always being built and everything is very clean. Tradition Hall is the best. I lived on campus the first two years and am now at UP, which is not far from CCU. The food is fine with lots of good choices. I feel very safe here and love going to CCU games, especially basketball and football. I will be sad to graduate and leave here. It just feels like home. I have met so many friends from all over. I will apply to grad school once I leave but will miss my Coastal days. Go Chants!
3rd Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: A-
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