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This school is not about academics or learning,
This school is not about academics or learning, save your money and go to a school that will help you in the long run.

you will find the maturity and intelligence of most students here to be horrible, most students are not here to learn.

most students are here to throw money at a piece of paper, thinking they will get a good job by doing the bare minimum asked of them.

Male -- Class 2000
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I was born in the USA.Average
I was born in the USA. I didn?t make much friends from this university the two years I spent here. I have friends from my junior college because I was the head tutor. People treat me like I?m not supposed to have a serious demeanor because I?m young and asian. My twin was murdered by gunshot and the police ruled it a suicide. My sister committed suicide. I witnessed a severe deadly assault to a girl in the genitals when I was 11. She never came back to school. My parents are extremely controlling. I have a lot of reasons for being serious. I began working full time at the age of 12. The legal age for owner?s children is 11. I got bullied a lot at work. I was grounded to my bedroom all through high school no TV. People expect me to smile frequently. I?m human. My private pilot teacher said he was going to ?kick my a** if I don?t smile.? I just want to be myself. My vehicle was vandalized just before I left school. I felt the students were judgmental not solely racist. But that is everywhere not just this university.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2006
Education Quality: A, Surrounding City: B
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So basically.Quite BrightBiology
So basically... "school stereotypes" are MOSTLY true.
While not Everyone that attends this university will be a "partier" or "apathetic", I can assure you that ~75-80% of the people you run into WILL BE.

The ignorant way for some is to say that they "chose" Texas State over UT or A&M... VERY IGNORANT
There are TONS of good schools in Texas, just break out of your comfort zone, aspire, have FUCKING goals, and go do your research.

UT, SMU, Rice, TCU, Texas Tech, Baylor, UT Dallas, U of Houston, A&M, Trinity... ALL OF THESE schools are WAYYYYYYY better than Texas State

Just look them up, it's IN WRITING, they are ranked and rated higher.
A few things... yes, EVERY school/university is a "party school".. But do YOU WANT to carry that as the "stereotype" of where you go to school at?

When an employer asks for your degree or where you went... you will HAVE to say you went to Texas State. It is a near worthless degree!!!

I attended this university one semester too long(and that's saying something).. I will tell you that I've met/heard/knew plenty who had gone to Texas State for a WHOPPING FIVE + years.... to guess what?

A. Have no job offer, or an offer for 25k-30k(insultingly low)
B. Be in a lot of debt
C. Not get into ANY grad school
D. Or a combination of all of the above
The good things
As a good student, you WILL STAND OUT... I had at least 8 of my professors whom knew me by first and last name(out of classes of around 150-200 students). I was offered and briefly did research. The professors are very friendly and approachable if you show effort and genuine interest(as a good student SHOULD). So you CAN stand out...

However, I would say to not even waste your time. I ended up getting into one of the best schools in Texas, if not the country, and ended up transferring out (much like many others). A degree that says "Texas State University" and "your name" is worthless. It's a second high school diploma.

1st Year Male -- Class 2017
Faculty Accessibility: B+, Individual Value: F
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