and CLEP out of all the requirements. Don't take the
“learning for learning's sake” talk. Some basic requirement classes can
hit you hard, like Calculus. Even if the class is
moderate, A's aren't always a done deal.
going to take classes here, take the ones for your
major. Since I'm an Economics major, I took Micro/Macro here
even though I could've tested out. But for things like
Spanish or Sciences, get all that stuff out of the
If you feel the intellectual urge, honestly, you should've
done better in High School to get into UT's Plan
II program. Honors programs like that are great when you
want genuine learning. All I'm saying is not to take
a hit in your GPA for some lame intro class.
Get a 4.0 for lower division courses and reserve those
B's and C's for Junior and Senior Year.
are friendly here, UT can be boring for people who
aren't into the live music scene, especially freshmen. I spent
about 80% on campus, and frankly there isn't much to
do here. Downtown is a little better, but make sure
friends go along with you, and bring sufficient spending money. It's certainly not something you can do every weekend.