- Class: Freshman
- Major: Other
- Gender: M
- High School:
- Transfer Student: N
The campus. Wow. Have you seen the campus? Sometimes when I'm having a bad day and for some reason had to run out to a computer lab at 2 in the morning (yeah they are open then) I just look around at the campus and become thankful that I'm at QU. If I have to I'll be out and walking around campus at any hour, it's extremely safe. Even at 2 in the morning on a weekday you will see security driving around and everything is well lit. Living at QU is like living at a park... creeks, ponds and fountains. HOCKEY IS HUGE. The QU hockey team is filthy good and we love to let everyone else know it. Especially Yale (who we repeatedly destroy). The hockey games are the most fun I've ever had at this school. Imagine 1,000 wild college students jumping and screaming for 2 hours straight. Oh yeah and the tickets are free. For some reason kids at Yale hate kids at QU. They think we are disgusting party animals and our girls are all ***s. Well they go to the same clubs that QU kids go to and do the same things. They like to bash us in their student paper all the time. No one is really sure why they hate us so much. Most people here like Yale, so the hate definitely is not reciprocated by us. (But it sure is nice when our hockey team destroys theirs)
The greatest thing about Quinnipiac is the tiny class sizes. Seriously, they are really small. I forget what they said the average class size is here, but all of my classes definitely have less than that. One of my classes only has 9 students in it. I my largest class probably has about 20. When coming here I honestly didn't expect to get much attention from professors, just because I figured that's how college is. Man, was I wrong. Within my first semester I already had my professors stopping me in the hallways just to chat and see how I was doing. How much people study varies by the major. Everyone in health sciences is pretty much parked in the library 24/7. Some of them are even REQUIRED to take 6 or 7 classes a semester while everyone else on campus is taking 5. There are a lot of communications students at this school. So pretty much where ever you go you will see a camera crew walking around filming for some assignment. Classes at this school can be pretty damn hard. While all my friends are taking 4 classes at a time I'm taking 5 or 6 just to be on track to graduate. The QU professors definitely expect a lot from their students. So you're going to have to work your***off. But it will all be worth it, CT companies love QU grads. You shouldn't have too much trouble getting a job. Kids here are smart. Seriously, never before in my life had I heard kids who are drunk and high actually having intellectual conversations that make sense. If a kid is smoking weed, he doesn't just smoke weed. He will talk about the biological reasons that it is making him high.
Everyone at QU is pretty much like every other college student. Some of the students look like they are straight off the runway. Ya know, like they might be snobs. It can be kind of intimidating at first. But I haven't met anyone who isn't nice here. Everyone really cares about each other. This isn't like high school at all where the pretty girls wouldn't talk to the ugly girls. THOSE pretty girls don't go here. The pretty girls in high school that were nice to the ugly girls are the ones that go here. In the cafe you will see at least one table filled with some sports team all eating together. There will probably be another table with just one kid studying frantically on his own.
The Best Things
Small classes, good people, great professors. HOCKEY and the campus.
The Worst Things
The Ratt (AKA The Bobcat Den), it's like a late night cafe. But don't eat there, the food is gross.