- Class: Junior
- Major: International Relations
- Gender: M
- High School: Marist School
- Transfer Student: N
The best thing about UGA is its variety of people...there are people from all walks of life around the campus, and it's interesting to get to know them all. I think that all of the drinking regulations around campus and the presence of what seems like a veritable army of UGA Police driving unnecessarily large vehicles are counter-productive and produce an unease and distrust between the students and the police that are there to protect them. A third of the UGA Police could be let go, and their salaries and gas money could pay for more pedestrian-friendly crosswalks and intersections (I know about 5 people who have gotten heavily fined for jaywalking, which i think is absolutely ridiculous). I like the size of the school because I like to constantly meet new and interesting people. People don't know exactly how to react when I tell them about UGA because my experience here has been different from the average student. I started on the Myers Quad and I have hung out with mostly international and honors students. People are surprised to hear about that side of the University.
Professors know my name only because I have worked very hard as a student. Also, my honors classes have allowed me to take some classes in intimate settings with professors. Honors students are competitive, but we band together in the face of adversity (difficult tests, etc). I feel like getting a job is more of an afterthought for the academics at the university, but enough career fairs are around to help with this.