Impressions Of
University of California, Santa Cruz

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Reasons to attend and to not attend University of California, Santa Cruz

To Attend

  • “You can surf all year.”
  • “It’s really pretty and it’s in the forest. It looks like a national park.”
  • “If you’re interested in STEM majors.”
  • “You get a really good education, especially in the science field. UC-Santa Cruz is research focused, so if you’re interested in the environmental sciences or biology it’s a really good place to go.”
  • “If you struggle with your identity, sexuality, or expressing yourself, Santa Cruz is a very good place to do that. People are very accepting here.”

To Not Attend

  • “If you want to rush a sorority or fraternity, they have that but it’s not that big.”
  • “If you don’t like the rain, don’t come here.”
  • “If you want to be actively involved in a lot of partying and being in a fraternity or have a big football university, this is not the place to go.”
  • “If you’re interested in music and the arts, this is not the best option because those programs are not the main focus of the school.”
  • “If you’re looking social scene in town, I wouldn’t come here.”
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