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Most Helpful Review for San Francisco State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Liza from Bolinas, CA
  • 35 out of 37 people found this review helpful

I have enjoyed all but one teacher in my first year here at SF State. My teachers are committed to giving me the best education they can and that's a lot to ask for from a state school.

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  • Jasmine from Sacramento, CA
  • Oct-19-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    After completing VERY thorough research and outreach to the university I feel its diversity makes it a great school for students of all social and cultural backgrounds. On the other hand, it is located in a major city, so if the city environment isn't for you than this may not be your school. A big city also has many benefits, tons of social connections and great opportunities to obtain a leading edge in the work force upon graduation.

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  • Melissa from Los Angeles, CA
  • Aug-15-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Based on photos it looks really nice. Near the city and transportation is available. I am truly excited to go here.

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  • Merlion
  • Jul-08-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    A public urban university, located in the heart of SANFRAN. The campus itself is filled with greenery and isn't the best place if you are looking for hot weather; however, if you do like the cold, it is the best place to be.

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  • Alante from Oakland, CA
  • Jun-07-2014 I am a current student here

    SFSU is a great school for students who want to focus on academics. There are a variety of programs that are offered to the students so that they can succeed. There are a lot of on campus opportunities that allows the students to meet with one another.

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  • Mabe
  • Apr-25-2014 I am a current student here

    This is a very multicultural/multi-ethnic school. The campus is beautifully modern, with lots of wild life, and it is also pet-friendly. Most students and staff members are always kind and sociable.

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  • Emily from San Francisco, CA
  • Apr-16-2014 I am a past student here

    San Francisco has its pros and cons as a university. The thing I appreciated the most about SFSU was the professors, who were the most supportive and intelligent people I have ever met. The downside is that the college is a commuter campus, and so it can be difficult to foster a sense of community during your time there as a student.

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  • Sakshi from Union City, CA
  • Apr-09-2014 I am a current student here

    SFSU is a great place to be. You get to be in a place with people of different ethnicities and backgrounds. I find myself blending with people.

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  • Randi from Dublin, CA
  • Apr-05-2014 I am a current student here

    San Francisco State University is a very diverse school that consist of people who are completely accepting of others. This city has so much to do and a lot of sight seeing. Everything is so convenient and the location of the school is perfect.

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