Boise State University

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Boise State Survey

We’re surveying people who attend(ed) Boise State. Here will be a collection of their responses.

*The information gathered via surveys may or may not be correct. Hopefully it will be helpful to you!

*Response format = Answer (Your first name, Years you attended Boise State)

**Click here to share your experience at Boise State**

Boise State: Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about Boise State?

  • The fact that you can learn the way want to. Want parties thrown into learning? They are there. Want to focus on your work? Easy. (Jost, 2017-2018)
  • Small community. (Anonymous, 2016-2019)
  • Outdoor program. (Katie, 2016)
  • College of Engineering professors. (Ray, 2009-2013)

Boise State: Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about Boise State?

  • No Dutch Bros. on campus. (Jost, 2017-2018)
  • That it is flat. (Katie, 2016)
  • All the construction. (Ray, 2009-2013)

Boise State: Things To Do

What are fun things to do while at Boise State? Best kept secrets, etc.

  • Park in LA lot after 4:00 no matter what your permit is. ALL sports events are free for students with ID’s. Take advantage of that. (Jost, 2017-2018)
  • Studying in the Boise sunshine. (Anonymous, 2016-2019)
  • Kuna caves. (Katie, 2016)
  • Labs. (Ray, 2009-2013)

Boise State: Recommended Classes/Professors

Any classes or professors you recommend?

  • Philosophy 101 taught by Stockton. Would recommend: 10/10. (Jost, 2017-2018)
  • Dr McCray psych 101. (Katie, 2016)
  • Dr. Sondra Miller (Wastewater Design). (Ray, 2009-2013)

Boise State: Housing Advice

Any housing tips or recommendations?

Boise State: Places To Eat

What are the best places to eat near Boise State?

  • Bardenay. Very expensive, but goooood. (Jost, 2017-2018)
  • Tin Roof. (Anonymous, 2016-2019)
  • Pipers pub. (Katie, 2016)
  • Burger. (Ray, 2009-2013)

Boise State: Crime & Safety

How’s crime/safety at Boise State?

  • As far as I have found, it has been low. (Jost, 2017-2018)
  • Better than others, but pretty bad. (Anonymous, 2016-2019)
  • I run at 9 pm, so pretty safe. (Katie, 2016)
  • Good. (Ray, 2009-2013)

Boise State: Cool Facts

Any other cool facts about Boise State?

  • Refugee population is large. (Katie, 2016)
  • Blue field. (Ray, 2009-2013)

Boise State: Advice For Freshmen

Advice for a new Freshman:

  • Beware of being loaded down with classes your first semester; Take your time getting used to the new system; DON’T TAKE TWO MATH CLASSES YOUR FIRST SEMESTER; If your program offers a “”Bridge to BSU,”” take it. An excellent way to jump in and learn about. (Jost, 2017-2018)
  • Find a few different favorite study spots. (Anonymous, 2016-2019)
  • Get involved. (Katie, 2016)
  • Computer labs are your friends. (Ray, 2009-2013)

Boise State: Stories

Share an experience you’ve had at Boise State (interesting/funny/crazy/dangerous, etc.):

  • I jumped off of friendship bridge and lived to tell the tale. (Katie, 2016)