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I really enjoy going to Appalachian State! The view of the mountains is magnificent and the spring weather is the best. If you enjoy the snow, the winters are pretty good too. The only downside, weather wise, is the wind; the wind is terrible! The campus is great though and the school has so much to offer; I would recommend attending here.
This is a terrific school with engaged, friendly students and talented, caring faculty. The campus' physical and geographic beauty is breathtaking. The mountains will entice you to ski, snowboard, hike, camp, fish, and so much more. The Honors College is prestigious and well-regarded nationally. I chose to attend App State over NC State and it's the best decision I ever made. You will be so happy here. It's impossible not to love this unique school.
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Absolutely love App! I have had the time of my life here and have learned so much. The only thing I would like to see change is more on campus parking!
I feel that Appalachian State University is a college that accepts everyone no matter of their background or disabilities. I have had emergency medical circumstances to arise and the professors were more than willing to work with me. The price of tuition is one of the cheapest in North Carolina as well as the book rental program that is offered to the students. So far, despite the health issues I have faced while attending ASU, I would say my experience has been great so far!
The atmosphere at Appalachian State is amazing from the students to the athletics. The academics are good and when you need some down time you can go down the ski slopes.
I absolutely love App State! It is such a welcoming school and all of the professors truly care about each of their students. I would not change anything about my experience here at App State.
A very beautiful campus, with a very large array of classes to choose from and explore to help those who may not know what they want to do yet. All services provided by ASU are very friendly and helpful.
The campus is stunning. Nestled in the mountains, it is the perfect college to attend if you love the snow. Thus far I have found the academics fairly good. Nothing has appeared to be difficult because of a professor's unwillingness to accommodate the student. Everyone is inviting, and it is a great place to receive an education.
I am currently a second semester freshman at Appalachian State University and I love it here. At the beginning of the school year I did not enjoy the school that much since I am not into the outdoors that much, but over the course of time I began to participate in outdoor activities more and make connections with people who also felt the same way about App. However, after a few weeks of being here I have grown to feel more comfortable and to love the school. After being here one semester I found myself missing Appalachian and eager to come back to the school for my second semester. I have enjoyed being here since and am looking forward to the next four years here!
Currently a freshman here. I LOVE IT. Surrounded by the mountains leads to great adventures in all weather. Sledding, skiing, hiking, jumping in waterfalls, ziplining etc.
So far it has been a great school to go to. so may great experiences I have received will making life long friend that will continue to be in my life for years to come. I don't like that some of my friends feel that they are not welcome here based on their ethnic background , but App State is one of those places that tries to welcome all people and all ideas.
As an freshman here on campus, I can honestly say that Appalachian is the school for me. All of the professors I have had, have been extremely talented. They are all very well informed and know what they are teaching. They also connect with you to ensure that this experience will be worth it. They will help you, but won't hold your hand. I have not done bad at all in any of my classes. I am sure that I will continue to excel here at App State. GO MOUNTAINEERS!!
Appalachian State is in the best location and I love being able to go explore all that Boone and the surrounding nature have to offer. For extra credit I get the opportunity to go on hikes and explore waterfalls. I have made some of the best friends at school and have had the opportunity to work with a lot of people professionally in the athletic training program. All my teachers are wonderful and push us to be our best. The school offers a lot of clubs and things to do, as well as a lot of great services like the 24/5 library hours, rental books and free health services. App State is great and I love it.
I love Appalachian State for the challenging coursework and amazing faculty, not to mention the amazing nature that surrounds the school. I've had great classes, and the professors are all very approachable and want us to succeed. I feel like I'm not just another number on a page at Appalachian. Also the resources that they offer students really encourage us to own our education and expand our minds through studying abroad. There’s also great student life, from campus to local Boone spots to hang out in.

The only I would change about Appalachian is the General Education program. I believe it could be more streamlined and less intimidating to freshman. There should also be a wider variety of faculty who teach these classes.
The views are amazing in Boone. It is the perfect college if you come from a small town and want a small town feel. If you enjoy doing activities outside you will never be bored.
I chose to attend Appalachian State University because I saw opportunity there regarding academics, life after graduation, and evolving as a person. Now that I have attended the university for three years I have grown to look forward to my classes every semester because they always bring new challenges and lessons that I know will impact my life as a future professional. I also value that there are many resources available to me whether it is looking for jobs, speaking to advisors, or taking professional head shots. The only thing that has been negative about my experience here are the attacks on marginalized groups of people by privileged students. For example, there have been slurs and comments made toward minority students regarding our qualification to attend a university such as ASU.
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I had the opportunity to attend many other schools that my peers consider more prestigious. However choosing Appalachian State was the best decision I have ever made. This beautiful inclusive yet expanding university has taught me so much in academic and life skills. Here I'm getting top notch education and college experience for less that many other "prestigious" universities where you pay more for a title but are deprived by being a number not a actual face.
I have not yet attended Appalachian State University, however I am very excited to apply as their campus is phenomenal. During my tour, I fell in love with the faculty and amount of independence given. I also loved the diversity of the people who attend the college. The majors offered are very interesting and I would love to study there. I am very excited to potentially attend. The guidance to succeed as a student and individual is always offered.
Diversity needs to be expanded though I feel very included here. I love the scenery and the personal connection with faculty and students.
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