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 Mentee:
Hi I am a prospective student, currently searching for schools to apply to. I am curious what you plan on doing after majoring in psychology? Are you enjoying studying psychology right now? Also curious what your school really looks for in applicants, anything specific? Also how do you feel about class sizes and how well do you know your professors?
 Mentor:
Hi! As of now I've kept three options open for psychology, but I'm leaning towards child psychology. I really love studying psychology, and all my classes so far have been very interesting. Applications are checked for various things, mainly GPA, SAT scores, extracurriculars, and if necessary they will look at your essays. Class sizes vary depending on the class you're taking, but most general classes could end up having between 200 to 300 students, but as you get more into your major the class size goes down drastically. Right now my upper division classes have about 80 students, and I have gotten close to a couple of my professors, while not so close to others. It really depended on the class and how much I liked their teaching style.
 Mentor:
I hope that answers all your questions (:
 Mentee:
Thank you so much, that was super helpful. One more thing, did you always live in the area close to your university? How far are you away from home? Do you feel the area is safe? Do majority of people go off campus on weekends? Is there easy accessible public transportation or do they allow cars on campus? Thank you again
 Mentor:
I live near campus but like where I'm originally from is about 45 minutes from the university. The area is usually safe because we have a police department on campus, and there's a shuttle service at night that can take you back to your dorm or apartment once it's dark if you feel that you don't want to walk back alone. There's also an escort service that will personally walk you back if you want someone to walk back with.
 Mentor:
Also, there are buses that come to different areas around campus, but you have to figure out which one you need to take to get to where you want to go because each bus has its own route. Cars are allowed on campus but you will need to buy a parking pass if you ever want to park on campus.
 Mentor:
Campus does feel pretty empty during the weekends but that's usually because no one needs to really go on campus since there aren't classes but I personally only go home about 4 times per quarter so I would say about 50% of students go home every weekend. No problem!