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BGSU freshmen ready to learn

BOWLING GREEN, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Thisyear's freshman class is unlike any other in the history of Bowling Green StateUniversity. They have the strongest academic background in the university'shistory.

Studentsare coming in with an average GPA of 3.3, and high ACT test scores. Nearly all3,400 of them moved in today. About 14 percent of them are from out of state,others decided to transfer from what some may call elite universities.

"Itjust more of a friendly environment than Penn State was," said Gary Malveaux. "Ireally like it here. All the people seem so nice and welcoming."

Thisyear's freshman class is also smaller than usual, to ensure student success.

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