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New York, NY
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21,247
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$44,958
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Hard
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3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: There are very few restrictions that interfere with my academic or social life, and the restrictions that do exist (e.g. no drugs and/or alcohol) don't matter to me because I do not partake in either activity. People who wish to drink underage or do drugs just find ways to circumvent the restrictions anyway, it seems to be more of a don't ask, don't tell policy. If they don't catch you in the act, you won't be in trouble. There aren't inspections of rooms just for contraband, and there are few inspections for anything else. It's fairly relaxed.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Diversity: You can never prevent people's personal prejudices getting in the way of their attitudes towards others, but at New York University, in my experience people are very accepting of other people no matter what their political or religious beliefs, social status, race, or sexual orientation are. It's a pretty diverse community.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I think it might be because it's in the city, but then what makes it separate from a CUNY or even something like Columbia? It's because it's really integrated into the city, and to get to classes you HAVE to interact with New York City itself. It really is the best part of going to school here. The coursework for film is really vast and creates a lot of different directions to go in. You can really do whatever you want.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: It's great to be in Film and TV--tiring, but great. The workload is fairly heavy, the hours are long, but there is a lot of opportunity for work if you ask around. If you love working in film, it is definitely worth attending this program for the resources and connections it will give you.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: I like the convenience more than the quality or the price. If you do the math, depending on the plan you choose, you are essentially paying approximately 7-11 dollars per meal. Even for New York prices, there are cheaper places to get food of similar quality.

2 College Sophomore

Parking: I would recommend walking or subway because most New Yorkers are pedestrians anyway. The parking structures that I see on my way to campus are very expensive, and if you wanted to use them you would also be competing with the rest of Manhattan for a car spot. The best deal for parking is on the street, and from what my few friends with cars tell me, it's almost impossible to get a good spot.

1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Hard to get financial aid, some scholarships are helpful, but not much.

6 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Nightlife: We live in New York

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Scholarships: Not a lot of financial aid.

4 people found this useful Report
College Freshman

Drug Safety: We do what we want.

3 people found this useful Report
College Freshman

Campus Strictness: We do what we want.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Computers: There are sooo many computer labs in our buildings that you can just go in and print things and work on something else.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Diversity: There are many homosexual people in this area but people do not show hatred or hostility toward them

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: So many deliveries and variety of food

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: It is kind of unsafe to walk around in the late night but there are too many fun things to do in the city!

2 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I was getting half scholarship and half loan to pay off the tuition. It was terrible system I could not get at the first time. However, as the time goes, I understood their system now.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: We Do not have any off-campus housing since we don't have the actual campus. However, we do have an area called "campus" where most of the classes are.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I have lived in University Hall and now living in Alumni Hall, which has singles. When I was in the University hall, I really liked how our whole floor got friendly each other and got together for countless meals. Now in Alumni Hall, we do not have a lot of contact with our neighbors but we have 100 percent privacy in our life. I think every NYU dorms have pros and cons. Some are close to Campus and some not.

3 College Sophomore

Academics: My program is called Liberal Arts Studies. It is for students who do not have major for now. Most of our classes are related to philosophy and writing. Do not apply for this program unless you love to write!

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Athletics: I only know few soccer and basketball clubs among Koreans.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: We have all-day walk in health center. Also, if you get a doctor's note you can get excused from an absence.

5 College Sophomore

Transportation: We have a ride called "NYU safe ride" It starts at 12:00a.m and goes to any NYU building if a student needs. Also, we have a subway station right next to our campus.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I am 30 seconds away from my classes.

7 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Athletics: You don't come here for sports.

3 people found this useful Report
1 College Freshman

Scholarships: NYU is stingy with financial aid.

7 people found this useful Report
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Victoria Adesoba
Hometown
Downtown Brooklyn
Major
Chemistry
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NYU offers students a taste of the hustle and bustle they will most likely encounter in the real world once they graduate. It is an overpopulated institution, so you have to be ready to fight to gain certain academic opportunities, but cultivating such a habit may serve as indirect training for new graduates when they have to go about securing jobs in their respective fields. Life at NYU demands a certain kind of disposition; thus, it is not for everyone. For students who love NYC and the challenge and experience it offers, it is an exciting and ever-changing community. For those who desire a community-rich college experience, NYU is lacking in that area. However, you can make an amazing experience out of what the school does offer. Whatever your choice, get ready for a mix of demanding academics and wild experiences in the city. Finding a balance between the two is key at this big-city school.

Many students claim that the best part about attending NYU is living in New York City, while other students complain about the school's large tuition. Most often, students are dissatisfied with the lack of a campus or school spirit, and many students believe that the institution is run too much like a business, with the school using millions of dollars to make NYU a global institution instead of supporting its current students. Otherwise, most students appreciate the various benefits of living in the city, such as diverse and exciting nightlife options, a broad range of cuisines, and prestigious and diverse internship opportunities.

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