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3 College Freshman

Weather: It gets cold, but your gone for the worst of it for our very long winter break. You also get use to the cold.

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1 College Freshman

Parking: Its in the middle of NYC....pretty self explanatory how bad it is. No one that goes to this school should have a car.

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am involved in greek life and NYU and its the best decision I've made. Greek life at NYU is DEFINITELY underrated by people who are not in it, because they haven't tried it or experienced it. Most of my friends are in it, and depending upon what kind of person you are, it might be easier to find people who are like you in greek life. Definitely look into it. The fraternities often rent out clubs and throw the bigger parties on campus, and without greek life, you tend to not have any plans in advance on the weekends and will probably end up going to some expensive overrated bar and blowing all your money, so its good that fraternities and sororities have events planned for you constantly.

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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I do not live off campus, but I know a lot of people that do. It is easy to find places, the rent is just very expensive.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Dining: The food itself is very good, there is a lot of variety and a lot of different dining halls which is good. There is vendors such as Chic-Fil-A (the only one in NYC!) and Quiznos. Good kosher options too.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Dining: I'm a vegetarian myself and I am never lacking for food at any dining hall. They have great vegetarian options at all of the dining halls and even vegan options! Most of the freshman dorms have dining halls in them, ranging from all-you-can-eat to a meal swipe for a sandwich or something. Overall, definitely good quality. Some of the meals can be a bit repetitive but it's New York so you can go out whenever you want for anything you want!

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love New York University! Just make sure it is a school you want to come to, it's expensive to live there and the tuition is through the roof. Make it worth your while by actually taking advantage of the free opportunities (i.e. some residence halls offer free off-broadway tickets or other things like that). Take AP tests instead of dual enrollment or Running Start programs offered as they do NOT accept credits from college classes taken in high school. I had to take calculus again because I didn't take the AP test but I did do a dual enrollment program with Southern New Hampshire University which they didn't accept. These are just suggestions though, it really is a fabulous school with a lot of diversity.

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NYU Stern School of Business
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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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