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Reviews 1147 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Being thousands of miles away from home has both its perks and bad qualities. Although I am away from home and miss my family; it is great I love living in the city, especially for Fashion design i am inspired a lot by the city. What makes my school unique is the fact that they teach the students their career the first semester they arrive, instead of giving them foundation year. Something I would have done differently is go to a community school the first two years and transfer ; saving money.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Admissions process was easily laid out and the academic advisors are super helpful.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: amazing school in every way, just not for everyone because it's in nyc and not the typical college experience

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4 College Junior

Scholarships: I find the financial aid staff really helpful. They help me out my explaining what should I do. My one tip would be, better hours.

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3 College Junior

Athletics: There's lots of different sports at school. I know some of the teams are really good and go into big competitions.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Well, I've never lived off campus, its too expensive. I mean, I would love to live off campus but its not an option for me because I'm an out of state student.

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3 College Junior

Party Scene: I've been to small get-togethers with friends. Nothing big- I'm not a big party person.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There's lots of great small places around campus. Prices are okay, it depends on where you go. But there's lots of different types of food around the area, which nice if you want to try something new.

3 College Junior

Administration: We have to sign in and do over night passes for guests. Show ID when we enter any building. So, our campus is very safe and protective.

3 College Junior

Campus Food: Well, I don't have a meal plan. Some of my friends have them and, they complain about how fatty the foods can be. The plans are also expensive.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Living on campus is convenient, safe, and easy to live in.

4 College Student

Administration: They are really helpful when needed. They are also quite kind.

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3 College Student

Campus Food: I chose not to eat often at the dining hall if I could help it.

4 College Student

Party Scene: I have only partied a few times, it is not really my thing. IT was really fun though when I did go out.

5 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: I am in love with a café that is right next to the school. I love all of the options in general. Could not have asked for better.

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4 College Student

Scholarships: I received almost as much financial aid that would be needed for me to go to school at FIT.

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4 College Student

Campus Housing: I loved living on campus, however, I did not have the best roommate and that made living there my first semester a bit difficult. Other than that it is sanitary, has washer and dryers, security, etc.

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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: It is expensive so you probably have to become a commuter.

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5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: It is freaking New York City. Food of every price and type at all times.

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2 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are no real parties but clubs are fun.

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3 College Freshman

Administration: The guest policy is ridiculous.

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2 College Freshman

Scholarships: It was very hard to find out they only gave me loans.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: I use the meal plan and the food is good but repetitive.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It is not worth all the money and I do not even get to live on campus. Whether or not I want to return I cannot because I applied for housing 20 minutes late and did not get it.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: It's NYC so it's expensive and places are small.

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The majority of students agrees that the quality of education they receive extends beyond the price that is paid. The FIT faculty has extensive knowledge of the industry and delivers real-world experience to students. Students are also given the chance to expand their learning outside of the New York City classroom, with internships and study abroad programs. Those students who tend to look negatively at FIT are those who are uninvolved and do not take advantage of what the school has to offer.

With the lack of a social scene, lack of a real campus, and the overwhelming amount of girls, students overlook these aspects and value the experiences and opportunities instead. New York City is where dreams can happen. If you stay focused and work hard, you will develop skills and confidence that will lead to a successful career.

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