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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: i do not know much about off-campus housing but i will be searching soon.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Japer dollars helps out a lot and most places accepts jasper dollars. the cost is fair enough and we get some student discounts.

3 College Freshman

Administration: this is a strict school but safety plays a huge role and they inform it so that there is no problems occurring. it limits the fun and sometimes feel uncomfortable

1 College Freshman

Party Scene: this school does not have house parties and it sucks. its more of a bar life and u need a lot of money to go out. this is not a party school and people who never partied in high school think everything is fun here. but is not

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I had to keep asking for more because of my situation but they did everything they could to help me.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food is not always good but it gets the job done. Having an unlimited meal swipe is the best option. Jasper dollars are excellent because i like to eat at the best deli so i love to buy chicken wings there.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus is convenient for waking up and going yo your class and a short period of time compare to commuters. I am in a 10 man suite and its pretty cool. Keeping my room clean is not a problem. Horan Hall is the best dorm i believe but after your freshman year. Socially is not that great but the Jaspers dorm are. it is expensive but it is worth forming instead of community.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I received a financial aid package, not much aid was included. I am on the hook for about 80% of the tuition costs.

I'm an excellent student, and am worthy of additional scholarship award money.

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4 College Freshman

Administration: I think their policies are just perfect.

4 College Freshman

Local Area: Situated near to the city, and not far from suburbia.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: All i need is Thai and Sushi choices.

College Junior

Health & Safety: I know nothing about health and safety, but the constant emails we get from them are a bit unnerving.

3 people found this useful Report
College Junior

Majors: I have no knowledge on internships; my main goal as of now is just to complete what is absolutely needed for my degree.

3 College Junior

Administration: They're not consistent with their strictness, which is incredibly annoying.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Athletics: It's okay, but the basketball players are able to get away with so much more than any regular student (poor grades, write-ups, etc.) Really makes it hard to want to support them sometimes.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: The only crummy part about off-campus dining is how expensive it can get. But it's MUCH better than on-campus food.

4 College Junior

Party Scene: I personally prefer partying in the dorm rooms, but it's a lot of fun regardless.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Greek Life: There are two frats and two sororities. They're not that big of a deal. One of the frats used to throw pretty cool parties, but they lost the house. Now, Greek life is basically just a few small insider clubs.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: They don't tend to accommodate long-distance students. The dorms are often dirty.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: The counselors are not nearly as helpful as they could be.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: This is actually pretty good at my college. Their are many security guards all around campus and not to many crimes yet. We also get notified of any crimes or anything we should be aware off.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: The off campus housing for what ive seen is actually pretty close to campus, about a 2-5 minute walk depending on where you live. It is somewhat safe, not so much at night, but overall a decent location to live in.

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3 College Freshman

Local Area: Its an okay local area. It is better and safer in the morning then at night. It also doesn't have to many things to do unless you go down to the city.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: There are some sororities and fraternities on campus. Many are related to your field of study. Sororities and fraternities tend to throw bake sales and things of that nature as fundraisers.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Athletics: Our school has many teams - Division I and Intramural. School spirit is most seen during the Men's Basketball Games in our home court. Intramural teams are a great way for students to play the sports that they love without having a big commitment to practices. For example, there's usually one to two games a week, depending on the sport and season, and games are for about an hour.

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Manhattan College is a small college located in the greatest city in the world. Because of the school's size, students have the opportunity to know half of their college, which is something that isn't possible at many other institutions. There is a great student-to-faculty ratio, so teachers generally know students by their first names. The professors care about the students and make sure that they graduate and are prepared to succeed in the "real world." There are some things that are missing from the College, like a football team, but Manhattan still has a lot of energy and life.

The best part of the College is the people. The trick is getting to know them. If you do, you can see just how cool and fun everyone is. The professors are intense in the classroom, but outside of class, they are really chill and are always looking to help you. There are students that are slackers and there are students that are really hardworking, but the majority of the school is somewhere in the middle. Most students work hard to get good grades, but at the same time, they are not hermits—they get involved in clubs, go out to bars, and build themselves a unique social life. The College does not have a lot of on-campus parties, mostly just friends drinking in their rooms, which can be a good and bad thing. Good, because it is quiet and allows students to concentrate on their studies. Bad, because it can get slightly boring with the same thing every week—no excitement at all. However, partying is not a problem nor a reason not to be interested in the school. The College gives you everything a student could possibly want, from a small and comfortable atmosphere to the thrills of a Division I school.

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