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College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I haven't actually lived off campus yet

5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: You wouldn't think it, but NYU has an insane party life. I go out Thursday, Friday Saturday but even during the week there is something to do. For a school that prides itself on academics, it came as a surprise as to how hard people party here.

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: It's New York City- you can find anything you want, at any time, and within walking distance.

4 College Sophomore

Administration: It gets less strict as you move out of freshmen year housing. I've never really had a housing problem.

College Sophomore

Scholarships: I did not apply for scholarships or financial aid

5 College Sophomore

Campus Food: You can't go wrong with an NYU dining hall. There are plenty of options and the food is MUCH better than the average university's.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: NYU has decent housing. As a freshman, the dorms are located closer to campus, but as you travel up the ladder the dorms become further and further away.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: I really like all of the options, though I don't live "on campus." Some are far from my apartment, but I do enjoy the choices.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: It's nice, but rather expensive.

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College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I do not live on campus. I am a commuter.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Lots of food around, lots of options. Typical or even sometimes cheaper pricing for the city, and often there are student discounts.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Good variety of restaurants for no meal plan.

College Sophomore

Campus Food: I do not have a meal plan and since I am transferring in I havent even eaten there.

1 person found this useful Report
College Sophomore

Athletics: I do not even know if the have sports teams to be honest.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Its amazing if you can afford it.

College Sophomore

Party Scene: I dont party so i dont know or care really

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: How can you miss with NYC food?

3 College Sophomore

Administration: My academic advisor is helpful and nice as well as supportive, but the rest I have delt with in the financial office is basically an oh well attitude.

2 people found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I am an incoming Jr and will now have to stop my education because of financial ais. I was qualified for so many in house grants and scholarships yet when I asked why I did not receive any they told me they were not allowed to tell me why I was not shosen.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: expensive and difficult to find

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: there are endless possibilities, but they are expensive.

4 College Freshman

Administration: i dont really feel their presence

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: NYU gave me around $40k which is almost all of my tuition. But housing can be really expensive

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Food: i love it. I cant afford to eat out so all my meals are basically combinations of the dining halls. I never run out of different things to eat. dining dollar food can sometimes be overpriced though

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: dorms are nice and close.

dining halls are plenty and diverse

classes are within walking distance

the city is beautiful

it gets humid in the summer though

1 person found this useful Report
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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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