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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love NYU, there is always something going on you never get bored and you surrounded with the smartest kids on the east cost

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's non-traditional, in ways that will only either break you down or make you grow. You will hear of the parties, the constant influx of friends and like-minded people, the community - then you'll turn and look here and feel that you are perhaps missing something, that there is a void in this strange, new thing because it really is different. It's so big and yet so small. You will have your niche, should you look for one. It's for the mellow, the stoic. The experience can be a lonely one, but if you're conscious enough to realize the solitude in everything you do and the onanism in all you feel, it won't feel absolutely unlike anything else you've experienced. It will feel more appropriate, however. You will feel more appropriate, more in place with your constant being out of place. There's a deep honesty that manifests in a place like this. Whether you can live with that or not is contingent on whether you see that New York City, with its unabashed lights and noises, its blatant consumerism and poetry, its distractions and its candor, is a place where it's okay to be lonely, to grow through it and become stronger, truer because of it.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: My school is centered in the heart of Manhattan! New York City is a unique place to study that is essentially a melting pot with people from all over the world.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU is awesome. The classes are hard but fun and interesting.There are a lot of clubs and extracurricular activities to choose from. Not a lot of athletics, but being in New York City outweighs that in my opinion. New York City makes the school so much more amazing. The dining halls are decent, but there are plenty of other delicious options in downtown manhattan (insomnia cookies!!). A lot of things to see and do in the city, such as chilling in Washington Square Park. You will never be bored. Sometimes it can be overwhelming but nothing impossible. You will meet some awesome, open minded people here. The students here are friendly, free spirited and very interesting. You will always be able to find someone willing to explore the city with you! Overall, I'm very happy with my choice to attend NYU.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: At the age I am now school is a lot more enjoyable which makes it easier to get throught my college experience. This school is very focused on their students careers, which I love. It showed me a bit more independence then the school I transferred from.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's not a "typical college experience" and I find immense value in that. My first year threw a lot at me and led me to grow in a way that a campus setting would not have been able to.

You're not enclosed to a confined area, way of thought, or type of person. You become a part of something very big when you go to this school and at first it is surely overwhelming, but that feeling dissipates and becomes gradually replaced by a strengthened sense of self-confidence and structure.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I wish I had visited more colleges before choosing a college. I wish I had been more open to meeting more people. I really enjoyed the freedom and independence.

6 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The opportunities available to students at NYU are unparalleled

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Overall Experience: My school has given me some of my very best friends. I am happy we are all going through the same classes and reaching the same goal. We are a support system for each other through midterms and finals. We spent countless hours in the library but we were so happy when it paid off. I would definitely choose NYU if I had to do it all over again. The school offers so many opportunities and the teachers really do care about you and your class.

8 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU provides an intimate and customizable education within one of the largest, most interesting cities in the world.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: School has taken a large adjustment, but has been extremely rewarding.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I would choose my school all over again because I consider it a university that offers me a lot of possibilities, including the fact that it allows every student to be himself/herself and a lot of flexibility regarding classes and majors. I found the staff quite helpful in choosing my classes and I love being in New York City. I love the city's diversity and the people's open mindedness. The university's social life is quite nice and people are the least judgmental I've ever seen. However, it takes time for freshmen to get used to the entire internet system for classes etc.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Overall Experience: My experience at NYU has been great because of the people, but I do think that they lack in giving students good financial advisement. Every year I just have more and more questions about my school.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Overall Experience: It is a great environment with professional staff and faculty.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I love how diverse and accepting my school is for the most part. People are really friendly, talented and all around amazing. I am inspired to do better by my incredible classmates and professors. The resources and experiences are like no other. It is not for everybody, but i love going to a large school in the city I just wish it was cheaper and farther from my parents.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It was kind of stressful and hard, to be honest.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I really like how NYU is so urban! You're surrounded by anything you could ever need and it's really easy to get around because of the transportation.

1 person found this useful Report
3 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I learned a lot about myself, my colleagues, and my peers.

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the academics, I love what I'm learning and I love the fact that I attend school in one of the most amazing cities of the world. The only reason I wouldn't choose my school again if I could do it all over is that I've lived in New York all my life, it'd be nice to explore a different city.

7 people found this useful Report
5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: It offers the best NYC experience.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I absolutely love New York University. I was never looking for the typical college experience-the one that included big football games and seemingly mandatory greek life and huge parties. That is why I love that my school is in the heart of New York City, and I have a whole city to explore outside of just a campus. The focus isn't just on sports and soroities-but on getting out into the real world, meeting people from all over the world, and making a difference. My randomly selected suitemates have become my best friends, and I am now close to people from five different countries, and all over the US as well. There are so many clubs and groups to be a part of on campus, and I have had so much fun being involved in the radio station and inter mural soccer. The gyms and dining halls are amazing, and I loved my dorm as well. I actually am excited to attend my classes, and getting to discuss what we are learning in class. All of my professors have been so great and understanding. The more I talk about my school, the more I miss it! This has been the longest summer of my life, being away. I would choose my school all over again in a heartbeat, because freshman year was the absolute best year of my life so far.

9 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU changed my life in ways I can't even begin to describe. The thing about NYU that you will continue to hear is that the NYU experience is NOT a traditional college experience, and that is absolutely right. If you want to go to a small school where you know everybody and sit out in the lawn and talk about the party that happened last night than NYU is not for you. But, if you're into getting a head start on your career through incredible internships, meeting students from all around the world (and I mean all around the world), using one of the most historic parks in the world (Washington Square park) as your quad and studying in the most incredible city in the world.. then you'll find a place at NYU. One thing I will advise to any incoming freshman is to take advantage of all the opportunities given to you, NYU will throw at you endless events, free things/tickets (so many things to list) that it maybe will become overwhelming.. but choose something your passionate in and go for it. I am a strong believer that NYU is the best university in the world. I turned down brown, williams and berkley for NYU and I'm glad i did! come here!

12 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Best school ever. Great faculty. Awesome classes. Amazing community. Couldn't ask for more.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: NYU- the name itself is classy. One of the coolest universities in the world, located in a diverse setting in the heart of New York City. The professors here are well renowned and helpful. It has more branches across the globe than any other university could ever handle. I would say it is the most active university in the social networking sector, and thousands of high school students dream to be a part of it. Well it is the modern 21st century college. But it all comes with a price... The expenses of attending this wonderful institution are an obstacle to many of those who manage to get accepted. Just hope its endowment will increase over the years so that more talented students can be a part of it.

6 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The NYC lifestyle is great. I am looking forward to exploring everything I can for the next 4 years to make the most out of the experience.

3 people 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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