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5 College Sophomore

Transportation: NYU has free shuttle buses that are very excellent and almost always on time. they leave you in front of the fairest dorms and there is one that goes up to the langone medical center.

5 College Sophomore

Majors: Lab Research – as a biology major i have a paid internship in one of nyu genomics labs. best job yet!!

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4 College Sophomore

Majors: It Takes Time – The film major at NYU can be intimidating, but stick with it. Once you get over your fears, you actually begin to enjoy yourself.

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Drinking Is Popular in NYC – With bars, clubs, and pubs abound, students have a lot of choices as far as drinking goes. NYU does crack down on underage drinking at the Freshman Residence Halls, upperclassmen (anyone not a freshman) are allowed greater leeway into drinking on campus and in the dorms. Drugs are also used as well, although alcohol is the most common type used.

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4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Girls Are Everywhere – With NYC as your "campus," students at NYU aren't only limited to the dating scene at the school, but essentially have people from all walks of life and all ethnicities at their doorstep. The girls at NYU range from everything you can possibly think of. Great school with some great people. I love it here!

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU has a variety of activities for students whether it be sport tae kwon do to the chess club. Opportunities for research are definitely present. Food is also great. Living in the city is an amazing experience in and of itself, but with NYU's tuition being one of the highest in the country, you may find yourself second guessing your decision to attend NYU at times.

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: You could easily spend tons of money on food in the city, but there are ways to eat cheap as well. Especially around campus, many restaurants and cafes take campus cash, or have cheaper meals which is a plus!

5 College Junior

Local Area: New York is one of the most fun cities in the world! There are always things happening- shows, parties, street fairs, concerts, museum exhibits. Not to mention the thousands of restaurants all over. There are also yoga studios every few blocks, tons of shopping, and New Yorkers aren't as mean as people believe!

3 College Junior

Academics: Registration is extremely stressful. We have tons of options for classes, which is really convenient. However, when it is time to register, classes close so quickly, I have to make many alternate schedules in case certain classes are closed. Also, because there are so many lectures, you have to factor in all of the recitations as well, which makes things more complicated. The advisors aren't very helpful when it comes to planning specific schedules; they pretty much leave it all up to us, which is overwhelming.

4 College Junior

Academics: I have enjoyed all of my Psychology courses. The professors are very knowledgeable, as well as the Teaching Assistants. Some of their research has appeared in the textbooks we use. My advisor is helpful and willing to talk about many options and paths within my major. Also, there is a good range of possible classes to take to fulfill the requirements.

4 College Junior

Campus Quality: Study Abroad – NYU has an amazing study abroad program. We have 11 different sites all around the world and are building more. Because we have so many options, it is strongly encouraged for us to go abroad and receive a more global education. Not many of my friends at other schools have such easy access to education abroad.

5 College Junior

Campus Quality: Gym
Research Labs
Washington Square Park, Green modern buildings
Bobst Library

4 College Junior

Athletics: I Think That They Are Very Excellent – I have attended a series of games that were hosted by the NYU Athtletic Department against other colleges. One observation that I have of them is that they are very competent and, most times, show several days of training and practice. Overall, they are very committed. On another note, I like to their games because they give priceless foods and T-shirts.

5 College Junior

Administration: Very Strict – We have a very good station, here, at Washington Square, which is also known as the main segment of Greenwich village. The crime rates are very lower and our security patrol or officers are very hardworking. There are NYU owned buses that brings students to selected destination, especially during the night-time.

5 College Sophomore

Majors: Gallatin is great, though I'm more interested in Business so I may go to Stern

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Many Dining Halls – The best part about campus dining is that there are about 5 dining halls around campus. Some are large and much bigger than others with more options. The is a good variety of food and the quality is pretty good.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Variety, but You Have to Find Your Own Niche – The diversity at NYU can be seen through the various clubs and student organizations active on campus. However, there is indeed a large Asian student population, specifically in Stern. Walking I campus you can hear a lot of different languages beig spoken. NYU is very accepting of every individual and embraces diversity. The only thing that might not be as diverse is the economic background of the students. Since the university is fairly expensive, most students are upper middle class or higher. Despite this, the opportunities to meet a variety of people are inescapable, and rightly so at NYU.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: You'll Love It – If you are not looking for an average college experience with football games and frat parties, NYU is definitely for you. It's a wonderful liberal arts experience in a major city. Experience obviously depends on your school and major. It's perfect if you are someone who craves independence and culture.

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2 College Junior

Drug Safety: Weed Is More Popular – There's a lot of weed at NYU. It's the city, and people can easily get a hold of it. But I don't see a lot of danger involved with this scene.

4 College Junior

Campus Quality: The Library is huge! It looks like Hogwarts. The librarians are also so nice and willing to help you with your research.

3 College Junior

Campus Food: All the Same – The food everywhere is the same. I felt like I ate the same things over and over again. Also, meal plans are way over-priced.

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Get Ready to Be Written up – The dorm life is great, but you have to keep it quiet because you're almost guaranteed to get written up if you're not.

4 College Junior

Campus Quality: Campus Life – The city is your playground. There's always something to do!

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Great Experience – Professors, curriculum, advisers, opportunities, people, and of course, location, location, location.

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4 College Junior

Academics: Excellent Professors and Interesting Classes – Every professor is accomplished and able to help you in a unique way. Do not be afraid to get involved.

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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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