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5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: amazing variety, i've never eaten at the same place twice.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: i feel very safe on campus. the health center is excellent.

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3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: people mostly go to non-nyu parties/bars/clubs etc

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: its pretty expensive, but average for new york. not a lot of socialization.

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3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: nyc apartments are very expensive but its nice to have my own space

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4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: people are generally pretty cool, but the majority is female

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: i don't participate in greek life and don't know anyone that does

3 College Sophomore

Majors: i have not had an internship here but plan to, there are many offered

5 College Sophomore

Local Area: new york city is the best place to go to college in

2 College Sophomore

Athletics: there is very little involvement in sports, in both participation and support

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I lived off campus in a hostel called The Pink Dorms. It was small and wasn't the best at all. Didn't get much assistance from the school and had to find it myself.

5 College Freshman

Local Area: It is in the middle of NYC. The campus is what you make of it.

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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Security is always present, you can always go to the health center

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: It is cheaper to live off campus, but you're on your own when looking for places.

5 College Freshman

Majors: You can major in pretty much anything. It is very easy to switch majors.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: It is NYC. Food is very diverse

2 College Freshman

Administration: Nobody knows what is going on.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: There isn't that much variety

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I didn't enjoy living on campus because I didn't like paying $1,000 for half a room without a kitchen (this was freshman year, upperclassmen do have kitchens). The space itself was good, and it was very close to campus so very convenient. Social atmosphere depends a lot on how much you want to participate, I didn't, but most people on my floor went to get food together or other things.

2 College Sophomore

Athletics: There's almost no involvement with sports, except for those who play them. And no school spirit either. The facilities are great though, so it's not for lack of quality.

4 College Sophomore

Administration: I've never had any problems; I think everyone is pretty lenient as long as you don't shove a Jack Daniels bottle and a joint in your RA's face.

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There's a lot of different options, from ethnic food to burgers or sandwiches.

5 College Sophomore

Local Area: It's New York, there's millions of things to do.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I've generally felt safe on campus. However, since NYU has an open campus, it's impossible to avoid people who aren't affiliated with the school. There have been a few incidents such as assaults or robberies, usually at odd hours in the morning. You can always call campus security (the number's on the back of your ID) if you feel unsafe, they can even drive you home. If you live uptown there's a shuttle service that will take you home.

4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: There are a lot of people to choose from, from all over the world. It's overwhelming because there's so many people, which also makes it difficult to generalize, both looks or personality. Most people care about what they wear, it's not typical to see people in sweatpants. Social life is what you make it; you definitely have the option to go to parties and hook up with people, you just have to find your niche because no one will pressure you to do anything since it's such a big school and it's up to you to make a social life. This is why it's also very easy to avoid social life altogether if that's what you prefer.

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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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