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3 College Freshman

Administration: Things are lenient and fair. Not too stringent, not too loose.

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5 College Freshman

Local Area: East Village is consistently fantastic. Nothing to hate! Dollar slices for days!

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3 College Freshman

Party Scene: The whole city is a party! Never hard to find something awesome to do.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Majors: The program is a nice balance between well coordinated with a strict regimen of business classes, but also allows room for plenty of electives. Very satisfied overall.

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4 College Freshman

Party Scene: the part scene is more about going out into the city not typical college stuff

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Local Area: It's NYC. Can't beat the area.

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3 College Freshman

Administration: Never had experience or seen anything terrible

3 College Freshman

Athletics: No one cares for sports. It's available and is great if you want it but not something to worry about.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Local Area: New York is a blast! There is so much to do! But it can be overwhelming. Sometimes it's nice to be able to escape the city for a little while.

Keep these places in mind for little escapes from the city inside the city: The High Line, Central Park, and Union Square Park

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Great place for gays! Almost less so for heteros? The people here are great overall but you get a lot of people that are REALLY full of themselves.

7 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Administration: NYU pretty average as far as strictness across the board. If you get caught drinking in the dorms you can get written up. If you get written up several times you may have to face disciplinary action. Same as any other school. Guest policies are pretty simple. You just need to sign your guest in and out and everyone is happy. I had a friend that went over the sleepover limit one month and the only thing that happened was she got an email from our RA. Nothing really came of it.

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Overall I feel very safe at NYU, even though it's in such a big city. Campus security is around a lot, as well as NYPD. The East Village is pretty tame. Frankly the occupation of local streets and parks by NYPD during the protests this past fall has made me more nervous than anything else I've witnessed around campus.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Party Scene: I am not a huge partier, but there is plenty of night-life here to be enjoyed by people of all different preferences. If you like dorm parties? We got them. If you like frats/sororities? We got them (contrary to popular belief they do actually exist here.) If you like off campus 18+ or 21+ clubs? We got them. If you like bars that don't card? We got them. If you like hookah lounges? We got them. The list goes on. No shortage of night-life in New York City. If you can't find something to do on a Friday night here there is something wrong with you.

7 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Majors: I'm at Tisch at Playwrights Horizons Theater School for Directing and it's absolutely incredible. I can't say enough good things about this school. The faculty are amazing. It is so incredibly fun and engaging - you will work hard and learn a lot here! You will be challenged, but as long as you put the work in, it's amazing.

On a side note, the required Writing the Essay class was annoying, not super helpful to my education, and kind of disappointing in it's structure.

6 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in Palladium and I love it. I share my room with one roommate, and we have two suite mates with whom we share a living room and kitchen. We have good amount of space and privacy. We're all very comfortable in the accommodations. My floor is not very social. It doesn't really bother me as much as it bothers my roommate; she definitely wanted a more social dorm like Brittany or Founders. The only real complaint I have is the cost. Dorming here is very expensive, especially in Palladium. But any type of city living is expensive, so it's to be expected.

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5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Finding great variety of foods is never a struggle in New York. The Yelp app is helpful because there are so many options.

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5 College Freshman

Local Area: It's New York City. There is always something to do. I've visited more museums in the last few months than I had in my entire life. The food is excellent, even in the dining halls. Cheap, great food is always readily available with the abundance of food trucks in the East Village. I believe almost any clothing store has a branch in New York. It's one of the largest fashion capitals in the world. Celebrity sightings are also plentiful. The locals treat students like any other person because the university is so integrated into the city. After a few months of being here I felt like the city was a part of my personality. When home for break, everything seemed too quiet and too slow. I longed for the bustle and noise I'm so accustomed to now.

4 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life has little to no affect on the social scene at NYU. It's pretty much non-existent. If someone is in a frat at NYU I just assume they are doing it for alumni connections.

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5 College Freshman

Majors: I've never had an internship, but I definitely plan to. I have been thinking about pursuing a career in music business. Gaining an internship in that field will help me decide if music is an industry where my knowledge and skills would be put to good use. I am not concerned with finding one because New York is so full of various options. Wasserman Center for Career Development's website available for NYU students makes it incredibly easy to find internship and work-study opportunities. The office also aids students with developing their resumes and interview skills. I did clerical work in an office for a few summers in high school. I also managed a part-time job at a frozen yogurt shop my senior year of high school, and currently work at the NYU bookstore as well as being a full-time student. I am no stranger to hard work and time management.

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4 College Freshman

Party Scene: NYU is not big on frat life. New York has never been known to lack a night life, but since there's so many options available there aren't many large school wide parties like you'd probably find at non-city schools. Bars and clubs are always an option but it can get very expensive. The best is finding cool free events in the city and that can be difficult sometimes.

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Even walking home from Bobst late at night, I saw campus security patrolling. Though I've never needed their assistance personally, a friend of mine had a medical emergency in our dorm ten blocks away from the main campus. The wellness center let her know that NYU public safety is able to give her a ride to the hospital if need be. I find it comforting that my campus security offers such assistance.

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: I'm a vegetarian, but have no problem finding veggie meals. Quality varies by dining hall.

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3 College Sophomore

Academics: Some profs are great, some not. Gen Ed courses are a challenge on several levels.

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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: I have little interaction with the athletic program or athletes in it.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Not really a big part of the social scene - the majority of people do not join. Because there are so few frats and sororities, their parties are kind of rare, or at least not widely publicized. They're also scattered all over the city.

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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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