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4 College Sophomore

Local Area: It's New York City. If you like it, you'll love it. Lots of people, lots of events. You don't feel isolated on campus.

4 people found this useful Report
College Sophomore

Greek Life: Again, I don't know a lot about it. In fact, I'm not sure if there is any greek life at my school at all.

1 person found this useful Report
College Sophomore

Party Scene: I am really not aware of the party scene at my school. I'm not particularly interested in parties unless they're just with friends, and I don't live on campus, so I'm not that privy to that culture.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life is not really a part of NYU. There are way too many amazing and awesome things going on.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Majors: I was connected to an externship through school. I will also be pursuing one in my graduate studies and this supported strongly by the school.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Adequate for a student living in New York City. You can find cheaper especially in Brooklyn.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Student health center is very good. Received plenty of average to good care here.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Couldn't care less about this. The school gyms are okay, and have great pools.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I applied for everything for which I was eligible. It is competitive and good grades go a long way.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Typical cafeteria food, there amazing choices all over in the area

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Local Area: City living at it's finest. It's NYC and NYU has many affiliations conferring free admission to museums, etc.

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: I've had mixed experiences with NYU on-campus housing. My freshman year I was trapped with a terrible roommate in unbelievably close quarters. However--the view and location were amazing. Last year I had the opposite: plenty of space and a great roommate, but a less-than-ideal location and view.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Local Area: New York City is a great place to be in your 20's. The city is thriving with energy and innovation. The cost of living is high, but with adequate searching there can be deals found in many places. NYU students get a lot of discounts deals--for example, we have free access to most of NYU's museums.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Party Scene: NYU is a tough place to have a "social life" when you're under 21. Even if you don't plan on drinking, many places close after a certain time and open with only access to those who are 21+. Because NYU dorms and apartments are so small, many students meet at bars or clubs.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Living in a metropolitan city, food options are endless. The only problem is the cost!

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Athletics: I'm a member of the NYU Varsity Women's Soccer Team. The university-wide attitude towards athletics is very different from state schools, and even my high school. Student-athletes are not given much credit, and the facilities are subpar. Fortunately, the NYU Coles Sports Center will be taken down this summer, and a new and improved sports center will be built in its place. The quality of the level the NYU Athletics programs are at is high, but oftentimes are not given much attention by other students.

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4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: One of the reasons I chose to come to NYU is become of its extremely interest, diverse student body. I've found that the student body here is generally more mature than at other schools. Social dynamics are different in that everyone is very creative, driven, and independent but work well together.

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2 College Junior

Greek Life: NYU Greek Life has much less of a presence/impact than at other schools. They are a great way, however, to find a social circle--a task that can be extremely difficult at a school like NYU.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: No student will ever feel as if they got enough financial aid. Especially at NYU, tuition and living costs can be daunting. But if students are dedicated enough to stay on top of financial aid deadlines and academics, they can also qualify for other scholarship granted by NYU. Students that are proactive can also apply to external scholarships--no matter how small those are, they add up!

4 people found this useful Report
2 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Finding off-campus housing in New York City can be a nightmare. Landlords and broker fees easily make the process a lot more expensive and a lot less convenient than it could be. Dealing with the quality and cost of NY apartments in general is a very sticky process.

4 College Student

Greek Life: NYU doesn't have a ton of Greek life.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Student

Overall Experience: The school gives you amazing opportunities.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Student

Overall Experience: The career center on campus is unbelievable!

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4 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: Many people at NYU get apartments instead of dorming.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Student

Local Area: I love the city so much!!!!

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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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