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4 College Junior

Majors: Acting is great, I love it. Tisch has a lot of networking opportunities which is great.

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3 College Junior

Greek Life: If you're in Greek life then you'll have a good time. If not, you can still go to all the bar/club parties. But most parties take place in bars and apartments, so it's irrelevant.

2 College Junior

Greek Life: The Greek life sucks at NYU, theres hardly any chapters or anything. It doesn't affect anyone, but it sure separates NYU from being a traditional campus

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I have housing, and I dont think that as a student you should worry yourself with paying rent, and buying groceries when you can have housing and a meal plan

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: The people are very nice, as well as the staff.

3 College Junior

Party Scene: It really depends if you actually go to these parties. In New York, there will always be parties and the clubs surrounds our campus - so it really just depends on the kind of person you are.

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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Its an ongoing concern that NYU takes into full consideration and executes several plans to ensure the safety and wellness of their students.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Frats and sororities are very academic-oriented. I didn't know they existed at NYU until recently. Low-key.

4 College Sophomore

Administration: Fairly lenient. There are lots of safety officers around at any given location.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: NYU has resources for any type of issue; the students are knowledgable about health/safety.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: New York City has an cuisine from countries you've never even heard of. Some areas are very very cheap, some are very very expensive. Depends.

5 College Sophomore

Local Area: They say college is about the experience; New York City is the best place for that.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Upper classman dorms are very spacious. Freshman dorms are unclean and small. Like everything else at NYU, too expensive.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Wealthy & expensive school that skimps on aid.

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: The school's facilities are mostly above average. There are a lot of buildings that you can go to, which is convenient since they are all within a range of a few blocks or less. The Washington Square Park is right in the middle of the campus, which is a plus.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: I like studying journalism because it's interesting. There are a lot of internship opportunities, and the professors seem to be very involved and interactive. The lectures are fun because there are guest journalist speakers who come in to talk about their work and the issues that they work with. The workload can be overbearing at times, but it's nothing to be too stressed about if you manage your time.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Academics: Many professors are passionate about their subject, and many of them are approachable. As long as you do the given assignments and show interest in the subject at hand, you'll do well in your classes.

The registration process can be competitive but so far, I got most of the classes that I wanted.

There are plenty of study areas in every building.

The work load depends on the professor you have, but I personally never felt that I wanted to die from the amount of assignments I got, so I think it's pretty bearable.

6 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Diversity: Diversity is a key component that NYU likes to boast about. Most people are accepting, and pretty tolerant.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: It's good that everyone seems comfortable being themselves. Individuality is a good thing here.

But it's hard to socialize and become close friends with people because it's such a big school.

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1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Make sure you do extremely well in high school because that will determine how much you're getting from the school. And the amount stays the same for the rest of the school years.

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5 College Sophomore

Local Area: You won't be bored much because there is a lot going on, even if it's not just for school.

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4 College Sophomore

Administration: It has to be under strict regulations because it's in the middle of a city. It does make me feel safer to see security officers in every building.

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5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are hundreds of places to eat everywhere. If you're tired of the downtown options, you can always go to some other part of the city(or even another borough) to try new restaurants. It's just that a lot of them can be pricey.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: Make sure you love to read and write because you'll get plenty of those.

There are no abnormal application processes. Just make sure you keep up with your gpa and write a strong essay. The usual stuff.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I would say that it's pretty safe around the main campus especially because there are a lot of students walking around and almost all stores are open until late hours. The campus itself is integrated into the city itself so it can be a little dangerous at times but that depends where you are and at what time. Generally, there's not much to be worried about.

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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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