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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Being in the city definitely helps with availability of internships and jobs. We have a career center that is genuinely underutilized but actually really helpful.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Dorms are pretty good for a college dorm. No communal bathrooms and there are security guards in every building. RAs are pretty strict sometimes, and the walk can be far from class. Cost wise, it's pretty high, even for Manhattan compared to say Columbia or Barnard.

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2 College Freshman

Greek Life: I rushed in the fall, and I got all the way to bid day before dropping out myself because I just wasn't really feeling strong with the group that offered be a bid. It's pretty easy to rush, it's definitely a different process than if you're from the South or California; there are no house visits, and interviews are much more lax. Basically no one actually knows about Greek life or what they do, however. There is no visibility and less than 8% of the student population is really part of Greek Life.

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1 College Freshman

Athletics: No one knows anything about sports or athletics. The gyms are pretty useful if you're willing to make the walk/live near one of them, but hardly any school spirit with sports.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Within the city, it is great in terms of the resources at hand and the availability of jobs/internships. The professor are great as well, even in big lecture classes. However, there are a lot of large lecture classes, nearly all of your Core Curriculum will be in lectures 150-350 students and the quality of the TAs can vary. I found classwork is a bit easy in the Core classes and required introductory level classes for my major, which can be a bit frustrating given the amount that I am paying to go here--I kind of expected something a little more challenging for me.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There are safe options for going home late, you can call a safe ride. Safety is not a big issue.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There is a nice variety of classes.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The Wassermann Center is a great place to go for anything work related.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorms are nice, as is the social atmosphere.

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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I don't believe there is Greek housing, and while Greek life exists, it isn't very big.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Athletic facilities are nice but school spirit isn't very apparent.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The school has a diverse student body and a great location.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Byron court is the best a freshman can get in London. Good amount of space, lots on things nearby.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The study abroad opportunities are like no other. I'm a freshman spending my first year in London and I've learned so much about other cultures.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: All NYU buildings have security guards, all of whom are very good at their job--so much so that it's even annoying sometimes, but I never feel insecure or unsafe because of it.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Classes are overall very good, and I absolutely love being in such a great environment, surrounded by driven and interesting peers.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU has a great reputation. A degree from here has good value, and I doubt it will be too difficult to find a job upon graduation. I have yet to experience any recruiting, but our career center is very active and helpful.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Housing at NYU is overpriced even for New York City prices. The buildings are alright, and at least we get everything we need, but not very spacious either.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek like is not needed for a social life, but helpful in making friends, I've noticed. It doesn't, however, affect the overall school ambiance whatsoever.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Athletics are not seen as too important. Facilities could be better, but we also have a very limited amount of space in Manhattan. Student involvement is minimal, and support for our teams is slightly disheartening.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU has its faults --the tuition price, for example-- but we all know that when we make our decision to become an NYU student. Not only is the school is phenomenal, with a great reputation and exceptional professors who are genuinely caring and helpful, but I also get to live in the best city in the world! I have the opportunity to engage in not one, but two, internships that will help me guide my decision in choosing career paths. Where else could you do that? I'm in the heart of so many industries!

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: even though campus isn't separated from the city, this area of

new York is very safe

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: professors are all knowledgeable, they're approachable even in a lecture setting

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: new york city is the hub for employers in all fields, so you're presented with a lot of opportunities

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus is probably the easiest way to make sure that you live at least fairly close to your classes. The cost for the dorms varies, but expect to pay A LOT either way, you're living in New York City after all.

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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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