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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Living in New York City, there is a lot of presence of police, etc. It is a comforting thing. Also, there are always so many people walking on the streets, it gives you a sense of security. The dorms are extremely safe with a security person there at all times. No one gets into the dorm without an ID or a person that lives in the dorm coming down to the desk and escorting them up.

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: I like being a part of a sorority. I have met great girls in my sorority and it is a good way to get involved in the community and the school's social offerings. Not that many people at NYU join fraternities and sororities, but I am glad I did.

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5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in Brittany in a 2-room suite. My room is so big--the closet space is the only downside, but we make do. Our dorm was renovated so we were the first group to use the dorm after the renovation. That was nice. We are on a great street in a very nice part of the city--a very expensive area, so the cost is excellent considering the area. I have met so many great people in my dorm--some have become very good friends.

Considering all of the people moving into the dorm at the same time I think it was very organized and easy.

Although our dorm doesn't have a dining hall, there are lots of dining options in dorms very close to Brittany.

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College Freshman

Weather: I don't let the weather affect how I view my campus experience. It is colder than where my home is, but I just layer more clothing on and it really isn't a big deal.

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are so many places to go for parties on campus and off. As a member of a sorority, we have quite a few social events with fraternities. We also go out in groups to different clubs/restaurants. Transportation is the best.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: This year has been very eventful and exciting to me. I have had such a wide variety of experiences and learned about the city of New York by exploring different areas both with my classes and with friends. I have had some great professors and have really enjoyed most of my classes. I have also had many friends visit me at school since they all want to come to New York City.

4 College Freshman

Technology: There are ample availabilities for computer labs and printing on campus. The network reliability and speed are really good with no problems.

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: NYU students do get discounts to some of the restaurants near campus but not to any of the "good" restaurants. You have to really research to find something that a student can afford, but there are some. Many of them are located in the East Village.

As far as variety, quality of food, great atmosphere, etc., you can't get any better than New York. Students just can't do it very often--or until their parents are in town.

5 College Freshman

Local Area: New York City is one of the most exciting and vital cities in the world to attend college. Although it is pretty expensive for restaurants and some activities, as an NYU student I get many discounts--shows, museums, events, etc. The school also attracts students from all over the world which is a great thing. I have friends from all over the U.S. and many other countries.

There are so many options of things to do in the city, whether cultural, sporting events, shopping, school related events that you could never do even a fraction of them. You will never be bored in NYC.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Some dorms are closer than others and vary greatly so the lack of consistency can be a bummer.

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5 College Freshman

Diversity: Definitely the most diverse school and city I will ever encounter. It's great.

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Wish there were not so many unnecessary rules when it comes to Public Safety vehicles.

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3 College Freshman

Party Scene: If you have a Fake ID I presume that is what makes weekends "fun" at bars, otherwise, students hang out with each other in their dorms

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College Freshman

Administration: Sometimes the security officers can be unnecessarily rude for no reason.

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College Freshman

Drug Safety: Coming from someone who has never done drugs or been friends with students who partake in that lifestyle, you definitely notice the smell of marijuana and know many students partake in that.

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1 College Freshman

Scholarships: What is Financial Aid at this school? Most people barely get anything rewarded, including myself.

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2 College Freshman

Greek Life: Non-Greeks don't really like Greeks so much because they are clique-y and seem to be pretentious.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Everyone has their own unique sense of style and it is interesting to meet people you normally wouldn't all in one place.

4 College Freshman

Local Area: Always interesting atmosphere with a plethora of diverse and interesting people.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Pretty diverse amount of restaurants to choose from, not always so fast and cheap AND healthy.

3 College Freshman

Academics: The professors are not the best within this department. Wish it was easier to transfer within the school.

5 College Freshman

Majors: There are many majors to choose from.

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4 College Freshman

Majors: I can easily switch from one major to the next within my school.

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4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There is a variety of choices to choose from.

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4 College Freshman

Local Area: It is in New York City, a very exciting place to be.

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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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