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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Off campus dining is really good.

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1 College Junior

Scholarships: This school hardly gives out any scholarships and if they do, they look for every excuse on why you don't qualify. They have scholarships that are based more on need than merit. If you plan to attend NYU, make sure your pockets are stuffed with money because it is one of the most expensive schools in the country.

3 College Junior

Diversity: NYU is a very good school. Its programs are very engaging. However, its financial aid system is absolutely terrible.

The system is broken. No one communicates with you until there is a problem with the school getting paid.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Majors: NYU provides a great internship search program and internships and jobs related to your major are abundant in the city.

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5 College Sophomore

Majors: The program fit my exact area of interest and provided engaging and challenging courses to properly prepare me for my future career path.

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Housing is very convenient and most of the facilities are very clean and spacious.

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5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: You can find any type of food at any price and location. The convenience of finding different cuisines and restaurants is incredible.

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4 College Sophomore

Diversity: The diversity here is evident anywhere you look. There are students from all over the world, spanning different religious, political, and family backgrounds.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: There are classes that span any range of interest, amazing distinguished professors, and great programs for any prospective career path.

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5 College Sophomore

Local Area: Living in the middle of the greatest city in the world, you can find anything you could ever want nearby.

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3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: The NYU student body is so diverse, it is hard to narrow it down to stereotypical descriptions.

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5 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Being a part of Greek life, I would recommend it a hundred times over to any student. The Greek community is so tight-knit and organizations seem to meld together because everyone is friends with everyone. Being a part of a Greek organization really gives you a community and a family to fall back on in such a huge, overwhelming city. The social atmosphere is great and gives NYU a sense of real college. The only issue is that Greek housing is limited and only a few members of each organization can live in the house.

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2 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Being one of the most expensive schools in the country, the financial aid offices are not helpful at all and it is a long exhausting process to seek out additional aid.

5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: There's something for everyone. Whether it's classic college frat parties, clubs, concerts, or anything, you can find it in the city. No matter what night of the week it is, if you want to go out, you're guaranteed a good time.

6 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: It is easy to find housing to fit your price range in an area that you desire.

5 College Freshman

Local Area: All I need to say is New York City - if you're not living or taking classes right next to the activities you enjoy, they are a short, $2.50 train ride away

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5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Campus housing is great. Everyone has to do it freshman year, and many people move away starting sophomore year.

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1 College Freshman

Athletics: I know only a few people who engage in sports. The athletic facilities are used mostly to meet personal fitness needs. There is no sports community of which I am aware.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Many students have apartments off campus, and some of them are incredible. Be careful for scams!

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5 College Freshman

Diversity: NYU is extremely diverse, with people from almost every country and background.

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5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: You're in New York City's Greenwich Village - the dining options are incredible, world-renowned.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Campus security is incredibly present and strictly controls access to buildings. They are always patrolling to make you feel safe.

3 College Freshman

Weather: I strongly dislike the humid environment in the city. The city is dirty, and it being humid makes it very uncomfortable.

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: The financial aid process was easy, and I received a generous amount of scholarships (though the cost of attendance is incredibly high and the scholarships and aid I received did not meet that at all).

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: New York City is your campus, with so much to offer. As long as you have a job or some way to meet your expenses, the are so many things to do. On a given day in April, there might be 7 festivals or major events occurring at one time. There are also a bunch of student organizations with which you can be involved if the city is too expensive or hard to explore.

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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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