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College Sophomore

Administration: Haven't had any issues but I don't spend much time on campus.

4 College Sophomore

Transportation: Multiple subway stops close to campus, cabs come through often.

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3 College Sophomore

Majors: Application was pretty easy. I did well on the GMAT so I heard quickly as well.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: Professors are really variable in their quality, classrooms can feel cramped, workload is really variable (some professors seem to have no idea that all of us work during the day), grading is very subjective even in quantitative classes.

College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am a grad student and have not looked at greek life.

1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Every time I try to pay for some part of the program, they send a refund check of the same amount back to me. Every part of the process is the biggest headache imaginable, and I recently learned that there is apparently no way I can see my bursar account online, because I'm a grad student at Stern.

5 College Sophomore

Local Area: It's New York, there is something for everyone here.

3 College Sophomore

Academics: Quality of professors is very variable. Professors are driven by research, so they try to cram teaching requirements into one semester. Consequently, some of them find this course load to be too much and can't give each course the attention you'd expect for the tuition we pay.

College Sophomore

Party Scene: I'm a grad student and don't generally look to NYU for a social outlet.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: A very diverse student body, people are generally accepting.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Lots of options at different price points, and always something interesting.

College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I'm a grad student and I have never lived in NYU dorms.

3 College Sophomore

Weather: NYU is reasonable about closing when it's snowy. Washington Square Park is nice in the spring!

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I'm working full-time while attending NYU part-time, which provides a lot of flexibility in apartment searching.

4 College Sophomore

Weather: Besides rain or snow, the campus is fine

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3 College Sophomore

Majors: Internships are genuinely unpaid and require a large amount of time. I currently have an internship and the major concern is lack of time for other activities.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Majors: I enjoy the program but the time requirements for internships and lack of support on the administrative level is questionable.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Off-campus dining is the best. There is also a variety of expensive and cheap restaurants with a variety of food options.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The dorms are genuinely good for a living area. Yet there is no community and the pricing is extremely high.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Transportation: I choose to walk due to schedules, routes and cost

3 College Sophomore

Technology: The technology is present for classroom settings; however, for student use it is subpar

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Athletics: There is limited space for athletics. Gyms are typically crowded and sporting events are hardly attended.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: There is a great diversity in some fields such as ethnicity, race, religion and sexual orientation. However most people are liberal and have wealth.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Academics: The workload can be overbearing but if a student has the time, the education will be excellent. Additionally, there are many opportunities for study abroad and research.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: People drink and smoke as they like if they are of age.

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NYU Stern School of Business
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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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