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4 College Freshman

Administration: I like that NYU really enforces attendance for academic classes. I know that if you miss two classes, you're subject to fail which really puts a pressure and encourages students to make it to their classes.

4 people found this useful Report
College Freshman

Greek Life: I haven't really experienced the Greek life and haven't really seen much promotion for Greek life, either.

5 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Scholarships: I was dealing with a few financial aid issues because I received my financial aid package quite late. Figuring out how much I received and how much I still owed became a hassle, especially because one person told me I owed one amount and someone else told me I owed more! I also do not like that they only have one option for a payment plan, instead of having a few, more flexible payment plans for their students.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Weather: The only way I am affected my weather is when I am commuting to school, especially during winter storms. It has been one of the coldest winters here in New York so subway delays and packed trains aren't exactly ideal. But, I manage.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: I personally haven't seen any drug or alcohol issues. I've seen bars and restaurants with bars, but I assume they take the proper steps to ensure someone is of age before serving them alcohol.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Transportation: not really a good idea to have a car, but between public transportation and nyu transportation you wont really need it

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Local Area: its the best, it is NYC

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Administration: not that strict but if RA's do have to write you up if you are caught

2 people found this useful Report
1 College Freshman

Greek Life: its stupid, its all about money

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: either ou can get a really good place at a high price or an average place

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Athletics: lots of clubs but not a school to come for sports

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Technology: they use top of the line macs in most places

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Weather: the weather is new york weather

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Majors: the physics program is one of the best in the nation

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: its too pricy for what is given

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I haven't heard much about it.

3 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Athletics: No one cares about sports here. But the gyms are nice.

8 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Weather: It's usually always slightly cold and rainy. But whatever.

5 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Academics: The classes are very challenging and intellectually stimulating.

11 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Administration: For the important stuff like plagiarism, they are very strict. But for other stuff I'd say it's like any other college.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: They try to make sure everyone is educated about drugs.

6 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: NYC has more restaurants than you will ever be able to visit.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Some of the housing options they offer are great, but others are absolutely horrible. And the RAs are very strict.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Local Area: The city is not for everyone, but for me I couldn't live anywhere else.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Technology: NYU has the latest computers an the internet is super fast.

4 people found this useful Report
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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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