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5 College Senior

Academics: Great learning experience both in and outside of the classroom.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Scholarships: It was pretty straightforward...be persistent.

7 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I don't have any experience, but I've heard it's quite pricey. I guess going to Brooklyn would be a better option.

2 people found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I wish I could get more financial aid than I actually do.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: You know it happens, but you don't have to be involved if you don't want to be. Somewhat hard to access if you're not part of Greek life and you're underage without a fake (for alcohol).

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Local Area: It's New York City...You can find almost anything here...

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Transportation: I wish the NYU shuttle buses stopped at more locations. Otherwise, I walk everywhere on campus. Public transportation for everything else.

3 College Sophomore

Administration: I don't understand the written up process. The limit is three, but some students can be written up more than that and nothing will happen to them.

2 College Sophomore

Athletics: Sports aren't a big deal here, and it makes me sad. I wish we had more school spirit. Athletic facilities are always so crowded.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Very diverse, but some minorities are probably not recognized as much as they want to be.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Some rooms are really small, and that's hard to deal with if you and your roommate aren't besties. The atmosphere is definitely different in upperclassmen dorms and the freshmen dorms. The housing process is terrible. Some upperclassmen dorms are really far from campus, and therefore, inconvenient.

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I hate how Safe Rides refuses service to students if they did not call, even if it's two in the morning and he/she is alone. I am concerned about the crime that happens here because we are in and within the city.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Being underage sucks unless you have a fake

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Weather: It's bad in the winter when we have to walk in snow

3 College Sophomore

Technology: Fifty dollar printing grant each semester is great

4 College Junior

Technology: I haven't had the need to use the computer labs, but I haven't had any issues with the wireless and printing on campus has been great so far despite lines to use them.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: NYU students seem to be very independent, driven, into their education, and passionate. It can be a bit overwhelming, but everyone seems to be looking to achieve something.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Athletics: I'm not sure which sports do and do not exist at NYU. There isn't much school spirit for those that do have a team.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: New York is expensive. FInding an apartment that is affordable, close to campus, and nice is impossible. You need to be willing to give up at least one of those three qualities to find an apartment outside of the university.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Party Scene: I'm not sure about on campus -- there are no house or apartment parties, but NYC is full of bars and restaurants to check out.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I have not personally had any problems in terms of safety and security on campus. Since it is in New York City, the campus has no issues that you wouldn't already expect from the surrounding area.

4 College Junior

Academics: The professors are extremely approachable and involved. They are certainly experts in their field and talented educators. The workload is heavy, but as it is a graduate program it's to be expected.

1 College Junior

Scholarships: Unless you can check off every box on the form to indicate your in the worst life situation possible, the likelihood of getting scholarships is slim. You'll likely get a boat load of federal loans and be told to reapply next year.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Administration: Depends on where you live. They only really police dorms and thats if your loud enough to get yourself caught. If you live in an apartment of campus, consider freedom your middle name.

5 College Junior

Diversity: You will probably encounter more races and opinions at NYU than traveling the world for a year. Literally any group you can think of is represented here (and probably all the ones you never knew existed too). It's great to be part of a community with so many different people. Extremely tolerant of all ethnicities and religions, and very supportive of the LBGTQ community.

2 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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