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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: I'm not friends with many people who do drugs, but i still here them mentioned by others

3 College Freshman

Diversity: People rave about NYU being diverse, but many people still just hang out with others of their fellow ethnicity and their are many ethnic clubs, making it so there are a lot of clubs you can not join

1 College Freshman

Parking: It is NYC, don't bring a car

1 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Overall, NYU has no community and no campus, it is not worth going here even if the academics are good, although some people fit right in, it really has to be you're type of school otherwise you will not like, it is no a school meant for everybody by any means

4 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Party Scene: If you are twenty-one it's great, but before that you are mostly just going to get not so great dorm parties

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Scholarships: NYU is expensive so even if you get an average amount of finical aid, it is still expensive

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Way more girls, and the guys are not the athletic type

5 people found this useful Report
1 College Freshman

Athletics: It is NYU sports are pretty much no existent in the big city

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There is a lot of security around place, and some of the security people are really nice and helpful, and others are extremely rude. But no matter what NYU does not have a campus so most of the times you are on your own on NYC streets, which is normally fine, but occasionally there are some creepy people around.

3 College Freshman

Technology: The computer labs are fine, but not great

3 College Freshman

Majors: You apply to your school when originally applying to the university

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food is pretty averge

4 College Freshman

Academics: If you're in to finance it's great

3 College Freshman

Academics: The registration process it not very good

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Very expensive for a tiny room you have to share with disgusting bathrooms, I could probably find my own studio for much cheaper

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Though I'm drowning in debt and probably will never resurface, NYU has given me the opportunity for a rebirth, of sorts. Just the last four months have been the happiest of my life, thanks in part to the faculty and students who have given me the courage to truly pursue what I love. If one is willing to be dedicated and hardworking, life is bliss.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: NYU has an extremely diverse community, which almost magically unifies seamlessly. We may have our differences, but I believe it is what we appreciate most about one another.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I've been living in the London campus, where the prices are half that of New York and still have a great apartment quality. A kitchen with cooking utensils, and more than enough space.

4 College Freshman

Technology: There are many computer labs available, on campus and within the dorms. There has never been an instance where one did not have access to a computer. Printing can take some time, but as long as one plans their time efficiently, there isn't an issue. Never went over printing limit.

3 College Freshman

Administration: As long as you are respectful, there are no issues. Authorities are lax concerning alcohol, but it is hard to regulate in a large city.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: It's New York City. It's a struggle to survive, but in the end, it's worth it.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: After freshman year there is no sense of community in the dorms.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Technology: Very good. If a teacher is having a problem with the technology in class, a tech person usually comes in fast.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are so many places to choose from and they are all over the place. Not hard to get to at all.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Academics: I feel like we have too many required courses limiting our ability to take classes that interest us. I also feel that the teachers I've had so far could have done a better job really teaching and immersing us into the industry. We are also required to do 600 hours of internship which is a lot when you are also taking all of their required classes at the same time.

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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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