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4 College Freshman

Technology: The printing services aren't in dorms which would be nice but otherwise there are plenty of locations. Additionally, the wifi is great and is available in almost any location within the "NYU bubble"

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Living in New York City is inevitably expensive so for now I'm sticking in campus housing (not that this is cheap either).

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Majors: My program specifically in the drama department, is awesome at preparing students for the job market.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Majors: No matter what program I ended up in, I wouldn't be fully confident at finding a job because being an actor, or even pursuing any career in theater, is extremely difficult. Still, my program at NYU does a great job at practically training us and from the beginning exposing us to the industry.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Athletics: I have not yet noticed sports at all.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Lots of dining, great location, lots to do.

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: I know a lot of people who drink and smoke, but they never forced me to do anything I didn't want to do.

3 College Junior

Academics: The nursing program's workload is a lot, but doable. The nursing program crams over 200 students into one lecture hall.

3 College Junior

Academics: The professors are okay, they could be better. Registration process can be a pain because it crashes a lot.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Health & Safety: We have SafeRide that can drive you to any NYU building/dorm after midnight.
It's not entirely safe because "the city is our campus" and there's plenty of strangers walking around.
Sometimes things get stolen at Bobst because people leave their stuff unattended.

1 College Junior

Scholarships: I barely got any financial aid from NYU. I have a tiny (compared to the tuition) $7,000 scholarship from them and it hasn't changed since freshmen year even though my GPA gets higher and higher each semester. And I'm paying the rest of the tuition in loans.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Never experienced off campus housing, but i've had friends who liked it.

5 College Junior

Campus Housing: I loved dorming but there are areas in which it could be better.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Campus Food: Variety of food never changed!

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: I received a large scholarship from my school and all the questions I had regarding financial aid were answered promptly and kindly by the administration. I would definitely recommend applying for various scholarships since the school itself is extremely expensive but the city itself is also very expensive.

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3 College Freshman

Weather: In Paris it is gloomy in fall and winter, but I do not feel this affects the campus experience too much or the commute. Most students go to campus for classes or study breaks but there isn't too much to do on campus and most students prefer to explore the city.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: The diversity among the students is great, the university prides itself on being a global school and so practically every county in the world is represented in the school. Among race, there is also a wide range of religious beliefs, economic backgrounds and political beliefs, the school and the student body is extremely accepting.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: There is very few drug use among the students since there isn't too many parties happening and most people prefer to go out and see attractions or take trips outside of the city. The question about underage drinking is not too applicable in this situation seeing as in France the drinking age is 18, those who choose to drink are doing so legally.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Local Area: This might not be too applicable since I am studying abroad this year in Paris. The nightlife, dining, and cultural attractions nearby are amazing and cheap though the area in which I reside I feel could be a bit safer.

3 College Freshman

Technology: There is a limited number of computers at the student's disposal on campus so each student must have his or her own computer. The computers are mainly used in case a student needs to print assignments. The internet is decent on campus, but in the residence hall it is quite shoddy.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There was a good presentation on safety during orientation week and we were given numbers and who to contact in case we came into troubles but the center itself is a bit mediocre. There's no real pull to visit the center and most students prefer not to.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: Since we're in a large city it's quite pointless to have a car, the metro lines here are very efficient and fast and can you to either sides of the city. The taxis are a bit expensive but they are good for late nights and short distances.

4 College Freshman

Administration: The security and strictness of the school's campus is very good, but the security in the dorms could use a bit of help.

College Freshman

Scholarships: They told me international students couldn't receive scholarships.

7 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Local Area: The best public transportation systems in the country, amazing sports, best city in the world. Huge music, art, sports, shopping, and nightlife attraction in the heart of New York City.....enough said.

18 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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