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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Althetics isn't necessarily a priority for NYU.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: NYU's campus is the city #enoughsaid.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in Third Avenue North and I absolutely love my dorm. I guess the only downside would be that it's about a 12 block walk to most of the main campus but there are free university shuttles so that's not really a problem. It is the largest freshman dorm building in the country with about 1,000 residents. All of the rooms in this building are either apartment or loft style which is exciting to have as a freshman. I live in a four person suite (two bedrooms with two people in each bedroom) which has a kitchen complete with a full size fridge, oven with stove top, sink, and cabinet space. Another perk about ALL NYU dorms is that there are no community bathrooms. Every room, regardless of the building, has its own bathroom. Yeah, you have to clean it, but it's still way more convenient.

7 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I really don't know enough about greek life here to accurately represent it. I guess that kind of serves as an explanation of its presence itself.

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Athletics: This is not a school for people who want to go to the campus football game every week- we don't even have a football team. There are definitely athletes here and they are recognized but hardly celebrated when compared to other big state schools. This is just not that kind of environment. Personally, I don't mind that at all. There is an extremely diverse population of students here studying a wide array of topics. The community here isn't as cliche as many of my friends' schools. You have to work a little harder to meet people but the people you do connect with, you really connect with. I don't think the lack of sports enthusiasm hurts the college experience at all but some students prefer a different environment.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I feel like they accept everyone! SOme teachers are great some are really bad (do not care, dont put effort into classes)

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Athletics: I dont use it much, but they seem very nice.

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: There's a lot of bars in NYC. There's a lot of students who want to drink. Do the math.

However, it is completely possible to have a good experience at NYU without drinking or without a fake ID. I would say the majority of students don't go out all time.

There are drugs if you want them.

5 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I'm at Tisch and it is phenomenal. There really isn't anywhere better.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: NYU is the real deal. Employers know it. Frankly, everyone knows it.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: There are a wide variety of housing options, and each dorm has its own identity and character. The freshman dorms all have good proximity to campus, dining halls, and other freshman dorms. These qualities make the first-year living experience especially positive. Inside the dorms, community is lackluster and student-initiated community building events (parties) are quickly stopped by RAs. This made the first weeks frustrating, but eventually most everyone settles down.

2 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life simply is not a major part of life here. It's there if you want it.

2 College Freshman

Athletics: Sports? Most students would say they come to NYU for other things. Don't go looking for the football field.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: NYU is so vast and diverse that every student will undoubtedly have their own unique experience while attending here. The exceptionally wide array of majors and programs attracts all sorts of people, thus it is hard to generalize the overall experience of coming here because everyone has their own different perspective and goal. The city and school are so big that everyone carves their own path and in their own ways. Some people go out every weekend, some people don't. Some people have large, thriving friends groups, others don't. There really is a place for anyone here. I think the experience is often emotionally challenging, as the low-points of NYU can be incredibly tough. The loneliness of such a big school is palpable. However, the rewards, education, and good times at NYU truly are worth it and many would say they have no regrets coming here.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I love it and how close it is to classes.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I don't know much about Greek life, I only see them at events.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The facilities are great, but I don't know much about the teams.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The overall experience at school so far is wonderful. The classes and professors are great and the environment is even better. I wouldn't know what other school I would go to.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I generally feel safe on campus, the school provides adequate services.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Some courses are very fulfilling with great professors, but often far too large to be really connected.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There are always lots of internship prospects and recruitments on campus.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing is convenient and socially welcoming for students.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life has little effect on social atmosphere of campus.

2 College Freshman

Athletics: Some students are involved, but it is not a large part of campus life.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: My school has some extraordinary resources, but more often than not does not focus adequately on undergraduates.

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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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