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5 College Freshman

Local Area: All I can say is, if you don't live in New York, you will want to after going to school here.

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5 College Freshman

Transportation: Being in New York means there are many ways to get around and out of the city.

1 College Freshman

Weather: Winters are horrible and makes you not want to go out. Summers are scorching.

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5 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life on campus is very lively. Many people are involved.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus. There is very little violence and every one is great.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: The financial aid that I received is not enough to make this school very affordable.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: With Saint John's being a Division 1 school, the school spirit is incredible and the school goes hard for our teams.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: The q46 and q30 run by the school which can connect you to a lot of areas in queens and make it easy to get to the city.

4 College Freshman

Academics: St Johns really offers a variety of interesting classes. The only negative is the core curriculum, but even then, there are still some pretty interesting options available.

3 College Freshman

Administration: They really go hard for plagiarism. If you get caught, you will most likely fail.

4 College Freshman

Majors: As a chemistry major, getting into the program isn't that difficult. You just need to have a decent gap, 2.75 I think..

4 College Freshman

Majors: I really like the chemistry classes that I am taking this semester. Our professors and TAs are usually willing to help.

4 College Freshman

Technology: All incoming students get a laptop with an option of paying $300 for a macbook pro. Tech support is quick and always helpful.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorm rooms for the underclassmen are pretty spacious and nice.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are get togethers in the dorms and some frat parties.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: You are in the middle of Queens. There is an abundance of amazing food available. Theres a great pizza spot right of the corner, as well as many asian spots there too.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: I have not seen any type of drug use on campus.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: You definitely see a lot of people that belong in sororities and fraternities but they're are not really treated differently than anyone else.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: Overall, this is a school where you can find people from every racial group. Classes are very diverse and accepting. have never really faced a problem regarding acceptance for any of my beliefs on this campus.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: It's the city so you mainly uses public transportation which is not discounted.

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4 College Freshman

Majors: They don't provide too many class or focus on your major unless you're in Pharm. or one of the major programs. The classes are fun because the teachers like what they teach.

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4 College Freshman

Majors: My program was chemistry, the teacher took things as slowly and quickly as students needed.

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4 College Freshman

Diversity: The best thing about SJU is that no one seems to care who you are, if they like you, they like you.

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3 College Freshman

Administration: They don't seem to care too much, occasionally they can get anal but rarely.

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2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: The off-campus dining areas are limited, mostly grocery stores and deli shops.

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St. John’s has its ups and downs, but most students agree, sometimes reluctantly, that the bad outweighs the good. Some argue that with the high tuition cost, students should receive better student services and facilities. The school’s motto is, “We are St. John’s,” but does the administration listen when students speak? The school needs more dorm rooms, better computers, and more people ready to help students instead of giving them the runaround or transferring their calls to someone else. These things are not luxuries, but rather necessities to keep the students and the institution running smoothly.

Going to St. John’s is a good experience, and the name only seems to impress many people, which is a good trademark to use in the workforce. The overwhelming majority of teachers cares about its students. Check out St. John’s extensively before attending to see if it can meet your needs, especially monetary-wise. In 1870, when St. John’s was founded by the Vincentian community, it was supposed to be an answer for the poor students who couldn’t afford schooling; now many feel SJU is making the students poor. The costs are going up each year, but the financial aid is basically staying the same, making it hard for students to attend because of the lack of funding. Explore it for yourself. There’s plenty to enjoy and benefit from, but don’t get caught up in hype.

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