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New York University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityC Faculty AccessibilityB-
Useful SchoolworkF Excess CompetitionD
Academic SuccessD Creativity/ InnovationF
Individual ValueF University Resource UseF
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyF FriendlinessF
Campus MaintenanceD- Social LifeF
Surrounding CityC Extra CurricularsD-
SafetyD+
Describes the student body as:
Afraid, Broken Spirit

Describes the faculty as:
Arrogant, Condescending, Self Absorbed

Female
SAT1280
Quite Bright
Lowest Rating
Useful Schoolwork
F
Highest Rating
Faculty Accessibility
B-
She cares more about Creativity/ Innovation than the average student.
Date: Nov 21 2001
Major: Biology (This Major's Salary over time)
NYU is all about name… it's only famous and prestigious because of its location. It's in the heart of nyc… yup a big city where students can get internships easily and stuff like that… but the truth is nyu is not very good educational-wide… i mean the classes are really big… they are finally small by junior year but that's like half ur college years already… basically the classes r HUGE lecture classes. in my chem class it started out with 300 students in a auditorium where the teacher is on a stage… and my cal teacher have to use a microphone and projector just so the people in the back of the room can hear and see… oh and the classsroom for the most part r old and worn and ugly… my writing class has no windoiw and really bad ventilation.. it's like a sauna in there even though the halls outside r like freezing…

There is nooo campus and that kinda defeat the whole college experience… true it's the city but soon u'll find out that there's really nothing to do there… u cant afford to go shopping all the times.. beside the store doesnt exactly have new stocks of stuff every week u kno… eating can be real expensive… and the amount u paid aint worth it in my opinion… about joining clubs well only if u have time… i mean school work is not exactly hard just a lot of work… be prepare to read a lot in most classes…

most of the teacher r nice and willing to help for the most part.. they all have office hr but not much.. usually like twice a week .. 2 hr each… which can really sucks when u have class during that time.. there is usally no student-teacher interaction.. there's a recitation with a TA for those lecture classes… u can usually learn more from these ta than the professors.. well it depends really cuz some of them dont speak english too well but they're all usually friendly and trying their best to help u.. oh and depending on who u have some teachers takes attendance and would minus pts and stuff if u miss a class… so dont think it's just study on ur own and do good on ur tests and stuff… well most classes u can probably get away with but some r very strict..

nyu is very big on the money… in addition to its tuition there's lot tons of required fee and stuff like that… i mean bascially all ur classes will be 4 credits when in actuality u only have like 2 hr of class each week.meaning it should be 2 credit and not 4!! so u dont have the opprtunity to take much classes since there's soo much requirements for ur major and not to mention those core classes… nyu have way too many core classes.. i mean do u really need 4 terms of language and all those cultural and writing classes? 1 of each is good enough but no they basically arranged so u have to take them for like 2-3 years of each topic… dont expect to take much electives classes u like..

socially.. nyu sucks.. i mean u can talk to people but dont expect to get to kno them or be friends.. people r willing to talk but that's basically all… talk.. ur only friends will probably be ur roomate and people living near u… dont expect to make much friends.. i talked to people who graduated and the most friends they made was like 3…. imagine 3 friends out of 4 years of school and those 3 were from freshman year too!!! in order to visit ur friend's dorm u have to leave some sort of id at the front desk and that gets really annoying…

the school has way too many students… in between classes it gets real crowded… the elevators r like always packed around peak hr… so they only stops at every other floor… hey even the stairs get real crowded… be prepared to walk a lof of flights.. u have to wait on a mad long line too… they arranged poles and stuff just like they do for the lines at a bank… real messed up if u ask me… imagine if there was a fire… too many people for that place to handle i tell u… the reason is proabbly nyu figure the more student the accept they more tuition and more they get from us poor students..ahh… all those loans… it doesnt matter if the classes r hundreds… they dont even think of making more classes and hiring more professors.. they figure the professors have to teach either way… what difference does it make whether it's 20 or 200? nyu is all about the money…

basically.. dont expect much of an education or a social life at nyu… in the end u'll get a diploma but not kno crap… even though u'r from nyu, supposedly a wonderful school, and get hired for a job they'll probably eventually find out that u dont know shit and fired u… oh and the internship thing… im sure u can easily find internship even if u go to another school.. most compnays have have to have free or cheap labor… think about it… u only have college once… those 4 years can help shape ur life.. dont waste it at a place like nyu… u deserve better… u deserve an education for the money u'r paying.. oh and u needs friends too.. they will help serve as connection in the future and happiness, fun and motivation and help throughout ur stressful years in college and life… trust me dont go to nyu… nyu was the biggest mistake of my life and i totally regret it.. i dont want anyone else to suffer what i did.. honestly im thinking of transferring out rite now.. i cant stand it here… well good luck to u all and think real hard and long b4 u enroll in any college.. 4 years can be really long…

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