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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Abigail from Merrimack, NH
  • Jun-05-2014 I am a current student here

    I like to go out to the monuments any chance I get and explore new parts of the city. I am also in the leadership program and on the club rowing team. There are so many clubs on campus with so many different programming initiatives there is always something to do.

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  • Unknown from American University
  • May-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Frat parties are where its at, and the weekends can be filled with time spent at the two on campus gyms, the swimming pool, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, tennis courts, outdoor sand volleyball courts or at the track and field. Two free concerts a year thrown by the school and great speakers are often brought to campus.

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  • Taylor from New York, NY
  • Apr-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Fun is subjective at American. If you are into the party scene, then the frat houses are where you will be. Although they are slightly off campus, that doesn't stop the individuals that need to party away all their stress. For those who don't run with that crowd, there are cool clubs, and also other activities within the D.C. community.

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  • a student from NC
  • Jan-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Explore DC! Depending on your focus, there are many outside activities that are school related, but fun as well. DC is an active city; people are biking and running everywhere. Malls and theaters are close by (via the Metro) if you have time on the weekends.

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  • Alice
  • Jan-05-2014 I am a current student here

    The capitol is no NYC, but there's rarely a quiet night downtown. There are plenty of clubs and concerts (a popular small venue is The 9:30 club) where well-known bands and DJs come to play. Tuesday nights there are live poetry readings at Busboys and Poets on K street. If you're not one to travel downtown often, there's plenty happening on campus! Sororities have hosted some dance parties in Mary Graydon Center, movies have been shown before they premier in theaters, local metal/alternative bands have played in the basement of the Kay Spiritual Life Center, a zip line was set up down the length of the quad, as well as a petting zoo! The list goes on for miles.

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  • Jesse from Westfield, NJ
  • Jan-04-2014 I am a past student here

    American University is easily accessible to the DC metro and to numerous bus stops, so its easy to get around the city. Friendship heights is located just one metro stop away and offers a plethora of shopping, both high end and mid priced and also a variety of restaurants. Lots of students go to Dupont Circle in the evenings. There are many clubs and bars located at Dupont.

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