a current student here
Well, the mandatory meal plan for first years is entirely too expensive ($2,000+ each semester).
Tuition is also very expensive when considering the classes we take. However when one gets into the social network that Colgate provides that can be developed through Career Services, it becomes a little bit more worth it.
The activity fee ($140) is not too bad considering all of the events that go on at Colgate which are free! Movie nights, game nights, on campus radio, dances, parties, etc.