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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Okie
  • Jun-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Get out and see NYC!!! Join a club, start a club, play video games with friends, go to plays, go to cultural events, go to parties. You have the college experience at your finger tips and you have NYC. Seriously. There is no reason to be bored.

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  • Esther from Bowie, MD
  • May-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Student Organizations throw parties more so at the beginning of the semester and near the end of the semester. Students can go sight-seeing (at the Brooklyn Bridge, in the Met, etc.) or peruse through nearby Harlem (yes in Harlem, but during the daytime, as I did). Students (of legal age) can visit 1020 or Mel's for a drink and hangout.

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  • Jackie from Bridgewater, NJ
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    You're in New York City! There's always plenty to do. Columbia's in a great place, close enough to the big attractions so that it's convenient to get to them, but far enough away where the noise isn't distracting. The main campus is located between Broadway and Amsterdam, so there are all kinds of stores within walking distance. The 116 Broadway subway stop is right in front the school gates, so transportation's super convenient. Times Square is only a 20 min subway ride away. Museum Mile, on 5th avenue, is only a 30 min bus ride away. The school offers discount tickets to many of the shows, plays, and concerts currently showing, and your student ID lets you get into many museums and similar places for free. There are also lotteries for free tickets to some of these shows. For example, I won a free ticket to see Cinderella on Broadway. If you don't feel like going into the city, there's also frequent shows and events hosted on campus by different student performance groups, like concerts by different singing groups, and cultural festivals hosted by the different cultural associations.

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  • ARFT
  • Oct-21-2013 I am a current student here

    Various student performances and activities on campus as well as everything possible to do in New York City, visit Times Square, shop in 5th Avenue, look at the art in the Met, see a Broadway show, or just people-watch from a coffee shop window.

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  • Anonymous from California
  • Oct-13-2013 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Anything and everything you can think of. Well, except school sports. You may want to sign up for extracurricular activities. It may not have the Division I glamour sports we all love to watch, but it has the educational value NONE of those schools could ever hope to carry.

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  • Andrea from Westtown, NY
  • Jul-17-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    there is a great nightlife as well as new york city's underground world. you just have to be open minded and adventurous. coney island in brooklyn, madison square garden, broadway,six flags in new jersey, museums, historical landmarks, times square, SHOPPING

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