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Most Helpful Review for New York University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Gabriella from Virginia Beach, VA
  • 143 out of 147 people found this review helpful

Be different. NYU is all about diversity. Everyone you meet here is fascinating in their own way. The things you can look forward to here is bragging rights you live in one of the world's greatest cities there's basically no resource or industry not a your fingertips. Internships are everywhere if you take the chance to look and in my first year alone I've met some of my idols: film directors, DJs, musicians etc. Also a lot of kids at NYU have their heart set on what they want to do. We are really school oriented here. You can choose...

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  • Janet from Reno, NV
  • Sep-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The program (I'm a graduate student in the French department) is rigorous and demanding, but the resources (libraries, events, networking functions...) make the work feel very engaging and well worth the extra effort. The professors are very well connected to the movers and shakers of New York's publishing industry and don't mind making the introductions if you need to meet so-and-so to get your foot in the door. I love how central it is and how the campus is interwoven with New York itself.

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  • Jess
  • Aug-22-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This is school is really amazing. There are so many opportunities available no matter where you are from or what major you want to study.Take advantage of each inch this wonderful college has to offer.

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  • dk2431
  • Jun-18-2014 I am a current student here

    You literally live in the most dynamic city in the world. Once-in a life chance to witness the rapid change of the global community as a part of the biggest university in the U.S. Numerous opportunities to explore different fields.

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  • Alix from France
  • Jun-04-2014 I am a current student here

    NYU is great if you want to live in a big city. There is no real campus so don't come looking for a quad or a gated campus, there isn't one. However what NYU lacks campus wise it certainly makes up for with spirit and a great sense of community.

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  • Angelina
  • Jun-02-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus was great and wonderful! The view was nice and the fresh air was great! It was also close to other places such as apartments.

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  • Marina from Bayonne, NJ
  • May-21-2014 I am a current student here

    NYU offers a very distinct college experience. It's lack of a closed campus makes it a bit more challenging to create a sense of community often, but also allows for the greatest city in the world to become your backyard. It is academically rigorous but will help you to realize your own strengths very quickly.

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  • Sasha from Alpharetta, GA
  • May-01-2014 I am a current student here

    NYU is filled with opportunities, but it is completely up to you to pursue and work for them. There are a lot of dedicated professors who genuinely love their field, and love to share their knowledge with their students. NYU will challenge you on every single level possible, at times it will be hard, at times you will want to quit, but the people that rise up to the challenge and overcome their hardships achieve more than they can imagine.

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  • NYUReviewerYo
  • Apr-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Very diverse school. It truly allows you to be yourself. Has amazing opportunities in the city for internships and jobs.

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  • Kelsey from Fort Worth, TX
  • Mar-22-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    NYU is an amazing school for someone comfortable in an urban setting. There's an expansive amount of opportunities given by the city including more scholarships than students! Definitely visit to see if its a correct fit for you.

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