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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Dominique from Brooklyn, NY
  • Apr-07-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There a lot of different events to participate in at the student union and they host different concerts and activities.

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  • Jocelyn from Glen Rock, NJ
  • Dec-11-2013 I am a current student here

    There are on-campus movies every Friday and Saturday. There are several parties each weekend - frats take turns throwing parties so they each have a decent amount of people at them. There is also a Playhouse, an improv group, several dance groups, and different musical performances throughout the semester. The bus can be taken to Crossgates Mall, and freshmen halls organize different trips including busses to NYC, or apple/pumpkin picking in the fall.

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  • Eryka from Bogart, GA
  • Nov-05-2013 I am a current student here

    If you have a floor/wing that is social, hang out with them! I've made quite a few friends just by hanging out outside my dorm room, or just leaving my door open during the first few weeks of school. If you have a car (or a friend with a car if you are a freshman) you can travel into Albany or go to Colonie Square or the mall. Troy can sometimes be an interesting place to explore with friends, as long as you do it during the daytime.

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  • Kat
  • Aug-27-2013 I am a current student here

    There are a surprising amount of frat parties! Troy is also pretty close and not as bad as I initially thought. There are over 200 clubs to join and so many different types of people, so it's easy to make friends (especially with people who have video games and/or Netflix)

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  • Emily from Newfoundland, PA
  • May-21-2013 I am a current student here

    There is a lot of clubs on campus so get involved! Life can be pretty dull if you don't join a club or go greek because frankly troy isn't too exciting. The Greek system is actually really respectable so rush and get to know the sororities/fraternities worst case you get some free food out of rushing!

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  • M from Los Angeles, CA
  • May-14-2013 I am a current student here

    There is something happening on campus any given day of the week. Take your pick. And of course the main ones are listed online, as we are a tech school. Personally I enjoy spending time in downtown Troy at the farmers market and talking to the shop keepers. I've also gone to shows at EMPAC and student performances all over campus. There is something for everyone as long as you are willing to make a effort to leave your room.

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  • Obesebea, MA
  • Jan-10-2013 I am a current student here

    Individual clubs, like language, RCA (Rensselaer Christian Association), going out to eat at pizzabellas, lots to do!

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  • Hannah
  • Jan-02-2013 I am a current student here

    Frat parties, hockey games, and late night adventures are usually my go to fun times.

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  • Brett from South Bend, IN
  • Dec-26-2012 I am a current student here

    I play videogames mostly since I am a Game and Simulation Arts and Sciences major, but there is more than that here. There are presentations held just about daily that you can attend. You can go bowling down by Blitman. You can go to the library and read. You can take a stroll around the large, beautiful campus. You can hang our with your dormmates. You can head downtown (a short walk) and visit local shops. You can take a bus to the movies. You can go to events that are hosted every now and then. You can go to a frat party. There are tons of things to do. There are also freaking tons of clubs and student sponsored activities to join in on!

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