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Most Helpful Review for The New School
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Brenton from Houston, TX
  • 16 out of 16 people found this review helpful

When in the classroom setting always keep an open mind and be willing to try any of the new techniques and methods that the instructors will present to you. Understand that you are being taught be some of the most sought after artist in your area of interest and anything they give to you can only help you.

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  • Ariel from Brooklyn, NY
  • May-16-2014 I am a current student here

    An open-minded school for people who can't deal with required classes. My program was a bit light for me, but people in college for the joy of learning will love it. Professors know you and care; it's incredible.

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  • Amanda from New York, NY
  • Dec-26-2013 I am a current student here

    The New School is a place where you can find a great community within a big city. It is a place where your ideas are constantly challenged and your mind opened. The experiences offered are unique and one of a kind.

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  • Mel from Yonkers, NY
  • Aug-22-2013 I am a current student here

    It is very easy attending a commuter school to get lost in all the buzz that makes up this amazing and crowded city of New York. However, at The New School I find that the professor are very welcoming and truly make the time to get to know their students. I've enjoyed my time at The New School attending truly thought provoking discussions and lectures. My adviser has also been an influential person in narrowing down a path best suited for my ideal career goal. If there's one issue I would probably state is finance. The school is expensive to attend with limited scholarship specifically geared at Graduate ONLY students in the International affairs field.

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  • Caitlyn from New Paltz, NY
  • Mar-18-2013 I am a current student here

    The New School offers many interesting and inspiring classes that are engaged in the close-knit college community. There is a vibrant presence in New York and there are lots of activities to be involved with.

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  • Tammy from Brooklyn, NY
  • Feb-06-2013 I am a current student here

    A very progressive liberal arts college. Great campus. Cool teachers. For students looking to think outside the box.

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  • Eric from Columbus, GA
  • Dec-30-2012 I am a current student here

    A group of highly-motivated students goes here. New York is a difficult place to live for most, and the hard work that people put into their daily lives is the same as that of their studies. The student population is not very intimate.

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  • Graduate Student from New York, NY
  • Nov-03-2012 I am a current student here

    The Graduate Program in International Affairs (GPIA) is a rigorous and respected program. Graduates go on to work at many United Nations agencies, such as UNICEF, UN WOMEN, and UNDP, and other leading international development agencies like International Rescue Committee and Save the Children.

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  • AMBER from Aurora, CO
  • Apr-11-2012 I am a current student here

    My school is AWESOME! I feel my goal of attaining my BA degree is so close. I am proud of myself!

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  • Saydee from Brooklyn, NY
  • Jan-11-2012 I am a current student here

    New School is a wonderful school, small classes and very involved student and faculty. As students we also benefit from great lectures and organized events involving highly recognized professionals in fields from fashion design to sustainable engineering. This school is everything I expected and more, after years of going to a traditional 4 yr college coming to New School was a breath of fresh air.

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