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New York University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA Faculty AccessibilityA
Useful SchoolworkB Excess CompetitionB-
Academic SuccessB+ Creativity/ InnovationA
Individual ValueF University Resource UseA-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyC+ FriendlinessA
Campus MaintenanceA Social LifeD-
Surrounding CityD Extra CurricularsC
SafetyA
Describes the student body as:
Arrogant, Snooty, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful, Arrogant

Male
Quite Bright
Lowest Rating
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F
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Educational Quality
A
He cares more about Surrounding City than the average student.
Date: Apr 09 2009
Major: Linguistics (This Major's Salary over time)
I went to a private Catholic high school and did extremely well without ever trying or studying. I pretty much felt the same way about school as everyone, which was that there were a million other, more fun activities that I could be doing, but that all in all I was not too bad off. I had great friends, competent teachers, and mostly worthwhile classes and assignments.

All of the good things about my high school expierience are horrible at NYU. Classes that pertain to your major are often fun and engaging, but before you get to do any of those more than once a semester you have to wade through a year and a half's worth of bullshit in the form of MAPs (Morse Academic Plan) courses. Chief among the shittiest is "Writing the Essay", which every student has to take. If you want to learn how to write a fake, insincere essay about your feelings and pretentious psuedo-essays written by snotty "intellectuals", or an essay that is far more concerned with a completely arbitrary formulaic construction whichdemonizes such universals as a thesis and literary third person, then this is definitely the class for you. If, however, you have half a brain and like to think independently, or have already developed a literary voice, then you will want to run screaming from every class.

The people at NYU do not, for the most part, even justify being described as "people." Unfriendly elitist insincere facades would be more accurate. If you're looking for a genuine personality and not a messy regurgitation of what you see on TMZ or the E! network, then NYU is probably going to be a disappointment. Each and every one of them will describe themselves as "chill" (they are not) and "real" (again, not). But for the most part all you will encounter is people with loud, grating, high-pitched voices who talk constantly but never seem to say anything.

NYU is a school for people who want other people to look at them and say, "Wow, what an impressive person you are." There are occasional wonderful people, but the majority of the student body acts like they are in Gossip Girl or some other equally stupid and arrogant program. Don't go to NYU unless you want to completely lose yourself in a sea of snotty, image-obsessed, artificial people.

 
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