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Columbia University in the City of New York

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityB Faculty AccessibilityD+
Useful SchoolworkB+ Excess CompetitionB-
Academic SuccessB Creativity/ InnovationB
Individual ValueD University Resource UseB-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyB- FriendlinessC-
Campus MaintenanceB- Social LifeC-
Surrounding CityA Extra CurricularsC
Describes the student body as:
Afraid, Arrogant, Broken Spirit

Describes the faculty as:
Arrogant, Condescending, Unhelpful, Self Absorbed

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He cares more about Faculty Accessibility than the average student.
Date: Jun 20 2011
Major: Psychology (This Major's Salary over time)
What a difference between NY and Columbia. NY is great but you rarely get to use it. When you do, it is SO EXPENSIVE. The university has a lot of smart kids who compete for everything. Few students help each other for fear others doing better. But hey…this is NY…you are on your own. Columbia is just a huge disappointment. The area around the school is really bad. I am a big guy but do not feel safe at night unless I am in the center of campus. Social life is miserable, teachers are arrogant and don't care about teaching undergraduates. The administration is filled with red tape and students rarely come together as a school. Other than NY, the social life is really bad. I really wish I had gone to (any) other top university. I can see how Columbia could be better as a graduate school where you are less reliant on making friends and being part of a social community.
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