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The City University of New York Queens College

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The good:AverageGeography and Geosciences
The good:
1.very international -- you name the nationality, you find them at Queens.
2.Manhattan is a hop away.
3.the students (most) are a responsible bunch and do their own work instead of copying work off their classmates.

4. decent library.
5. abundant Internet access for laptop users throughout campus.
The bad:
1. no social life whatsoever! after a class is done, everybody bolts out of the room, never to be seen again until next session. You will NOT make a new friend or meet your next bf/gf in class -- if you want to do that, it's best to join a club.

2. the food is nasty, and the in-campus eateries have failed inspections in the past, so be warned!
3. the security staff is very condescending.4. many of the students are very, very snooty. Not approachable at all. Pretty Boys and Princesses abound!

2nd Year Male -- Class 2008
Surrounding City: A+, Social Life: F
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School sucks.BrightComputer Science
School sucks. Basically its a commuter school. You live with your parents, go to school during the day, go back home and watch tv and sleep. Is this any way to live life people? Don't you want one time in your life where you can stay up till 5am in the dorm and not have to worry about anything the next day? Dont you wish you could be in a place where you have tons of friends and you see them everyday? Dont you wish you could go grab some food in the dining hall at 12 at night, think your going to go to sleep, but then somehow end up at a party and drinking and having the greatest time of your life till 5am??

There is more to life than studying and going back home to family. This is why NYC (except Manhattan) and nassau county are such a bland, dull, horrid place. A place where misery takes precedence. My advice? Save up/take loans and go to a real school - the Univ of Maryland, Univ of Delaware, Univ of North Carolina, Boston Univ, or even go to a SUNY school if your really strapped for cash! SUNY Stony Brook might SUCK, but its alot better than Queens College! Don't look at life from a utilitarian viewpoint. Enjoy it. Dont wander through life. Live it properly. Have fun. This is why God gave us youth. Some high school kids out there just cant wait to live the life of a 40 year old. I can never understand why...

1st Year Male -- Class 2007
Surrounding City: A, Faculty Accessibility: F
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This is definitely not a social college.AverageComputer Science
This is definitely not a social college. If you're looking for partying, this is the wrong place. The education is good and the faculty helpful and down-to-earth, but the students are unapproachable. It might be ethnically diverse, but unfortunately the ethnicities don't interact much. Also, many students work, so when a class is over, everyone rushes out to take care of personal matters. Accounting and Biology appear to be the most popular majors, but sadly, the "hard sciences" departments (computer science, math, physics)aren't given much attention, and the students of those majors are perceived as weirdos. In my case, whenever I tell someone that I'm computer science, more often than not I get funny stares or a comment like "I heard there's not many jobs in that field."

Theres an incredible view of the Manhattan skyline from the library. And good news for the guys, though: there's a high female to male ratio.

1st Year Male -- Class 2006
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Social Life: F
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