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While I would want to improve on Fordham's student body, and I think the social scene in the Bronx leaves much to be desired, the academics are satisfying. Living in Hughes Hall sucked last year, my roommates were loud but friendly. The girls on my floor formed cliques pretty quickly which was disappointing, but maybe expected. This year is a lot better, after spending a year here I'm know what's around the corner and knowing a lot of the faces you walk past is a nice feeling. The campus is gorgeous in the fall/spring and as silly as it is, haning out on Eddie's parade in the sunshine is quite nice.
1st Year Female -- Class 2007
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Social Life: B-
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While academically Fordham is a great school withQuite BrightUrban Planning
While academically Fordham is a great school with challenging courses and great faculty, the student body is very closed-minded. I just finished my junior year and am still surprised by this. Also, the students are disinterested and uninformed of anything remotely political. But, on another note, the social life is fun and the students live by the "work hard, play hard" motto. Being in NYC is great.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2005
Surrounding City: A+, Individual Value: C-
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F-U! F-U, F-U , F-U! F-U! F-U! IBright
F-U! F-U, F-U , F-U! F-U! F-U! I am going to be a senior this fall and it will be a sad, sad day when I pack my bags and leave The Bronx. I was very hesitant moving to New York City from small town New England and the transistion was daunting at times but it was completely worth it. I made a fantastic bunch of friends. My experience as a History major was definately rewarding especially working in my seminar class. Social life is great. There are lots of clubs and teams to join and a good bar scene off campus in the Belmont area of the Bronx, basically on Arthur Ave. However, if you can get the people and money together to grab a cab do make it up to Woodlawn to hit the pubs. It's certainly worth it. Don't let the Bronx intimidate you from applying, the campus is safe and the surrounding area is definately not a ghetto. The Jesuits are great guys and are very involved in campus life. Going to College in New York is very expensive but awesome. I've been to some of the best bars, ate at incredible restruants, and seen U2, The Rolling Stones, and Bruce Springsteen in concert.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2005
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Faculty Accessibility: F
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