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I attended Pace University for two years, thenBrightPsychology
I attended Pace University for two years, then transferred out to my local state college. I enjoyed being in the city and made a great group of friends, but two years was enough. This school has more cons than pros. It is mostly a commuter school, so there isn't much of a social life. The freshman dorms are a good way to make friends, but the upperclassmen dorms are antisocial and you have to make an effort to make friends. I lived in 33 Beekman, the newly built dorm during sophomore year, and not only was it antisocial, the building itself had many kinks. We once had a fire alarm at 3 am due to poor maintenance in the laundry, there were times the water did not come when using the sink, and the wi-fi is awful. The cafeteria has the worst food I've ever had in my life, to the point a petition was made to terminate the contract with Chartwells. Most students signed it, but Pace did nothing about it.

Most of the male students are gay, so if you are a female interested in dating, you will have no luck here. Pace offers all students here a $19,000 scholarship but even with that, the whole tuition with dorming is about $40k, which is still expensive. Also, all the money paying for Pace is not worth it, especially since it is #188 in the national rankings and there are better/cheaper schools out there that are worth the money. Because of the expenses and Pace having no sense of community with it being a commuter school, most students want to transfer out. My state college is much cheaper and affordable, worth a much higher ranking, and gives the college experience/a sense of community. Although I enjoyed my time at Pace, I am much happier with my new college.

2nd Year Female -- Class 2018
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Extracurricular Activities: D
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I regret going here.Quite BrightPsychology
I regret going here. I would rather spend the money at a school where the faculty are friendly and helpful. The professors are great. But the rest of the faculty is unorganized and rude.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2008
Useful Schoolwork: B+, Individual Value: F
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Being a commuter andQuite BrightComputer Science
Being a commuter and going to this school is horrible. It feels like a job. You go to school, do work, then go home. It is difficult to make friends if you are not dorming, it is also hard to attend activities since some are at night.
1st Year Female -- Class 2019
Surrounding City: A, Campus Aesthetics: D-
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