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If you want to pursue music do NOT come to Wagner unless you want to study administration. I went in thinking that I would be challenged and was not. I thought I would have a substantial group of music majors and found out that there was about 8. If you want to study music ed good luck because there is no music ed degree. You have to dual major and from where I have looked for grad programs, you must have a music education degree not Music and Education. Because of this students tend to change majors and study arts administration. Faculty wise there are only two non adjunct professors who are stuck up and do not teach very well. The others are part time and most of the after a year do not return making it difficult to get the education you need. There is a band but I know very few people who play in it. No orchestra at all. Choir wise it is too much work for how much you get out of it. The music the director picks is mostly his own arrangements and the rest of the music I did in high school (i went to a public school). All concerts are off campus and no students attend because they are in the chorus or don't have an easy way to get to the venue.General education is ok. Most classes are easy and not too hard. getting into those classes is crazy hard. Also if you have a small major your classes may be canceled due to not enough people signing up. Making graduating on time impossible. The process to sign up is the terrible. Worst thing is the modules you are put in. First semester you are put in three classes that are supposed to over lap ad they are the biggest waste of time. You have to endure them again but at a higher level and none of them are interesting. I am transferring out and it is the most frustrating thing you could do. Wagner holds on to the last second of paper work making applying to other schools impossible. To even think about transferring you have to talk to an academic advisor to sign off on letting your records go. I was denied to three schools because of this and because wagner never sent my transcripts. Because of how they do their credit only one of my four gen eds were accepted to my new school. Student life is terrible unless you are an athlete or a theater major. Most students put on a happy face but are totally fake. You will know everyone on campus by the time you leave because the school is so small. Parties are ok if you have friends in greek life. Campus activities can be fun if you are sneaky about drinking or are friends with the RA. Drinking isn't really an issue. The city is very easy to get to which is one of few reasons togo here if you have the money to spend. There are shuttles to the SI ferry every day. SI on the other hand is gross and run down so very few students live off campus. Club wise not much.The food is awful! Only one building for hot food and two for snacky stuff. On a good day the food is semi warm and is tolerable. If you are a vegetarian or have allergies there is not much for you to eat and they won't work around your dietary needs. The only workable kitchen is in guild and it is gross and is usually signed out by Greek life. The buffet down stairs has strange hours and will deny you access half an hour before it actually closes. Hawks nest is better but you always go over on your swipe (you get about $5 for meals). Also everything closes by 10 everyday. Dorms are meh. Freshman are put into Harborview one of two buildings with air conditioning. Harbor view is 14 floors and one side has the view of the skyline. the other has view of a hill that you have to climb to get anywhere and it is the farthest away from classes and food. The bathrooms are soso and each floor has two private showers one for guys and one for girls. There are two sides with dorms and in the middle is a common room. Depending on which floor one is guys and one is girls which is nice bc you have both genders on the floor but have your privacy. Each floor is a different theme so you can make friends with some of the same interests as you. The dorms are pretty big and if rearranged right you have plenty of room. Biggest problems are if you live up on one of the top floors when it comes to fire drills you have to walk all the way down and all the way back up. The smoke detectors are very sensitive. Another problem is in the winter you are either too hot or too cold. The heater is as far as it can go and if you turn it off the room feels as if you are outside. As for the elevator. there are two and they are very slow and break easily leaving them useless. Plan to have at least 15 minutes just to get down stairs if on a higher floor. One last thing the walls and ceiling are paper thing and the halls resonate very well. Seniors get the other air conditioned building. Its thresh years old but even as a senior it is hard to get into.Most People live in Towers. It has no air conditioning and is very confusing to get around. Most parties happen here and some floors are greek life. the rooms are very small and run down.Guild is another option but gross. top three floors are themed. Most theatre majors live here. THE INTERNET CONNECTION IS BEYOND SLOW. You must bring a chord to connect if you want to get anything done from 9pm to 4am. Campus is pretty because all funds go towards the greenery on campus. Campus safety is very nice but can be a bit strict.