school is far to big to accomplish anything, period. Everyone
gets lost in the system and the bureaucracy is a
joke. Rutgers is, as other have mentioned, a cold place
that simply focuses on churning out graduates.
of social life? HA! If you dont make friends in
your dorm you can kiss a social life goodbye unless
you join a frat or sorority. Its impossible to make
friends in class when there are over 70 people per
class. Getting involved is really difficult, again because of the
sheer size of the school. I made friends on my
floor but even when you have established a group of
friends you still feel like a faceless number. I am
an extremely sociable person but it can get lonely here.
Rutgers is way too big and not to mention
dangerous (new brunswick=one of the most dangerous cities in america.
criminals, rapists, convicts, and gang members often sneak onto campus
and make it a very very unsafe place ESPECIALLY at
The only redeeming quality of Rutgers is its diversity
and up and coming football team. I wish I had
transfered when I had the chance though-I would have rather
spent $50,000/year then endured Rutgers.