school housing tons of scholars, brilliant kids from the nations top public and private high schools and elite prep schookls (exeter, andover, hotchkiss, et al). Lots of students belong to the most elite families in the country and the world, and simply attending will improve your social standing dramatically, due to the thousands of people you will meet. although not as prestigious as Columbia, parties MUCH harder, and has many more attractive people. As a Stern students get offers in investment banking, consulting, marketing, real estate, really just everything from prestigious companies (goldman sachs, UBS, Credit Suisse, Blackstone, Boston Consulting, etc.). Yes, there are weird schools associated with NYU (gallatin and Tisch), but these kids are creative, independent, ridiculously talented, and are likely to be seen on the big screen. The students are fierce- in terms of fashion AND partying. Girls routinely go to the hottest clubs in the meatpacking district and party with models, celebrities, and millionaire moguls. Guys and girls are always dressed in the most cutting edge fashion, which is why we are commonly referred to as the most fashionable school in the nation. Other schools can keep there keggers, we have swanky rooftop penthouse parties with hard liquor, and party non stop in a trillion different bars and clubs. Students here all have fake ID's, and partying in the hamptons over weekends at one of your friends beachside mansions is the norm.
NYU-The only school where you can be in class and find imdb pages for at least 3 of the people in it, work on problem sets with super models who are in your math class, find that cute girl from econ's name plastered all over the huffington post cause she is marrying into royalty, and discover that your suitemate's dad is ranked as one of Forbes richest men in the world.