Brooklyn, NY
CUNY Brooklyn College


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Recent Reviews

Supriya
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It is a great college to attend, lots of different majors to choose from. There are many clubs you can join or even create yo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great college to attend, lots of different majors to choose from. There are many clubs you can join or even create your own club. The WiFi service is awesome; the campus is safe and beautiful, located in a safe part of Brooklyn. There are lots of restaurants near by and there is also a cafe on the campus. Many shops like target, home goods, vitamin shoppe etc right outside of campus. Teachers are communicative and helpful. Students are social and friendly. Many job opportunities available on campus.

Abie
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don't like the location..

What is your overall opinion of this school?

don't like the location..

Tiffany
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I chose Brooklyn College, because it was affordable and very close to home. With that said, it was hard to meet others who we...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I chose Brooklyn College, because it was affordable and very close to home. With that said, it was hard to meet others who were from a different state or country. What's disappointing about the school is, there isn't really much of a social life on campus unless you were a part of a sports team (fortunately I was). So a typical day for a student here is class, maybe hang with friends, then go home? At least that's what I did when basketball season was over. I somewhat enjoyed my 1 year here, but unfortunately I transferred out. Also I wished there would be more diversity in food such as authentic Asian food or something.

Sahar
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I just started so I can’t give an accurate opinion about everything, but I can say that overall as a student at Brooklyn Coll...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I just started so I can’t give an accurate opinion about everything, but I can say that overall as a student at Brooklyn College, I can personally say that I love both the education and the environment. Students and staff are all happy and welcoming, the campus is beautiful, and classrooms are kept neat enough for comfort. Even the restrooms are properly maintained and clean. It’s a nice college to anyone looking for a small, peaceful, welcoming school centered around making its students better people. I also like the great diversity in this college, as a muslim girl I never feel I’m a stranger.

Victoria
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You're off the Q train, walking down Avenue H, the blocks are long and quiet. You enter, you see the track field, you pass "t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

You're off the Q train, walking down Avenue H, the blocks are long and quiet. You enter, you see the track field, you pass "the barn," the tennis court, and suddenly you're in the middle of the "quad" along with all the greenery and three buildings surrounding you. Right across the street there’s a hot dog stand and the Hogwarts-like library with trees on either side covering the brick bulky buildings. Or, you’re off the 2/5 train, walking down Flatbush you pass the busy streets and hear the honking vehicles, pedestrians, and the noise from the shops filled with students, families, professors, adjuncts, and children. You enter the campus, walk under the newly made performing arts building, down the path surrounded by trees, you pass the library and there you find yourself in the middle of campus surrounded by trees and across from you is the “West Quad,” this modern building you dread because the financial aid office is there. To mask it all, your peers are on the quad enjoying the weather, studying, or taking a break. Inside the buildings you'll find students napping, having a possible break down, instructors cramming last minute appointments and assignments before the semester ends, and students feeling their concerns remain unresolved with the lack of help from campus employees. On the bright side, there is opportunity for you on campus and overseas, diversity, and, if you’re lucky, helpful staff and faculty that will make your dreams a reality.

Anik
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CUNY Brooklyn College is one of the best in CUNY. The campus is really beautiful and the students here are really helpful. So...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

CUNY Brooklyn College is one of the best in CUNY. The campus is really beautiful and the students here are really helpful. Some of the professors of specific departments are so good that you want to take them over an over. There are a lot of clubs and events going on around the campus that no student can be without joining one. There is something for every student and Magner Career Center is always there to find you an internship, fix your resume and your cover letter. You will never feel alone on the campus and people are always there to help. That's why it is the best in CUNY.

Mary
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Some sixth graders spend their time in classrooms learning, but that’s not the route my 11-year-old self decided to take self...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Some sixth graders spend their time in classrooms learning, but that’s not the route my 11-year-old self decided to take self decided to do. As an artist, I preferred to spend class time making comic books and portraits of my friends; I was also so the boisterous class clown, and the paper airplanes I made didn’t exactly get me on my teachers’ goodside. My mischievous behavior, in pair with my lack of studying, resulted in my poor grades, and my teachers began to lose faith in me. In seventh grade, I took an interest in my middle school’s general organization and landed a position as secretary. It was that moment that my love for clubs had started, and I entered high school with this intense admiration, departing with titles like volleyball captain, newspaper developer, mock trial lawyer, and intern for New York City Council. My grades began to gradually increase, but there had still been speculation on which colleges I would get accepted to. Luckily enough, I was accepted into Brooklyn College and was eager to find my place, but the backlash I received from my teachers made me question where I’d fall on the spectrum of success and I began doubting myself. “Do you want to come to our staff meeting?” was the first thing the past president of Stuck in the Library, a Brooklyn College club, asked me after I displayed interest in finding a creative writing club on campus. I was instantly interested and found a position in the club, that I now take extreme pleasure in running. Writing for Stuck in the Library reassured me that I was on the right track, and it was the first time in my life that I felt like I was in a place where I belonged. I then mimicked my high school habits and proceeded to join other clubs, intern, mentor, and do something that I would have never thought possible: successfully transfer into the Scholars Program. Excelling in my studies was a foreign concept that I proved myself to accomplish at that very moment, and that’s when I decided to become a peer mentor and reassure students like myself that they are capable of whatever goal they are trying to accomplish. Seeing my mentees’ high levels of confidence to pursue what they wish makes the trouble I had gone through in the past worth it. I don’t think I would be where I am now without Brooklyn College's numerous resources and endless support, and I am eternally grateful. The evolution of myself made me realize how large my plans for the future are. I wouldn't be as independent, passionate, or educated without all the support I have received from Brooklyn College. Brooklyn College has taught me the beauty of self-exploration, getting uncomfortable with the unknown, and how important uniting is in times of distress. Before Brooklyn College, I feared what my life would be like; I never thought of myself to be a leader, nonetheless a scholar. After being part of the university for about 2 years, I can now call myself a successful club leader for Stuck in the Library that fosters a warm environment of 900-1,5000 artists, photographers, poets, and all types of creative students that get together and express themselves. Stuck in the Library members often find themselves at a range of different events; our staff members are involved in a range of campus activities such as events hosted by Global Medical Brigade, student government, the Excelsior, the scholar's program and Macaulay honors, the peer mentor department, the English Department and the Junction, the Tanger Hillel at Brooklyn College, the Art Department, and more! It's such a multifaceted club that I am in awe of being president of, and it is all thanks to CUNY for making it possible. Applying to the scholars program at Brooklyn College and getting accepted had also been a dream of mine, and if it wasn't for the support from Stuck in the Library and the Peer Mentor Department, I'm not sure I would have been integrated into the scholars program. Overall, Brooklyn College transformed me into being a leader, scholar, and universally positive catalyst in society. I went to an all-girls private school up until high school, and it was the norm to either go to a private college or spend the year working afterwards. Doing anything else was frowned upon, and going to Brooklyn College was a risk I wanted to take. I wanted to explore who I was, and Brooklyn College let me.

Rahima
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Brooklyn College has a beautiful, sprawling campus with students milling around. The vibes are great but there can be more re...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Brooklyn College has a beautiful, sprawling campus with students milling around. The vibes are great but there can be more recreational activity. In addition, if there were more emphasis on clubs and sports, that would strengthen school spirit, I believe.

Ronald
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Brooklyn College is a school where its easy to learn and also easy to meet people and become friends. There are a good amount...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Brooklyn College is a school where its easy to learn and also easy to meet people and become friends. There are a good amount of things to do on campus to keep you occupied and most teachers are very approachable. The staff at the college do a good job of helping students and making them feel comfortable at facilities such as the cafeteria, library, and tutoring.

sidra
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Brooklyn College is a highly recommended college. It provides their students all sort of support they need. All the professo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Brooklyn College is a highly recommended college. It provides their students all sort of support they need. All the professor are great and very cooperative. The campus is great itself and it has all the facilities for students in it.

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