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SUNY Albany, Party School?

ScrewSatScrewSat Registered User Posts: 122 Junior Member
edited August 2011 in College Life
Hey everyone I am quite serious about attending SUNY Albany (Will be applying next year, I am going into my senior year of high school), I have read online that SUNY Albany is a big party school and students get nothing done classes wise. I just want to hear some opinions from students that actually attend SUNY Albany. Also I will be dorming, do the dorms really suck at Albany? Thanks for all the answers in advance!
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Replies to: SUNY Albany, Party School?

  • herestothenightsherestothenights Registered User Posts: 361 Junior Member
    I don't go to SUNY Albany, but I live in the area. UAlbany definetly does have it's reputation of being a party school. I don't know if you heard about the Kegs and Eggs incident in March, but that was pretty bad.. there are plenty of videos on youtube if you haven't seen it. One of my friends goes to UAlbany though and is a non partier, and he seems to like it! I think you'll find a mix of people that party, and those that don't.. just like at every school.
  • JCGuzmanJCGuzman Registered User Posts: 86 Junior Member
    Ill be attending SUNY Albany this fall but it definetely wasn't my first choice...or second lol, it was actually my backup school.

    Yeah it does have that rep but that doesn't mean that everyone there does absolutely no work, its a balance.

    I'm an extremely focused person with my school work but I plan on partying a bit, its a good way to have fun and make friends.
  • ScrewSatScrewSat Registered User Posts: 122 Junior Member
  • StratusfactionStratusfaction - Posts: 527 Member
    It is. Old hs classmate goes there and went there solely bc its a party school.
  • ScrewSatScrewSat Registered User Posts: 122 Junior Member
    Thanks for responding Stratusfaction :D
  • miss_murd3rmiss_murd3r Registered User Posts: 804 Member
    Yes. It is.
  • ScrewSatScrewSat Registered User Posts: 122 Junior Member
    Is that a bad thing in your opinion?
  • CKG0913CKG0913 Registered User Posts: 47 Junior Member
    Did you see the St. Patty's Day news?
  • ScrewSatScrewSat Registered User Posts: 122 Junior Member
    Yea I saw it on youtube, I hope this doesn't affect me when I graduate, I don't want employers thinking it was just a party school
  • RoxSoxRoxSox Registered User Posts: 2,179 Senior Member
    I don't think employers would think many schools are "just a party school" unless it's not a very good school to begin with (I don't know anything about SUNY Albany so I don't know how good it is). There are lots of good schools that are also party schools (several big flagship state universities for example) but employers look highly on degrees from those places (especially if you're looking for a job in the area where the school is located), even though they are party schools because they are also good academically.
  • toxic93toxic93 Registered User Posts: 2,684 Senior Member
    Its a big time party school. Almost everyone from NY knows that. A not many people take it seriously.
  • evolvedevolved Registered User Posts: 45 Junior Member
    Epic party school, im about an hour away (near new paltz) from it and its reputation is well known. Three words. KEGS AND EGGS, its almost always a riot (literally a riot). But i have friends who are party animals and strait edge and they all love the school. I was going to go there but i got into buffalo and liked its reputation for science a little bit better. Albanys totally worth it to go, good education, amazing price, so much fun.
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