Emory NYU or UMich

<p>Dont know what to do...which school is better?</p>

<p>What kind of social life/campus/surrounding city/Vibe does Emory have?</p>

<p>i got into umich and nyu but those were my safeties
i think emory is much better</p>

<p>Those three schools have very different feels. I'd say that for two of your factors (campus life and surrounding city) Emory is in the middle. Michigan is going to have a great campus life, but doesn't have much of a city. NYU will have little campus life, but is surrounded by a great city. Emory has a great campus life and an amazing city nearby. It is really your preference. Have you visited yet?</p>

<p>I was in the same boat last year and I chose Michigan. It was the best decision of my life. If you are thinking about going into Business, you may want to consider Emory since it is much easier to get into Emory's Business program than Michigan's.</p>

<p>I also got into all three schools this year. NYU Stern offered me a 7.5k scholarship too though. But UMich is in-state and it's cheaper then Emory/NYU so I had a easy choice. Anyways, pretending if I was OOS. Keep in mind that ROSS > Stern > Goizueta (although all of them are pretty close anyways, it's not like one is significantly better then the others). However, your automatically into Stern, and 85% with a 3.4 GPA (3.4 avg GPA at Emory), and only 47% with a 3.6 GPA (3.1 GPA avg at UMich). Basically what I'm saying is, if you are actually majoring in business (I'm guessing here, cause all three of these schools have strong business programs), although Michigan's is the best it's also the hardest to get into. Personally, if I was OOS, I'd choose based off of my financial aid packages I get from each school. However, some things you should keep in mind while making that decision is what you want out of your college experience.</p>

<p>Michigan has D1 sports, 25kish students, a awesome college town. Emory/NYU are D3, mid-size schools, both located near large cities (Atlanta/New York). I'd highly advise visiting all three schools to get a feel for them.</p>

<p>Michigan has a much stronger reputation than Emory. A lot of people outside the cc website have barely even heard of Emory.</p>

<p>It also depends what you are looking for... </p>

<p>I have ties with both UM and Emory. Grew up in Michigan but went to Emory for one of my grad degrees and my son is there now for undergrad. I have a fond feeling for both schools. They are both highly regarded but are very different. I wouldn't worry about UM being "better known". People in grad and professional schools are very aware of the caliber of the graduates from both these programs. The same goes for larger employers. If you're definitely planning on settling in Michigan, then I'd give the nod to UM for reasons of job placement, but otherwise this shouldn't be a factor in making your decision. </p>

<p>Ann Arbor has great diversity in classes and programs and the school gives you access to "big-time" sports. It's a wonderful mid-sized college town. If those things are important for you, then go for it.</p>

<p>At Emory, you will have small classes which will be taught by profs rather than TA's or doctoral candidates, which isn't the norm for freshmen at UM. My son is a freshman and hasn't had a single TA, even in discussion sections. He really knows his profs, drops them notes, and gets friendly replies back. You don't have to "work hard" to be known; it will just come naturally. </p>

<p>Socially, at UM, you'll want to find your own niche. It's very large and there is a lot available but it does not have the possibility of getting out into the city (which Emory does). There is a very different social feel at a large state univ than at a middle-sized school like Emory. </p>

<p>NYU is another situation entirely. New York City dominates. The city gives you things no other place can, but you have to want those things and be willing to deal with the congestion, traffic, etc. The city invariably takes just a little bit away from the collegiate experience. You win something but you also lose something in those terms.</p>

<p>These three schools are very different in many ways--socially and academically. Just think about what YOU want and see which one comes closest to that.</p>

<p>I'm thinking of pre-med/film as majors. But that's not the greatest concern. I want to go to College, not live in NYC and go to school (as would be the case with NYU) However, if i don't choose NYU then id have to fly to UM or Emory. </p>

<p>What was the greatest thing about going to Emory, NYU, or UM?</p>

<p>NYU- New York City!
UM- sports and alumni network
Emory- small classes, talented students throughout, and Atlanta</p>

<p>If you're thinking pre-med, I'd definately pick Emory. I'm an Atlanta native and the pre-med program is very well-known at top-notch. I'm a senior in high school right now and I know a ton of amazing students going there. Of course, it's also expensive, but you can live pretty cheaply in Atlanta. Plus, there are a ton of other colleges in the area, so the social life isn't bad: GA Tech, Ga State, lots more (well, unless you get stuck at Oxford at Emory, then you're socially screwed for two years)</p>

<p>"Keep in mind that ROSS > Stern > Goizueta"</p>

<p>to the guy who said that...what are you smokin buddy?</p>

<p>check businessweek rankings this year</p>

<p>Goizueta is 4th
Ross is 5th
Stern is 9th</p>

<p>so its Goizueta>Ross>Stern...get your facts straight</p>

<p>and to the other guy who said that Michigan is a more prominent school than Emory...go to any college ranking site and check to see that Emory is ahead of Mich not only in business but also as a University as a whole...</p>

<p>so I have no idea what you guys are talking about.</p>

<p>Maybe you should quote my ENTIRE sentence:</p>

Keep in mind that ROSS > Stern > Goizueta (although all of them are pretty close anyways, it's not like one is significantly better then the others)


<p>Yes, according to BusinessWeek Goizueta > Ross > Stern. According USNWR ROSS > Stern > Goizueta (ROSS #3, Stern #5, Goizueta #11). These are all undergraduate rankings as well. If you look at business rankings in grad school, you'll see Stern #10, ROSS #11, Goizueta #20. So my point is clear, it all depends what ranking system u use, and the difference in education is neglible if any at all. I posted that ROSS > Stern > Goizueta based off of USNWR, which many people use.</p>

<p>Regarding the 2nd point that Michigan is more prominent than Emory. Look at some PA rankings - Michigan 4.5 vs Emory 3.9. As you can tell, according to people, people see Michigan as a better school. But many college rankings take many other things into consideration: namely acceptance rate, grad rate, SAT/ACT scores. So my point is, people see Michigan in a better light then Emory, even though Emory may be ranked higher due to other factors.</p>

<p>well we're not talking about graduate schools...the undergrad school u go to does not have to be at the same university as your grad school, so that has no relevance at all...us news vs. business week on the subject of business schools...i don't know man i'd trust bw more...also did us news even release 2008 rankings yet, only one i could fin was 2007
peer assessment rankings mean nothing...recruiter rankings is everything...i could care less what the faculty or students have to say as long as the employeers see emory as a prominent university</p>

<p>Emory by far... 26% acceptance rate... B-School is 4th in the nation... A half billion dollars in monetary donations made to the school this year... 8th largest endowment which means the school will only improve..</p>

<p>Emory will be top 10 in 2-3 years IMO</p>

<p>I disagree with everyone elses opinions of Emory. All though it is a good school, the only really good departments are business, medicine, and science. Also, the campus sucks. The social life consists of occasional parties and everyone getting stoned and going down to Emory Village, which sucks. Ann Arbor is a much better college town and Michigan has higher rankings in almost every department except business, which is one spot behind Emory and will be finishing its new building this year which should put it at 1 or 2. Atlanta is a pretty good city to live in, not a lot to do tho, you have to have some good friends or you will hate it.</p>

<p>I didn't apply to UM, but I applied and got accepted to Canegie's Tepper; NYU's Stern, and Emory with Goizueta as a Junior. I visited all three schools. I liked all three schools. I personally don't know whow I could have made a bad decision among all three. </p>

<p>In the end it comes down to fit and how you think and feel about each school, campus, program, city, financial aid, etc. </p>

<p>I think most people will be happy with their choice. That's all that matters. I finally made my choice and sent my deposit into NYU's Stern. But it was a really hard decision. </p>

<p>I really like NYC, I felt Stern was better for me the possibilities of study abroad, internships and being in the heart of the city. Some people might want a greener campus, but it doesn't bother me. I also like the bathrooms in the dorm room at NYU, instead of bathrooms on each floor. </p>

<p>So like I mentioned before, alot of personal preferences are involved. But I didn't think there is a bad decision to be made.</p>