<p>As a Cornell alum...
1)Mine was mostly centered around the Greek life / bar scene, but like the other people said there is stuff for everyone to do. Besides the typical partying stuff, I'd do a lot of random cool stuff around Ithaca with my gf at the time (brunch, plays, etc), go swimming outside / hiking in the spring or summer, many good restaurants.</p>
<p>2)I guess I sort of answered this question in my previous answer, but like I said there was actually way too much stuff to do... looking back, my only real regret from my time there was that I was a bit too into the typical partying / drinking scene and should have taken advantage of more of the interesting stuff going on around me. </p>
<p>3)My breakdown of the weather is:
Fall - typical northeast fall weather, you wear a fleece or sweater</p>
<p>Winter - cold and snowy, but I think that's pretty much standard for the northeast... I grew up in NJ and the winters there suck too. Cornell winter's were slightly worse than what I was used to... overall the winter in the northeast is just generally long and cold</p>
<p>Spring and Summer - an awesome time to be in Ithaca, I managed to spend 2 summers at Cornell during undergrad and thoroughly enjoyed it... again, having grown up in the northeast the winter wasn't that big of a deal for me and I loved the spring / summer enough to make it worthwhile.</p>