Here’s a free collection of resources about the Columbia University in the City of New York– Columbia University blogs, videos, groups, first-hand experiences and advice from people who attend(ed) Columbia, etc.
- Least Favorites
- Things To Do
- Housing Advice
- Places To Eat
- Crime & Safety
- Cool Facts
- Freshmen Advice
Columbia University Blogs
Here’s a list of Columbia University blogs- blogs written by people who attend Columbia, or are about Columbia.
****Email email@example.com to submit your blog to this list.***
|Columbia University Website||columbia.edu||2017|
|Columbia University News||news.columbia.edu||2017|
|Columbia Student News||bwog.com||2017|
|Columbia University Facebook||facebook.com/columbia||2017|
|Columbia University YouTube||youtube.com/user/columbiauniversity||2017|
|Columbia University Twitter||twitter.com/columbia||2017|
|Columbia edX Courses||edx.org/school/columbiax||2017|
|Columbia Coursera Courses||coursera.org/columbia||2017|
|College Confidential Forum||talk.collegeconfidential.com/columbia-university||2017|
|U.S. News School Profile||usnews.com/best-colleges/columbia-university||2017|
Columbia University Groups
Columbia University Groups On Facebook
- Columbia University Community Facebook Group (40,477 members)
- Columbia: Buy, Sell, Memes Group (32,222 members)
- Columbia University Off Campus Housing Group (4,738 members)
- Columbia University Class Of 2020 (1,986 members)
- Columbia Class Of 2021 (1,741 members)
- Columbia University Class Of 2019 (1,544 members)
- Columbia University School of the Arts Alumni (1,171 members)
- Columbia University Class Of 2018 (1,026 members)
- Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Class of 2017 (961 members)
- Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Class of 2016 (919 members)
- Columbia University Class Of 2019 Applicants (679 members)
- Columbia University OT Students, Alumni and Friends (677 members)
- Columbia University Students & Alumni- Thailand (385 members)
- Columbia University Class Of 2019 (373 members)
- Columbia University Class Of 2018 Feminists (303 members)
- Columbia University Class of 2016 Fu Foundation (SEAS) (273 members)
- Columbia University Alumni In Seattle (259 members)
- Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Class of 2021 (255 members)
- Columbia University Class of 2016 International Students (217 members)
- Columbia University Marching Band Alumni Association (216 members)
- Columbia University Class of 1989 Undergraduates (215 members)
- ANCoRS Columbia University (192 members)
- Columbia University IRAAS Alumni (124 members)
Other Columbia University Groups And Forums
- Columbia University Events
- Heyman Center for the Humanities Events
- Meetup Groups Near Columbia University
Columbia University Survey
We’re surveying people who attend(ed) Columbia University. Here will be a collection of their responses.
*The information gathered via surveys may or may not be correct. Hopefully it will be helpful to you!
*Response format = Answer (Your first name, Years you attended Columbia University)
Columbia University: Favorites
What’s your favorite thing about Columbia University?
- My parents think I’m smart because I go there. (Hannah, 2016-2017)
- The vibe. I loved the accessibility of New York City, the fast-paced intensity of Columbia, and the persistent social and cultural awareness that most of the Columbia community members had toward the world around them. I find Columbia students very open to engaging and interacting with the world of politics, business and other fields, while still being students. (Samantha, 2016-2017)
Columbia University: Least Favorites
What’s your least favorite thing about Columbia University?
- The neighborhood it’s in. (Hannah, 2016-2017)
- The fact that despite my efforts, nearly 80% of my time is spent in the same buildings: my dorm, Butler Library and the dining halls. (Samantha, 2016-2017)
Columbia University: Things To Do
What are fun things to do while at Columbia University? Hidden gems, etc.
- Sitting on Low steps in the sun can be relaxing. (Hannah, 2016-2017)
- Go biking in Central Park, go to live music bars on the East Side, play volleyball or soccer on Butler Lawns. (Samantha, 2016-2017)
Columbia University: Recommended Classes/Professors
Any classes or professors you recommend?
- Liza Knapp for anything Russian Literature; she’s so passionate! (Samantha, 2016-2017)
Columbia University: Housing Advice
Any housing tips or recommendations?
- Choose Carman or John Jay your first year, so you actually make friends in your housing group. (Samantha, 2016-2017)
Columbia University: Places To Eat
What are the best places to eat near Columbia University?
- Community. (Hannah, 2016-2017)
- Milano’s, hands-down. (Samantha, 2016-2017)
Columbia University: Crime & Safety
How’s crime/safety at Columbia University?
- Haven’t felt threatened yet. (Hannah, 2016-2017)
- I personally feel safe inside the campus boundaries, but not outside- especially when I’m walking alone at night. That being said, I made it through my freshman year without being attacked, or harassed in any way, but I don’t think I’m in the majority of Columbia girls. (Samantha, 2016-2017)
Columbia University: Cool Facts
Any other cool facts about Columbia University?
- The history. (Hannah, 2016-2017)
- The Federalist joke newspaper was founded by Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and is still going strong. (Samantha, 2016-2017)
Columbia University: Advice For Freshmen
Advice for a new Freshman:
- It’ll be ok. A C isn’t the end of the world. (Hannah, 2016-2017)
- For all your required classes, sign up for the easiest versions and move up, not the other way around because you might miss the deadline, and get screwed by the curve. (Samantha, 2016-2017)
Columbia University: Stories
Share an experience you’ve had at Columbia University (interesting/funny/crazy/dangerous, etc.):
- My first day I took the wrong subway from midtown, and had to walk alone through some sketchy areas of Harlem just to arrive late to class. (Hannah, 2016-2017)
- Sneaking onto the rooftops (shh!). (Samantha, 2016-2017)