Zoni GUIDE Focus on Student Life: New York City

July 10, 2012

Zoni GUIDE Focus on Student Life: New York City

Learning English in New York City can be exciting and fun. It is one of the world’s most interesting and culturally diverse cities in the world. There are Museums of almost everything you can imagine; art, science, technology, film, books, people, cultures and even sex has its own museum here in New York City. There are colleges and universities that attract a wide range of students from all over the world like Columbia, NYU and The New School.

In fact New York is the number one place to go to college in the United States due to its amazing extracurricular activities which enhance student life and academic achievement. Studying English in New York is a challenging and rewarding experience. One of the most popular English language schools is Zoni Language Centers, which is located in Manhattan and Queens.

New York City is world renowned for its business centers and institutions. Studying here puts you in the center of the financial world. Wall Street and the great banks that tower among the downtown New York skyline are all symbols of the amount of money and influence that New York has on the world’s economy. If you are looking to study business, what better place to study than in the city that is at the center of the business world.

Living in New York, while exciting, can be expensive. Apartments in Manhattan are usually shared between roommates to keep the cost of living as low as possible. Most students however soon realize the advantages of living in one of the 4 boroughs of New York. Living in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx or Staten Island can not only be cheaper but can also give you a greater sense of community, because of their smaller populations and more friendly and attentive neighbors. No matter where you live most students in New York are prepared to pay as much as 2/3 of their income on just their living space.

New York is the home of finding deals and shopping when there are sales. Stores like Daffy’s, H and M and Century 21 have become famous especially among college students because they sell designer clothes and accessories at discount prices. Macy’s is the largest department store in the world and it is located in Manhattan on 34th street. Its sales attract hundreds of thousands of people thorough out the year. Sales are important in New York because New York is also the home of individual and personal style. Walking down the streets of some of New York’s most famous neighborhoods like the East Village, West Village and Chelsea you will be amazed at the interesting and wild styles that people wear. In New York clothes not only are functional but express who you are.

New York is also a very good place to live if you want to experience new and exciting things and not spend a lot of money. You can take the Staten Island ferry, which is a boat that travels every 30 minutes between New York and Staten Island, for free and see The Statue of Liberty. Most museums in New York accept donations for their entrance. And even night clubs and bars will not charge you admittance if arrive early.  All in all New York is one of the greatest cities in the world to study in. international students come from everywhere to study in colleges and to learn English in New York.