Academics

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Honors Programs and Research Opportunities for NYU Undergraduates

Each of NYU’s schools and colleges offers honors programs and guided research opportunities for especially high achievers.

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Was She Ready for College in New York City?

Aspiring comedian and Educational Theatre major Liv Rocklin was both nervous and excited when she got into NYU. Despite some doubts, she quickly found her groove.

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The Practicum Course

Practicum courses help students learn about a field by working in it. How do they differ from internships, what do they look like, and where can I find one?

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Understanding Global Public Health Undergraduate Majors

If you’re interested in global public health, you’re not alone in being a bit confused by it. I hope this article will help answer some of your questions.

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A Fellowship for First-Generation Entrepreneurs

The NYU First Generation to College Founders Fellowship offers first-generation students community, mentorship, and momentum.

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Believe That You Belong: A First-Generation Transfer Student’s Journey

NYU was Deigo's dream school and when he transferred here, he hit the ground running. Now, he is double majoring in Chemistry and Gender and Sexuality Studies, conducting research in a lab, and getting involved in community outreach.

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Policy, Education, and Research: Build a Curriculum to Change the World

In NYU classrooms, students develop an intellectual foundation for changing the world through policy, education, and research.

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NYU for Everyone: This Summer, Join NYU as a Visiting Student

Whatever your interests and wherever you live, being a visiting student at NYU offers the opportunity to meet your academic and career goals as a member of the NYU community.

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Pursuing an Artistic Degree during COVID-19

Students pursuing an artistic degree during COVID-19 might feel like it's impossible, but let me show you how we can all get through it!

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So What IS the Liberal Studies Core Program?

The Liberal Studies Core is a two-year program that allows students to integrate travel into their curriculum while learning in a small-class environment.