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NYU students walking through Washington Square Park.
How to Plan College Visits in the Northeast

So many colleges and so little time! Check out our tips for planning college visits and making a weekend out of it.

NYU scholarship recipient Kaeley Rice in a winter jacket at Times Square.
An NYU Scholarship for First-Year Native American Students

For Kaeley Rice, coming to NYU and receiving the Lenape Scholarship is just the start of big plans for improving lives in her tribal communities.

Eshika, the author, looking at the New York City skyline at sunset.
I Had Many College Choices. Here’s Why I Picked NYU

A first-generation studentʼs college decision story: NYU wasnʼt my first choice, nor was it my second. I picked NYU because I didnʼt have to compromise.

NYU student Caleb Martin helps students choosing NYU while wearing NYU attire and holding purple and white balloons.
Applying to so Many Schools Is Hard. Choosing NYU Isn’t.

Choosing NYU is the easiest, best way to ensure you end up somewhere you’ll love. Take it from someone who had no idea what they wanted and still found it all in a school: there’s a place for you and all of your interests at NYU.

An NYU admitted student standing by a violet and white balloon wall.
How to Choose Your Future Home When You Can’t Make It to Campus

Can’t physically visit campus? You’ll need some creativity, an open mind, and virtual resources to help you make your final college decision.

ICYMI: NYU 2026 Came “Home For The Weekend”

Take a look inside Home For The Weekend, NYU's in-person admitted student event for #NYU2026, which took place April 9 & 10.

Two students working on laptops.
Ready, Set, Click: Your Admissions Decision Is (Almost) Here

Decision release is around the corner. Here’s everything you need to know about accessing your admissions decision.

Welcome Home: From the Screen to the Square

Congratulations Class of 2026 -- explore the avenues of NYU this admitted season. Check out this guide to learn more!

Students hanging out on the steps of a statue in Florence.
First Year Away: The Student Perspective

Are you interested in studying abroad? NYU students describe their experiences in the Liberal Studies First Year Away Program.