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Showtunes For Your NYU Tisch Artistic Review

Nervous about your upcoming artistic review for NYU Tisch? This Tisch student-curated Spotify playlist full of upbeat showtunes will help keep your spirits high.

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Applying (The Right Way) to NYU Shanghai

Apply to NYU Shanghai the right way! We have two admissions processes: one for Chinese citizens, one for international students (plus special considerations for those with Chinese heritage). Read to discover which is right for you!

The Taylor Swift Album to Listen to While Applying to Each NYU School

College apps leaving you feeling “happy, free, confused, and lonely at the same time?" Escape into Taylor Swift’s discography while applying to NYU!

Winning the Early Decision Waiting Game

You've submitted your Early Decision application! Now comes the hard part. Here's what you can do to survive (and thrive) as you wait for your decision.

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Listen While You Wait: A “Good Vibes Only” Playlist for Admissions Season

Keep your spirits up while waiting for your admissions decision with this NYU student-curated playlist full of optimistic tunes from Dua Lipa, Mumford & Sons, Destiny's Child, and more.

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Why Isn’t My Checklist Updating?

Don’t panic when your application checklist doesn’t update immediately. Different items update at different times.

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Is Early Decision Right for Me?

Applying to college is daunting enough, but having multiple application options can be thought provoking. Lets talk about it!

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The ABC’s of Tisch Drama

A student offers advice on how to ace the NYU Tisch Drama artistic review.

Extreme Makeover: Supplemental Question Edition

The “Why NYU” essay question no longer exists, so here’s some suggestions on how to tackle the new optional supplemental essay.

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Get Excited – NYU’s Fall Open House Is Almost Here!

Connect with your schools of interest, experience our campus without walls, meet other prospective students, and more at our Fall Open House!