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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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Inside NYU’s Lenape Scholarship for New 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.

Why You Should Visit the Office of Financial Education

NYU's Office of Financial Education will help you navigate life as a college student and beyond. From budgeting to scholarships, here's what they can help with!

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What to Know About Your Financial Aid Package

An NYU financial aid officer breaks down the differences between scholarships, grants, Federal Work-Study, and loans and explains how they add up to create the full picture of your financial aid package.

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What You Need to Know About Applying for Financial Aid

Yes, the financial aid application process can seem a bit overwhelming. However, applying for it is an important and necessary part of your NYU application.

Financial Aid 101: A Guide for Parents and Guardians

An NYU Financial Aid counselor shares some words of wisdom for parents navigating the financial aid process with their prospective students.

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A Low-Income Student’s Guide to Studying Away

Studying away should not be an unrealistic dream. Here are some study away tips from a low-income student.

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What I Wish I Knew Before Applying to College

Applying to college can be scary, but it doesn't have to be. Check out some helpful things to know before you begin the college application process.

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Guide to the External Scholarship Hunt

Your college fund doesn’t need to stop with your school’s financial aid package. External scholarships are a great way to make your college education more affordable.

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There Are Scholarship Opportunities for That

Think outside the box and discover unique scholarship opportunities that can help you pay for college.