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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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5 Ways to Connect with Current Students Without Ever Stepping Foot on Campus

Can’t make it to campus? Here’s all the ways you can connect with current students.

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Alumni Chat: ‘5 Things You Wish You’d Known Before Starting At NYU Abu Dhabi’

“What is the one thing you wish you'd known before joining NYU Abu Dhabi?” I asked alumni. Here is a snapshot of their answers, in bite-size format.

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My Big Fat Greek Experience: Sorority Life at NYU

NYU has a vibrant Greek life with seven sororities. Here is a helpful guide to sorority life.

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Why NYU? Difficult Choices and Deciding Where to Go to College

Deciding on a college is an immense undertaking. Here, an NYU student offers a few strategies to help make your decision easier.

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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.

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“It’s Not a Phase, Mom!” Justifying Your Artistic Degree

Are you sure of your decision to pursue the arts but are surrounded by people who are concerned for you? Here are some tips to help you strengthen your resolve.

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You Belong Here: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Doubting your abilities in college is a part of imposter syndrome. Here are ways to overcome it as you achieve great things in a new chapter of your life!

Art Studio of student Kaylee Reynolds.
A Letter to Students Who Are Doubtful About Pursuing Art

Doubtful about why you should pursue art as a major? Just do it.

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The College Transition: A Sophomore’s Reflections

“Focus on who you want to be.”