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My Life on the Waitlist

Are you a student admitted to NYU from the waitlist? Here's what you need to know about your time at NYU, from a student who has been there.

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Why I Chose NYU: A Senior’s Reflection

Why NYU? A graduating senior offers a moving reflection on that very question and writes about what makes NYU such a special school for him.

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A Letter to Incoming NYU First-Generation Students

Are you the first in the family to attend college? It may seem terrifying, but believe me, you’re going to get through it! Signed, a First Gen Student at NYU

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“First NYU, Then Anywhere” for #NYU2027

Welcome to the NYU community, #nyu2027! Check out some of our favorite social media celebrations from newly admitted students.

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Building Your Portfolio: Advice from a Tisch Student

Are you nervous to submit a portfolio? I know I was. Read on for tips and tricks on navigating the Tisch portfolio!

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The Transfer Student Experience at NYU

All about transferring to NYU, as told by three alumni who transferred here as undergraduates.

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Transferring to NYU

Four current NYU students share what it’s like transferring to NYU.

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An Introvert’s Declassified College Survival Guide: NYU Edition

An introverted student shares her advice on how to navigate college life on NYU's NYC campus.

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Explore New York City’s Must-Visit Spots for Students

If you want to explore the city beyond NYU’s campuses but have no clue where to start, this guide of must-visit spots is for you!

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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.