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David Querusio

David Querusio is an Assistant Director with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at NYU. He especially loves sharing stories of how NYU students think outside of the box to define their own academic paths. When he's not on the road meeting with students or in grad class at NYU Steinhardt, he can be found searching the city for the best cup of coffee.
The Journey of an Artistic Application

So you applied to one of our artistic majors at NYU? Here's what happens once you hit submit.

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Applying to Alternate NYU Majors: Fact or Fiction?

There is a major for everyone at NYU. Of course, the number of options can be overwhelming. Thatʼs why we set up the Common App to help you prioritize your academic majors and help you navigate our programs like an NYU pro.

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Is It OK to Apply Undecided to NYU?

Some students think it’s a bad idea to apply undecided to NYU. With five different “undecided” options at NYU, is it really as bad as everyone thinks?

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Why NYU? Why You?

We share some advice on how to answer that tricky but oh-so-important “Why NYU?” question on your application.

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Tips & Tricks for Conquering NYC

Moving to NYC can be overwhelming, but it doesn't need to be. Once you find your go-to spots and conquer the subway, you'll be a true New Yorker in no time!

Rethinking the Pressure to Be Productive

As college application season looms around the corner, here are some tips to stay productive—on your own terms.

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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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Avoiding Senioritis: Why and How to Finish High School on a High Note

Just because you’ve been accepted to college doesn’t mean you can give up on the rest of senior year. Here’s some motivation to finish strong.

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Help! Which Standardized Test Do I Take?

Truth be told, most colleges don’t necessarily have a preference for either test, but here's some things to keep in mind when choosing.

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6 Proofreading Habits for Your College Essay and Beyond

Finished your first draft of your college essay? Here’s the next part—proofreading and editing. These tips will guide you through the treacherous proofreading process to make your writing as sharp as possible.