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Michael Durant

Michael Durant is an Associate Director of Admissions at NYU’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions. When he’s not traveling the globe talking to prospective students about NYU, he enjoys socializing, being a foodie, as well as singing. He earned his BA in Psychology from the College of Charleston and is now pursuing his MA in Sociology of Education in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at NYU. A South Carolina native, Michael now enjoys living in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.
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Welcome Home: College Cohort Program

How do you make NYU’s largest school feel small? The College Cohort Program at CAS.

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Seeing Opportunity in Disappointment

When you don’t get what you want, you gain experience as well as the opportunity to grow, develop, and create a narrative unique to your situation.

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How to Approach the Common Application

There’s no wrong way to approach the Common Application, but here’s two different strategies you might want to choose from when you apply to NYU.

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College Fair 101: Tips for a Great Conversation with Your Admissions Rep

How to make the most of your conversation with an institutional rep at a college fair.