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Michelle Alvarado

Michelle Alvarado (she/her) is a rising sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Global Public Health with a concentration in Biology and minoring in Social Entrepreneurship. Originally from New Jersey, Michelle came to NYU as a first generation college student aspiring to earn her degree in the city that never sleeps. When she isn't working on campus as an Office Assistant or Admissions Ambassador, Michelle can be found admiring NYC dogs or studying at her favorite coffee shop near campus. She is a member of a Panhellenic sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma, and Hall Council. Michelle is passionate about helping others and hopes that by sharing her journey, she can inspire others to chase their dreams.
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Preparing Yourself for the College Application

There are a lot of components that go into the college application process. Prepare in advance to set yourself up for success!

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From NYU Resident to Resident Assistant

NYU offers an engaging residential life program to students who live in campus housing. Learn how I made the most out of my time in residential life!

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Making the Most of Your Time at NYU

With 13 different schools offering undergraduate coursework, NYU facilitates academic exploration! Learn more on how to make the most of it.

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The City Is Your Campus, For Real

New York University is located in the heart of Greenwich Village. Our “campus without walls” enables students to immerse themselves in New York City!

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Is Early Decision Right for Me?

Applying to college is daunting enough, but having multiple application options can be thought provoking. Lets talk about it!

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Test Anxiety: Easing Your Mind

Tests and exams follow you through all levels of schooling. Test anxiety can pose an obstacle, but learning how to manage it can allow you to succeed.

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From Suburbs to City: Adjusting to the Urban Jungle

New York City is a vivacious city, differing greatly from what some of us may call home. Here are some tips to help you acclimate to your new home!

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The Premed Track: NYU Edition

NYU offers preprofessional tracks to equip students with the guidance and coursework needed to accomplish their professional goals.

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Career and Professional Development at NYU

Looking to further your professional development? NYU has the tools to help you, from finding a work-study job or internship to learning how to network.

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How NYU Cross-School Minors Can Help Shape Your Future

NYU offers over 100 cross-school minors that undergraduates from any NYU school or program can pursue. Students may also pursue an additional major within CAS.