Yida Ma

Yida Ma

Yida Ma is a Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at NYU Shanghai, mainly working with Chinese applicants. She has spent most of her career in Shanghai, but lived and worked in New York for three years. Besides seeking and recruiting excellent students across China, she loves playing with other people’s cats, watching HGTV, and riding indoors with Zwift. She is originally from Xi'an, which is famous for its terracotta warriors, as well as its famous foods. 
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