Application Tips

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How to Plan College Visits in the Northeast

So many colleges and so little time! Check out our tips for planning college visits and making a weekend out of it.

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Ready, Set, Click: Your Admissions Decision Is (Almost) Here

Decision release is around the corner. Here’s everything you need to know about accessing your admissions decision.

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Finding Your Fit: Why Academics Is Only Part of the College Fit Story

Finding the right fit for college is more than just the majors or programs offered. Read why our students think NYU is the best.

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Dos and Donʼts After you Submit an Application

The hard part is over. You've submitted your application, and now you've just got to wait. Here are some dos and don'ts to help pass the time.

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4 Things to Remember Before Submitting Your Applications

It can be easy for the application process to become a blur. So here are four things to remember before submitting your applications.

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Staying In Touch with NYU

A round of up of our favorite resources to help you stay in touch with NYU no matter where you are in your college search journey.

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At NYU, We’re Rooting For You

NYU's Assistant Vice President of Admissions Jonathan B. Williams shares insights on the college admissions process and some words of encouragement for all who apply to NYU.

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Making a College List, First-Generation Student Edition

A first-generation student provides tips on how they stayed organized during the college application process, from making a college list to tracking aid.

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Is This the Place for Me? How to Show Us Your Fit

Thinking about your options at NYU? There’s a good chance one of our campuses could be a good home for you. Find out how to best show your fit.

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Using the Additional Information Section

Learn when it may be appropriate to use the Additional Information section on the Common Application and how to best use it if you do.