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Staff Picks: New York City–Based TV and Movies

We polled some of our admissions staff members for their favorite New York City–based movie or TV show. Find out what the media got right (and wrong)!

Newly hired Admissions Ambassadors.
Finding My Community at NYU

NYU is a pretty big school, and it can be hard to find a community. But there are so many ways to get involved, and they can help shape your NYU experience!

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Best (and Cheap) Places to Eat Around Campus

Here are some of the best and cheap(ish) places to eat around New York University’s Washington Square Park and Downtown Brooklyn campuses.

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Making Music at NYU Shanghai for Connection and Motivation

For Jaime Cantwell, playing the violin is a way to reinvigorate her mind, and music at NYU Shanghai has helped her create lasting community.

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Getting Involved: How to Join an A Capella Group at NYU

At NYU, there are more than eight a capella groups to audition for! Read on to find out more about the programs at NYU and how to audition.

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Sustainability on Campus: Your Green First Year

From courses to clubs and urban farms to festivals, you can get involved in sustainability at NYU from day one.

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Student Activism at NYU: Past, Present, and Future

Empowered by policy education and campus advocacy groups, generations of student activists have found their voice at NYU.

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NYU Earth Month 2021: Events to Celebrate Our World

April is NYU Earth Month, and that means numerous events to help you build a better world through education, innovation, and action. Bonus: many events are open to all, and you can join virtually!

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Welcome Home, #NYU2025: Our Favorite Social Media Reactions

Congratulations to #NYU2025 on being admitted to NYU! Here are some of the best social media reactions from the exciting news.

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The NYU Student Experience: 10 Things Admitted Students Should Know

Need help deciding if NYU is the right fit for you? Learn more about the NYU student experience from the people who know it best—current students!