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Helping You Make Sense of College Rankings

Rankings offer a lot of useful details on specific college characteristics. That said, don't forget the wonderful human element that may not align with these rankings.

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Performing & Fine Art Portfolios: How to Stand Out

Preparing for your Artistic Review takes time and effort. Why not get a head start through one of our summer programs at Steinhardt or Tisch?

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How to Make Your Application Stand Out

Helpful tips from an NYU admissions counselor.

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Why College Matters: Invest in Your Future

Hereʼs why we think earning your degree is more important now than ever before.

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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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NYU for Everyone: This Summer, Join NYU as a Visiting Student

Whatever your interests and wherever you live, being a visiting student at NYU offers the opportunity to meet your academic and career goals as a member of the NYU community.

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I Had Many College Choices. Here’s Why I Picked NYU

A first-generation studentʼs college decision story: NYU wasnʼt my first choice, nor was it my second. I picked NYU because I didnʼt have to compromise.

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Choosing a College When You Can’t Make It to Campus

The world has changed and the process of choosing a college has too! Here are some tips and tricks for making a decision when you canʼt make it to campus.