Admissions

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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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Crunch Time: The Ultimate Playlist to Focus

Need help focusing while working on applications or essay-writing? This playlist of classical and lo-fi music is guaranteed to help you get it all done!

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Listen While You Wait: A “Good Vibes Only” Playlist for Admissions Season

Keep your spirits up while waiting for your admissions decision with this NYU student-curated playlist full of optimistic tunes from Dua Lipa, Mumford & Sons, Destiny's Child, and more.

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Undecided? Understandable! Why NYU Is the Place for You

If you are undecided about your major, then read on and learn about the many schools, programs, and subject areas across our three degree-granting campuses.

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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.

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NYU CALI: Here’s the Scoop

High school senior and NYU CALI alum Dario Anaya shares why taking part in the program was one of the best decisions he's ever made.

Winning the Early Decision Waiting Game

You've submitted your Early Decision application! Now comes the hard part. Here's what you can do to survive (and thrive) as you wait for your decision.

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Test Optional at NYU: What It Is and Isn’t

NYU is test optional for the 2021–2022 application cycle. Not sure what that means? We bust some myths and break it down for you.

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Acing Your Tisch Drama Audition

A theatre girl's guidebook to everything you need to know about applying, preparing, and acing your Tisch Drama audition in a few easy steps!