Application Help

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3 Tips To Choose The Right Common App Essay Prompt

A few tips to help you make the right choice when faced with the seven Common App essay questions!

Rethinking the Pressure to Be Productive

As college application season looms around the corner, here are some tips to stay productive -- on your own terms.

Singing the Message Bounced Blues

Admitted and waitlisted students miss important updates over the summer because they use the wrong email account. Here's how to avoid it!

SAT Subject Tests: To Take or Not to Take?

If you're not thrilled with your ACT or SAT score, submitting three SAT II Subject tests might be your way to put your best foot forward in our process.

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Dos and Don’ts 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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Considering IMPACT When Choosing a University

At NYU, we aim to foster individualized student journeys. We want you to find your own answers, across a variety of subjects and experiences.

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When Should I Take the SAT or ACT?

Wondering when you should take the SAT or ACT? Spoiler alert: the answer is not the day before the application deadline.

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NYU College Access Leadership Institute

College Access is important. Learn about NYU’s free program that supports underrepresented students as they navigate the application process.

The Journey of an Artistic Application

So you applied to one of our artistic majors at NYU? Here's what happens once you hit submit.