Application Help

Getting the Most Out of Your Teacher Recommendation

Think you have no control over your teacher recommendation? Think again. Here’s how we suggest you approach this application requirement.

Why NYU Abu Dhabi? Why You?

Find out how to write a response to the Why NYU essay, regardless if you are applying to NYU Abu Dhabi or one of our other degree-granting campuses.

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Myths About Applying Early Decision to NYU

There are a lot of myths about applying early decision. We’ll break it down and talk about what it means to apply early decision at NYU

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Got Questions? NYU Application Status Page Has Answers

You submitted your application. Now what? Jasmine has some advice on how to check the status of your application and provide important updates.

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Tips for International Candidates Writing the Common App Essay

If you’re an international candidate who keeps staring in wonder at the Common App essay with no clue where to start, this article is for you!

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Is Early Decision Right for Me?

Applying to college is daunting enough, but having multiple application options can be thought provoking. Lets talk about it!

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Getting “Social” with Your Top Colleges

What do YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok have in common? Your college search! Find out how social media can enhance your college search.

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Your Virtual Guide to the NYU Pathways Open House

Our first Fall Open House gives you the opportunity to choose your adventure – explore NYU resources to help kick off your college journey!

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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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How NYU Is Doing Back to School in 2021

Whether you’re a first-year student heading to campus or a high school senior about to start your NYU application, here’s what to expect from NYU this fall.