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#Follow4Follow: Your Social Media Round-up on All Things NYC

New York is a powerhouse of talent, culture and entertainment. Stay in the loop by following these instagram accounts, blog sites and podcasts.

They’re Not Called Dorms? Navigating NYU Residence Halls

NYU offers a wide variety of residence hall experiences that help students make a home on the campus without walls.

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Washington Square Park: NYU’s Campus Quad in Every Season

Whether there’s snow on the ground or the temperature hits 95, you’ll always have a reason to spend time at the heart of NYU’s campus in New York City.

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Why NYU? Difficult Choices and Deciding Where to Go to College

Deciding on a college is an immense undertaking. Here, an NYU student offers a few strategies to help make your decision easier.

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Not in Kansas Anymore: Finding Home in the Big Apple

Moving from a small town to the big city can be challenging, especially if that city is New York. This article has some tips for adapting to your new home.

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NYU Residence Halls Have Hidden Histories

Palatial hotels. Speakeasies. Record label headquarters. Our residence halls have had many past lives.

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Don’t Get Schooled: 4 Things to know about College in NYC

There's attending college. And then there's attending college in New York City. Read one of our staff member's advice on what you should know.

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5 Questions for an NYU Resident Assistant

An NYU resident assistant (RA) talks about adjusting to life in New York City, programming for incoming students, and what he loves most about being an RA.

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The NYU Monthly Roundup: January 2020

We’re starting out strong in this new decade. See what’s happening in the NYU community.

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Finding Your Fit: Why Academics Is Only Part of the College Fit Story

Finding the right fit for college is more than just the majors or programs offered. Read why our students think NYU is the best.