Common Application

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Applying to NYU: Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” Edition

Applying to NYU? Have yet to listen to Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” album? Discover which song you are based on your intended NYU school!

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Applying (The Right Way) to NYU Shanghai

Apply to NYU Shanghai the right way! We have two admissions processes: one for Chinese citizens, one for international students (plus special considerations for those with Chinese heritage). Read to discover which is right for you!

The Taylor Swift Album to Listen to While Applying to Each NYU School

College apps leaving you feeling “happy, free, confused, and lonely at the same time?" Escape into Taylor Swift’s discography while applying to NYU!

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Transfer-to-Transfer: Advice from Current NYU Students

Transferring to NYU? Current students who went through the process offer their advice.

Extreme Makeover: Supplemental Question Edition

The “Why NYU” essay question no longer exists, so here’s some suggestions on how to tackle the new optional supplemental essay.

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Preparing Yourself for the College Application

There are a lot of components that go into the college application process. Prepare in advance to set yourself up for success!

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College Application Preparation: How I Made the Most of My Summer

Are you getting ready to apply to college in the fall? Here’s a list of things I did over the summer for my college application preparation.

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Applying to Alternate NYU Majors: Fact or Fiction?

There is a major for everyone at NYU. Of course, the number of options can be overwhelming. Thatʼs why we set up the Common App to help you prioritize your academic majors and help you navigate our programs like an NYU pro.