First Year Experience

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Experience First Year Away at NYU Washington, DC

Beginning your NYU education as a First Year Away Liberal Studies student in the nation’s capital offers you an experience only Washington, DC, can offer

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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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Community: Living and Learning in the Residential College

Find out more about NYU's Residential College Program, a unique community for first-year students living on campus in Goddard Hall.

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As Rebecca Brett Changed, So Did Global Liberal Studies

Rebecca Brett has evolved during her time at NYU, and in Global Liberal Studies, she found a degree program that is supportive and flexible enough to evolve with her.

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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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NYU Campus Traditions Abound

Become part of NYU’s incredible community by taking part in a full slate of annual campus-wide events. NYU campus traditions are anything but traditional.

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“It’s Not a Phase, Mom!” Justifying Your Artistic Degree

Are you sure of your decision to pursue the arts but are surrounded by people who are concerned for you? Here are some tips to help you strengthen your resolve.

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You Belong Here: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Doubting your abilities in college is a part of imposter syndrome. Here are ways to overcome it as you achieve great things in a new chapter of your life!