First Year Experience

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Accepted as a Spring Admit? Confused? Yes, I was too.

What is Spring Admission like at NYU? A Spring Admit in Liberal Studies explains what it is and shares her expreinces in the program (+ gap semester ideas)

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Discover Your Passions with a Little Help from MLK

These MLK quotes will give you the inspiration you need.

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Using College Resources to Enhance Your Experience

Although college is a fun and exciting time, itʼs important to take advantage of various resources in order to make the most of your four years.

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Tips for your first 30 days as an NYU Abu Dhabi Student

So you're about to start your first semester at NYU Abu Dhabi. Here are some things to keep in mind!

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College Orientation in 2020 Is Virtually Amazing

This year, NYU students start out with over a month of online welcome events

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Tips & Tricks for Conquering NYC

Moving to NYC can be overwhelming, but it doesn't need to be. Once you find your go-to spots and conquer the subway, you'll be a true New Yorker in no time!

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First Year Away: NYU London Edition

Through NYU First Year Away, Liberal Studies students can study abroad in London or another NYU global site their first year of college.

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The NYU Shanghai Student Experience: Kevin Weighs In

For Kevin Nader, the NYU Shanghai experience is full of hard work and close friends. It’s also been a time of exploration—both in and out of the classroom.

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NYU First Year Away: Florence Edition

NYU First Year Away is a unique experience for Liberal Studies students, in which they can spend their first year of college at one of our global sites.