Gallatin School of Individualized Study

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying to Gallatin

Designing your own major can seem thrilling. However, in case you’re stressed or confused about applying to Gallatin, here are some things I wish I'd known.

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The Center of It All: Caribbean Studies at NYU

Gallatin professor Millery Polyné connects students to the Caribbean through in-depth Caribbean studies courses.

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I Can Major in What?!

With more than 270 programs, there are a lot of options when it comes to picking a major at NYU. Hereʼs a look at some majors you may not know exist!

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The Gallatin Degree: How Does It Work?

At Gallatin, you create your create a concentration that perfectly fits your interests. Whether you arrive at NYU knowing exactly what you want your concentration to be or not, the process of getting a Gallatin degree is designed to help you shape your academic path. Read on for a step-by-step breakdown of the process.

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Policy, Education, and Research: Build a Curriculum to Change the World

In NYU classrooms, students develop an intellectual foundation for changing the world through policy, education, and research.

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Can You Be a Justice Major? Theatre, Too?

Kevin Paredesʼ passion for justice and musical theatre led him to Gallatin, where he balances political science with performance.

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An NYU Gallatin Alum Harnesses the Power of Law

Fatoumata Waggeh is committed to using her skills and voice in the courtroom to break down cycles of inequity.

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Is It OK to Apply Undecided to NYU?

Some students think itʼs a bad idea to apply undecided to NYU. With five different “undecided” options at NYU, is it really as bad as everyone thinks?