Liberal Studies

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So What IS the Liberal Studies Core Program?

The Liberal Studies Core is a two-year program that allows students to integrate travel into their curriculum while learning in a small-class environment.

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Choosing a Major: A Step-by-Step Guide

Choosing a major in college can feel like an insane amount of pressure...here’s my step-by-step guide for indecisive students.

Taylor Norman
Amplifying Voices: Native Studies at NYU

From her native Oklahoma to NYU Sydney, Taylor Norman sheds light on the struggle of Indigenous people.

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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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Global Liberal Studies Puts the World at Her Fingertips

Isabel Schmieta has been able to study what she cares about firsthand—from wherever she is in the world.

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How to Change Your Major 7 Times and Still Be on Track to Double-Major

People grow. Interests change, and so do your majors at NYU. If you're undecided, here’s how to build an efficient academic plan from scratch.

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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?

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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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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.