Student Voices

A student preparing her college application.
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.

NYU students walking through Washington Square Park.
How to Plan College Visits in the Northeast

So many colleges and so little time! Check out our tips for planning college visits and making a weekend out of it.

NYU scholarship recipient Kaeley Rice in a winter jacket at Times Square.
An NYU Scholarship for First-Year Native American Students

For Kaeley Rice, coming to NYU and receiving the Lenape Scholarship is just the start of big plans for improving lives in her tribal communities.

Eshika, the author, looking at the New York City skyline at sunset.
I Had Many College Choices. Here’s Why I Picked NYU

A first-generation studentʼs college decision story: NYU wasnʼt my first choice, nor was it my second. I picked NYU because I didnʼt have to compromise.

NYU student Caleb Martin helps students choosing NYU while wearing NYU attire and holding purple and white balloons.
Applying to so Many Schools Is Hard. Choosing NYU Isn’t.

Choosing NYU is the easiest, best way to ensure you end up somewhere you’ll love. Take it from someone who had no idea what they wanted and still found it all in a school: there’s a place for you and all of your interests at NYU.

Portrait of Alicia Balchand
Nursing That Cares for an Entire Person

At NYU’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing, senior Alicia Balchand found an expansive vision of what the nursing field can be.

NYU Tandon student Julia Haskins.
At NYU Tandon, Bio + Design = Improving Lives

NYU Tandon Integrated Design and Media major and Biomolecular Science minor Julia Haskins combines two of her passions to engineer solutions for the world’s most pressing needs.

Yusril Nurhidayat, an interdisciplinary student at NYU Abu Dhabi.
Interdisciplinary Passions Forge New Paths

NYU Abu Dhabi senior Yusril Nurhidayat has been able to explore what moves him—and his future is taking shape as a result.

Nursing major Cali Delp out in the desert.
A Nursing Major Focused on Her Navajo Community

Cali Delp brings Navajo healing principles to her nursing practice, researching racial disparities in health care and supporting her community through a pandemic.