Loss of a Legend

On Monday, December 15th, the New York University community lost a colleague, mentor, and dear friend.

Vivian Cipolla, age unknown, as a true lady would never reveal her age, dedicated more than 50 years of service to NYU when she retired just a few years ago. Not only was she an ambassador for NYU, but indeed, she was also an ambassador for higher education around the world. Read More

NYU is global, urban, inspired…and hungry!

Today the NYU Office of Undergraduate Admissions celebrated the start of the holiday season, and our Early Decision I notification day, with our Third Annual Heritage Potluck. Taking a short break from processing and reviewing applications and responding to student inquiries, we shared a meal meant to celebrate our cultural heritages and our mutual love of all things delicious. From Poland to Puerto Rico to Pakistan, the dishes came from around the world!

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5 Fast Facts 4 Foreign Apps

With all of the recent posts about application tips and the Writing Supplement, I wanted to reach out to the thousands of students who will be applying from outside the United States this year for a chance to join the Class of 2019! (Especially, after our recent rankings by the Institute of International Education has cemented NYU as the destination of choice for students coming from around the globe, if you ask me.) Read More

Business and Political Economy at Stern

Whenever I meet with prospective students who want to study business, I’m excited to talk with them about the opportunities at our Stern School of Business.  As one of the oldest business schools in the United States, Stern has a rich legacy of training future leaders while being in and of the great city of New York. Stern also gives students a variety of ways to study business while being in and of the great cities of the world — one of which is through its distinctive Business and Political Economy (BPE) degree program.

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Supplement Suggestions

We’re back in the office after a few days off and are excited to complete our review of Early Decision I applications. The Early Decision II and Regular Decision deadlines are just around the corner though and we know you’re all busy working hard getting ready to hit the submit button (thanks to some great tips from Becca)!

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Application Tips

We are just about a month away from the Early Decision II and Regular Decision application deadline. Hopefully you are just putting the finishing touches on your application and getting ready to click ‘submit’! Now that the application deadline countdown has begun, my colleagues and I have come up with a list of the top five things you shouldn’t do as you complete your application. Read More