I don’t know about you, but I usually don’t think of late nights spent at the library as a particularly good time. Especially on Saturdays. Read More
With offers of admission released for the Class of 2019, it seemed only fitting for me to talk about why I chose NYU. Not just once, but three times.
Let me set the scene for you: I was only six years old Read More
Last week I found myself on a plane to Shanghai a couple days after finishing up the review process for freshman applicants here in New York. To say I was excited to travel to China to see NYU Shanghai for the first time would be an understatement (my colleague and I had a countdown on his phone for months!) and the experience did not disappoint. Read More
If you were to scroll through my Facebook profile pictures (sorry prospective students, we can’t be Facebook friends) you would see that about 90% of my pictures are of me jumping. Maybe it’s because I studied dance for a long time, but there is something about jumping that is just SO FUN. Read More
While our official notification date for Regular Decision candidates is April 1, we are now on track to release admission decisions by email beginning early tomorrow morning. We will do everything in our power, to release decisions before and after the typical school day in America tomorrow.
Let’s give a warm, Undergraduate Admissions welcome to Andrew Hamilton!
Currently the Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Hamilton will be hanging up his Oxford blues in favor of some Mayfair Violet, when he becomes the 16th president of New York University in January 2016, following the retirement of our beloved John Sexton. Read More
In roughly 48 hours, we will have finalized decisions on a record-breaking 60,000+ candidates for admission. A humbling task that is coming to an end. In the interim … Read More
After months of being cooped up in our respective apartments reading applications, it’s time for the most fun part of reading season: committee!! If you’ve seen the Tina Fey movie Admission (side bar: I was super excited when my all-time favorite actress played an admissions counselor on the big screen. One time I saw her at a fro-yo place uptown and I got so excited I dropped my yogurt before I even paid for it—luckily she didn’t see me do it). Anywho, Read More
You know that “Wow, I’ve made it” feeling?
It’s a tingle inside, an “ah-ha” moment as Oprah would say, where deep inside you feel a twinge of satisfaction when you’re finally able to do something you’ve always felt uncomfortable doing. Sometimes you grin slightly, maybe even chuckle to yourself. Other times memories of your incompetency come flooding back and you blush in remembering the ways of your past, less sophisticated self. Either way, it’s an accomplishment. Read More