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Kimberly is a second year MSW graduate student at the Silver School of Social Work. Her program requires her to complete 21 hours of field placement (i.e. internship) per week. Kimberly details how this experience can be extremely beneficial in terms of gaining valuable experience and making connections for your career.
NYU SPS graduate student, Brandon Atwell, gives some helpful advice and the do's and don'ts of apartment hunting in NYC. As an international student who had never visited or lived in NYC before, he's learned a lot and has some great tips to share!
Lauren, an MSW student at NYU Silver graduating in May 2018, has honed how to implement important self care into her routine to combat the stress of finals. See her grad student self care guide for tips on surviving the end of the semester and taking care of yourself.
Prinita, an MA student in the Art Education and Community Practice program at the Steinhardt School, describes her ideal day of exploring art in Brooklyn. From diverse art institutions to unconventional art spaces and hangouts, Prinita gives you a preview of all the art Brooklyn has to offer.
Jason, an MA student at the Tisch School of the Art's Interactive Telecommunications Program, shares lessons he's learned about going back to school after working full time as a Canadian diplomat. Check out his tips for managing your time and readjusting to student life.
Finals week is the most dreaded week of grad school. In this post, Dannie, an MA student at NYU Wagner, offers her stress relief tips to survive finals week, including free NYU perks to help you stay positive.
Our tour guide Mery is graduating! Having completed her Master's in Public Administration at the Wagner School of Public Service, Mery discusses her experience completing a capstone project that culminates the knowledge, skills, and experiences gained throughout her program.
We all know grad students are always on a budget. Demetries, an MA student at NYU Steinhardt, offers some insider knowledge on how to enjoy NYC without breaking the bank using NYU student perks.
With such a large campus and so much to do, it can take a little while to get acclimated to the NYU community. As grad students, you've got limited time to learn about NYU's perks and take advantage of them. Claire, an MSW student at NYU Silver, shares her insider knowledge about getting the most out of NYU and NYC.
George, an MA student at the Tisch School of the Arts, shares his musings as an international student enjoying the small, yet significant cultural differences between Americans and the English.
Jordan, soon to be graduate of NYU Gallatin, discusses the daunting process of writing a master's thesis and how to overcome writer's block. You'll find her tips not only helpful but also humorous!
Bria, an MA student at NYU SPS, moved to NYC from a small town in North Carolina. Her first time living in a big city, she's had a number of surprises learning how to navigate NYC. Here she shares what she's discovered for other newcomers to the Big Apple.
Jordan, an MA student at NYU Gallatin who also completed her undergraduate study at NYU, has been living the NYU life for a while (over nine consecutive semesters spent at the NYU campus!). She shares what she's learned since moving to NYC four years ago, what it means to be an NYU student and, on a larger scale, what it means to be a New Yorker.
After completing her first semester as a NYU Gallatin graduate student, Jordan looks back and shares her wisdom about important things to know and be prepared for before starting your graduate program.
Contrary to popular belief, it is actually possible to have it all in grad school. That being said, it definitely doesn’t happen without some effort. In this post, Jordan, an MA student at NYU Gallatin, shares a few tips and tricks for staying on top of all aspects of life as a grad student.
Mery, an MA student at NYU Wagner, talks about the importance of balance and wellness for graduate students. Even though in grad school it can seem like time is simply a figment of your imagination, the reality is that prioritizing your health helps you succeed in your academics. Here are Mery's wellness tips to help you stay focused.
Campus tours can be a vital part of your decision-making process. Ineye, an MA student at NYU Steinhardt, discusses the importance of visiting the college campus and seeing for yourself what the campus community is like.
Community is an important aspect of a grad student's life, even when you don't feel like you have the time to socialize. NYU in particular prides itself on having a strong and diverse community. Lauren, an MSW student at the Silver School of Social Work, offers some tips on how to develop your sense of community at NYU.