Zooming in On NYU

Join NYU Admissions this fall for a series of interactive virtual events designed to give you an in-depth look at a variety of topics related to NYU and the admissions process. 

Hosted by NYU Admissions counselors, the "Zooming In" series is presented in three themes: College Admissions, Academics, and Student Life. Each individual session is designed to provide you with insider advice and actionable insights that will help you navigate your options and prepare a great application. 

Learn more about what you can expect from each session, and register for upcoming events at the links below.

Zooming In On Student Life at NYU

Beyond Borders: Life as an International Student at NYU

NYU is home to the highest number of international students in the United States. You could be one of them! Come and discover what your life could be at NYU, from dedicated student support to vibrant student clubs to the worldwide NYU network.

Kat Jennings

Lisa Mortini

Juan Arellano

Tuesday, December 7
10:00 AM EST

Hosted by Kat Jennings, Lisa Mortini, and Juan Arellano


Mythbusters: NYU Edition

Join NYU Admissions Counselors as they debunk the most popular myths about life at NYU.

Annie Weilson

kelly vann

Kat Jennings

Tuesday, December 7
7:00 PM EST

Hosted by Annie Weilson, Kelly Vann, and Kat Jennings


The World as Your NYU Classroom

The NYU global network exists to facilitate an educational experience that allows students to appreciate diversity, understand their connection to the wider world, and effectively learn to collaborate across cultures and countries. Join us to learn more about NYU's global approach to course offerings, study away programs, and opportunities to engage deeply with real world challenges and perspectives.

Lisa Mortini

Jennifer Chicon

Thursday, December 9
10:00 AM EST

Hosted by Lisa Mortini and Jennifer Chicon


Finding the You at NYU

With an undergraduate population over 20,000, NYU is home to students from all around the world with varied interests who have found exciting and innovative ways to create unique communities within the larger NYU community. Learn about student life and the different ways to continue lifelong passions and discover new interests at NYU!

Joal Chen

Juan Roldan

Thursday, December 9th
7:00 PM EST

Hosted by Joal Chen and Juan Roldan


Zooming In On College Admissions

You Are Here: The Journey from High School to College

From time management, to staying healthy, and balancing coursework with your social life, the transition to college comes with a lot of new challenges. We’ve got you covered with expert advice and tips on how to prepare for your first year at college.

denisse ballinas

amy kice

kristin balicki

Wednesday, October 6
3:00 PM EST

Hosted by: Denisse Ballinas, Amy Kice, and Kristin Balicki


The Inside Scoop: Navigating the US College Admissions Process

From finding your “college fit” to crafting your application essay, veteran Admissions Counselors Risa, Jake, and Dan have plenty of advice for conquering college apps. Join them for a candid conversation to learn some tips--and hidden traps--of navigating the admissions process.

denisse ballinas

amy kice

kristin balicki

Wednesday, October 6th
7:00 PM EST

Hosted by Risa Harms, Jake Jerzy, and Daniel Lauber 


Spilling the Tea: Real College Search Stories from NYU Admissions Counselors

Once upon a time, the admissions counselors reading your applications were putting together their own (imperfect) college applications! Hear from NYU admissions counselors about their own college search, their successes and mistakes, and their tips and tricks for the application process.

denisse ballinas

Kelly Vann

Thursday, October 7th
7:00 PM EST

Hosted by Liam Dean-Johnson and Kelly Vann


Zooming In On NYU Academics

Liberal Learning: Understanding the Liberal Arts

​​Did you know Ilana Glazer majored in Psychology? Or that Cole Sprouse attended Gallatin and pursued Archaeology? While a major allows you to dive deep into one area of study, a liberal arts education allows you to explore and gain skills in a wide range of interests. Join this session to learn about the value of a liberal arts education and how it prepares our students for an ever-changing global landscape. We’ll discuss core classes, navigating academic options, and more!

natalie fischer

denisse Ballinas

Denisse Melgar

Tuesday, October 12
10:00 AM EST

Hosted by Natalie Fischer, Denisse Ballinas, and Denisse Melgar


Backstage Pass: Developing Your Craft as an Artist at NYU

Whether you are an aspiring actor, musician, sculptor, film theorist, or beyond, NYU offers unparalleled opportunities to develop as an artist and a scholar. Join us to learn more our various arts programs, clubs, and organizations, the student experience as an artist at NYU, and how to leverage your unique artistic skillset after you graduate!

Liam Dean JohnsonJennifer Chicon

Liam Dean Johnson

Denisse Ballinas

Tuesday, October 12
6:00 PM EST

Hosted by Jennifer Chicon, Liam Dean-Johnson, Denisse Ballinas


Undecided? Understandable! Applying (and Going) to NYU as an 'Undecided' Student

NYU is home to the bold and the curious. At our three degree-granting campuses, students are constantly exploring the relationships between different areas of studies and how to use this knowledge to solve real life multifaceted problems. Join this session to gain insight into all the ways you can apply to NYU as an “undecided” student (teaser: there are a few!) without having to decide on a major from the start.

Kat Jennings

Sager Almannai

Tuesday, October 12
7:00 PM EST

Hosted by Kat Jennings and Sager Almannai


On the Right Track: Preprofessional Advising at NYU

Are you considering a career in the health sciences or law? Come chat with NYU admissions counselors about the resources that pre-health and pre-law students have access to.

Kennedy Carlick

Kelly Vann

Arianna Yarritu

Thursday, October 14
10:00 AM EST

Hosted by Kennedy Carlick, Kelly Vann, and Arianna Yarritu


Looking for more opportunities to connect with NYU Admissions this fall? Check out our Visit NYU page for information on guided campus tours, virtual events, workshops and more.