The Ultimate Guide to NYU

Recorded Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 PM

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School information

New York University | NYU

New York, NY

A top-tier university with a vibrant school culture, NYU is known for its stellar academics, its open-mindedness, and its opportune location in one of the United State's most famous and diverse cities.

Join Elias as he covers topics like NYU's campus environment, academic requirements, extracurricular opportunities, housing options, and much more. He will also give admissions information that will help you maximize your chances of getting into NYU.

School information

New York University | NYU

New York, NY
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Undergrad College: Harvard University '17

Major: Music

Graduate College: University of Michigan, M.M.

Work Experience: Now in my fourth year at CollegeVine, I have helped dozens of students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools and have also advised and mentored thousands more through my livestreams. Apart from my work at CV, I am also a professional conductor and a multi-instrumentalist. I currently serve as the music director of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston, and I have led symphonic concerts and operatic productions throughout the United States.

My Admissions Story: Initially interested in pursuing a career as a performing cellist, I applied almost exclusively to music schools with dual and double degree options and ultimately enrolled in the Tufts University/New England Conservatory Dual Degree Program. Unhappy with the combined program and worried I'd never feel like I was fully a student at either school, I logged back into in October of my freshman year. I can't say I went about the transfer process in the smartest way (I only applied to two schools!), but Harvard miraculously accepted me (or 'excepted me' as I wrote in a celebratory Facebook post that day - no one ever let me live that one down), and the rest was history.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Elias and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
0:00@Reader:Is this presentation taking place today?
15:10@Cmetz:Did NYU go test optional and if it was what percentage of those accepted didn’t submit SAT scores or ACT.
26:14@Cmetz:Yes could you give us math and Ebrw break down
28:33@Cmetz:Also do they superscore
32:56@SiriusApollo:Which colleges at NYU would you recommend if I were to apply for the computer science major?
34:53@Reader:there's more than 1 musical theater major at nyu, in steinhardt and in tisch. can you explain a little more about this?
39:03@anonymous:When applying for NYU is it required to choose what school you wish to attend?
42:11@anonymous:Which school would you recommend to pursue a career in Media and Communications?
43:35@JadaW04:You mentioned NYU being one of the top film schools. I'm interested in majoring in film, how does the general stats of film major applicants differ from other majors?
45:28@anonymous:Do they give you a student metro card similar to the student passes given to kids in highschool.
47:21@anonymous:Are a certain amount of art classes or art prerequisites required to enroll in an Animation major at Tisch?
54:01@anonymous:How are you doing managing your work with school?
55:33@SiriusApollo:Good luck with the school and stay safe :)
56:08@anonymous:Not a question but thanks for the presentation!
57:07@JadaW04:No questions from me, enjoyed this session and think I learned a lot! :)


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