At first, because NYU was so close to my home in New Jersey, I wasn't sure if I wanted to go to a school 15 miles from my house.
Big city life is a life-shaping experience. I came to NYU from a small town in Michigan.
Coming from the Midwest (Denver, Colorado), I knew that NYU would be a big transition.
|Amanda Ashton (Alumna)|
I've always had an entrepreneurial spirit.
My freshman experience was amazing. I really loved LS and the experience of being a varsity athlete on the NYU soccer team.
Hello prospective LSers! I am a Liberal Studies program graduate, and I want to tell you how much I love this program.
|Eamon Downey (Alum)
My mind was opened to the world in a way I didn’t initially plan on when entering NYU seeking a degree in Film and Television.
My journey to New York City has been delayed by several fortunate detours.
There are a thousand reasons why I wanted to come from California to New York City for college.
NYU is not a typical university.
I come from the Long Island suburbs, but the move to New York City was still a major one for me.
LS Graduate, CAS Junior
Coming from California, where the weather is lovely and there are plenty of great colleges, people would ask why I wanted to go to school so far away.
|Hyeon Kyoo (Henry) Ji|
LS Graduate, CAS Senior
I appreciate the foundation LS gave me at NYU.
Growing up in Queens, New York, I knew right away that NYU was where I wanted to go to college.
I planned to be an English major,
I began my freshman year at NYU in Paris.
|Kaitlin Puccio (Alumna)|
I studied Philosophy and now run my own publishing and production company.
When I decided to attend NYU, it took a few weeks to wrap my mind around the idea that I would leave Danville, a town of less than 20,000 people in Kentucky
At NYU, I participated immediately in the activities that I enjoyed in high school, such as joining the Washington Square News as a film reviewer.
As a native New Yorker, I wanted to continue my higher education at NYU,
NYU is HUGE. Sometimes, it seems almost overwhelming! But that's just what I love about this school.
I am a native New Yorker from Queens, completing a Pre-Medicine track, with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Chemistry.
All my experiences, on and off campus, have shaped my NYU path.
I am originally from Detroit, Michigan. NYU was my first choice for college-my dream school.
During high school in Portland, Maine, I got to spend a semester in New York City through an honors exchange program.
My advice is to use your time at NYU wisely by taking advantage of all the great opportunities it offers.
Although my roots lie in other countries, I have found that New York City has quenched my desire to be surrounded by the influence of people with roots from every single country.
I am having the time of my life at NYU.
NYU had always been my dream school since I was a freshman in high school.
I came to NYU uncertain and excited — uncertain about my future and excited to be going to college.