Tips for a Successful First Year

As you navigate through the academic and extracurricular opportunities offered at Lang, we have some helpful suggestions for you:

  • Meet with your faculty advisor at least twice a semester outside of the classroom; the faculty advisors are valuable resources for you!
  • Familiarize yourself with the many services available to students at the New School, including libraries, computer labs, health and counseling services, and the Writing Center.
  • Explore the student clubs and organizations available at the university. Involvement in student activities provides important opportunities to stay “in the know” about Lang College, The New School, and New York City, and you will meet many interesting people.