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  • Our Admission Communications and Enrollment Services student team are available to share their insider view of life at The New School and its colleges. There are many ways you can interact with our student team — through email and phone conversations, through our Welcome Center Virtual Desk, on our student-run Welcome Center Instagram account, and by registering for a Virtual Student Team Talk or Student Panel. Our students look forward to hearing from you and helping to answer your questions!

  • Aishwarya - Parsons School of Design

    Aishwarya

    Parsons School of Design

    Aishwarya - Parsons School of Design

    Aishwarya

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Strategic Design and Management (BBA)
    Hometown: Dublin, California
    When Not at Work:
     Explore the city with my friends, try new foods, and go thrifting!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Central Park

    Angela - School of Drama

    Angela

    School of Drama

    Angela - School of Drama

    Angela

    School of Drama

    Major: Dramatic Arts, Acting (BFA)
    Hometown: Toronto, Canada
    When Not at Work:
     I like to spend time with my friends and pick up a million hobbies at once.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     The Strand! I even made a short film in The Strand to honor it!

    Anna - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Anna

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Anna - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Anna

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Major: History (BA)
    Hometown: Davie, Florida
    When Not at Work:
     Go to the movies!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     The Museum of Natural History

    Annie - Parsons School of Design

    Annie

    Parsons School of Design

    Annie - Parsons School of Design

    Annie

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Photography (BFA)
    Hometown: Evanston, Illinois
    When Not at Work:
     Box, try new restaurants throughout the city, watch Grey’s Anatomy, and get lost in Manhattan.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Chelsea Piers and the West Village

    Annalisa - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Annalisa

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Annalisa - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Annalisa

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Major: Culture and Media (BA)
    Hometown: Stafford, Virginia
    When Not at Work:
    Curl up with an iced coffee and David Attenborough documentary.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     East River Park

    Benson - Parsons School of Design

    Benson

    Parsons School of Design

    Benson - Parsons School of Design

    Benson

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Strategic Design and Management (BBA)
    Hometown: Newport, Rhode Island
    When Not at Work:
    Cook something I’ve never cooked before.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     The M train when it's going over the Williamsburg Bridge

    Blu  - School of Drama

    Blü

    School of Drama

    Blu  - School of Drama

    Blu

    School of Drama

    Major: Dramatic Arts, Acting, and Playwriting (BFA)
    Hometown: Oakland, California
    When Not at Work:
     Work on developing and practicing my arts and make good food with my chosen family.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Any of the parks during summer, and my apartment during winter.

    Bruna - Schools of Public Engagement

    Bruna

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Bruna - Schools of Public Engagement

    Bruna

    School of Media Studies, Schools of Public Engagement

    Major: Media Management (MS)
    Hometown: Zagreb, Croatia 
    When Not at Work:
     Explore NYC on the bike!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Dumbo promenade

    Chelsey - Parsons School of Design

    Chelsey

    Parsons School of Design

    Chelsey - Parsons School of Design

    Chelsey

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Fine Arts (BFA)
    Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
    When Not at Work:
     Explore the city and listen to music.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Tompkins Square Park

    Emma - School of Media Studies, Schools of Public Engagement

    Emma

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Emma - School of Media Studies, Schools of Public Engagement

    Emma

    School of Media Studies, Schools of Public Engagement

    Major: Media Management (MS)
    Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand
    When Not at Work:
    Cook new recipes and get local ingredients from shops around NYC!   
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    Ruby's, a classic Australian brunch spot in the city!

    Ethan - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Ethan

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Ethan - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Ethan

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Major: Politics (BA)
    Hometown: Tyler, Texas
    When Not at Work:
    Listen to music, sip cold brews, go out with friends.     
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    The West Village

    Harry - Parsons School of Design

    Harry

    Parsons School of Design

    Harry - Parsons School of Design

    Harry

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Fashion Design (BFA)
    Hometown: Shanghai, China
    When Not at Work:
     Cook and watch Formula 1.    
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Anywhere by the water

    India - School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

    India

    School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

    India - School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

    India

    School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

    Major: Vocal Performance (BFA)
    Hometown: Toronto, Canada
    When Not at Work:
    Hang out with friends.     
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    Paulie Gee's, Sing Sing Ave. A, and Bryant Park in the winter

    Ipsita - Schools of Public Engagement

    Ipsita

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Ipsita - Schools of Public Engagement

    Ipsita

    Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students, Schools of Public Engagement

    Major: Liberal Arts (BA)
    Hometown: Bhilai, India
    When Not at Work:
     Explore New York City on foot.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: 
    Battery Park

    Jakub - Parsons School of Design

    Jakub

    Parsons School of Design

    Jakub - Parsons School of Design

    Jakub

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Architecture (MArch)
    Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic
    When Not at Work:
    I enjoy making digital artwork and paintings, exploring the city, and biking. 
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: 
    The Highline, Prospect Park, lower Manhattan, and the Whitney Museum 

    Jayden - Schools of Public Engagement

    Jayden

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Jayden - Schools of Public Engagement

    Jayden

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Major: Media Management (MS)
    Hometown: Toronto, Canada
    When Not at Work:
     I walk around all the beautiful parks in New York, usually listening to a podcast or bringing a book with me!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City: 
    The Upper West Side

    Jovanna - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Jovanna

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Jovanna - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Jovanna

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Major: Politics (BA)
    Hometown: Gainesville, Florida
    When Not at Work:
    Spend time outside, make art for brand, catch live shows, and read! 
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    The Piers! I love a good view, glistening water, and enjoying outdoor space with friends.

    Julio - Milano, Schools of Public Engagement

    Julio

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Julio - Milano, Schools of Public Engagement

    Julio

    Milano, Schools of Public Engagement

    Major: Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (MS)
    Hometown: Carolina, Puerto Rico
    When Not at Work:
    Explore New York City, cook, and spend time with friends. 
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    Caribbean Social Club in Williamsburg

    Keighton - Parsons School of Design

    Keighton

    Parsons School of Design

    Keighton - Parsons School of Design

    Keighton

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Design and Technology (MFA)
    Hometown: China
    When Not at Work: 
    Stroll around the West Village and look at classic NYC townhouses—kind of like window shopping, but with houses! I also like going to museums and the movies!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    Abingdon Square—a cute little park in the West Village!

    Marieke - Mannes School of Music

    Marieke

    Mannes School of Music

    Marieke - Mannes School of Music

    Marieke

    Mannes School of Music

    Major: Vocal Performance (MM)
    Hometown: Pretoria, South Africa
    When Not at Work:
     Browse thrift stores, design and make dresses, star in film or photo shoots with NYC creatives, and shop ingredients for African and Asian food.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Central Park and Washington Square Park when the weather is nice. Nothing like fresh air, live music and sunshine!

    Matthew - School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

    Matthew

    School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

    Matthew - School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

    Matthew

    School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

    Major: Piano Performance (BFA)
    Hometown: Agoura Hills, California
    When Not at Work:
     Listen to music, read the news, cook, and take naps.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    Madison Square Garden, for Billy Joel’s monthly concerts!

    Melek - School of Media Studies, Schools of Public Engagement

    Melek

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Melek - School of Media Studies, Schools of Public Engagement

    Melek

    School of Media Studies, Schools of Public Engagement

    Major: Media Management (MS)
    Hometown: Frankfurt, Germany
    When Not at Work:
     I like to try out new recipes, make music, go on a walk, and explore the city!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    Bryant Park

    Nadine - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Nadine

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Nadine - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Nadine

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Major: Psychology (BA)
    Hometown: Carol Stream, Illinois
    When Not at Work:
    Relax with some ice cream while I watch my comfort TV, paint my nails, or play Minecraft!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     The High Line on a sunny, warm day!

    Natasha - Parsons School of Design

    Natasha

    Parsons School of Design

    Natasha - Parsons School of Design

    Natasha

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Fashion Studies (MA)
    Hometown: Bangalore, India
    When Not at Work:
     Try new cuisines, find good happy hour spots, and have game nights with friends.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    Literally any dog park in the city!

    Noelia - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Noelia

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Noelia - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Noelia

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Major: Global Studies (BA)
    Hometown: Santa Cruz, Bolivia
    When Not at Work:
    Bake something sweet and go to the movies!  
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Mariebelle Chocolatier

    Paula - Schools of Public Engagement

    Paula

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Paula - Schools of Public Engagement

    Paula

    Milano, Schools of Public Engagement

    Major: Public and Urban Policy (MS)
    Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    When Not at Work:
     I like to be around friends and get to know new places in the city.  
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     The pier in Long Island City

    Rainy - Parsons School of Design

    Rainy

    Parsons School of Design

    Rainy - Parsons School of Design

    Rainy

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Design and Technology (BFA)
    Hometown: Chengdu, China
    When Not at Work:
     Freestyle dance, baking, and going to choreo class or interesting dance events in the city. 
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Pier 36

    Sam - Parsons School of Design

    Sam

    Parsons School of Design

    Sam - Parsons School of Design

    Sam

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Design and Technology (BFA)
    Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic
    When Not at Work:
     Draw and play video games with my friends.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Chinatown, and all the incredible food spots and local markets there 

    Sara - Schools of Public Engagement

    Sara

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Sara - Schools of Public Engagement

    Sara

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Major: Media Management (MS)
    Hometown: Sofia, Bulgaria
    When Not at Work:
     Read a Truman Capote book in Central Park.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Seda - School of Drama

    Seda

    School of Drama

    Seda - School of Drama

    Seda

    School of Drama

    Major: Dramatic Arts (BFA)
    Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
    When Not at Work:
     Travel, cook, watch movies, and be with my friends.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Washington Square Park fountain and Pier 45 (especially at sunset)

    Sofia - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Sofia

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Sofia - Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Sofia

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Major: Visual Studies and Contemporary Dance (BA)
    Hometown: Lima, Peru
    When Not at Work:
     Attend dance classes, play Animal Crossing, and drink bubble tea!
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Strand Bookstore

    Sophia - Parsons School of Design

    Sophia

    Parsons School of Design

    Sophia - Parsons School of Design

    Sophia

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Communication Design (BFA)
    Hometown: Miami, Florida
    When Not at Work:
    Spend time with friends, bake, discover new music, and explore the city. 
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Washington Square Park! There's nothing like finding a shady bench in the summer or a sunny patch of grass in the winter.

    Stephanie - Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students, Schools of Public Engagement

    Stephanie

    Schools of Public Engagement

    Stephanie - Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students, Schools of Public Engagement

    Stephanie

    Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students, Schools of Public Engagement

    Major: Musical Theatre (BFA)
    Hometown: Rockland, MA
    When Not at Work:
    I like to engage with my creative side. Whether that is taking extra acting classes, going to play readings, taking pictures of the city, singing in cabarets, or simply just spending time with friends. Great conversations with great friends is often the best pastime.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
    Riverside Park South. It's one of the first little gems I found in the city. I'd often go there for the long walk home and would have a lunch picnic if the weather was nice.

    Veda

    Veda

    Parsons School of Design

    Veda

    Veda

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Interior Design (BFA)
    Hometown: Mumbai, India
    When Not at Work:
     I like to visit parks and small eateries in the city.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Madison Square Park

    Xiaoxu - School of Drama

    Xiaoxu

    Parsons School of Design

    Xiaoxu - School of Drama

    Xiaoxu

    Parsons School of Design

    Major: Design and Technology (BFA)
    Hometown: Huzhou, China
    When Not at Work:
     I like to go to the movies and travel with friends.
    My Favorite Spot in New York City:
     Every record and book store in NYC!

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