Burdened with Worry: How the Pressure to Succeed Can Affect Asian American Students

Some Asian students see only one path forward—the best grades, the highest honors— to get into the most elite colleges, where the whole process starts all over again. That path can lead to worries over school and family expectations.

Counseling@NYU Hosts First On-Campus Immersion

From August 3-5, Counseling@NYU hosted its first on-campus immersion for the online program. Students came together for a weekend of learning, self-discovery, and building friendships. 

Strategies for ADHD: How Counselors Help Today’s Students Succeed

An estimated 11% of school-aged children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — but what does that diagnosis really look like, and what strategies are available to students? Here, we spoke with Counseling@NYU’s Professor Anil Chacko about how parents, teachers and school counselors can help.

Career Outcomes for School Counselors

If you’re considering a career in school counseling or already on the path to becoming one, take some time to explore what professional resources and career opportunities might be available to you.

Gap Year Basics: How Taking a Year Off Increases the Ceiling for Students

A look at the who, what, where, why, when and how of taking a gap year between high school and college, and what this choice means for today’s generation of students.


Counseling@NYU Launches Second Online Program: A Master of Arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness

Counseling@NYU announces an online master of arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness. The program’s combination of education and real-world experience is designed to prepare students to become experienced counselors, helping individuals craft lives of wellness, health, and meaning.