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April 12, 2023

What’s the Best Age to Become a Teacher?

Residencies like the NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency program enable future teachers of all ages to simultaneously learn instructional skills, pursue certification, and earn their master's.
December 21, 2021

GRE, MAT No Longer Required for NYU Teacher Residency Admissions

New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed legislation eliminating the standardized graduate admissions exam requirement for teacher preparation master’s...
A Syracuse City School District (SCSD) resident teaching class outside
October 29, 2021

What Does it Take to Get Into NYU’s Teacher Residency Program?

If you’re a college graduate looking to enter a teaching career, you have several options to acquire the necessary training....
A student and teacher resident sit on a bench outside of a school in Brooklyn, New York.
October 20, 2021

How and Why to Become a Teacher after College – No Experience Necessary

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 7...
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August 1, 2020

Tips for Your Video Introduction

A video introduction will introduce you to the faculty and the school hiring managers. Here are tips to make yours stand out.
November 12, 2019

Tips for your School Interview

One of the most important steps in the NYU Teacher Residency admissions process is the school interview. As a prospective...
A Teacher Resident teaching math
January 23, 2019

Admissions Tips: Choosing a Content Area (Secondary Education degree)

Learning how to teach a subject area is a hallmark of the NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency. Teacher residents become experts...
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March 22, 2018

Tips for an Impressive Grad School Resume

If you’re applying to grad school, you’ll want to get your resume in lean, mean, fighting shape. A strong resume...
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March 13, 2018

Tips for a Standout Essay

If you’re considering graduate school for teaching, there’s no doubt you’ve seen an essay requirement for admissions. Admission committees want...