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2014 New York Announces "College Survival Guide" for Columbia, NYU Students

... New York's leading neighborhood news site also launches "Back to School Parent Guide"

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NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New York welcomes NYU and Columbia University students to their neighborhoods with the release of the "College Survival Guides," the No. 1 resource for student living in New York City.

Discover the best food trucks, hidden study spots, free places to exercise and what not to pack in these specially produced neighborhood guides that give students the inside track on navigating the streets around campus.

In addition, New York City parents can access's "Back to School Parent Guide," which includes information on back to school fashions and the best after school programs, as well as strategies for handling separation anxiety and bullying.

Students can also enjoy discounts and coupons from businesses close to campus from these participating sponsors: 

NYU-friendly businesses

Columbia-friendly businesses

Parent-friendly businesses

"Attending college in New York City is a very unique experience and our neighborhood reporters have uncovered the best information to help students navigate the city," said Michael Ventura, managing editor, New York. "NYC parents will also find valuable tools to prepare their kids to go back to school."

The guides are available on the homepage of York, and by following these links:

About New York New York ( is New York City's leading neighborhood news source. We deliver up-to-the-minute reports on entertainment, education, politics, crime, sports, and dining. Our award-winning journalists find the stories – big or small – that matter most to New Yorkers. The inspiration, funding, and strategic vision for come from entrepreneur and Ameritrade (AMTD) founder Joe Ricketts.



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