Students on the New York College Seminar stay at Pace University, in the newly-built and exceedingly comfortable Beekman Residence Hall, which lies just beside the Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan. The Beekman Residence Hall is within walking distance of many of New York’s most famous sites, including Battery Park, the South Street Seaport, Wall Street, and the New York Stock Exchange.


Students choose a Major and five different workshops, one each day. Major courses meet every morning for three and-a-half hours, workshops meet for two hours every afternoon. Possible courses include:

• Business
• Human Rights Law
• International Relations
• Psychology
• Public Speaking


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Talks and Seminars

In the early evening, students attend talks by leading academics and take part in college application workshops. Topics that have been addressed in past lectures have included various approaches to critical thinking and the role literature has played in forming opinion. College application workshops have addressed how to create the best university application; how to prepare for interviews; how to write the best college essay; and - importantly - what to expect from university.

Cultural Enrichment

When not in class, students are taken on a range of educational visits to universities including NYU and Columbia; they visit famous sites and museums; go on tours of world-famous neighborhoods; and enjoy a range of fun and recreational activities. Past destinations have included the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, and the Frick; Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Fifth Avenue, and Central Park; baseball and soccer matches; and much more.


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