Margeaux Wolberg ‘22GS/JTS discusses her journey in the Joint Program with GS and the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) as a Religion and Jewish Gender and Women’s Studies major. She’s currently learning virtually from Hopatcong, New Jersey, and shares some of her best virtual learning tips and suggestions for how to keep entertained during distance learning.
Aditya Sharma ‘21GS, a senior Political Science major in the Dual BA Program with Sciences Po, talks about his work with the Columbia Political Review, the transition from Sciences Po's Le Havre campus to Morningside Heights, and more!
The GS Mentor Program invites incoming students to apply to be paired with a mentor, and returning students to apply to serve as mentors.
This afternoon, Dean Rosen-Metsch sent the following message to GS students regarding the end of the fall 2020 semester and updates for spring and summer semesters.
Columbia University School of General Studies Welcomes Largest Incoming Spring Class Since its Founding in 1947
For the spring 2021 semester, the Columbia University School of General Studies—dedicated to serving nontraditional students and one of three undergraduate colleges at the University—has again broken its own records in both applications received and students who ultimately enrolled.
First term Postbac Premed students as well as students in preparation to put their medical application together are invited to attend Postbac 101, a virtual weekly workshop series exploring the best practices and common pitfalls of medical school applicants. For more information, contact your advisor.
Given the unprecedented and unexpected continuation of the pandemic and its effect on students and campus life, the School of General Studies is announcing the opportunity to apply for a one-time emergency grant paid directly to students.
On Monday, January 4, 2021, the School of General Studies (GS) welcomed its largest Spring semester cohort in history at a virtual orientation ceremony. 280 undergraduate and Postbac Premed students and their families were invited to the online event allowing them to engage with the GS staff and one another, and to learn about the abundant resources that GS offers to students.
Earlier today, Dean Rosen-Metsch sent the following message to GS students regarding the spring 2020 semester.
To support students in the beginning of the spring 2021 semester, the ARC is offering walk-in tutoring and coaching during the first two weeks of the semester.
Students are invited to learn more about how to join the Getting Things Done Group (GTD) which will assist students with tips and techniques to learn ways to use time more effectively and efficiently.
The incoming Spring 2021 class comprises a diverse group of students. Below, a few incoming students share their stories from their experiences before coming to GS to now—all of it culminating in their enrollment at Columbia University.