Preparing for College After Nativ

Preparing for College After Nativ

It is highly recommended that Nativers determine their post-Nativ plans for college before they leave for the year in Israel. Applying to college from Israel can be a very difficult and stressful process.

Applicants are encouraged to check with colleges and universities to find out their policies on deferral and the process for requesting it. Most schools will grant a deferral. Applicants should wait until they have been accepted to a school before requesting a deferral.

Applicants with any specific question about this process can contact the Nativ office at

Schools attended by past Nativers

Colleges and Universities Nativ graduates have attended (incomplete list):

  • American University
  • Arizona University
  • Barnard College
  • Binghamton University
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Brown University
  • Clark University
  • Columbia University and List College (JTS)
  • Cornell University
  • Drexel University
  • Emory University
  • George Washington University
  • Harvard University
  • Hofstra University
  • Indiana University
  • Madison University
  • McGill University
  • Muhlenberg College
  • New York University
  • Princeton University
  • Rutgers University
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • University of California at Davis
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Southern California (USC)
  • University of Texas
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Washington University
  • Yale University
  • York University

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