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New Year’s Resolutions For a Successful Academic Year
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Rochester Admissions Update: Early…Huge…Wow…
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A Spirit of Activism at Rochester
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Meet Lauren Bradley, Advisor to the Student Alumni Ambassadors!
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Know the True Nature of Your Enemy Part II
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Rochester Makes College Affordable for Veterans and Military Families
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Simon Business School Early Leaders Case Competition
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Scientific Conferences Aren’t Nearly as Boring as They Sound!
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What I Learned at the Simon Scholars Case Competition
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Congrats to the New Order of Omega Initiates!

New Year’s Resolutions For a Successful Academic Year

2015 is here and I can say with confidence that I have experienced more changes in the last four months than in the past eighteen years of my life. I never thought that I would attend a school in New York and live by myself in a place so far away from home. The first[…]

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Rochester Admissions Update: Early…Huge…Wow…

Rochester’s growth as a top private university has been epic since 2006. We’ve added 17 campus buildings and a second (and huge) retail center next to campus (with Moe’s and Insomnia Cookies … dangerous to my diet). We’ve added 21 new degree programs, including two bachelor’s in business, four in public health, and exclusive blends of arts with technology.[…]

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A Spirit of Activism at Rochester

As mentioned in my first post, one of the major factors in my decision to come to Rochester was my admissions interview. I remember hearing that "a spirit of activism permeates this campus." Even though the phrase was broad and relatively vague, it was enough to entice me. I'd been active in social justice campaigns[…]

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Meet Lauren Bradley, Advisor to the Student Alumni Ambassadors!

Today, I want to highlight one of my favorite advisors, Lauren Bradley, advisor to the Student Alumni Ambassadors, otherwise known as the SAAs. Lauren works for the Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations and she plays a key role in helping student organizations at the University connect with their own alumni. This helps students meet[…]

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Know the True Nature of Your Enemy Part II

Read Part I: Know the True Nature of Your Enemy (In This Case, the Common App Essay!) So now that you understand what the Common App is about, and how you should approach it, here are a few tips and tricks that I have gathered from my own experience and others around me. 1. We all know[…]

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Rochester Makes College Affordable for Veterans and Military Families

During a recent conversation with my financial aid advisor, I was reminded was once again of how lucky I am to be at a school that is so accommodating to students with military benefits. I am currently in the unbelievably exciting process of planning a semester abroad, and after going to an info session, meeting with[…]

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Simon Business School Early Leaders Case Competition

Ever since I decided to double major in mechanical engineering and business last year, I have been looking into different opportunities to gain more experience in the business industry. Earlier this month, I was lucky to be one of the participants in the Simon Business School Early Leaders Case Competition. In the competition, I had[…]

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Scientific Conferences Aren’t Nearly as Boring as They Sound!

Charles Gaugh, Optics Expert, and myself at the "Frontiers in Optics" Industry Exhibit Hall Last month, I traveled to Tucson, AZ, for an annual scientific conference in optics as a representative for the Rochester’s Optical Society of America Student Chapter. Every year, one representative from the chapter is eligible to attend with all expenses covered.[…]

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What I Learned at the Simon Scholars Case Competition

By Nirupama Muralidharan, Class of 2018 We had twelve hours. Twelve hours to solve the world’s problems. Well, maybe it wasn't that serious, but it definitely felt that way. Let me start from the beginning. I applied to the Simon Scholars Case Competition on a whim. I didn’t know what to expect and wasn't even sure[…]

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Congrats to the New Order of Omega Initiates!

As president of Order of Omega, the campus Fraternity and Sorority Affairs Honors Society, I had the distinct privilege of facilitating and organizing this year's application process, one of the most competitive of any on our college campus. Order of Omega is an Honors Society that recognizes student leaders within the Fraternity and Sorority Affairs[…]

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