Archive - 2012

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Winter Reads
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Delta Upsilon’s Dance 4 Charity
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Reading Applications and Daydreaming About BBQ
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Five Things You Must Do OFF CAMPUS
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Financial Aid Fun at Home
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Behold, the FINALS Cometh!
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School Spirit, Redefined
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Apply for the Simon Scholars Case Competition by Jan 1st
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End of Season Wrap-Up
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The Brain Game

Winter Reads

I'm staying in Washington, DC and New York City over winter break and the weather hasn't been particularly great so far in the east coast. Holiday shopping isn't much fun when the streets are filled with icy mud and slush. I just decided to stay in with my heater and blanket and catch up on some reading.[…]

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Delta Upsilon’s Dance 4 Charity

One of the biggest events of the fall semester is Delta Upsilon Fraternity’s Dance 4 Charity, held in U of R’s Strong Auditorium. It’s the campus’s only competition between the various dance groups on campus, with all the proceeds going to a local Rochester charity. This year the proceeds went to benefit Mary’s Place, a[…]

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Reading Applications and Daydreaming About BBQ

Written by Andre McKenzie, Senior Assistant Director, Admissions This is the time of year when admissions counselors are knee-deep in reading applications and trying to make difficult decisions about the future of our school. As I read applications of students representing Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, and Wisconsin, I cannot help but think about barbecue, Hot Browns,[…]

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Five Things You Must Do OFF CAMPUS

This is a photo of my friend and teammate, Bridget, and me on top of Rush Rhees library. Every year, the librarians organize a scavenger hunt in the book stacks. Upon completion of the hunt, you are given a “ticket” to ride the elevator up to the clock tower at the top of the library.[…]

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Financial Aid Fun at Home

December is a fun time for families to get together. Families can be defined in a lot of different ways. Not only can a family be parents and children, but it can also be a group of related things or people. I am lucky to have many families—my parents, sisters, and brother, my Financial Aid[…]

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Behold, the FINALS Cometh!

How do you know its finals season at the University of Rochester? It's when the Hoeing 2 lounge is full yet quiet at the same time, and on a closer look, you see that no one's playing board games in the middle or video games on the laptops. It's when your freshmen start complaining that[…]

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School Spirit, Redefined

Campus life has been a little crazy the past few weeks with my college soccer career coming to an end and coursework picking up toward the end of the semester. Despite my busy schedule, I have really been enjoying the excitement! We had a wonderful night with our teammates, coaches, friends, and family at our[…]

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Apply for the Simon Scholars Case Competition by Jan 1st

Written by Justine Rumbel, Assistant Director of Admissions for Special Interest Programs Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Justine Rumbel, Assistant Director of Admissions for Special Interest Programs. I not only travel and read applications like other counselors in our office, but I also get to work with new program development in areas[…]

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End of Season Wrap-Up

So, yeah . . . It has taken me a little while to give an end-of-season report due to miscellaneous reasons, mainly sulking over how the season ended. So we made the tournament and won our first game against Misericordia in penalty kicks. We had a great performance, absolutely dominated, but just had a little[…]

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The Brain Game

Have you ever wondered what your brain looks like? I mean, what really is that mush between your ears anyways? I think it's natural to wonder about this organ that controls every single thing you do, even the automatic things, but as a  Brain & Cognitive Sciences (BCS) major, for me it's more than just[…]

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