Archive - September 2012

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UAA Conference Preview
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I’m Pedro, Nice to Meet You!
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Hillside Community Shield: U of R vs. RIT
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What You Want to Know About Rochester and Testing to Get Admitted
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Profile
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Midwest Introduction
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I Believe an Introduction is in Order!
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Who Am I?
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Get to Know Alap Patel!
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UR Soccer Blogger Griffin Drake

UAA Conference Preview

Here at UR, our Men's Soccer team plays in the University Athletic Association (UAA).  Not to brag, but this is debatably one of the hardest conferences in all of DIII Soccer.  This year is no different.  The conference includes colleges in the Northeast and Midwest.  The conference is made up of Brandeis, New York University,[…]

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I’m Pedro, Nice to Meet You!

Hey, everybody! My name is Pedro Pablo Vallejo Ramirez, I am an international freshman here at the University of Rochester. I was born in Bogota, Colombia, but when I was three years old my family moved to Panama and I have lived there ever since. Among my several interests, I enjoy reading (I'm a huge[…]

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Hillside Community Shield: U of R vs. RIT

The first annual Hillside Community Shield soccer game between the #14 University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology is scheduled to take place Tuesday, September 11. The game will take place at Sahlen’s Stadium in downtown Rochester. Though the heated UR v. RIT rivalry has been going on for many years, this is the[…]

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What You Want to Know About Rochester and Testing to Get Admitted

Jon Burdick writes the second part of a four-part series (part 1) (part 3) (part 4) on Rochester’s new “test flexible” stance for undergraduate admissions. Q: How many test results should I send? A: Last year, applicants who sent three or more results (e.g., an SAT and two AP scores) were more likely to be admitted[…]

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Profile

Hello, students and parents. I am Ursula Balent, program manager for the Pre-College Programs. I’m a Rochester native and currently live in Hilton, NY, along beautiful Lake Ontario. I have been at the University of Rochester since 1998, starting at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics as a graphic artist. In 2008, I moved to the[…]

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Midwest Introduction

My name is Brad Booke and I am the Midwest Regional Director. This is my sixth year working in college admissions at the University of Rochester. I am an alumnus of Rochester. I graduated in 2003 with a degree in religious studies and a minor in history. I work with a team of seasoned counselors[…]

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I Believe an Introduction is in Order!

Hello! My name is Grant Dever and I’m a sophomore at the University of Rochester. I’m from Honeoye Falls, NY, which is a small rural-suburb approximately 25 minutes from the University. The summer before my junior year of high school, I stayed on campus for a week participating in the Rochester Scholars program and absolutely fell[…]

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Who Am I?

by Cherith Meeks For starters, my name is Cherith Meeks. I am one of the Assistant Directors in the Financial Aid Office at the University of Rochester. I am fairly new to the university and I have loved meeting new people, learning about the institution, working with current and prospective students and their families and familiarizing[…]

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Get to Know Alap Patel!

Hey, everyone! My name's Alap Patel and I'm currently a sophomore at the University of Rochester, one of the best universities in New York! I hope this blog will give you more insight to a student's life at the University, and I'll be sharing tons about my activities, academics, and interests here at one of[…]

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UR Soccer Blogger Griffin Drake

Hi, my name is Griffin Drake.  I am a sophomore at the University of Rochester River Campus, class of 2015. I was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, where I attended Pike High School. I have played soccer all of my life. Back home, I played varsity soccer at Pike and played my club soccer[…]

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