Archive - January 2013

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Unwind With Your Favorite College Downtime!
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Tai Chi Tuesday
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Final Exams: Poland vs. America
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The Soccer Off-Season
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O Canada: Traveling to Niagara Falls
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How to Get Your Nursing Degree at Rochester
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It’s FAFSA and CSS PROFILE Time!
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3 Ways to Get Healthy This Semester
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The Start of a New Semester
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Accepted? Time to Crush It.

Unwind With Your Favorite College Downtime!

Before I moved to Rochester to attend college, I never realized how much you come to appreciate what is missing from your life during college, its importance, and the subtle role it plays. For me, it was the heat and life in the tropical Singapore  that helped me discover my love for the water. The[…]

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Tai Chi Tuesday

T'ai Chi: Explorations in Qi (DAN 211)  Tuesday is my busiest day of the week. On Tuesday mornings, I pretty much stuff all my books into a sports bag and rush out the door with damp hair. My first class starts at 9:40 a.m., and I have class back-to-back until late afternoon. Sometimes when I'm lucky,[…]

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Final Exams: Poland vs. America

I haven’t written in a while, but I have a number of reasons, or maybe excuses, for that. December was pretty dense. I survived my first period of final exams in America. I had four of them, so the reading period was barely enough to fit all the reviewing/fixing holes in my knowledge. Exams were[…]

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The Soccer Off-Season

So, what exactly does the men's soccer team do when there is a foot of snow on the ground outside and no games to play? Well, our winter off-season consists of a few different aspects: lifting, playing, individual work, and relaxing. Lifting: This consists of lifting weights Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7:45 a.m. until[…]

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O Canada: Traveling to Niagara Falls

Fun Fact #1: The University of Rochester is about an hour and a half away from the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. Fun Fact #2: The University of Rochester had no school on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Fun Fact #3: I'm sure by this point you've guessed I went to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls on Martin[…]

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How to Get Your Nursing Degree at Rochester

One degree, two degrees, three degrees, FOUR?! As you have probably heard, the University of Rochester hasĀ Combined Admission ProgramsĀ and Dual Degree Programs available for prospective students to apply to. These programs are designed to allow students to pursue their undergraduate passions while being dually accepted into post-graduate or second degree programs. There are endless academic[…]

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It’s FAFSA and CSS PROFILE Time!

Welcome to 2013! FAFSA and CSS PROFILE It’s starting to get busy in the Financial Aid Office, with excited new students filling out the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE. This may be a stressful time for you and your parents, but the Financial Aid Office is here to help calm your nerves. The first thing you need to[…]

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3 Ways to Get Healthy This Semester

Hey everyone, Yesterday was the first day of the second semester and it was definitely great to be back at UR. I’ve seen most of my friends already, and every reunion has been a smile- and hug-filled occasion. I’d already spent an hour and a half at the gym and gone to my first class[…]

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The Start of a New Semester

Nothing feels better than traveling back to school after spending a few relaxing weeks at home. I am rested, rejuvenated, and ready to get back to work! It is important to work hard during the semester, but it is important to stay well rested too, which I’ve been doing whole-heartedly this past holiday. I am[…]

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Accepted? Time to Crush It.

To all of my readers who have recently received their acceptance letter, CONGRATULATIONS! I applied Early Decision last year and was accepted on December 15th, 2011. The problem with getting accepted so early is that you’re not done with high school even though it feels like it. I definitely struggled with “senioritis” last year, and[…]

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