Archive - April 2013

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Declining Overload! How to Spend Remaining Meal Plan Balance
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4 Suggestions for a Great College Experience
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Working on Campus?
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Campus Play: “Bang Bang You’re Dead”
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UR Relay For Life!!
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Relay for Life, Rochester
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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
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Operas at Eastman
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The Key Steps of “Getting Recruited”
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School of Nursing Update!

Declining Overload! How to Spend Remaining Meal Plan Balance

Contrary to popular belief among the Rochester student community, at the end of the semester, upperclassmen with overflowing declining balances do exist! Whether you get too much take-out or just have a poor appetite, if there is more than you can spend, here are some ideas to run it out! What are declining dollars? Declining[…]

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4 Suggestions for a Great College Experience

After every semester I, like many students, take the time to look back at the semester and see how it went. What went well, what failed, what could have gone better, and how my actions could have changed the way everything panned out. This year, I've already begun looking back at my junior year experience[…]

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Working on Campus?

When many students think about college, they think about going to class, studying, napping, and eating (or at least those are my thoughts). While all these are very important aspects of college, a significant number of students include a work study job in their college experience. These jobs can range from making drinks at Starbucks[…]

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Campus Play: “Bang Bang You’re Dead”

Recently at the University of Rochester, a group of students (including some of my close friends) got together and organized the production of "Bang Bang You're Dead," a one-act play centering around gun violence on school campuses. It was an amazing opportunity to see my peers act on an issue so important in today's society.[…]

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UR Relay For Life!!

Many people know of the American Cancer Society and their Relay for Life event that takes place in multiple locations. Well, UR is one of the annual locations that throws Relay for Life and is always super successful! Last Friday, April 12th, was no different. For those of you who are not familiar with these[…]

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Relay for Life, Rochester

This past weekend, Colleges Against Cancer at Rochester held their annual Relay for Life. For those of you who aren't familiar with Relay, it is an all-night long campaign with the American Cancer Society to raise money toward fighting cancer. The event celebrates survivors, honors those living with cancer, and remembers those who have lost their[…]

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

As a senior, I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve been asked what I’m doing next year. Everyone's curiosity has only increased as we get closer and closer to graduation, but I still have the same answer: I’m spending the summer in Rochester for an internship, but I’m still waiting to hear back[…]

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The Key Steps of “Getting Recruited”

As I have given more and more campus tours, I have realized that a ton of prospective students want to know what exactly they should do to get recruited and play soccer at Rochester. It is a really easy process and there are a few key points I'd like to highlight for anyone who has[…]

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School of Nursing Update!

As you may know from my previous post about obtaining a nursing degree at Rochester, I began the Accelerated Bachelors Program for Non-Nurses (ABPNN) at the University of Rochester School of Nursing (SON) back in January. This program is a three-semester second-degree program for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in something other than nursing. After completing[…]

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