Archive - August 2013

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How the University of Rochester Loves IB
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Reflections on My Pre-College Program Course and Students
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Why the University of Rochester Loves IB
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More About My Summer Internship!
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In a Pinch? FAJobLink’s a Cinch!
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How to Have a Successful Orientation Week!
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Works from Computer Graphics Summer Pre-College Class

How the University of Rochester Loves IB

IB puts you at an ideal jumping off point to excel in college. The International Baccalaureate program features a broad and deep curricular exploration of the intersections between disciplines. This prepares students to attack the innumerable academic possibilities once they get here. It guides you in an understanding of answering big, hard questions through research[…]

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Reflections on My Pre-College Program Course and Students

This summer, I taught fourteen high school students. My course lasted two weeks, and we spent 8:30-11:30 a.m. together in the classroom. I had a variety of students. One young woman from Seattle, WA, was a rising high school freshman. I also had older students who were from New York City, Chicago, the suburbs of[…]

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Why the University of Rochester Loves IB

While there are many elements of the International Baccalaureate program that we appreciate, we feel that there are three reasons UR and IB are a great fit for each other:   1) IB features a broad and deep curricular exploration of the intersections between disciplines. We place a great deal of faith in the reasoning[…]

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More About My Summer Internship!

I love what I study at the University of Rochester (which is public health by the way). I thought I would write about how my summer internship relates to my school studies, highlighting Rochester’s academic opportunities and flexible curriculum. Basic public health does not explicitly concern itself with the medical device industry because of the industry’s[…]

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In a Pinch? FAJobLink’s a Cinch!

Hello and welcome back to the financial aid blog! We’re excited to have all the students back on campus in a few short weeks! We’re also pretty stoked to have recently launched a new website to streamline all things student employment. It’s called FAJobLink, and it allows you to search and apply for jobs, confirm[…]

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How to Have a Successful Orientation Week!

It’s not even my freshman Orientation, and I’m already excited for Freshman Orientation Week! As an upperclassman, I am extremely excited to welcome all the new freshmen and transfer students to our campus. There are a few tips I would like to share to make sure you have a fun, successful Orientation week. 1. Go[…]

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Works from Computer Graphics Summer Pre-College Class

These images were created by students taking the "Mastering Computer Graphics: Using Photoshop Like a Pro" course as part of Pre-College Programs. This summer, students learned the basic techniques of Photoshop, created slices, and eventually created a digital portfolio representing their own accomplishments and important features of themselves. Check them out below!

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