Archive - March 2014

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How a Business Major Found Himself in Theatre
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Financial Avenue is a Slam Dunk!
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The Campus Visit: A Trip Worth Taking
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Going Off Campus Without a Car
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Rochester to Host IB Coordinators on Campus
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Laundry for College Dummies!
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You’re In! What Now?
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The Art of a Short Film
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How to Start Your Own Business in College
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How Not to Take a Test

How a Business Major Found Himself in Theatre

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of seeing my own one-act play performed at the University of Rochester's International Theatre Department in Todd Union. My play was formally chosen back in January for the 16th Annual Rochester One-Act Festival. Ever since, I had been waiting on pins and needles to see it. Good news: the[…]

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Financial Avenue is a Slam Dunk!

Happy March Madness, everyone! ‘Tis the season for elaborate brackets, tall sweaty men squeaking around a court, and friends and foes hanging their heads in shame and misery when their favorite team misses that crucial shot. More excitingly, though (in our book at least!), is the launch of a brand new resource for Rochester students[…]

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The Campus Visit: A Trip Worth Taking

When it comes to the college search, anyone will tell you that visiting potential schools is a good idea. Campus visits not only give you the chance to see the school in person, but they allow you to get a feel for the student community. Prospective students who participate in overnight visits get the added[…]

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Going Off Campus Without a Car

One problem that many freshmen face is that since most of us do not have cars on campus, it is quite difficult to travel off campus. The school runs a great free student shuttle service that brings you to Downtown Rochester and places like Target, Walmart, Marketplace Mall, and Pittsford Plaza, but sometimes you may[…]

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Rochester to Host IB Coordinators on Campus

At Rochester, we're continuing our efforts to appeal to the IB community and to communicate what a good match we think we are for students who complete the IB Diploma Program. We're continuing to learn how best to work with students, parents, guidance counselors, teachers, and IB coordinators to understand as much as we can[…]

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Laundry for College Dummies!

I hate doing laundry! Yes, I will admit that my favorite thing about being at home is asking my mom to do my laundry for me. But not to worry, doing your own laundry is extremely easy. Here are some strategies I have for doing laundry at the University of Rochester. Always make sure you[…]

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You’re In! What Now?

Congratulations! You’re in! By this point in the game, those college admission letters are rolling in. But what’s the next step? Determining that pesky financial aid package. What do all those numbers mean? Pell Grants and work study and loans, oh my! What is this stuff?  (Source: theprospect.net) Right now you may be feeling a[…]

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The Art of a Short Film

Written by Tara Najd Ahmadi, instructor of the three-week intensive The Art of a Short Film program. The deadline to register for this course is April 1, 2014. Register today! My interest in the world of film and animation is tied in to images of the Eastern European animator Jan Svankmajer, who is mostly known in[…]

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How to Start Your Own Business in College

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own company? Maybe you would like to be the next Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, or even Mark Zuckerberg? How would you like to be the creator of the next Facebook, or maybe you just have an idea that you think would lead to a successful business, but you[…]

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How Not to Take a Test

This unfortunately true story comes from my own experience during finals last semester… There are plenty of resources out there for test-taking help and preparation. A quick Google search will get you millions of ways to properly ready your mind and body for the stress of tests. With midterms in the air for many students,[…]

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