Archive - October 2014

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Free Lessons at Eastman
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Don’t Be Haunted by Private Loans
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Life as a Campus Times Editor
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5 Reasons to Love Rachacha!
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Super Student Employment
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Welcome to Sophie 101
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2014 Fringe Festival: “Can’t Miss” Comes to Rochester
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Field Work in Ladakh, India
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What Has The Soccer Team Been Up To?
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Relaxing the Stress Away

Free Lessons at Eastman

One of the many reasons why I was so attracted to the University of Rochester was actually because of one of its schools, the Eastman School of Music. As a music lover, living so close to the best music school in the country provides a world of unbelievable opportunities. Imagine all the concerts, shows, and[…]

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Don’t Be Haunted by Private Loans

I’m sure you’ve heard horror stories about private student loans: overwhelming interest rates, crummy customer service, bait and switch marketing techniques, and beyond. It can be scary out there! That’s why we offer alternative loan counseling to first-time borrowers of private loans. And don’t worry—Wallis Wallet has some helpful advice! How to Avoid a Haunting[…]

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Life as a Campus Times Editor

When I wandered into the Campus Times office the Wednesday of my first official week of college, I had no idea how much the place would come to mean to me. A freshman straight out of Orientation, I had no way of knowing that the office would eventually feel like more of a home than[…]

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5 Reasons to Love Rachacha!

Six or so weeks into the fall semester, we students get to bask in the glory of a four-day weekend known as fall break. We’ve soldiered through enough papers, exams, and homework assignments to deserve this downtime. In fact, until this weekend, I’ve been so busy I haven’t slowed down, gathered my thoughts, and reflected[…]

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Super Student Employment

Did you receive a Federal Work Study award in your financial aid package? Are you looking for a job on campus? Got questions? We can help! Allow us to answer your top five questions about student employment at the University of Rochester: (Source: warnerpacific.edu) Why should I get a job while I’m in college? Studies[…]

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Welcome to Sophie 101

Hello all! Welcome to Sophie 101! In this introductory “class,” you will be learning a lot about me and my general college life at University of Rochester! This is the class to prepare you for higher level UR 200 series class in the future! So now please follow me and let’s start an amazing journey together![…]

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2014 Fringe Festival: “Can’t Miss” Comes to Rochester

The 2014 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival just finished, and I am beyond thrilled, enamored, exhausted, jovial, and pleading for more. I cannot wait until next year. The Fringe Festival is unlike anything I've ever experienced before; thank you, Rochester, for infusing "can't miss" into every moment of your artsy, edgy (and wonderful) madness. If you're[…]

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Field Work in Ladakh, India

This past summer, I traveled to Ladakh, India, to conduct undergraduate research on tobacco control initiatives taking place there. It was a great opportunity to take what I'd learned in the classroom and apply it to an actual community. We are also hoping to present our findings this February at a conference in Pittsburgh, an especially[…]

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Relaxing the Stress Away

My life as a student gets pretty busy: classes, labs, independent research, jobs, and four or five of our 250+ student organizations. Plus I have friends who occasionally want to hang out with me. It can be a lot to handle. Some days, I feel like this: (Source: dropouttodeanslist.com) But more commonly, I feel like[…]

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