Archive - April 2015

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Students Helping Honduras: Doing Extraordinary Things at Rochester and Beyond
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Spring Cleaning
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The Class of 2015 Gift Campaign
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Can I Afford It?
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How to Survive the First Month at a New Internship

Students Helping Honduras: Doing Extraordinary Things at Rochester and Beyond

A little over a month ago I sat down at my computer and attempted to write this blog. I had just returned from my spring break service trip with Rochester’s chapter of Students Helping Honduras and wanted to write about my experience. But try as I might, I just couldn’t figure out where to start.[…]

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Spring Cleaning

It’s spring! After this brutal winter, we were all starting to think that spring would never come. But it’s finally here, and you know what spring means? Spring cleaning! (Source: wallorg.com) Here are our top three tips for some financial spring cleaning: 1. De-clutter your home. Have you cleaned out your dorm room or apartment lately? If and when you[…]

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The Class of 2015 Gift Campaign

This year I’ve had the distinct privilege of co-directing the Class of 2015 Gift Campaign. The Gift Campaign is students’ opportunity to give back to those areas of campus and student life that were most meaningful to them. Oftentimes, the Gift Campaign is perceived as the school trying to get students’ money, but it’s actually[…]

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Can I Afford It?

“Can I afford it?” We hear these four little words a lot this time of year. For many people, this question weighs heavily on their minds as May 1 looms in the not-too-distant future. What other kinds of questions do you need to think about as you try to sort out whether you can afford your college[…]

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How to Survive the First Month at a New Internship

Hello! It’s been a long time since I’ve written. Rochester is a land of opportunities, and it has certainly kept me busy. Besides double majoring at UR, working at a local nonprofit, and freelance writing in local newspapers and magazines, I’ve recently started a new internship. Internships can be strange, at first. You’re underdeveloped in[…]

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