Archive - November 2015

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A Thrifty, Meliora Thanksgiving
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The Dual Degree in Nursing Program
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Spring Study Abroad
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YoUR Support System
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“What Made You Choose Rochester?”
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Croatian Girl in Rochester
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The Best Parts of Studying Abroad in Bristol, UK
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A New Life
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The Perks of Learning Thai in Thailand
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All About College Admission Interviews

A Thrifty, Meliora Thanksgiving

Are you throwing your own Thanksgiving this year? Maybe you’re staying in Rochester for the break or perhaps you’re hosting a Friendsgiving. Whatever your plans are, we have tips for putting together a thrifty Thanksgiving that will be both delicious and budget-friendly! 1. Ask your guests to bring drinks. Since you’re hosting, you’re well within your[…]

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The Dual Degree in Nursing Program

I think it is my duty to write a bit about this awesome program which I am a part of called the Dual Degree in Nursing (DDN) program at the University of Rochester. What is the DDN program? As the title infers, students of the DDN program receive two degrees—one of their choice and a second for[…]

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Spring Study Abroad

Study abroad is one of the best and most rewarding experiences you can undertake in college. But for a lot of students, the financial aspect of a semester abroad can be daunting, and may be one of the biggest factors in deciding whether to go abroad. So how do you afford your time abroad?  […]

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YoUR Support System

Meet the guys and gals who are there for you no matter what throughout the freshman year journey! Resident Advisors Once upon a time, I left my keys in my dorm room. Fortunately, my RA Fiona came to the rescue with her master set of keys. Your RA has your back for any logistical, residential[…]

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“What Made You Choose Rochester?”

  “Why are you going there?” In my hometown of Akron, Ohio, many high school graduates attend college locally at one of the nearby state schools. Others migrate to the outskirts of the state but remain comfortably and securely within Ohio, and a small few disperse across the country. In that culture, I was kind of an anomaly in[…]

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Croatian Girl in Rochester

4,400 miles away I can remember the exact moment I was sitting in my room late at night after months, or even years, of working toward the dream that seemed so unreachable. The 4,400 miles from my home country, Croatia, to the University of Rochester all the way in New York, was just one of[…]

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The Best Parts of Studying Abroad in Bristol, UK

Half a semester has gone by since I came to study at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. Looking back over the past seven weeks I’ve been here, my life-changing Bristol experience has shaped me in professional and personal ways: 1. Career networking events—a great way to gain insights about different professions! University of Bristol[…]

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A New Life

During the University of Rochester’s 158th commencement ceremony, the legendary Arthur R. Miller ’56, receiving an honorary degree from his alma mater, said to the University of Rochester’s newest graduates, “When I came here, I was a kid from Brooklyn, Brighton Beach, an ethnic ghetto. I was thrown together with people from all walks of[…]

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The Perks of Learning Thai in Thailand

Over the past two and a half months, I have come to deeply appreciate many aspects of my study abroad program. As a participant in the Thailand-based CIEE Khon Kaen Development & Globalization program, I have loved everything from my bi-monthly homestays and group research projects to my journalism assignments and adventurous weekend excursions. But[…]

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All About College Admission Interviews

Most colleges offer admission interviews, and you might be wondering if you should partake in this very intimidating and scary ordeal. At the University of Rochester, admission interviews are “highly recommended,” which basically means you should do it. As someone who is generally reserved around strangers and never had much experience with interviews in general,[…]

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