Archive - December 2015

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Forecasting the Future in Financial Aid
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Rochester for the Holidays!
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Building Your Own Rochester Supplement
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Grad School Applications: Lessons Learned This Semester
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“Life-Changing” Doesn’t Even Begin to Cover It

Forecasting the Future in Financial Aid

When it comes to need-based financial aid, things can change. Every year when you apply for financial aid, your financial need is reevaluated, and there can be changes to how much aid you’re eligible for, and what type of aid you qualify for. While the deadline for applying for next year is still a ways[…]

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Rochester for the Holidays!

While students are feeling stressed for finals, the University of Rochester was getting ready for the winter season. Check out some photos below!   Rush Rhees is glowing with spirit! Students were treated to multiple holiday-themed study breaks during finals. Lots of different clubs and organizations hosted fun activities such as cookie decorating and hot[…]

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Building Your Own Rochester Supplement

The New Year is almost here, with many of your college application deadlines following close behind (remember—Rochester’s is January 5)! After hammering out your final drafts of your personal statement, some of you might notice when you arrive at the Rochester specific writing supplement that it is a bit different from past years. We are[…]

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Grad School Applications: Lessons Learned This Semester

Graduate school applications can be monsters—especially if you are a full-time undergraduate, working a part-time job, and trying to enjoy being a senior. Application forms are tedious; listing your honors and awards, previous work experience, academic experience, and writing the essays (of course) can be daunting for even the most seasoned writers. I went through[…]

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“Life-Changing” Doesn’t Even Begin to Cover It

Before I arrived in Thailand for my semester abroad, I had only a vague understanding of the program I was about to embark on. Sure, I’d read over the short descriptions provided on the Center for International Education Exchange (CIEE) Khon Kaen website and talked briefly with a few friends who had participated in past[…]

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