Archive - June 2016

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The Ugly Truth About Sophomore Year
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Post-Grad Loan Life
3
Meet Our Graduate Head Counselors
4
Tips for Choosing Fall Courses
5
Graduation Sentiments
6
How I Spent the Summer Before College

The Ugly Truth About Sophomore Year

Wikipedia defines sophomore slump as “an instance in which a sophomore effort fails to live up to the standards of the first effort.” Most people associate this curious phenomenon in relations to grades and GPA, but from my personal experience, it is a lot more than that. Sophomore slump affects each student differently, and it may not even[…]

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Post-Grad Loan Life

Happy summer, Class of 2016! Now that you’re moving on to the post-college world, it’s time to start thinking about loan repayment. It’s great to enjoy your grace period while you can, but you’ll definitely want to start making plans for once loan repayment kicks in. I’m here to offer some information and tools to[…]

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Meet Our Graduate Head Counselors

A message from Katrina Hi, my name is Katrina and I want to welcome the parents and students of our Pre-College Programs to the University of Rochester! The University and Pre-College Programs have many opportunities and activities planned. I encourage everyone to take advantage of as many as possible. With the help of the Pre-College[…]

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Tips for Choosing Fall Courses

There’s a lot more to consider when picking college courses than picking high school courses. You have to consider requirements, fall vs. spring semester courses, conflicting time slots, professors, locations, and your interests. Luckily, your pre-major advisor will guide you in the right direction once you are on campus. In the meantime, here are a few things[…]

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Graduation Sentiments

On May 15, 2016, the University of Rochester held its annual Commencement and diploma ceremonies for undergraduate students at both the River Campus and Eastman School of Music. I also stayed after my finals to attend graduation ceremonies and say goodbye to my friends who were graduating. Even though this was my second time attending Commencement at[…]

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How I Spent the Summer Before College

In just a few days I’ll be making the journey home to Oregon to attend my brother’s high school graduation. While I’ve decided to stick around for another lovely summer in Rochester, I’m lucky enough to have a job that’s given me a few days off to celebrate this important milestone in my little bro’s[…]

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