Archive - September 2016

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Meeting Rochester Off Campus
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Hello, It’s Me… Ananya
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Top Ten Reasons Why Rochester Is Home
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Nail that Admission Interview: Insider Tips from a Senior Interviewer
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If You’re Thinking About Living Off Campus
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Char’s Philosophy on Campus Tours
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Responsible Refunds
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Rochester by Bike

Meeting Rochester Off Campus

  Don’t have time to visit campus? No worries—there are tons of ways to “meet” Rochester without traveling far away! The admissions interview During my interview at the off-campus admissions event in New Jersey, I broke into a coughing fit. I was so nervous that I choked on my own words! Let my experience be a[…]

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Hello, It’s Me… Ananya

Hello there! My name is Ananya Goyal, and I’m a freshman of the Class of 2020. I grew up in New Delhi, India, and am planning on majoring in biomedical engineering and minoring in international relations. I spend my free time exploring the campus, meeting new people, chasing groundhogs, and writing about the same. I’m extremely excited[…]

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Top Ten Reasons Why Rochester Is Home

Being a Rochester native, I originally thought that I would go away for college. I had been to the University of Rochester campus several times throughout high school for field hockey tournaments and school events, but upon formally visiting the campus my junior year of high school, I was reminded of how fantastic the University[…]

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Nail that Admission Interview: Insider Tips from a Senior Interviewer

Fall is an exciting and nerve-wrecking time for seniors both in high school and college. High school seniors are (in some cases) being interviewed as part of their college application process, and many college seniors are going through graduate school or job interviews at the same time. This year, I obtained a new job as[…]

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If You’re Thinking About Living Off Campus

It’s been a little less than a month since I started living off campus, and so far, it’s been full of ups and downs that I didn’t even expect. Here’s an honest list of pros and cons that I’ve compiled from my personal experience of living off campus. If you’re curious about what it’s like to live[…]

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Char’s Philosophy on Campus Tours

As a high school junior and senior, I was reluctant to travel to different college campuses. During the car ride, I would get grumpy and come up with absurd reasons why I would never attend the school I was visiting that day. In retrospect, I realize that I was letting my nerves about the college process get in[…]

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Responsible Refunds

Welcome back! We’re so excited to have all the students back on campus for the start of another fall semester. With the beginning of fall comes crunchy leaves, cooler temperatures, pumpkin spice lattes, and . . . refund checks?! Let me walk you through that last one. What is a refund? If your total financial[…]

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Rochester by Bike

My second summer in Rochester has certainly been one for the books. I tried new local cuisine, explored more of western New York, made new friends, and had a job that I absolutely loved. But what really set this summer apart from last year was that I spent so much of it on a bike. The[…]

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