Archive - January 2017

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Four Tips for Taking Finals
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Just Touched Down in London Town
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Winter Break in Rochester
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First Semester Victories!
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College Exams? Don’t Panic!
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Discover Rochacha

Four Tips for Taking Finals

While I took finals before I came to the University of Rochester, college finals are a completely different experience. Here are some general tips to help you prepare well for these types of exams! 1. Take care of your body I have seen many students spend hours upon hours at the library studying the week[…]

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Just Touched Down in London Town

I was truly a bunch of nerves the entire day before my 9:30 pm flight from JFK in New York to Heathrow in London. I was worried about forgetting a bag or missing my flight in the moment, but I was also worried about #fomo (fear of missing out, a fairly new term that I[…]

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Winter Break in Rochester

As the ball drops in Times Square, 2016 has become part of the history books. As chaotic and intense as the political world has been, when the holiday season and New Year roll around, it’s time to reflect on the past and plan for the future. After spending a wonderful week with my best friend[…]

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First Semester Victories!

Life is suddenly moving as fast as it ends. Suddenly, the slow and simple high school life we once lived is thrust into a time warp—just as quickly as the summer before your first year of college ends, so does the professor invigilating your final exam declare, “Time’s up!” It seems as if the universe has[…]

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College Exams? Don’t Panic!

Got your first college exam coming up? It’s time to assess your study skills and figure out which methods work best for you. Read on to learn about a few methods I’ve utilized while studying at the University of Rochester. Create a master notebook Integrate your notes from class with your notes from the textbook[…]

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Discover Rochacha

When I decided to enroll at the University of Rochester, I must admit that I thought very little about the city itself—excluding the River Campus, of course. Having come from a place that is just an hour outside New York City, I assumed that there was little sense in exploring much of Rochester, New York,[…]

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