Archive - 2017

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Rochester Appreciation Post
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How My Rochester Experiences Helped Me Find a Job
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An Ode to Diversified Learning
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Preparing For Adventures Abroad in Australia
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Campus Entertainment: Four Years of Ticket Stubs
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Getting Involved: Student Government
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Campaigning For An E-Board Position
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Without Rochester Cheerleading, It’s Just a Game
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Pre-College Programs Testimonials
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A Walk Down Memory Lane: Writing 105

Rochester Appreciation Post

Putting me into a totally new setting abroad has given me a cool perspective on my home University. I’ve spoken to lots of American students from other universities and lots of British students about their experience with “uni” as well. I’d like to share my thoughts with you on how I’ve come to appreciate the[…]

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How My Rochester Experiences Helped Me Find a Job

January 13, 2017 was a milestone in my life: I received a job offer from Microsoft! When I answered the phone call from the Microsoft recruiter, all of the anxieties and stress about figuring out my post-graduation plan disappeared. As of today, I still cannot believe that I received an offer from a company that I had dreamed[…]

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An Ode to Diversified Learning

While the University of Rochester is known for being a science-based school, it is surprisingly full of opportunities to learn and excel in the social sciences and humanities. While I am one for Rochester puns and plugs, (GO, YOU JACKETS!), I am not going to tell you about different aspects of academia at Rochester, but[…]

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Preparing For Adventures Abroad in Australia

As February begins, I write from the comfort of my living room in my family’s Akron, Ohio home. I’ve been home for the majority of the six weeks or so since I moved out of my suite in Hill Court, though I’ve been fortunate to do some traveling to visit college and high school friends around[…]

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Campus Entertainment: Four Years of Ticket Stubs

Some of the coolest things about being part of a campus community are the frequent events and entertainment sponsored by student groups and the University. During my time at Rochester, I’ve been able to attend all kinds of spectacular shows, riveting talks, and excellent events. Here’s a sampling of my top three concerts, plays, comedians,[…]

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Getting Involved: Student Government

  When it comes to getting involved on campus, it’s hard to know where to begin. From the first week of college, my RA advised his residents to find their place on campus through joining a club, a musical group, a community service organization, or student government. While I did not participate in student government[…]

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Campaigning For An E-Board Position

As an extremely outgoing and social person, I tend to gravitate toward opportunities that will allow me to meet and interact with a lot of people. So, when I heard about the Quad Area Hall Council, I jumped at the chance to represent the student population of the freshman quad as their Director of Community[…]

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Without Rochester Cheerleading, It’s Just a Game

by Yukako Ito, Class of 2017             (From left to right: MICDS HS Varsity Cheerleading, Meliora Weekend 2013, Meliora Weekend 2016) A month before my high school graduation in May 2013, I made my decision to join the University of Rochester Cheerleading team. Cheerleading, a passion I found my freshman[…]

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Pre-College Programs Testimonials

Name: Dylan Dailor     Hometown: Rochester, NY Program/Classes: Rochester Scholars Session A (War Room: Strategies of an American Battle Plan and Creative Music Making for Everyone) This is your third time participating in the Pre-College Program here at University of Rochester. What were some classes that you took each year and your experiences? In[…]

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A Walk Down Memory Lane: Writing 105

My days as a humanities double-major at the University often do not include more than reading novels and research articles and writing essays about the various readings. Every once in a while, however, I see stuff on social media that catches my interest. This happened in the case of Adit Ganguly’s blog post, “A Review of the Mandatory[…]

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