Archive - September 2018

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iZone: A New Place for Collaboration, Problem Solving, Studying, and More
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Admissions & Financial Aid Information for Undocumented Students
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A Review of ECE 101: Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering
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 UR Welcomes PLAN to Campus
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How Your Education Prepares You for the Real World
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How to Get the Most out of Your College Tour
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4 Things to Look Forward to
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Beginning of the Year Advice!
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A Note to Counselors from our Directors
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What are University of Rochester Students Up To?

iZone: A New Place for Collaboration, Problem Solving, Studying, and More

Last January, the area formerly known as ITS was closed for construction. This made many students unhappy because they relied on that space for studying and meeting for group projects, among other things. There were also many concerns about how the space was going to be changed, which designers and developers took into account. Luckily,[…]

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Admissions & Financial Aid Information for Undocumented Students

The University of Rochester is deeply committed to building an inclusive, accessible, and diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. In that spirit we welcome first-year and transfer students who represent differences in religious beliefs, socioeconomic backgrounds, values, and points of view; they may be physically different, have different intellectual interests, or have different abilities.[…]

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A Review of ECE 101: Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering

The University of Rochester offers many different majors across tons of different disciplines, and engineering is one of the big ones on campus. The University offers majors like mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, and electrical and computer engineering, just to name a few. Coming in with the intentions of being an electrical and computer[…]

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 UR Welcomes PLAN to Campus

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, the University of Rochester is a new Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) member school! This connects anybody with a University of Rochester email address, both students and faculty, with resources to support efforts to reduce waste on campus. Watch a brief video outlining what it means to be a[…]

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How Your Education Prepares You for the Real World

The one thing that constantly amazes me about students here at the University of Rochester is how multi-faceted they all are. Every single person you meet here has a wide variety of interests, ranging from academics to athletics, clubs and organizations to campus jobs, etc. Even more, most people end up pursuing interests very different[…]

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How to Get the Most out of Your College Tour

The fall season signals the beginning of a new semester, the start of a college journey, the looming fact that winter is coming, and most relevant to you high school seniors—college tours. I have only been on campus for a few days and I can’t keep track of how many tours I’ve seen everywhere on[…]

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4 Things to Look Forward to

There are lots of things that are great about being home, but there are also tons of things to enjoy at Rochester. Below are a list of things (in no particular order) to keep both new and returning students going as the new academic year begins. 1. Free food Who doesn’t love free food? One[…]

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Beginning of the Year Advice!

Welcome, Class of 2022! Super excited you’re here. I definitely remember my first-year experience. As you get into the swing of things, I thought I would provide some advice on what to expect during the beginning of your first year. 1. You will be asked a ton of questions As you meet new teachers and[…]

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A Note to Counselors from our Directors

A Note from the Director of Admissions Greetings from the University of Rochester! In late August, we welcomed roughly 1,390 first-year students, who joined our campus community from 76 countries and 47 states and DC and Puerto Rico. Within our first-year class, nearly 1 in 5 self-identified as a fist-generation college student and they hold[…]

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What are University of Rochester Students Up To?

I surveyed ten undergraduates to get an inside look at the summer jobs, internships, and travels of the typical University of Rochester student. “I worked at the SummerWrite program at Writers & Books right here in Rochester! Each week I assisted teachers in the classroom, and each teacher taught uniquely different classes. One week was[…]

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