Archive - 2018

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Orhan Pamuk Visits Rochester
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Four Tips for Finishing Senior Year Strong
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Introducing MyinTuition
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College Interviews: Remember These Things and You’ll Be Fine
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David Berry Visits Rochester
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Things to Keep in Mind Moving Forward
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Graduating Students
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Taxes
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Renewal of Financial Aid
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A Letter from the Financial Aid Director

Orhan Pamuk Visits Rochester

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow As part of their Memory and Forgetting series, the Humanities Center has hosted and will continue to host some amazing guests this year. Our October guest was the esteemed Nobel Laureate and Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk. In addition to class visits and a lunchtime Q&A, he also[…]

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Four Tips for Finishing Senior Year Strong

It’s finally senior year; you’ve been waiting for this moment since freshman year. The years of hard work have finally paid off but it’s not time to slow down yet (just a little). Here are four tips to help you finish off your senior year strong! Finalize your college process If only it were as[…]

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Introducing MyinTuition

Introducing MyinTuition What is it? MyinTuition is a quick and easy online tool for prospective students and families to get a customized estimate of the cost of a year at the University of Rochester, along with thirty other institutions. Using just six simple elements of a family’s finances, MyinTuition is not only able to determine[…]

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College Interviews: Remember These Things and You’ll Be Fine

College interviews can be a lot. It feels like you have to impress the interviewer in a short amount of time and fit in as much information about yourself as possible. You have to appear professional, yet friendly enough to let your true personality shine through. Yeah, interviews are tricky. But as much as they[…]

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David Berry Visits Rochester

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow Last month, National Humanities Medalist and University of Rochester alumnus David Berry gave a guest lecture at the Humanities Center titled “Humanities Against All Odds.” Berry gave an overview of the history of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts[…]

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Things to Keep in Mind Moving Forward

Summer aid Undergraduates interested in taking summer classes must complete the Summer Aid Application, available through FAOnline, by mid-February. The Financial Aid Office will process your request and determine your potential eligibility for federal and/or state aid. Private loans can also be used to pay for summer classes if you do not qualify for federal and/or state[…]

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Graduating Students

Exit counseling Federal regulations require that students who are graduating, withdrawn, inactive, or are no longer enrolled at least halftime must complete loan exit counseling for any Federal Direct, Perkins, Nursing or University loans received at the University of Rochester. Please review FAOnline to determine the types of loans you have borrowed throughout your attendance[…]

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Taxes

Make sure we have the right information In preparation for the upcoming 2017 tax year, the Bursar’s Office will prepare the 1098-T form for distribution. Form 1098‐T contains information about qualified tuition and related expenses to help determine whether you (or the person who can claim you as a dependent) may take either the tuition[…]

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Renewal of Financial Aid

In general, you are eligible to receive financial aid at the University of Rochester for eight semesters. You may continue to receive aid, provided the following requirements are met: A financial aid renewal application: File by March 15 of the prior academic year. Additional information, including the FAFSA, CSS Profile, income tax returns, and other[…]

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A Letter from the Financial Aid Director

Happy New Year and welcome back to campus! We hope everyone enjoyed a happy and safe holiday season with family and friends. The spring semester is always a busy time in the Financial Aid Office as we begin our review of financial aid applications to prepare awards for the upcoming academic year. All current students[…]

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