Archive - 2018

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An International Student’s Guide to Applying to Rochester
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What’s the Deal with Wegmans?
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Society of Women Engineers Conference
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Thanksgiving Break in Rochester
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How to Prepare for the Spring Semester
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Four Things You Should Ask Yourself While Making Your College List
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LOGOS Panel: Technology and Creativity
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College Essays: 4 Tips and Tricks
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Orhan Pamuk Visits Rochester
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Four Tips for Finishing Senior Year Strong

An International Student’s Guide to Applying to Rochester

Namaste, Salut, Konnichiwa, Ola, Annyeonghaseyo, Hallo, Ni Hao, and obviously, Hello folks!  Today we will learn about applying to the University of Rochester! While most information about the application process and requirements can be found online, this blog sheds light on the University from an insider’s perspective. Whether you are applying to Rochester or just thinking of[…]

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What’s the Deal with Wegmans?

My first ever trip to Wegmans, with Sam (a wizened patron) to guide me Coming from the West Coast, I had never heard of Wegmans, which has a bit of a cult following in Rochester. I kept hearing people refer to it, but I didn’t know what it was, much less why it was so[…]

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Society of Women Engineers Conference

by Haley Knapp, Conference Coordinator, Society of Women Engineers The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently attended the Society of Women Engineers Conference in Austin, Texas. Recap of the conference and our return During the conference, our members learned a lot about networking, resume building, and current advancements for women in science. Upon returning from the conference,[…]

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Thanksgiving Break in Rochester

This past Thanksgiving break, due to a change of travel plans, I did not have the opportunity to go home for break. Instead, I spent it in Rochester. Honestly speaking, I was not thrilled about the situation. From what I had heard, staying at home during a break period was equated to absolute misery: limited[…]

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How to Prepare for the Spring Semester

The new year is already upon us, and with it, the second semester will start soon. Although you might not want to give school any more thoughts until you absolutely have to (last semester wasn’t easy, after all), there are a couple things that you can do right now that will make the beginning of[…]

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Four Things You Should Ask Yourself While Making Your College List

It’s never too early or too late to start making or refining that college list. You can start as early as freshman year of high school and refine it all the way up until you enroll at a school. Here are some questions you should ask yourself while making and finalizing your college list. 1.[…]

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LOGOS Panel: Technology and Creativity

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow Every fall semester, LOGOS hosts one of its popular panels. These events get to the heart of issues creative minds at Rochester want to understand. Previous years have explored “Art as Therapy,” “How to Handle Rejection,” and so on. This year’s panel focused on the matter of[…]

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College Essays: 4 Tips and Tricks

Here are some tips and tricks for your college essays! 1. Be creative and take a risk If your Common Application is slightly lacking extracurricular activities or you’re not as satisfied with your GPA, essays are a great outlet to make your application competitive. You need your essays to stand out and the best way to showcase[…]

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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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