Archive - 2018

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“What’s the Best Class You’ve Taken Here?”
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Magician Visits Rochester
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Take the Stage with the International Theater Program
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Are you Undecided or Multi-Decided?
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6 Tips for College Interviews
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The Junior Year Phase
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An Exploration of First-Year Resources
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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

“What’s the Best Class You’ve Taken Here?”

Thanks to the flexible curriculum offered at the University of Rochester, students are encouraged to try courses outside of their major, without worrying about heavy requirements. Generally, students choose a major within one division and a cluster within the remaining two divisions. A cluster consists of twelve credits (equivalent to about three courses). A cluster[…]

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Magician Visits Rochester

On October 18, Steven Brundage performed a magic show for the University of Rochester. As seen on America’s Got Talent, Penn and Teller’s Fool Us, Good Morning America, and numerous other TV shows, he is most famous for his amazing Rubik’s Cube tricks. He is also the star of the viral video “Magician Gets Out[…]

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Take the Stage with the International Theater Program

Who’s that girl in the pink leather jacket and sweet shades? That’s me, performing in the University of Rochester’s first mainstage production of the 2018–2019 school year, Gone Missing. The International Theater Program here at the University has become like my second home while I’ve been at college. Sometimes referred to as “Todd Theater” or[…]

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Are you Undecided or Multi-Decided?

College… That magical place where you find out more about yourself, start exploring new horizons and learn to enjoy the little moments in life. Moments like your first and last game for varsity, your first and last garbage plate, and your first but not last steps into using science, knowledge, and passion to make this[…]

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6 Tips for College Interviews

 Walking into Starbucks, I hesitantly sat at the nearest table, waiting for my first college interview. I arrived early, so I ordered a frappuccino to occupy my jittery hands. I was nervous and kept rehearsing what to say when I would be asked “Tell me about yourself.” I reached for my phone when suddenly, I[…]

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The Junior Year Phase

Hi everyone! It’s officially been over a month since I started junior year, so this blog is long overdue! If you ask me what is different about junior year, I would say that everything feels harder and I am busier than usual (which is saying something!). But at the same time, I’m really excited for[…]

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An Exploration of First-Year Resources

I hope everyone is having a terrific start to their school year! Whether you’re in high school or college, the academic year has just begun! At Rochester, there are a lot of resources offered to students of all years. However, there are even more resources for the first-year students to get better acclimated to the[…]

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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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