Author - Christopher Bierasinski

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Keeping Busy Until You Arrive at Rochester
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Introducing the Midwest Team
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Why Rochester?
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Shave to Save 2012
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A Reintroduction
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New Major Blog Series – Business
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New Major Series – Health, Behavior, and Society
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New Major Series – Epidemiology
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New Major Series – American Studies
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Student Reflections of Rochester Academics

Keeping Busy Until You Arrive at Rochester

So it's July and the Class of 2018 is starting their Rochester experience in just a couple months. I'm assuming the next two months will be an incredibly anxious time in many of your lives as you prepare for your first experience in college. I want to offer some sage advice on what you can[…]

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Introducing the Midwest Team

Traveling around the country is a big part of the admissions world. As I've mentioned before, I serve as the Midwest regional representative, based in Chicago. The title implies that I'm responsible for the majority of the midwestern United States. In reality, I help lead a team of individuals who cover a huge territory ranging[…]

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Why Rochester?

Hi all, it’s been a crazy few months as I’ve transitioned into my role as Midwest Regional Rep. Getting used to the new responsibility and a new city, Chicago, have been really crazy, but I finally feel like I’m getting a grasp on all the things happening at once. It is a good time for[…]

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Shave to Save 2012

As an alumnus and an admissions counselor, I like to stay connected with student life. It makes my job much easier to be able to tell students about the day-to-day life of your typical UR student. I can learn a lot from our tour guides, who tell me about their other involvements on campus and[…]

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A Reintroduction

Note:  This isn’t the first blog I’ve ever written for Rochester, but it is now appropriate that I reintroduce myself, as there have been some changes since my last writing, so let’s start at the beginning. Hello! My name is Christopher Bierasinski. I am the Midwest Regional Representative for the University of Rochester. As the[…]

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New Major Blog Series – Business

Today's guest post in the New Major Blog Series comes from Venessa Simpson '14.  Venessa writes about being on campus for the discovery of a new major and deciding it was the right fit for her.   After the Business Program was made during my freshmen year at the University of Rochester I knew it was something[…]

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New Major Series – Health, Behavior, and Society

Today's continuation of the New Major Blog Series is written by Emma Caldwell '13 of Webster, NY. Health, Behavior and Society: A New Outlook at the University of Rochester “What do you want to be when you grow up?” A question you hear thousands of times in your childhood.  In your first decade of life you are encouraged[…]

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New Major Series – Epidemiology

Today’s guest blogger for our “New Major Blog Series” is Oladoyin Oladeru ’13. Ola writes about discovering a passion for epidemiology and understanding the worlds need for strong public health programs. My interest in Public Health developed over the course of summer 2010 when I got into the habit of reading CNN’s health-related articles online.[…]

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New Major Series – American Studies

Starting off our "New Major Blog Series" is Tzvia Berrin-Reinstein '13 of Newton, MA. She writes about taking advantage of the Rochester Curriculum and discovering a new major from that process.   Due to the flexible curriculum at the University of Rochester, I was immediately able to take classes that interested me and to play around[…]

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