Author - Isthier Chaudhury

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Rochester’s Virtual Events: Bringing the Campus Visit to You!
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Life in the ROC
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From IB to Rochester
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Building Your Own Rochester Supplement
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What’s In a Test?

Rochester’s Virtual Events: Bringing the Campus Visit to You!

A new school year is here, and for high school seniors, that means it’s time to tackle those college applications. Throughout the fall, students often ask me what they can do to improve their application to Rochester and their chances of being admitted. There is not much to be done in terms of your academic[…]

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Life in the ROC

When researching a college, chances are you will hear about its vibrant campus life. At the University of Rochester, going to class and studying will take up some of your time, but the rest of your day will be filled with activities made possible by nearly 275 student groups. This blog post isn’t about any[…]

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From IB to Rochester

Over these past few weeks, I had the chance to swing through Europe and visit seven United World Colleges. Their locations defy simplicity in planning travel. To get to them, you must navigate from the remote mountains of Armenia, be ferried across fjords in Norway, and trek to castles on the coast of Wales. While[…]

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Building Your Own Rochester Supplement

The New Year is almost here, with many of your college application deadlines following close behind (remember—Rochester’s is January 5)! After hammering out your final drafts of your personal statement, some of you might notice when you arrive at the Rochester specific writing supplement that it is a bit different from past years. We are[…]

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What’s In a Test?

Throughout my travels and my discussions with students and families, the most common questions I get concern standardized tests and how they impact one’s chance of admission. Confusion often arises because standardized tests play a different and less absolute role in American college admissions than they do in most other countries. No matter where you[…]

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