Author - Mythea Mazzola

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Visiting the George Eastman Museum
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Reflections on my Admissions Interview
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Four Tips for Finishing Your Senior Year in High School
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Freshman Housing and Meeting My Roommate
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Getting Involved: Student Government
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Four Tips for Taking Finals
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The Performing Arts at Rochester
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Four Important Facts I’ve Learned Freshman Year
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Top Ten Reasons Why Rochester Is Home

Visiting the George Eastman Museum

Recently, I spent a day with my friend, Rita, exploring Rochester. We spent part of our day exploring the beautiful George Eastman Museum and all it has to offer. Located on East Avenue in the Historic District, the George Eastman House and Museum can be found in one of the most beautiful and wealthiest parts[…]

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Reflections on my Admissions Interview

I have been thinking about how just a little over a year ago, I was accepted to the University of Rochester and made plans to visit the campus in the spring. The admissions process had been stressful, but what I had found most difficult was the fact that I wanted to make a good impression[…]

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Four Tips for Finishing Your Senior Year in High School

It’s April and that senioritis is starting to kick in. We’ve all felt it—the readiness for something new, the laziness, the apparent inability to do anything productive. Yet AP exams are right around the corner and those last papers and tests need to be finished up in order to graduate. Soon you’ll be getting your graduation[…]

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Freshman Housing and Meeting My Roommate

Before coming to Rochester, one of my primary worries was living in a dorm with a roommate for the first time. Before college, I had never shared a room. I didn’t know how I was going to interact with someone I didn’t know very well or how we would get used to each other’s (weird)[…]

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Getting Involved: Student Government

  When it comes to getting involved on campus, it’s hard to know where to begin. From the first week of college, my RA advised his residents to find their place on campus through joining a club, a musical group, a community service organization, or student government. While I did not participate in student government[…]

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Four Tips for Taking Finals

While I took finals before I came to the University of Rochester, college finals are a completely different experience. Here are some general tips to help you prepare well for these types of exams! 1. Take care of your body I have seen many students spend hours upon hours at the library studying the week[…]

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The Performing Arts at Rochester

The University of Rochester community is built on the concepts of inclusion and freedom. Freedom in your studies, but also in your extra-curriculars. How are you going to round yourself out? We are more than just students. While our academics are important to the college application process, it’s our extra-curriculars that made us unique. Upon[…]

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Four Important Facts I’ve Learned Freshman Year

It’s about halfway through the semester and most freshmen are starting to get into the swing of things. They’ve figured out the tunnels and that tough professor’s expectations; maybe they’ve even figured out how to budget their small amount of declining money and navigate every building on the academic and engineering quads. Even though that[…]

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Top Ten Reasons Why Rochester Is Home

Being a Rochester native, I originally thought that I would go away for college. I had been to the University of Rochester campus several times throughout high school for field hockey tournaments and school events, but upon formally visiting the campus my junior year of high school, I was reminded of how fantastic the University[…]

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