Author - YooJung Chun

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Mistakes Every Freshman Makes
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Summer Readin’
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The Ugly Truth About Sophomore Year
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Declaring Your Major
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Living Off Campus: A Small Step Toward “Growing Up”
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Join a Multicultural Club!
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So You Got into College—Now What?
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All About College Admission Interviews
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Why Early Decision Could Be For You
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All About Applying Early Decision

Mistakes Every Freshman Makes

First year anywhere is difficult. You have to adjust to a whole new environment, befriend a group of strangers, and leave your familiar routine behind. Sometimes the change can take a toll on you and become overwhelming, but the most important thing is to always remember the reason you’ve decided to make these changes. If you’re a[…]

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Summer Readin’

Summer can be a busy time for college students. For some, summer means adjusting to their very first internship or taking part in amazing research. For others, summer means waiting tables to save some money, or maybe just relaxing by the pool until it’s time to go back to school. And as for my fellow book[…]

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The Ugly Truth About Sophomore Year

Wikipedia defines sophomore slump as “an instance in which a sophomore effort fails to live up to the standards of the first effort.” Most people associate this curious phenomenon in relations to grades and GPA, but from my personal experience, it is a lot more than that. Sophomore slump affects each student differently, and it may not even[…]

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Declaring Your Major

One of the main reasons I decided to attend the University of Rochester was its flexible curriculum that gives everyone a chance to explore different interests. Its policy also allows students to wait to declare their major at the end of their sophomore year. When I was applying for colleges, I had no idea what I[…]

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Living Off Campus: A Small Step Toward “Growing Up”

At the University of Rochester, you are required to live on campus for the first two years of your college life. However, if you are a rising junior or senior, you have a choice to live off campus. There are many options as to where you can live and how you can find off-campus housing. But[…]

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Join a Multicultural Club!

One of my favorite things about being a student at the University of Rochester is that everyone is so passionate about things they love to do and believe in. That is why the school has so many different clubs, ranging from the scholarly debate club to the fun and active Quidditch club. If you are[…]

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So You Got into College—Now What?

College admission season is here, or has already been here for many early decision applicants. For those of you who have been accepted to your dream school, like the University of Rochester, it’s time to celebrate this amazing accomplishment in your life. And it’s also time to start thinking about what you want to do[…]

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All About College Admission Interviews

Most colleges offer admission interviews, and you might be wondering if you should partake in this very intimidating and scary ordeal. At the University of Rochester, admission interviews are “highly recommended,” which basically means you should do it. As someone who is generally reserved around strangers and never had much experience with interviews in general,[…]

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Why Early Decision Could Be For You

In my previous post, I talked about early decision applications in general. Now, I’m going to talk about my personal experience of applying Early Decision to the University of Rochester, and why and how I made that decision. My first visit to the school was the summer before my senior year, and I signed up for[…]

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All About Applying Early Decision

On a typical Monday morning, as a typical high school senior student, you make your way to the bus stop (or you get into your own car, or a friend picks you up, or you walk to school, whatever). No matter how you got there, you are now sitting down in your first period class. Everyone[…]

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