Category - Admissions

University of Rochester

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“What kind of scholarship can I get?”
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A Little About Myself
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Who’s This Guy?
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Meliora Weekend at the University of Rochester
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Dining Options at the University of Rochester
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The first month is already gone! It is indeed a fast semester.
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A Little About Myself
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Year 2
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Introducing Your 2011 Orientation Leaders
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Welcome to the new website

“What kind of scholarship can I get?”

The June blog post earned so much attention from CBS, The Washington Post, College Confidential, and others that I wanted to feature it here on the new blog as well. The University of Rochester’s new online Net Price Calculator will help families assemble an individual projection about financial assistance at UR. Mining data from last year reveals[…]

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A Little About Myself

by Stacy Wells Shea Hi there. My name is Stacy Wells Shea, though people in the office refer to me as swells (my reader name). I’m originally from New Hartford, NY, and studied political science at Syracuse University as a scholarship athlete in swimming. I’ve been working for the University of Rochester for about 10[…]

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Who’s This Guy?

by Jason Buitrago My name is Jason Buitrago, and I’m one of the assistant directors in the Financial Aid Office at the University of Rochester. I’m also a UR alumnus, a city resident, a counselor, a graduate student, and an avid fan of pretty much anything on Bravo TV. I hail from the land of[…]

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Dining Options at the University of Rochester

Hi! Follow me around campus as I visit the different dining halls and cafes, covering the many eating options at the University of Rochester. There were a lot of new renovations to this beautiful university campus over the last year, many of which involved the dining centers.      

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The first month is already gone! It is indeed a fast semester.

The moment I stepped into the University of Rochester again, all the images that I had stored in my mind from my previous visit hit me: the welcoming that I had been received with in February around the time that I had my interview; the manner of the people who were there in Admissions and[…]

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A Little About Myself

Hey, my name is Devin Embil, and I am a student of the Class of 2013 at the University of Rochester. I was born in Florida but have lived most of my life in Istanbul, Turkey. I went to an English-speaking Turkish school and consequently am fluent in both English and Turkish (and I can[…]

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Year 2

By Christopher Bierasinski, Admissions Counselor I’ve been at Rochester now for over five years. Five full years have gone by. 1,826 days. It seems crazy to me to think about that, considering I still remember sitting around in AP Calculus back in high school and excitedly activating my Rochester email address because it was required[…]

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Introducing Your 2011 Orientation Leaders

Class of 2015: With Orientation less than two weeks away, we thought it might be fun to give you an early introduction to some of the wonderful people you’ll meet when you get here. These students have been working hard this summer to make sure you’ll have everything you need to get settled and to[…]

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Welcome to the new website

The University of Rochester is one of the country’s top-tier research universities. Our 158 buildings house more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 9,300 students—approximately half of whom are women. Learning at the University of Rochester is also on a very personal scale. Rochester remains one of the[…]

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