Category - Pre-College Programs

University of Rochester

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A Pre-College Summer Fellow Experience
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Around the World in Two Hours Flat
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A Game of Pre-College Staff Bonding
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Meet Our 2014 Pre-College Counseling Staff
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Rochester’s Pre-College Programs were the Highlights of my Summer!
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Rochester to Host IB Coordinators on Campus
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The Art of a Short Film
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Clock of the Nations
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There is Nothing More Rewarding Than a Trip Abroad
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League of Librarians

A Pre-College Summer Fellow Experience

While the Office of Pre-College Programs at the University of Rochester is busy finalizing logistics and exciting new offering for next summer, we wanted to share the experience of one student who was nominated and invited to participate as a Pre-College Summer Fellow. Genna H., Charlotte Latin School Check out the video Genna made as[…]

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Around the World in Two Hours Flat

Written by Sophie Zhang, University of Rochester Class of 2017, Pre-College Counselor During this summer's Pre-College sessions, our very own counselors held the first of three "Around the World" programs. Our Pre-College Counselors (PCC) come from, and have studied in, many countries across the world; therefore, we decided that we could use this summer to[…]

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A Game of Pre-College Staff Bonding

Written by Joseph Orman, University of Rochester Class of 2017, Pre-College Counselor and Pre-College Programs alumnus As a Pre-College alumn, if there was one word I would use to describe the University of Rochester’s Pre-College Programs this year, it would definitely be “different.” From new courses offered, to new activities, to new staff and students,[…]

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Meet Our 2014 Pre-College Counseling Staff

Written by Ellie Law, Graduate Head Counselor, Pre-College Programs In just over a month, Pre-College Programs 2014 will be underway! As Graduate Head Counselor for this summer, I am looking forward to meeting all of the summer students and introducing them to our 15 amazing Pre-College Counselors. The counselors this summer are a fantastic reflection of[…]

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Rochester’s Pre-College Programs were the Highlights of my Summer!

Today's guest blog post is by Jaclyn Capita, a member of the incoming Class of 2018. She attended Rochester's Pre-College Programs four years in a row, participating in the Rochester Scholars (2010, 2011, 2012) and Mini Med School (2013). I have been participating in Rochester’s Pre-College Programs since I was a freshman and I have[…]

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Rochester to Host IB Coordinators on Campus

At Rochester, we're continuing our efforts to appeal to the IB community and to communicate what a good match we think we are for students who complete the IB Diploma Program. We're continuing to learn how best to work with students, parents, guidance counselors, teachers, and IB coordinators to understand as much as we can[…]

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The Art of a Short Film

Written by Tara Najd Ahmadi, instructor of the three-week intensive The Art of a Short Film program. The deadline to register for this course is April 1, 2014. Register today! My interest in the world of film and animation is tied in to images of the Eastern European animator Jan Svankmajer, who is mostly known in[…]

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Clock of the Nations

Dear reader, greetings. I hope your winter break was restful, and that whatever you’ve resumed, be it school, work, or travels, is going well. Perhaps you’d agree with me that if it hasn’t already, the world is increasingly becoming a global village, with the advent of the Internet and all ensuing forms of social media.[…]

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There is Nothing More Rewarding Than a Trip Abroad

Today's guest blog post is by Nate Merrell, a member of the incoming Class of 2018. He attended Rochester's Pre-College Programs two years in a row, participating in the study abroad programs in Malawi (2012) and Samoa (2013). Travel is one of the most important things anyone can ever do. Travel opens the eyes to[…]

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League of Librarians

After devouring some turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and topping it all off with fancy desserts, I bet the Thanksgiving break was awesome. I won’t be surprised to see some of us undo our deeds at the gym over the next couple of days. Anyway, as I was cleaning my room over the break, I came[…]

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