Category - Pre-College Programs

University of Rochester

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Apply for the Malawi Immersion Summer Seminar by March 1
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Are You Ready for Next Summer?
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Profile
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So Many Activities!!
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Pre-College Prom!
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Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership
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Legos, food safety, and some awesome costumes
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Q&A: Pre-College Programs
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Pre-College Programs

Apply for the Malawi Immersion Summer Seminar by March 1

Written by Joe Lanning, Instructor, Malawi Immersion Summer Seminar   Two things that are rare for high school students and shouldn't be: Courses in anthropology. Study abroad programs that are more than tours of a foreign country or short-term “volunteer” work. Why shouldn’t they be rare? Let’s let some high school students who recently participated[…]

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Are You Ready for Next Summer?

We are! The University of Rochester Pre-College Programs has launched its listing of classes for the summer of 2013. Following is a brief overview of our exciting offerings: • Rochester Scholars are non-credit classes for rising 9-12 grade students and are offered for one-, two-, and three-week sessions. Courses are reflective of areas of study available at[…]

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Profile

Hello, students and parents. I am Ursula Balent, program manager for the Pre-College Programs. I’m a Rochester native and currently live in Hilton, NY, along beautiful Lake Ontario. I have been at the University of Rochester since 1998, starting at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics as a graphic artist. In 2008, I moved to the[…]

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So Many Activities!!

Summer in Rochester is pretty awesome, but since there are so relatively few students on campus, it can be hard to find things to do sometimes. But being the awesome RA's that we are here in Hoeing, we were prepared. Every night we have a few different activities that the RA's run. It gives options[…]

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Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership

Recently I had the opportunity to interact with a youth leadership program at the University of Rochester. The program, Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY), is one of many great examples of early leadership opportunities across the United States. HOBY aims to provide youth with a unique leadership training experience through a combination of group programs[…]

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Legos, food safety, and some awesome costumes

By Damian Garcia, Senior Admissions Counselor This past Sunday, the University of Rochester’s Office of Admissions, along with other community partners, hosted the 7th annual FIRST® LEGO® League Championship Tournament. 36 teams from the Greater Finger Lakes Region, including Buffalo, Southern Tier, and Corning, advanced from over 130 teams competing in 8 Qualifying Tournaments. These[…]

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Q&A: Pre-College Programs

By Ursula Balent, Pre-College Programs Manager What pre-college summer programs does the University of Rochester offer? Rochester Scholars is designed for students entering grades 9-12 and offers one-, two-, and three-week noncredit courses. Taste of College allows high school juniors and seniors to enroll in four-week courses and earn college credit. Students may choose to[…]

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Pre-College Programs

Rochester’s Pre-College Programs give you a preview of what student life is like here. Courses are offered in a wide variety of subject areas, allowing you to explore your interests and think about what you might want to study in college. Sessions range from one to four weeks in length and include the option to[…]

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