Category - High School

University of Rochester

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Choosing Your School: 4 Factors to Consider and How Rochester Excels
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I Believe an Introduction is in Order!
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Get to Know Alap Patel!
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University of Rochester Adopts Test Flexible Policy
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NHI-LDZ Youth Legislative Session
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Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership
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Meliora, Class of 2016!
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Walking Backward in Cardigans
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Spring Break!!
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New Adventures :)

Choosing Your School: 4 Factors to Consider and How Rochester Excels

When I was applying to schools, I primarily looked for a couple major factors, and looking back, I didn't even fully understand their significance. In this blog post I'm going to help you to see why all of those statistics are important and how they help to make the University of Rochester an even greater[…]

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I Believe an Introduction is in Order!

Hello! My name is Grant Dever and I’m a sophomore at the University of Rochester. I’m from Honeoye Falls, NY, which is a small rural-suburb approximately 25 minutes from the University. The summer before my junior year of high school, I stayed on campus for a week participating in the Rochester Scholars program and absolutely fell[…]

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Get to Know Alap Patel!

Hey, everyone! My name's Alap Patel and I'm currently a sophomore at the University of Rochester, one of the best universities in New York! I hope this blog will give you more insight to a student's life at the University, and I'll be sharing tons about my activities, academics, and interests here at one of[…]

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University of Rochester Adopts Test Flexible Policy

Jon Burdick writes the first part of a four-part series (part 2) (part 3) (part 4) on Rochester’s new “test flexible” stance for undergraduate admissions. I’m addressing a four-part blog to prospective students with detail about their chances for admission to the University of Rochester. This Part 1 is about testing, with news. In Part 2,[…]

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NHI-LDZ Youth Legislative Session

Hello world! Today I post about the National Hispanic Institute's Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative program which I had the pleasure to run sound for. During this program, current high school students came to our beautiful campus to essentially create their own mock government. They created a House of Representatives, Supreme Court, and others. They[…]

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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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Meliora, Class of 2016!

By Jonathan Burdick, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid I’m happy to report that more than 1,200 high-achieving and exciting new students have declared their intention to enroll in the 163rd freshman class at the University of Rochester this fall. A few students still have an opportunity to reply in the next couple of weeks.[…]

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Walking Backward in Cardigans

Every Thursday morning from January through March, at the far-too-early-for-many-college-students hour of 7:00 a.m. (a two full hours before the earliest classes even start), a group of UR students can be seen streaming across campus from their various residence halls toward the Interfaith Chapel—where they then begin the long march down several flights of stairs[…]

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Spring Break!!

IT IS FINALLY HERE. And yes, I am talking about nothing other than spring break. At the University of Rochester, this break lasts one week, but I feel like it is placed perfectly in the academic calendar. It is right in the middle of the semester, after two stressful weeks of midterms. Right when I[…]

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New Adventures :)

Well, my break is finally over—in just two days, I'll be heading off to Buenos Aires! I'm not convinced I have the attention span for the 11-hour flight, so hopefully I'll be able to sleep most of the way! This week, I've spent most of my time packing, sorting out final details, and getting excited[…]

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