Category - High School

University of Rochester

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How To NOT Be a Lazy Senior!
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Successful Issues Conference Featuring IB Coordinators!
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Keeping Busy Until You Arrive at Rochester
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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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Why Rochester?
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Summer Plans Are Looming
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The Campus Visit: A Trip Worth Taking
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Rochester to Host IB Coordinators on Campus
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The Art of a Short Film

How To NOT Be a Lazy Senior!

Many of you are seniors in high school, and now I’m a senior in college! I cannot help but think about being lazy. It’s so hard to be motivated because all I want to do is hang out with my friends all the time. But I think the single most effective way to stay productive[…]

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Successful Issues Conference Featuring IB Coordinators!

We were thrilled to host a successful Secondary Schools Issues Conference (SSIC) at the beginning of June, featuring about twenty International Baccalaureate coordinators representing sixteen US states. We had coordinators from California, Florida, Washington, New Jersey, New York, Colorado, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, South Carolina, Indiana, Mississippi, Idaho, and Rochester, NY! Counselors[…]

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Keeping Busy Until You Arrive at Rochester

So it's July and the Class of 2018 is starting their Rochester experience in just a couple months. I'm assuming the next two months will be an incredibly anxious time in many of your lives as you prepare for your first experience in college. I want to offer some sage advice on what you can[…]

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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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Why Rochester?

Hi all, it’s been a crazy few months as I’ve transitioned into my role as Midwest Regional Rep. Getting used to the new responsibility and a new city, Chicago, have been really crazy, but I finally feel like I’m getting a grasp on all the things happening at once. It is a good time for[…]

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Summer Plans Are Looming

Summer is coming. Yes, its been an unusually long, harsh winter here in the US, but that is all going to be over and done with soon. This usually makes people tingle with excitement. But with that realization also comes the reality of, “What am I going to do this summer while on break from[…]

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The Campus Visit: A Trip Worth Taking

When it comes to the college search, anyone will tell you that visiting potential schools is a good idea. Campus visits not only give you the chance to see the school in person, but they allow you to get a feel for the student community. Prospective students who participate in overnight visits get the added[…]

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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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