Category - Extracurriculars

University of Rochester

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Rochester Bhangra!
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UAA Conference Preview
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I Believe an Introduction is in Order!
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About Me
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Get to Know Alap Patel!
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First Week Back, The Summary
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Embassy Youth Forum
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Pre-College Prom!
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Dear Freshmen
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How to Make Your Own Storyboard

Rochester Bhangra!

At the University of Rochester, one of my major activities is being a member of the University of Rochester Bhangra Team, a dance group that focuses on the traditional Indian style of dance that originates from the state of Punjab in western India. To give a little bit of background on my organization, UR Bhangra[…]

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UAA Conference Preview

Here at UR, our Men's Soccer team plays in the University Athletic Association (UAA).  Not to brag, but this is debatably one of the hardest conferences in all of DIII Soccer.  This year is no different.  The conference includes colleges in the Northeast and Midwest.  The conference is made up of Brandeis, New York University,[…]

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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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About Me

Hi, everyone! My name is Heather Alico and I am a senior, brain and cognitive science (BCS) major. My focus in BCS is on neurodevelopment and language. I hope to continue on to nursing school after graduation and become a psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner. In summer 2011, I completed my Spanish minor by[…]

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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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First Week Back, The Summary

Back in Rochester! After enduring one of the hottest summers in Korea, I'm looking forward to the chills in Rochester this semester. I usually come to school a week before classes start in order to help out with Freshmen Orientation. Also, the fall breeze that starts around this time is amazing. It makes me even more[…]

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Embassy Youth Forum

With Actor Daniel Dae Kim. (I'm on his right side with the blue tote bag.) The US Embassy American Center in Seoul hosts a youth forum called 'Real People Talking' every month. The center invites speakers to discuss US-Korea relations with college and graduate students. Due to the 2012 Yeosu World Exposition in Korea this[…]

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Dear Freshmen

Most high school students think their identity crisis is going to end once they're in college, but the confusion actually lingers. You have to choose your major, decide where you're going to live, select your roommates. . . . Endless dilemmas! JUST EMBRACE. College is going to throw even more questions and options at you. Think[…]

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How to Make Your Own Storyboard

Late night. My desk is a mess right now. I've been working on a storyboard for about a week. Most service fellowships these days ask for a short video in the application. It's a great opportunity to demonstrate your creativity! Prepping for a film takes as much time as making a film. You have to[…]

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