Category - Extracurriculars

University of Rochester

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Dear Freshmen
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How to Make Your Own Storyboard
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Summer ‘Oh Twelve!’
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Internships in Argentina
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Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership
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Summer Volunteer: English Zone
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About Me
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Roly Poly at the University of Rochester
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The Best 12 of 2012
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Walking Backward in Cardigans

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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Summer ‘Oh Twelve!’

It's well above 100 degrees, with the sun shining down on me fiercely as I sit outside on my balcony writing my first blog post of the 2012 summer! Yes, it has been way over a month since summer started! How time flies. I still remember my heart thudding and leaping for joy when my[…]

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Internships in Argentina

Even though I’m so glad I studied abroad in Argentina, there was one definite downside. As I’ve said in previous posts, my arrival date was February 27, and I won’t get home until July 15—very different from the traditional, mid-January-to-early-May spring semester. This might not sound like a huge deal, but it definitely is when[…]

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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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Summer Volunteer: English Zone

I'm back in Korea for summer vacation. It's my last summer break before graduating from the University of Rochester, so I decided to take it easy and focus on enjoying things I won't be as likely to do once I "enter the real world." I'm studying Chinese and French, as well as learning how to[…]

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About Me

Hey, all! I'm Nick Benjamin, and I'll be occupying this little bit of Internet for a while. I'm currently studying mathematics and economics at the University of Rochester, am gainfully employed with Event Support and Orientation this summer, and am social chair for Phi Kappa Tau. In my free time, I love listening to music,[…]

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Roly Poly at the University of Rochester

The Korean American Students' Association (KASA) with Off Broadway On Campus (OBOC) UR Breakdance Korean Percussion Group (Hon) RICE Crew Louvre PRESENTS  ROLY POLY at the University of Rochester! As vice president of KASA, I decided to make a music video parody with other performance groups on campus. I choice a Korean-pop (K-pop) song called "Roly[…]

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The Best 12 of 2012

I was so busy studying for finals constantly that, until I finished my last one, I hadn't really realized I will no longer be a freshman. It made me reflect back on this year, and it is crazy how fast it went by. So I decided to now make a post about some of my[…]

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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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