Category - Extracurriculars

University of Rochester

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Winter Is Coming… To Rochester
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5 Reasons To Join an E-board
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The Performing Arts at Rochester
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Campus Jobs: An Extracurricular Opportunity
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Five Things To Consider While Applying To Colleges
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Friday Night Live: Balance Between Work and Play
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A Glimpse Into the Students’ Association Government
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Three Experiences with UR Baja
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Join a Multicultural Club!
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So You Think You Can Dance… In College

Winter Is Coming… To Rochester

It’s December, and you know what that means? Winter is here at the University of Rochester! Now, you might ask what’s so special about winter here at the University, and I would say, “A lot of things!” But, to keep this short and sweet, here are three of my favorite things about University of Rochester[…]

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5 Reasons To Join an E-board

Having an “e-board” (executive board) position or being on an e-board for something is slang among students here at the University of Rochester for being part of the management of one (or multiple!) of over 200 clubs and organizations on campus. These clubs include everything from arts and crafts to academics, sports, and entertainment. It is generally[…]

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The Performing Arts at Rochester

The University of Rochester community is built on the concepts of inclusion and freedom. Freedom in your studies, but also in your extra-curriculars. How are you going to round yourself out? We are more than just students. While our academics are important to the college application process, it’s our extra-curriculars that made us unique. Upon[…]

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Campus Jobs: An Extracurricular Opportunity

When relatives or friends from home ask about the highlights of my college experience, they’re often surprised when I mention my various jobs in addition to academics or friendships. As it happens, my experiences with student employment have genuinely been a highlight for me the past two-and-a-half years. My jobs during college have been some[…]

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Five Things To Consider While Applying To Colleges

With the deadlines for college applications approaching, many of you must be wondering, “Which colleges should I apply to?” So, to help guide your thought process, I’m going to count down my personal list of college must-haves, which I considered while applying. 5. Distance from home and/or weather For me, while neither of these factors had[…]

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Friday Night Live: Balance Between Work and Play

The University of Rochester is well known for a variety of things, but their Friday nights aren’t typically one of them. Staying true to its stereotype as a bit of a “nerd school,” many students might end up studying well into a weekend night. Some, of course, are actively engaged in the Friday night life,[…]

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A Glimpse Into the Students’ Association Government

Throughout most of my two years at the University of Rochester thus far, I’ve been involved with Students’ Association Government (the formal name for Rochester’s student government body, which is colloquially referred to by students as “SA Government” or ”SA Gov”). During the spring of my freshman year, I served as a member of what[…]

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Three Experiences with UR Baja

Mario Gutierrez, Class of 2019 Studying at the University of Rochester has been one of the biggest challenges in my life. I’m proud to be part of the Hajim School of Engineering, and even though I’m a freshman, I’ve already learned a lot of things. While I strongly believe that going to classes and getting good[…]

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Join a Multicultural Club!

One of my favorite things about being a student at the University of Rochester is that everyone is so passionate about things they love to do and believe in. That is why the school has so many different clubs, ranging from the scholarly debate club to the fun and active Quidditch club. If you are[…]

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So You Think You Can Dance… In College

You most definitely can at the University of Rochester. I started ballet at age three and continued until senior year of high school. I knew I would miss the amazing dancers with whom I grew up and my amazing instructor who became an incredible resource and friend. At the last recital, my instructor said, “Never[…]

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