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What’s It Like to Be Vegan at UR?
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The Great Outdoors
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Interview with an International Student (Part 1: How I got here)
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Photography Class, Hybrid Edition
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What’s it Like Living on Your Own for the First Time?
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Three Things You Can Do While Waiting For An Admissions Decision
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Preparing to Apply to Study Abroad
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Important Questions You Have Not Asked Yet
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Online College Experience as an Engineering Major
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Voting Season with the Committee for Political Engagement

What’s It Like to Be Vegan at UR?

There are a lot of considerations that go into deciding which college to attend, and dietary restrictions can be one of them. If you’re vegan and don’t want to give up that lifestyle (or starve), UR can work! A Day in the Life I’ve been vegan for a couple of years now, during which I[…]

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The Great Outdoors

Hello friends! As we pass the one year mark of the Coronavirus shutting down the University of Rochester, there are several light pinpricks beginning to shine from the tend of the tunnel. Vaccines are becoming more and more widely available, a tentative hope for a fully in-person fall semester has been proposed, and the best[…]

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Interview with an International Student (Part 1: How I got here)

The University of Rochester takes immense pride in its title as a global university. When we say that the world is in Rochester, we really mean it. There are over 4,800 international students at the university who come from over 120 different countries. Not only will you be able to experience life in a different[…]

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Photography Class, Hybrid Edition

The “Photo City” Rochester is sometimes known as the “Photo City,” and for good reason. As the birthplace of Kodak, it has a rich history in photography and is home to the George Eastman Museum, Visual Studies Workshop, Kodak’s headquarters. (Plus a whole lot of talented artists and photo geeks!) I’ve been passionate about photography[…]

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What’s it Like Living on Your Own for the First Time?

The University of Rochester has several great housing options – Phase, O’Brien, Drama House, the Music Interest Floor, etc. – all offer their own pros and cons, and I’ve had people thrilled with pretty much all University owned housing in someway. But, what if you want to live off campus? This is the first year[…]

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Three Things You Can Do While Waiting For An Admissions Decision

So you’ve done the hard part. You researched schools, applied, took standardized tests, and completed your courses. But now what? Here are three things you can do while waiting for an admissions decision. Make sure that you have submitted all of your financial documents and forms For students that need financial aid, it is especially[…]

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Preparing to Apply to Study Abroad

I know it’s hard to think about now, but one day study abroad programs will be back up and running! In the meantime, you can start contemplating studying abroad in college. I was surprised by how much goes into applying and getting ready to study abroad. It’s definitely not something you decide to do last-minute[…]

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Important Questions You Have Not Asked Yet

Given the current state of affairs, almost everything is online now. For high school juniors and seniors, this means that virtual sessions will be the main source of interaction between universities and students. Here are some questions that you may have not asked already but should:     1 – Are you allowed to graduate[…]

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Online College Experience as an Engineering Major

One of the things that high school seniors look forward to the most is the college experience. The thrill of leaving away from home for the first time, long term, and dorming with friends, classmates, and strangers. The freedom of making your own academic and personal schedule or deciding what and when you eat or[…]

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Voting Season with the Committee for Political Engagement

By: Victoria Liverpool, Class of 2022 My name is Victoria Liverpool and I’m from Montclair, New Jersey. I’m a junior planning to double major in International Relations with a minor in Spanish. I am the Publicity Chair for the Committee for Political Engagement where I manage our social media platforms and promote our events. On[…]

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