Admissions & Financial Aid Blog

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Deaf-ine Meliora: A First Year’s Account on Disability
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Summer Jobs, Internships, and Research in the Humanities
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A Guide to Rochester’s Unknown and Well-known Study Spots
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Film and Media Appreciation and Education
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The Underhill Installation: Telling Unconventional Stories
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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!
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Life in the ROC
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A Look into Rochester’s Campus Setting
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Rochester: A City & Campus for Cinema
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Digging up the Classics at Rochester

Deaf-ine Meliora: A First Year’s Account on Disability

Hello. My name is Phelan Conheady. I am a native of Rochester. I am a first year and currently a triple major in French, international relations and American Sign Language (ASL). I am involved in student government as a first-year senator and as part of the campus services committee. I am also an active member[…]

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Summer Jobs, Internships, and Research in the Humanities

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow How can you make the most out of your summer? Will you stay in Rochester or return home? Options range from research positions, internships, volunteering at a nonprofit, starting your own company, getting a temporary job, and beyond! Searching Many application deadlines crop up around March, so[…]

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A Guide to Rochester’s Unknown and Well-known Study Spots

Hey there, everyone! As we approach midterms and exams, the need to find good study places becomes more and more important. Wise saints like me will tell you to find a good spot as early as you can rather than waiting a night before the exam. So in this blog, I will highlight some places[…]

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Film and Media Appreciation and Education

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow Earlier this month, fellow blogger Jackie Heinzelmann wrote “Rochester: A City & Campus for Cinema,” where she listed her top five ways to enjoy a movie both on an off campus. I’m going to pick up where she left off and explore other ways to enjoy film[…]

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The Underhill Installation: Telling Unconventional Stories

by Elise McCarthy and Saralinda “Linnie” Schell, Class of 2019 The Underhill was born in a single 2:00 am burst of creativity, wandering around the space where the installation would, two months later, take place. Using the installation space as a frame, we told the story of a young girl, her disappearing mother, her father,[…]

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

College application season is coming to an end, and high school seniors all over the world are sighing in relief as they click that send button for the last time. Now the waiting begins—restless months filled with anxiety, relief, and fear of possible rejection. While rejection is a possibility, being accepted into multiple places and making the[…]

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Life in the ROC

When researching a college, chances are you will hear about its vibrant campus life. At the University of Rochester, going to class and studying will take up some of your time, but the rest of your day will be filled with activities made possible by nearly 275 student groups. This blog post isn’t about any[…]

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A Look into Rochester’s Campus Setting

This weekend, I visited my friends in Boston. After residing and visiting the Cambridge area multiple times, I have come to grasp the large distinctions present between the University of Rochester’s campus and campuses that are encompassed within major cities. A secluded campus Coming to Rochester, I did not realize the extent to which a[…]

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Rochester: A City & Campus for Cinema

So, you probably applied to the University of Rochester for reasons like academics, or because you wanted to experience what real snow is like (welcome, Californians!). What you probably did not know, and what you’d love to know if you’re a movie lover like me, is that the University of Rochester and surrounding city is a great spot for[…]

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Digging up the Classics at Rochester

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow What are the “classics?” The Odyssey and the Iliad? Anything written in Latin? Or are they something more—not only the texts, but the people who wrote them, the lives those people lived, the places those lives occurred, the cities those places comprised, and the history that happened[…]

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