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College finds a connection with students in Puerto Rico

College finds a connection with students in Puerto Rico

October 14, 2020

Puerto Rican students who arrived as guests after Hurricane Maria have made their mark on campus—and helped the College attract more students from the island.

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Five tips for applying to college during the pandemic

Five tips for applying to college during the pandemic

October 7, 2020

Robert Alexander, the dean of admissions, financial aid, and enrollment, offers advice for prospective students and parents as they lay out a path to college over the next several months.

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The Class of 2024 settles in

The Class of 2024 settles in

August 24, 2020

The Class of 2024 includes more than 1,250 students in the College and 134 students in the Eastman School of Music. Forty other nations are represented.

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Enrollment activities move forward, adjust to help students, families in midst of COVID-19

Enrollment activities move forward, adjust to help students, families in midst of COVID-19

April 6, 2020

The offices of admissions and financial aid throughout the University have been carrying out traditional and adaptive recruitment and enrollment activities in preparation for the upcoming academic year and in the midst of COVID-19.

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Robert Alexander to join University of Rochester as dean of admissions, financial aid, and enrollment management

Robert Alexander to join University of Rochester as dean of admissions, financial aid, and enrollment management

January 14, 2020

Alexander is vice president for enrollment and communications at Millsaps College, a nationally ranked private liberal arts institution in Jackson, Mississippi. He will begin at the University on June 1.

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University hosting national College Horizons program

University hosting national College Horizons program

June 22, 2018

Nearly 70 Native American high school students will be working with national admissions representatives and counselors on the River Campus this week as part of College Horizons, a college access and success program hosted by the Office of Admissions.

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Your dream college: 20 insider tips for getting in

Your dream college: 20 insider tips for getting in

February 7, 2018

Grades. Clubs. Scores. Essays. Interviews. We’ve culled the advice of seasoned admissions professionals from the University of Rochester for a roadmap of what to do—and what to avoid.

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Veterans Alliance offers fellowship, structure

Veterans Alliance offers fellowship, structure

November 9, 2017

Created in 2013, the group is open to all students, faculty, staff, and alumni who are active duty military or veterans, and provides events and resources throughout the year. This Veterans Day weekend, the group will host the annual Military Appreciation Football Game.

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University welcoming students from Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

University welcoming students from Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

November 7, 2017

Rochester will be welcoming students affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria so they may continue their studies while their home colleges are temporarily shut down.

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Meet the newest Admissions counselors

Meet the newest Admissions counselors

October 7, 2016

The University’s six new admissions counselors come from Rochester, Ohio, Florida, New York City—and Jamaica. All six were hired this summer over hundreds who applied. Their task? To find the next group of exceptional University students.

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