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College is an important part of students’ academic journey and for me it is beyond important. I am very happy that I am accepted to college in the United States. No matter where I go, it matters how well I grow and how I use my time and opportunities there. So this fall, I will...
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Anyone who knows me knows that I love making lists. So naturally, when I started my college search, the first thing I did was make a list of all the things I wanted in a college. When I looked into Penn, it immediately stuck out to me because it has so many of the qualities...
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Applying to the University of Rochester during ED round (Early Decision) was a choice that I made a week before the deadline, and a choice that I will never regret for a lifetime. I am convinced that at UR a new colorful palette for the brand-new me that is waiting to be created over the...
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– By Zak Showers I chose UNC Charlotte because of the opportunities I would have. I plan on studying meteorology in preparation for a career as a “weatherman.”  However, meteorology is a major that is not offered at many schools. My family and I visited many schools in the midwest looking for the right fit;...
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Tatum Hunsader, a 2018 graduate of Roycemore School, was recently featured in the July issue of Kenilworth Life Magazine. Tatum started her business, Tatum’s Sweet Treats, as a student baking in her family’s kitchen. She loved baking and was making so many treats, that the family didn’t have room on their counters for all her...
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My Roycemore story began in 2004, when I entered the Upper School as a freshman after having skipped 8th grade in the Lake Forest public school system. To this day, I remember both my parents and I worrying about whether a school would be comfortable accepting a student who had made the decision to expedite...
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COLLEGE! What a scary word.Emerson. What a soothing word. I started the search for my dream college near the end of my junior year. It was a very overwhelming process, and at the time, I wasn’t sure what I was looking for in a university. As I slowly began to come up with a list of...
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The thought of attending Loyola University of Chicago’s Honor’s College this fall brings some excitement combined with a lot of uncertainty. In all honesty, Loyola is not where I planned to end up, or where I particularly wanted to. I am excited to be living in the city, a train ride away from downtown, and...
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As my time at Roycemore has slowly come to an end, it has given me time to reflect on the different lessons that I have learned and the different type of people I have been able to encounter along my journey through high school. Whether people like it or not, Roycemore is a community. We...
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I loved Macalester before my first campus tour even started. However, it was when I was flipping through the international student handbook, I knew for sure that I am going to the right place. Eighty pages of detailed information ranging from important issues like visa application to small details like how to write a check...
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