Live Q&A with a University of Rochester Admissions Officer

Recorded Thursday, September 17 at 09:00 PM

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About this livestream

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University of Rochester

Rochester, NY
Description

Ask University of Rochester admissions officers questions about what it takes to get admitted to University of Rochester, their application process, academics, and more.

University of Rochester has shut down campus visits and tours due to the coronavirus outbreak, and many families are missing out on the opportunity to learn about the college first hand from admissions staff on campus. Libby Browne will start the session with an in-depth overview of University of Rochester, covering topics ranging from admissions to academics to campus life. In the second half of the session, she'll open the floor to an audience Q&A session and answer your questions about University of Rochester admissions, life on campus, and more.

Libby Browne, M.Ed

Regional Associate Director of Admission

University of Rochester

Libby has worked in higher education for over ten years in both student life and enrollment management at a variety of different institutions, including nonprofit organizations, visual art schools, and both private and public research universities around the country. She is no stranger to navigating the world of remote office work, as she lives in Southern California and has worked for the past 4 years as a West-Coast Regional for the University of Rochester. She’s looking forward to sharing more on what makes this community special!

School information

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY
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Undergrad College: University of Chicago

Major: Economics

Work Experience: As a Co-Founder of CollegeVine, I lead the data science and admissions curriculum teams. I have worked with thousands of students and families over the course of 8 years. I have also spent time as a senior analyst in aviation operations, strategy, and marketing.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Vinay and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
39:46Patty:Multiple media outlets have reported that students are deferring their Freshman year until September 2021 due to Covid-19. Has that happened at Rochester and if so, will you admit a smaller Freshman class for 2021?
39:52Shouri:how may seats are there in REMS/year?
39:55Lran :Are some classes taught by TAs? What is the% of your graduates going to med school? What’s the % of students double majoring/double minoring? Any changes for 2021 admissions requirements or processes? Thank you.
40:56Bilkisu:How would you describe the students at Rochester?
44:21Patty:Rochester has such a significant reputation regarding the pre-med program and STEM. As a prospective student focusing on writing and Political Science, could you tell me more about Rochester's culture for students like me?
48:41Lran :Is it normal to apply as undecided? Is it hard to change/transfer to other majors? Do most graduates work outside Rochester after graduation?

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