Big Picture Lessons You Learn From Your Duration At Rutgers

They say you learn the most when you overcome a challenge that alters your perspective. From my personal experience at Rutgers, this statement has held true in reflecting on my past and working towards my future with a set list of goals in mind through a rigorous process of trial and error. This transition occurs when a self-realization strikes,…

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Home Away From Home: Tatianna Amatruda

83% of students who currently attend Rutgers New Brunswick are New Jersey residents.  The remainder of the student body, while the minority, diversify the Scarlet Knight community by contributing a wide array of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. In this series, I Am Rutgers will highlight the out-of-state student experience by detailing the journeys of a…

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Student Spotlight: Muna Ilogu

“In this generation we can be selfish sometimes. It’s not really about me. I serve a purpose on this earth.” Students at Rutgers University go through many different experiences whether they’re commuting, interning, or even traveling. Students are encouraged to participate in events on and off campus. Sometimes students participate during their travels to different countries. It…

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Home Away From Home: Carolina Carlat

83% of students who currently attend Rutgers New Brunswick are New Jersey residents.  The remainder of the student body, while the minority, diversify the Scarlet Knight community by contributing a wide array of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. In this series, I Am Rutgers will highlight the out-of-state student experience by detailing the journeys of a new…

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From Rutgers to Thrillist: Derek Springsteen

Transitioning out of college and into the adult world sounds like an accident waiting to happen. No longer working to get educated and graduate, but to gain experience and accomplish career-oriented goals. The Rutgers experience, no matter what you make of it, will in some way prepare you for a future after college.  Alright, aren’t you…

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Cook Farm

Paying a visit to the Rutgers Farm on Cook Campus is an item that should be on every Rutgers student’s bucket list.  It is a great place to spend a Sunday afternoon when you have some free time. Whether you’re coming from Livingston, Busch, College Avenue, or Cook/Douglass Campus, it is only a quick walk or…

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10 Easy Ways to Get Involved in Community Service at Rutgers

“Volunteers have a 27% higher likelihood of finding a job” – Corporation for National & Community Service Community service is more than giving back to the community. It’s an opportunity to learn about important social problems, gain valuable technical and practical skills, meet influential people, and grow as a person. Needless to say, volunteering is an…

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Blending In and Standing Out: Rutgers Through a Global Lens

    The typical college-goers experience is generally an overwhelming one from all the change they undergo. Moving to a new city away from family and friends? Check. Starting from scratch and forming an entirely new social circle? Check. Your emotional life momentarily sent into a state of disequilibrium? Check times infinity. The amount of…

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Home Away From Home: Lauren Fish

83% of students who currently attend Rutgers New Brunswick are New Jersey residents.  The remainder of the student body, while the minority, diversify the Scarlet Knight community by contributing a wide array of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. In this series, I Am Rutgers will highlight the out-of-state student experience by detailing the journeys of a…

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How To Be the Best Scarlet Knight Fan

Well, it is that time of the year again. We’re not just talking about the start of fall semester classes; We’re talking about the highly anticipated football season! As true Scarlet Knights, we are all eager to stand on those bleachers with our faces painted and our Rutgers football jerseys on, ready to cheer for our favorite team. Let’s face…

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Following A Passion Across The Country

“If you want something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.” A lot of Rutgers students take leaps of faith and end up doing great things. The most important part of being a member of this big community is that you are always encouraged to go far and beyond. Sometimes taking that big…

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Sarah Waxman: A Professional Foodie

One of the best parts about being a student at Rutgers is meeting people who are involved in a million different activities. Sarah Waxman is a senior triple-majoring in Food Science, Nutrition, and Biology. She sat down with I Am Rutgers to talk about food, her involvement in extracurricular activities, and some words of wisdom for anyone looking to get…

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