A New Perspective Into Career Services

Whether she’s watching The Simpsons or searching for new places to explore, Danielle Amato is always trying to enjoy life. As a senior here at Rutgers, she is always trying to make the most of all her experiences. A normal day for Danielle includes classes such as the Psychology of Intimate Relationships and Supportive Communication, both of…

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Rutgers Ecological Preserve

The Rutgers Ecological Preserve is one of the largest forests in New Jersey. The expansive preserve, spanning 316 acres, features numerous fresh water streams that feed into the Raritan River and houses numerous hiking and biking trails for the public to enjoy. For stressed college students, the Rutgers Ecological Preserve offers a quiet, peaceful alternative to the urban bustle of New…

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Letters To My First-Year Self: Marquisa Graves

This piece is part of the Letters to My First-Year Self series in which students (current or past) look back on their first year here at Rutgers and give advice to their former selves. We are looking for contributions to this series; so if you’d like to participate, please send your reflection to I Am…

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Muggle Mayhem: Club of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Rutgers may not be Hogwarts, but we still have a place for all die-hard Harry Potter fans. Muggle Mayhem, the Rutger’s chapter of the Harry Potter Association, is a place for Harry Potter lovers, wizard-wannabees, and everyday muggles to get together and bond about J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world.  But, believe it or not, Muggle Mayhem is…

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Zimmerli Art Museum

While many students may mistake the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum for an ordinary academic building, it is, in fact, one of the largest and most distinguished university-based museums in the nation. In addition to exhibiting over 60,000 diverse, world-class art installations, it offers special programs such as lectures, concerts, workshops, and gallery tours to visitors.…

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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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