Getting the Most of your Time at RIT

Getting the Most of your Time at RIT

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Graduation is getting closer and closer. I've really enjoyed my time at RIT and in IGM, and if you're reading this I hope that you do too! Before I go, though, I'd like to share some of the lessons I learned that helped me make the most of my time here.

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Independent Study and Production in IGM

Independent Study and Production in IGM

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As I’ve gone through my college courses with IGM, I’ve started to find projects, topics, and games that I’d like to take forward, beyond the scope of existing classes. Luckily, IGM gives a fantastic resource to do that - the Independent Study Program.

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My Experience with Co-ops at Non-Gaming Companies

My Experience with Co-ops at Non-Gaming Companies

Over the summer and fall of 2016, I worked at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson’s pharma subdivision. Specifically, I worked on the Cardiovascular & Metabolics (CVM) team, which manages the drugs Xarelto, Invokana, and Invokamet. I got this job at RIT’s fall career fair. After talking to roughly every tech company there, I decided to try my luck with some of the “bit of everything” companies, namely J&J. After chatting with one of the recruiters for a few minutes, he asked if I had free time the next day; HALLELUJAH AN INTERVIEW!

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Why Professors Should Be Your Best Friends

Why Professors Should Be Your Best Friends

In my opinion one of the best parts of college besides meeting new people and making friends that will last a life time, is getting to meet the interesting professors that work here at RIT. The majority of professors that work here at RIT are way different from your normal teachers that you have encountered. All of them are usually working on something weird and fascinating and all of them are very passionate about their professions and would love to talk about what they’re doing.

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Going Above and Beyond in Class

Going Above and Beyond in Class

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Starting in my second year here at RIT, going “Above and Beyond” became a graded requirement for some of the bigger assignments and projects that I had for a few classes. While meeting the basic requirements of the assignment would get you a 90%, the last 10% was based on implementing something learned outside of class, or doing something that went beyond the requirements. Although it took getting used to at first, going above and beyond is something that I have been trying to do a lot more often now, and it something that I find to be very important.

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