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Author: Jenn GIsh

Saint Rose Best Buddies president accepts outstanding chapter award.

Saint Rose Best Buddies Receives Outstanding Chapter Award

Saint Rose Best Buddies, a student group that offers social activities and friendship to those both with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities, received the outstanding chapter award for the state of New York at the annual Best Buddies Leadership Conference in July. Best Buddies is an international organization that operates at colleges, middle schools, and high schools. The Saint…

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Why International Travel Matters for Music Students: France Trip 2018

Even when the audience’s spoken language is different, music bridges the gap, said Mallorie Meyer, a member of the Saint Rose Chamber Choir who recently returned from the group’s trip to France. “Music students should experience time abroad, so that they are able to feel how limitless music is. It was so amazing to perform for audiences that could speak little…

Screen shot of the FAFSA website.

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Fill Out the FAFSA 

Ugh, FAFSA. Acronyms. It wouldn’t surprise us if even the FAFSA people didn’t know what it stands for. (Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Thanks, Google.) Do you seriously have to fill out this thing? Here are three reasons not to: 1. Setting fire to money keeps you warm at night.  You can’t beat a good, hot money fire. And…

Students studying in a common area.

5 Things Every Transfer Student Should Do

Transferring to a new college can be a little scary. But the good news is you’re in a great position to make a really smart move for your life and your career. So as you contemplate this next move for yourself, here are some things you should do. 1. Make a list. If you’re looking to transfer, there’s a good…

Meme that says "The Face I Make When I Submit My FAFSA"

Why You Should Fill Out the FAFSA Today

  No matter what income background you come from, you should always file the FAFSA. It may seem as frustrating as the new changes to Snapchat, but it is worth your time. Here are four reasons you should fill out the FAFSA today: Free money: You never know how much you may receive. Your family may experience changes, and you…