Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Irene Kim

Applying to Graduate School: Everything You Want to Know

When admissions counselors and faculty review your graduate school application, they aren’t just looking at your grades. They want to know if you’ll thrive and succeed in their program. That’s why it’s important to take the time and care to tell your story and show the people reading your application why you belong there. Our admissions counselors say it’s best…

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International Students at Saint Rose: Meet Lina Araujo G’19 of Colombia

We sat down with a few of our international graduate students, who joined us from a variety of countries around the world. They shared their thoughts on Albany and the area, what they like about being here and what they miss about home, and their best advice to their peers for settling into their new home at Saint Rose.  …

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Cybersecurity 101, Part 6: How to defend against hackers

  In Part 6, our cybersecurity experts provide insightful tips on how to keep ourselves savvy and safe. They tell us how to make ourselves an uninviting target for hackers and thieves, and advise us on how to deal with and recover from a hacking attack, identity-theft incident, or ransomware attack. The cybersecurity experts Dr. Zumrut Akcam, assistant professor of computer…

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Study Tips for Grad Students

Working, taking care of family members, going to school: Any or all of the above can be mentally, physically, or emotionally draining. Even the most disciplined of us will have days where all we want to do is flop on the couch, reach for the remote, and…. When that happens, how do you get through those 50 pages of reading,…

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How to make your grad school recommendation letters tell the story you want

It’s easy to think of recommendation letters as just more annoying documents that admissions counselors require – hurdles that you have to jump to apply to grad school. But they’re a crucial part of the story you’re telling to convince the school that you belong there. They can be powerful testimonials to your character, abilities, and potential that showcase your…