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School/Life Balance: 6 Ways to Do it Right

Going to college is famously one of the best experiences of your life. Studying and hanging out with people your own age who are interested in the things you are is  powerful. You are definitely going to love it. However, you may easily find yourself overwhelmed by schoolwork and all the stuff you’re involved in outside of the classroom. Striking…

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5 Essay Ideas That Are Never Boring (to Write or to Read)

Here’s the thing about the college essay: They’re not just hard to write. They can also be hard to read. Once you accept this truth, you’re going to be about 17 steps ahead of all of your peers. Because knowing this does for you is it makes you think about who the person is reading this essay. Who are they?…

You’ve Made Your Deposit. Now What? 

***Warning! This post is for the smarties who already made their deposit.*** Hi there, you Golden Knight, you. Welcome! We’re so excited to have you here, officially, at Saint Rose. The big stuff is over: you found a school, you applied, you got in, you decided to go, and you made your deposit! So now what? We know your summer…

Students unpacking a car at Saint Rose on move-in day in Fall 2017.

Five Ways to Feel More Prepared for College

Feeling prepared for college isn’t just about having the right size sheets for your dorm-room bed. Emotional and mental readiness is what will really help you sleep at night. The College of Saint Rose recently partnered with the JED Campus Program to support student well-being and mental health. With the help of JED’s Set To Go program, we came up…

Good to know: Hubbard Interfaith Sanctuary Turns 20

Twenty years of kindess On his second day at Saint Rose, Sean Butler was lonely. It was a Sunday, and quiet. He walked around campus and, eventually, he heard singing coming from a small brick building along Madison Avenue. “A Mass choir was rehearsing. I poked my head in and they invited me to sing,” said Butler, a freshman studying…