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Category: Undergraduate Admissions

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Tips for Writing a College Admissions Essay

College essays can be tricky to get just right. But if you go in with a game plan, you’re going to come out with something that shows your intelligence, your strength, and, best of all, your personality. At Saint Rose, the college essay (or a graded paper) is optional. Whether you should skip it altogether depends on the rest of…

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10 Ways Saint Rose is Friendly to Veterans

At Saint Rose, we’re honored to support the outstanding servicemen and women who are serving or who have served in the military. And because of that, we’ve put into place a number of programs to help you meet your educational and professional goals. Here are 10 benefits Saint Rose has to offer veterans (plus one more!). 1. We participate in…

6 Totally Free Things To Do Off Campus in Albany

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that college students are broke. Broke broke broke. One of the many awesome things about the Capital Region, though, is there are lots of free things to do to keep yourself entertained. Sure, you can definitely blow your money at the restaurants, movies, and the track, but here are a few things you can do…

Here’s How To Figure Out Which College Visit Is Right For You

Many colleges offer all kinds of options for visiting. There are campus tours, virtual tours, conference calls, information sessions, and more opportunities for getting to know a college better. So what’s the difference? What should you spend your time on and why? Here’s a very handy F.A.Q. to help you sort it out. First things first: Do I really have…

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…