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Category: Undergraduate Admissions

This Is Why You Can Afford Private College (in GIFS)

There are so many wonderful parts of the college-selection process. Visiting campus is exciting, picking out decorations for your dorm room is fun, meeting a whole bunch of new people is awesome, and paying for college can be … intimidating. But here’s the thing. There are so many grants, scholarships, and other forms of financial aid out there to help…

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3 Ways to Get Involved with the LGBTQ* Community at Saint Rose

At Saint Rose, we’re proud of our queer community. We march in parades, hold fundraisers, organize protests, and just get together and hang out. For Pride month, we’ve highlighted ways our LGBTQ+ students like to get involved on campus, and how you can, too. Here’s the deal: Sign up for the leadership program With our L.E.A.D. Program, we have an…

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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…