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Category: Undergraduate Admissions

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Four facts about living on campus

If you have never lived on a college campus before, then you might be wondering what to expect and how to prepare for this change. At The College of Saint Rose, first- and second-year students are required to live on campus unless they live within a 40-mile driving distance from the College. Even after their first two years, students are…

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…

Safe zone sign on Saint Rose campus

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…

Frankie Houser, veteran

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…