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Everything You Need to Know About Accepting Your Financial Aid Award Letter

The time has come for you to review and accept your financial aid award from Saint Rose. Congratulations! We value your investment in College and can’t wait for you to experience some of the most rewarding and exciting years of your life. To help walk you through the process of reviewing/accepting your financial aid, we talked with Janice Baumeister, associate…

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Choosing the Right Graduate School: My Story, Part 2

Making the decision to go to graduate school is exciting. It can also be overwhelming and nerve-racking. Saint Rose graduate student Sarah Uzzi G’21 shares tips and insights from her personal experience. If you missed it, catch up with Part 1 of Sarah’s journey. As I discovered during my journey to graduate school, the application process involves a large commitment…

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Financial Aid 101: What We Wish We Knew about Paying for College When We Were 17

Figuring out how to pay for college can be overwhelming (to say the least). But it doesn’t have to be. We’ve got the benefit of hindsight (something all of the older people in your life tell you, we know), but TRUST US: learn from our mistakes. If we were in your shoes right now, we’d go about this whole financing-the-most-important-part-of-your-life…

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4 Ways to Hack Your College Tuition

We’re not going to lie to you and act like college is cheap, but there is more to the story than a lot of people think. First of all, Saint Rose awards 98 percent of undergraduate students financial aid. In other words, we go out of our way to make sure your investment is smart and affordable. Still, most people…

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…