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Category: Graduate Study

International Students at Saint Rose: Meet Akporode Esha G’19 of Nigeria

We sat down with a few of our international graduate students, who joined us from a variety of countries around the world. They shared their thoughts on Albany and the area, what they like about being here and what they miss about home, and their best advice to their peers for settling into their new home at Saint Rose. Akporode…

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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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Study Tips for Grad Students

Working, taking care of family members, going to school: Any or all of the above can be mentally, physically, or emotionally draining. Even the most disciplined of us will have days where all we want to do is flop on the couch, reach for the remote, and…. When that happens, how do you get through those 50 pages of reading,…

Sarah Uzzi G'21

Graduate School: Finding a Master’s Degree Program, Part 1

  By Sarah Uzzi G’21 Making the decision to go to graduate school is exciting. It can also be overwhelming and nerve-racking. Saint Rose graduate student Sarah Uzzi shares tips and insights from her personal experience. When I started my undergraduate career, I never expected I would want to earn any degree beyond a bachelors. But the second I declared…

How Do I Tell My Friends and Family I’m Too Busy with Grad School to Hang Out?

  By Amelia Koethen G’19 When I first applied to graduate school, I had a lot of concerns about managing my time. Would I be able to make time for myself, keep my full-time job, and have time to give my studies the full attention they required? I was concerned about forgetting or neglecting work tasks or school assignments and…

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