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What the Heck is an Online Ambassador?!

As you all should know by now, I’m an Online Ambassador for The College of Saint Rose! But how did I even get that job? Students are often times granted something in their Financial Aid package called a “Work-Study” job. You can find more information about that HERE. From a student standpoint, a work-study job is a great way of…

Financial Aid For Summer Classes

There are a number of reasons why students might consider taking summer classes.  During the summer, the library is less crowded, so you can finally snag that perfect comfy nook (the one that’s always occupied already by the time you get there) and settle in for some serious reading.  There’s more parking too, which is a major plus in my…

Its Open House Time!

It’s that time of year again where High School seniors are trying to figure out what to do next year. During the fall semester, The Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosts Open Houses so that prospective students and their families can learn a little bit about the college. What exactly do you do at an open house? Well, after you check…

10 things you should know about choosing the right college for you…if you don’t know, you should ask!

So choosing a college is quite the task, especially when thrown directly in the face of a 16 or 17 year old student. It can be rather daunting, but have no fear, you will get through this! I have compiled a list (in no order) to help you out, ten things you should think about, or ten questions you should…

2012-2013 Financial Aid Verification and Tax Return Transcripts

Each year the Department of Education randomly selects roughly a third of our financial aid applicants for verification. Verification is a review process wherein our Financial Aid Office collects additional documentation to confirm the information you reported on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students selected for verification will receive a notification letter from the the College of…