Graduate School: To Apply or Not to Apply? That is the Question

Author: Samantha Fraser, Graduate Assistant It’s that time of year! Yes, you all know what I’m getting at…graduate/professional school application deadlines are quickly approaching. With that being said, it can begin to feel overwhelming with all of the different questions you are probably thinking about. Do I even need a graduate degree? Where do I start the search? How can […]

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Interviewing: Don’t be intimidated, be prepared!

Deniz Degirmenci, Graduate Assistant, Career Center It’s fair to say that the interview process is often a dreaded and scary experience, especially for students who may not have a lot of experience with interviewing. We might spend hours Googling interview questions and perfecting our responses, to later find the interviewer asking entirely different questions. Then you find your mind goes […]

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Good to know: Saint Rose computer science majors net big internships

Mainframes were something Andrew Reifman-Packett ’16 had no experience with. But as soon as he started his summer internship at IBM in the Research Triangle Park of North Carolina, he was assigned to develop a framework for a new mainframe. “Very few colleges teach it and they didn’t expect me to know very much about the framework,” Reifman-Packett explained. “But […]

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The Best Years of Your Life

People often tell college students that, “College is the best time of your life,” and often times, we the college students tell them that they’re full of it. We tell them that college is full of stress and papers, useless homework, dumb group projects, bad relationships and breakups, bad food, bad roommates and having no money. However, once you actually […]

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Good to know: PB&Jams: sticky fingers, sweet rewards

  The fifth edition of PB& Jams had more of everything: More volunteer help, more community support and, most important, more sandwiches to serve to people in need in the Capital Region. “We made 3,594 sandwiches.” said Ellen Praught, a Saint Rose sophomore who co- chaired the annual student-centric marathon held earlier this month. “There are 3,000 homeless people in […]

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