Author - Patrick Hennessey

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Following Up on Your New Year’s Resolutions
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A Cornucopia of Resources
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Exploring the World of Outside Scholarships
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Don’t Be Haunted by Private Loans
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Super Student Employment
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The Pleasure of the Public Market
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Back to School with Wallis Wallet!
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Cheap Summer Fun
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Reviewing Your Financial Aid Package
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Summer Jobs

Following Up on Your New Year’s Resolutions

You did it! You’ve survived one month of 2015. GREAT JOB! But how are you doing on those New Year’s resolutions? You probably set some lofty goals for 2015…are you keeping up? Tons of people will set goals about their money at the start of every year and struggle to keep them. It’s hard to[…]

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A Cornucopia of Resources

Did you know you have an absolute cornucopia of resources at your fingertips when it comes to all things financial literacy at Rochester? Since it’s the season to be thankful, I figured I would compile a list for you of all the wonderful financial literacy tools you have access to as a UR student. It’s[…]

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Exploring the World of Outside Scholarships

Outside scholarships are a wonderful thing. What exactly is an outside scholarship? First of all, it's free money. It's free money that comes from an organization outside of your school. There are thousands of outside scholarships out there just waiting for the right student to win their metaphorical hearts! (Source: whitepicketcollege.com) Once you start thinking[…]

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Don’t Be Haunted by Private Loans

I’m sure you’ve heard horror stories about private student loans: overwhelming interest rates, crummy customer service, bait and switch marketing techniques, and beyond. It can be scary out there! That’s why we offer alternative loan counseling to first-time borrowers of private loans. And don’t worry—Wallis Wallet has some helpful advice! How to Avoid a Haunting[…]

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Super Student Employment

Did you receive a Federal Work Study award in your financial aid package? Are you looking for a job on campus? Got questions? We can help! Allow us to answer your top five questions about student employment at the University of Rochester: (Source: warnerpacific.edu) Why should I get a job while I’m in college? Studies[…]

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The Pleasure of the Public Market

Happy fall, y'all! It's getting cooler outside, leaves are changing colors, and Starbucks has been purveying pumpkin spice lattes for weeks now! As you settle in to the school year, and your new living situation, whether it's in Riverview or the new Brooks Crossing, off campus or on campus, we have some great tips for[…]

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Back to School with Wallis Wallet!

Welcome back to Rochester for the new school year! Or if you’re a freshman just joining the family, welcome to Rochester! We’re so happy to have students back on campus, and are excited for another great year living the Meliora life. If you will be attending the Job Fair on Friday, August 29 from 10:00 am–1:00[…]

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Cheap Summer Fun

In Rochester for the summer? Whether it’s internships, classes, or summer jobs keeping you around for the summer, there’s plenty to do in the Rochester area that’s totally affordable for students! If you’ve happened to stroll through the ground floor of Wallis Hall recently, you may have noticed our fabulous bulletin board full of fun[…]

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Reviewing Your Financial Aid Package

Alrighty, folks! It’s that time of year again! You’ve been relaxing at home for a few weeks since the semester ended, and we’ve been hard at work on your financial aid packages. We’ll be emailing them out shortly, and we are happy to answer any questions you may have. Typically, if your family’s financial situation[…]

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Summer Jobs

Happy summer, all! Classes have been over for about a month now… finals are over and you've finally got some free time on your hands! Now here’s the million dollar question: how are you gonna fill all those free hours you've got now? Long walks on the beach? Coffee dates? Lavish dinners with your closest[…]

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