Category - Financial Aid and Scholarships

University of Rochester

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Fall in Love with Your Finances
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How to Become a Superstar Saver in 2016
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2015 in Review
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Forecasting the Future in Financial Aid
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A Thrifty, Meliora Thanksgiving
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Spring Study Abroad
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Avoiding Scary Student Loan Scams
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How to FAOnline
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5 Fantastic Tips for Saving Money as a Rochester Student
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Navigating Student Employment

Fall in Love with Your Finances

Valentine’s Day is here, so there’s no better time to fall in love with your finances! Sometimes we open our banking app or our credit card statement and we absolutely hate it. But who wants to spend all their time hating their financial situation? That’s not positive or healthy! Follow these three steps to fall in[…]

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How to Become a Superstar Saver in 2016

How are you going to make 2016 meaningful and awesome—the best year yet? Perhaps you set a goal for yourself to get better at saving. I don’t just mean saving money by making more frugal choices. I’m referring to saving money for the future—for emergencies, for school-related costs, even for retirement, if you’re blazing the trail[…]

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2015 in Review

Wow—2015 has been a big year for financial literacy at Rochester! Thank you all for being a part of it, whether you’ve read our blog, attended an event, or followed our money-saving tips on Twitter. Let’s stroll down memory lane to remember all the cool stuff that went down in 2015. We hosted three financial literacy[…]

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Forecasting the Future in Financial Aid

When it comes to need-based financial aid, things can change. Every year when you apply for financial aid, your financial need is reevaluated, and there can be changes to how much aid you’re eligible for, and what type of aid you qualify for. While the deadline for applying for next year is still a ways[…]

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A Thrifty, Meliora Thanksgiving

Are you throwing your own Thanksgiving this year? Maybe you’re staying in Rochester for the break or perhaps you’re hosting a Friendsgiving. Whatever your plans are, we have tips for putting together a thrifty Thanksgiving that will be both delicious and budget-friendly! 1. Ask your guests to bring drinks. Since you’re hosting, you’re well within your[…]

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Spring Study Abroad

Study abroad is one of the best and most rewarding experiences you can undertake in college. But for a lot of students, the financial aspect of a semester abroad can be daunting, and may be one of the biggest factors in deciding whether to go abroad. So how do you afford your time abroad?  […]

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Avoiding Scary Student Loan Scams

Some people think that student loans are scary. But let’s be real: if you are borrowing responsibly and staying aware of how much you’ve taken out, there’s no need to be scared. But there’s something else that’s even scarier, and that’s student loan scams. We’re going to teach you how to avoid those like the[…]

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How to FAOnline

Financial aid can be confusing, and we get it—sometimes you just get overwhelmed. But the Financial Aid Office has a lot of resources to help students with their financial aid, and none is better than FAOnline! This post is intended to help when you “can’t even” with FAOnline. With a variety of tabs that cover all[…]

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5 Fantastic Tips for Saving Money as a Rochester Student

Happy fall, everyone! We’re so delighted to have students back on campus. We hope your fall semester is off to a great start. We want to help you start your semester off right, so here are some of our best tips for saving money as a Rochester student. Have you heard of the RED program? With[…]

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Navigating Student Employment

  Welcome back to campus, everyone! With the start of the school year, the nice paychecks from your awesome summer job aren’t coming in anymore. What now, you ask? Look no further! The University’s student employment opportunities are here to help. Whether serving a double latte at Starbucks, setting up sound equipment for a show[…]

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