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Why This PwC Manager Recommends Siena’s Master’s in Accounting

Planning to become a CPA? It pays to research which M.S. in Accounting will best set you up for success. And if you’re already a CPA, but don’t yet have an MSA, going back to earn a master’s is one of the smartest decisions you can make to fortify your future.

So let’s get right to it: You’re here because you’re interested in Siena’s MSA program. To give you a graduate’s perspective, we talked to Terence Holden, a manager at PwC in Boston who earned his undergraduate accounting degree at Siena in 2012, then his MSA at Siena in 2013.
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Siena College Ranks #16 on Learn.org's 50 Best Business Degrees

Out of all the business schools across the country, how do you know which ones should be on your list if you’re interested in an undergrad business degree or a master’s program?

Decide on a location. Research alumni networks. Read about the faculty. And, of course, look to the rankings.

Learn.org just recently published its 2020-2021 school year rankings of “The 50 Best Business Degrees,” and Siena proudly claims the #16 spot.
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Five Myths About Student Debt After College

Even though there is so much to be excited about when it comes to college, you may be nervous about cost; student debt and private school tuition seems to always be in the news these days.

But we're here to tell you that much of what you hear is actually inaccurate, and as the admissions team at an affordable private college, we're happy to see that the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has set the facts straight with their 2019 report on student debt.
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BOOK YOUR VIP VISIT TO SIENA COLLEGE

As much as we seriously love hosting Open House at Siena—from the full-on pep rally to the petting zoo to the alumni panels and more—well, you know, COVID-19.

So in an effort to keep our visiting families safe and still provide a campus visit that exceeds your expectations, we’ve created a brand new way to see Siena.

The VIP Visit. It’s private, personalized, socially distant and still full of surprises. (And food.)
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[FREE GUIDE] SHOULD I MAJOR IN DATA SCIENCE?

As you sift through your options for majors and minors available at the schools you’re most interested in, you may hear about or read the words “data science.”
Whether you recognize the area of study or not, here’s the first thing you should know: skilled data scientists are in demand in every industry, in every business. It’s a lucrative and exciting career to have, and a smart field of study to get into early—if it interests you, of course.
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10 REASONS SAINTS LOVE GOING TO COLLEGE IN THE CAPITAL REGION

This one’s for anyone who wants to know more about college life in New York’s Capital Region, but especially for those of who have lived here your whole life and are wondering: Do I move away or stay close to home for college?

Consider these 10 reasons Saints love living and studying in Upstate New York, with Loudonville as our homebase.
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SIGN UP NOW: THE SIENA SUMMER EXPERIENCE

How does swag, snacks and a summertime look at Siena sound to you? Introducing our Summer Experience Days.

We are beyond excited to welcome smiling faces back on our beautiful, in bloom campus. And in true Siena style, we’ve planned something special (and safe!) for every single family. Here are the details.
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GET THE SIENA COLLEGE SUMMER COLORING PAGE EVERYONE IS, WELL, COLORING

According to the Cleveland Clinic, adult coloring can actually relax your brain.

It takes your attention away from yourself and whatever’s stressing you out, and it gives you a low-stakes activity to be as neat or messy as you choose. Clinical psychologist Scott M. Bea, PsyD was quoted in that article above saying: “Adult coloring can be a wonderful escape, rather than a demanding test of our capacities.”
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Seven misconceptions you may have about Siena College

No one there plays Fortnite! They don’t allow calculators! Their professors are from Mars!

Okay, so those are extreme (and completely false).

But when you haven't visited a college’s campus or spoken directly with a current student or alum, it's easy to have a few preconceived notions about that college—based on pretty much nothing at all.

While we don’t hear too many misconceptions about Siena, we do hear these below. Thought the same things? Read on for the reality behind each.
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Post-Pandemic, Here’s What We Cannot Wait to Do Back at Siena

Like all of you, we’re counting down the days until this pandemic is a thing of the past. We cannot wait to plan our next vacation, or simply walk around the mall, eat at a restaurant, attend a baseball game, and do all those things we did pre-Coronavirus, without a care in the world.

You know what else is high on that list? Enjoy the Saint life at Siena. While we’ll always do what’s right, what’s safe, and what’s needed, we gotta admit: there’s a lot we’re looking forward to getting back to here on campus.

Post-pandemic, we’re ready for…