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10 TV SHOWS FILMED IN UPSTATE NEW YORK

When people think of New York, they often immediately think of New York City. And we get it: There’s a lot to love about the five boroughs three hours south of us.

But that said, we wouldn’t relocate Siena’s peaceful upstate suburban campus if we had the choice.
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Transferring to Siena: Get to Know Marley Buffis ‘23

When transferring to Siena, you can expect a simple process, transfer credits, transition into Saint life and at least $28K in scholarships.

This is all thanks to the genuine community vibe at Siena and the Siena Transfer Guarantee, making the switch to Siena as easy and exciting as possible for transfer students like Marley Buffis.
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7 things a college’s social media can tell you

We all know real life is different from what it looks like on Facebook or Twitter. But, when it comes to colleges and social media, you can gain a great deal of insight about an institution—and what it might be like to be a student there—by spending some time clicking through their social media accounts.

Take your list of top schools and see what platforms they have accounts on, then log on and consider these seven things a college’s social media can tell you:
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10 Things to Consider As You Plan Summer Campus Visits (That You Wouldn't Have Thought of Pre-Pandemic)

While the world is beginning to reopen this summer, so are college campuses. This means… summer campus visits! The best way to know if a college is right for you.

Yet, there’s a pretty good chance that most prospective students are used to everything about the college admissions process being virtual.

So to make sure each and every student stays healthy and safe while planning productive summer campus visits, here are some things to keep in mind, think about, and consider:
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Food Talk: Where Siena Students Order Takeout

As you can probably imagine, you're in for a lot of late nights at college. Hanging out with your friends, staying in to write a paper, studying with your roommates for tomorrow's test—you'll be doing a lot of all that.
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Scholarships for Transfer Students (At Siena & Beyond)

Transferring to a new school? Whether you’re currently at a community college or a four-year school that isn’t everything you hoped it’d be, good news: there’s financial aid especially for you to make the switch even easier.
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WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH SIENA COLLEGE'S $57,000 SCHOLARSHIP GUARANTEE?

We know that tuition costs will always be a factor in the decision process. And yet, like you, we’ve been reading far too often lately about colleges and universities that continue to give out discounts to certain families based on very specific circumstances—while raising their costs at the same time.

We do things differently at Siena College. We call it: The Siena Guarantee.
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THE BEST COLLEGE RESOURCES TO USE DURING THE SEARCH & APPLICATION PROCESS

For nearly every single step of a high school student's road to college, there are countless resources that can really help you (or your parents) make things easier and clearer. Twitter accounts to follow. Guides to download. People to answer your questions. Here are our top picks to bookmark stat.
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WHAT ARE THE FRANCISCAN VALUES?

Service toService to the poor and marginalized, affirmation of the unique worth of each person, appreciation for beauty, reverence for all creation, and faith in a personal and provident God—these are the values and vision of St. Francis of Assisi.

Siena, as you may already know, is a Franciscan community. Friendship and respect are of the utmost importance to us, as is our commitment to building a world that is more just, peaceable, and humane.
Academics, Admissions

Every Student Has a Story: Emily Nash '23

Emily Nash '23 was unexpectedly pulled out of class and directed to the principal's office. She hadn't done anything wrong, but a fleet of news vehicles and live trucks had descended on tiny Lunenburg High School. The reporters were all there to speak to Nash...