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About the University :: April 2006
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13WHAM-TV ABC (Rochester) (April 25)
An old church in downtown Rochester is being transformed into loft apartments for students at the Eastman School of Music. What once was Emmanuel Baptist Church will soon be the new "Halo Lofts." There will be 12 two-story apartments. Each three-bedroom loft will be equipped with upscale amenities.
U.S. News & World Report (April 17)
But whatever you do, don't call it negotiating. That rubs financial aid officers the wrong way. "It's not a negotiating process. It's a matter of making sure that the school has all the information about the family's financial situation to help them determine what amount of aid can be provided," says Charles Puls, director of financial aid at the University of Rochester in New York.
Wall Street Journal (April 12)
This school year, Smith College set a minimum grade point average of 3.0 for students going on programs not run by the school, and the University of Rochester started charging at-home tuition and room fees to students in affiliated study-abroad programs. Next fall, Boston University will start charging students who go on outside programs a $500 administrative fee.