Archive for October 2016

Trick for Cheap: A Guide for Halloween on a Budget

By Maniyah Goodwine What if I told you that the most frightening thing about Halloween wasn’t the ghouls, goblins, zombies, or ghosts, but rather the costs? Students shell out hundreds of dollars every Halloween, adding yet another expense to their already sparse budgets. Halloween doesn’t have to be a horror story in your wallet. Costumes:…

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38 Ways to Use Your Student Discount

By Maniyah Goodwine Here is a list compiled from rather-be-shopping.com of discounts that students can take advantage of with their Rutgers ID. Some of these places even accept a student ID discount in addition to any coupons you may already have. Food Buffalo Wild Wings: At many BWW locations you can score 10% off your meal.…

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Saving Money at Rutgers

By Maniyah Goodwine There are so many ways to save money on campus. Students under utilize all of the resources colleges have to offer. Here are some of the resources that often go overlooked by students, costing them real money in the long run. Use the lounges. Who says you have to go out and…

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The Educational Opportunity Fund Program (EOF) – Christopher

Welcome back to another exciting installment of RU Working Wednesday! Today we will be highlighting The Educational Opportunity Fund Program (EOF). The EOF program is a part of the Office of Student Access and Educational Equity, and serves nearly 1400 Rutgers students who come from backgrounds of economic and educational disadvantage. The EOF Program is…

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Counting Your Coins in College

By Maniyah Goodwine Who doesn’t like saving money? In college saving money can seem like an insurmountable task as students often find their expenses outweighing their small (if any) income. They find themselves getting caught up in the hustle and bustle of college life, spending money without a second thought. The parties, the Ubers, the…

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Important State Deadline Changes for Financial Aid

* Update as of 3/24/2017: New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) and the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) announced the extension of the state deadline to renew (New Jersey) state aid. More information is available at hesaa.org. The new state deadline for filing the 2017-18 FAFSA has been extended to June 1 to accommodate…

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URGENT: Financial Aid Websites Down for Maintenance This Saturday

Certain applications for financial aid and federal work study will be unavailable from 6:30 AM to 11 PM on Saturday, October 22. During this time, the following applications will be inaccessible: Data Change Form Document Management Program Planning Letters Scholarship Letters Federal Work Study Job Application Student Employment Office Job Posting Form (for employers) Federal Work Study…

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The Office of Student Conduct – George

Welcome back to another exciting installment of RU Working Wednesday! Today we will be highlighting The Office of Student Conduct. The Office of Student Conduct enforces the University Code of Student Conduct and the Academic Integrity Policy, working to educate the University community about academic integrity and other ethical issues. Their objective is to promote…

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The Zimmerli Art Museum – Nimrah & Xiola

Welcome back to another exciting installment of RU Working Wednesday! Today we will be highlighting The Zimmerli Art Museum. The Zimmerli Art Museum is one of America’s largest university art museums, with more than 60,000 works in its collection. The museum exhibits world-class works of the visual arts. The pieces range from ancient to contemporary,…

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Rutgers Recreation – Intramurals – Daniel, Mayuresh, Karen & Andie

Welcome back to another exciting installment of RU Working Wednesday! Today we will be highlighting Rutgers Recreation – Intramurals. There are over 50 intramural sports leagues, offered on all campuses throughout the year. All intramural team sports require a referee to fairly officiate the games. Through training and experience, these officials develop a better understanding…

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