College “Matters”

College “Matters” is a new content area for to provide additional meaningful resources and information to students, parents, families and our communities.  We will be including articles and news items on a variety of topics that provide support for off-campus living, college student tips for meal planning, saving money on a budget, looking ahead towards future career goals and life planning and more.  If you would like us to consider a topic, please feel free to let us know!  You can use our contact page to submit an idea.  We are planning to add posts here on a regular basis, so please check back regularly for new content and share with others!


College “Matters” Articles

Safety Practices for Off-Campus Living

Living off campus provides students with a new level of independence and in many cases is a first step for taking on new responsibilities for personal safety and the security of possessions and valuables.  A few basic safety practices for off-campus living can help make this experience a positive one ...
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Local Colleges Provide Many Benefits to Oneonta and Otsego County

The fall months bring many changes to our region - most notably we see our seasonal shifts in weather, brilliant fall colors, and of course the annual ‘back to school’ changes in our local traffic. While we may regret the end of the summer season, we have many reasons to ...
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6 tips for new students

College Life – 6 Tips for New Students

Heading off to college for the first time is exciting - and a bit nerve wracking!  It marks the beginning of a new phase of your life as a more independent young person.  It provides you with the opportunity to make new friends, try new things and set you on ...
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Insurance options for your college student

Insurance Options for Your College Student

Heading off to college is an exciting time in the life of any student (and for parents too). It is the beginning of a more independent life for a young adult - a time when your child is making many of their own decisions and taking on responsibility for their ...
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