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According to, as of April 14, 2023, the national average interest rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage is 6.50%, which can vary by 11 basis points. Adjustable interest rates can be more affordable if you plan to hold the real estate for a shorter period. Your credit history, whether positive or negative or the lack thereof, can impact your interest rate...

After years of workshops, tutorials, internships, coursework, and job shadowing experiences (not to mention a pandemic!), we are proud to name you as a graduate of the Business Certificate Program offered by the Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics, and Society at the College of the Holy Cross...

A Look Into the SGA Budget 

By Zachary Elias '23

The SGA budget report for the 2022-2023 fiscal year projects net revenue of $1,112,418.00 based on a net student activity fee of $370 (after subtracting the Green Fund Fee of $10) and a $50,000 estimated rollover from the previous year's allocation. This budget is subdivided into the following categories: (1) SGA Operational, $141,200; (2) SGA Services, $129,200; (3) SGA Vehicle $14,000; (4) SGA Campus Organizations, $828,018; and (5) the Green Fund with $29,300. 

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