Easy? Maybe Not…

But worth it? Absolutely! While beginning a new chapter in your life is always exciting, it may not always be an easy start. There is always some risk involved when trying something new. I’d say transferring to a new school … Continued

I Decided at Walk With a Hawk

When I was applying to colleges what seems like ages ago, I had figured it was better to have too many options than not enough options. That worked until I had 10 acceptance letters and no idea how to pick … Continued

10 Awesome Reasons To Be A Kinney SCHOLAR

1. Leg up on your competition. At Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center, SCHOLARS receive training and field work at the undergraduate level. Most universities don’t offer this type of experience until graduate school.  SCHOLARS typically earn 2000 hours of hands … Continued

Why Not?

Nervousness and excitement. That is what I felt as I packed the car for the second time this past summer to venture to my new home, Hawk Hill. I knew I was excited to start my journey at SJU, but … Continued

Experiencing a New Culture in Texas

El Paso, Texas is a place and community that will forever have my heart, and an experience that I will always carry with me. Who knew that a week on an SJU Winter Immersion Program could leave such a lasting … Continued

What a Welcome!

The college application process is one of the most frightening, daunting processes a high school senior goes through. But what happens once you’re accepted? Then comes the even scarier task of deciding on which college to attend. This is where … Continued

From Flapping My Wings to Earning My Ears

Almost one year ago to the day, I found myself working among many upperclassmen within the admissions office.  One of the students, Carla, was talking about how excited she was to head to Florida after winter break to complete an … Continued

It’s OK to be Undecided

If you’re a senior in high school, it’s hard to imagine what life will hold next year — let alone five or ten years from now. Deciding your college major may feel like a choice that will determine the rest … Continued

The red envelope always brings good news.

It was just a few days before Christmas and I was driving around downtown dropping off gifts at homeless shelters with friends. As I grabbed a bite to eat at Lime my phone began to ring incessantly. I looked down and … Continued