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Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The ABC’s of Orientation

Orientation 2017 has arrived! Here are 26 things to look forward to during your 36 hours on Hawk Hill (in alphabetical order of course).   A – Art museum: you’ll get to see a staple of the city up close and personal. B – BLD: the black light dance is easily a favorite of the…

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Aim High at the Career Development Center

What better way to forge a career than at SJU’s Career Development Center (CDC)? It’s where Kayla Lane ’17 is currently working as a Marketing Intern. Her advice for students is simple: when trying to reach your professional goals, make sure to shoot for the stars. Mid-semester during the spring of my junior year, I compiled…

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Reflecting on Mission Week 2017

The 3rd annual Mission Week at SJU started on Sunday March 19 and ended Saturday March 25. Its website states that Mission Week is “an opportunity to come together as a community, to hold up our hope and ideals for all to see, to champion this vision that we have created together.” It honestly did…

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6 Reasons to Make Your #SJUdecision

So, you got accepted to SJU? Congratulations! Getting that red envelope is the beginning of the most marvelous adventure of your life. In fact, when you got the mail that day, you probably looked like this… Or, like this… If you haven’t made up your mind yet, though, what are you waiting for?  Here are…

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Student Takeover Spotlight – Environmental Science

Karen Medina is participating in our #sjutakeover on March 26th, 2017. She and other students will be taking over the SJU Admissions office to answer prospective students’ questions about their major and involvements at SJU! Spring is right around the corner, and as the flowers start to bloom and the weather starts to get warmer, graduation…

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Winning Big in Vegas

Chris ’18 and four other Food Marketing students had the opportunity to compete in the 2017 National Grocers Association (NGA) Student Case Study Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada this semester. Thankfully, he and his team were able to bring a 2nd-year win back home to Saint Joseph’s University. Going to Las Vegas will always be an adventure. Everyone…

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Student Takeover Spotlight – Sports Marketing

  Deja Wiggins is participating in our #sjutakeover on March 26th, 2017. She and other students will be taking over the SJU Admissions office to answer prospective students’ questions about their major and involvements at SJU! Sports have always been one of my favorite pastimes. I went from playing basketball as a child to coaching…

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Peru: The Most Beautiful Heart

By Matt Byrnes To be fully immersed is to involve oneself deeply in a particular activity or interest. This past January I had the pleasure to go to Piura, Peru with 13 others on a service immersion trip through the Winter Immersion Program, or WIP. Throughout the week on WIP, you are serving others while getting…

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The Community That Built Me

The word “community” means something special to the students on Hawk Hill. Tess Hill ’18 illustrates what just how real and indispensable her SJU communities have been in her college experience thus far.     I began the search for the perfect college during my sophomore year of high school. My parents and I traveled to the Northeast to…

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Embracing New Adventures: Explore Philadelphia

Lizzie Fuller ’18 has embraced so many of the countless opportunities that Philadelphia has to offer since becoming a Hawk. She wants you to know how you can do the same!   Coming into college, you are going to get a lot of advice. One of the things you will hear most, especially from SJU,…

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