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What’s Your Major?

“Where are you going to college?” “Saint Joseph’s University, in Philadelphia.” “Oh, cool! What’s your major?” Any graduating high school senior knows this conversation all too well. To some it might just be small talk with family friends you see a couple times a month, but to me, it was a wake up call. I…

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Advantages of Being an Undecided Business Major

If you know you want to be a business major, but are not sure which one to choose, then the Undecided Business major could be a great option for you. The Undecided Business major is the largest major in the Haub School of Business (HSB), and it consists of freshmen and sophomore students.  By sophomore…

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From Hawk Hill to Tokyo

Finally, after 14 hours of plane rides and a 2-hour bus ride that took me through the gigantic, beautiful, and spotlessly clean city of Tokyo, I finally arrived at Shinagawa Station, the face of the Sony HR representative I had been in contact with over the course of the past four months brightly smiling as…

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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 is something very new, definitely exciting, but very scary, all at the same time! Whether…

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Top 5 Reasons to Join the SJU Theatre Company

5) We Have a Theatre Company! Many students at Saint Joe’s don’t realize we have a theatre company! Well…we do! Every year, there are two musicals and a play with open auditions, so anyone can try out, even if theatre isn’t your major or minor.  If singing, dancing, and acting aren’t your thing, that’s okay…

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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 on experience before graduating, and even get paid to build their resumes! 2. Dance Parties…

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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 internship at Disney World. I instantly thought about how amazing it would be to work…

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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 of your life, and you shouldn’t feel rushed into a decision. In fact, choosing your major…

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An Eye-opening Experience in Autism Education

The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support aims to improve the lives of individuals and families managing an autism diagnosis, while also training compassionate and dedicated professionals empowered and capable of fulfilling the mission beyond The Kinney Center walls.  I have had the amazing opportunity to work as a Kinney SCHOLAR for the past two…

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From Hong Kong to Paris: Studying Abroad

I got the travel bug at a young age — I remember watching the travel channel in elementary school when other kids were watching Nickelodeon and the Disney channel. I wanted to travel the world and I was enthralled by the idea of studying abroad the moment that I discovered what it was. However, once…

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