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Admitted Students Day, A Family Affair

The day is still so vividly imprinted in my mind. As someone who is a night person through and through, this was one of the first mornings that it was so easy for me to get up. My day started with my parents and I being guided to Hagan Arena. As we walked through the…

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Maddie Michowski (’19) reveals her Saint Joseph’s University moment. If you are lucky enough to already be a Saint Joe’s student, you will know exactly what I mean when I say your “SJU moment.” You may have a different name for it, or may not even have a name at all, but you will know…

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Meeting People Where They Are – A Year of Service

Where do Hawks land? Ben Chapman, a recent graduate, landed in Tacoma, Washington to serve through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest. He gives us a glimpse into what he’s gained from his Year of Service experience thus far. This past week, I was able to attend a panel called “Activism and Social Justice in Tacoma.” During…

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Hawks & Flyers: Finding a Passion in Digital Media

My experience as a Public Relations Intern for the Philadelphia Flyers has been anything but boring. This internship has opened up many avenues for me and has helped me to better understand what I want to do after college. I am currently in the middle of my second season with the Flyers as their head…

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Where do Hawks land? Lockheed Martin!

As cliché as it sounds, I knew that Saint Joseph’s was where I wanted to spend my next four years the first time that I walked around campus. Now, as I am a graduate with a degree in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics, I’m glad that I trusted my gut!  Computer Science (CS)…

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Where do Hawks land? JVC Northwest!

During my last few days on Hawk Hill, I, like many other graduates of the class of 2015, reviewed the past four successful years through self-reflection.  Walking from Barbelin courtyard to on top of the Science Center, I thought over my involvements on campus, as well as the enriching coursework I pursued and, unexpectedly, themes…

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Where do Hawks land? Dental school!

Running down Broad Street, three years ago, I remember seeing the street sign for Allegheny Avenue and thinking back to my recent alternate spring break APEX (the Appalachian Experience) trip to Allegheny Highlands, VA. I happened to look to my left and saw Temple’s Kornberg School of Dentistry; although I had known since high school…

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Where do Hawks land? E&J Gallo!

I am excited to say that I will be working for E & J Gallo Winery post-graduation as a sales representative. I received my job offer this past December.  E & J Gallo Winery was at the SJU career fair this past September and I walked up to their table, handed in my resume and…

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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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My Philadelphia Magazine Internship

On May 19th, almost a week after I had taken my last final of sophomore year, said goodbye to my friends, and moved out of my apartment, my first day in the adult world had already begun. For the next three months I was going to work as a Marketing and Events Intern at Philadelphia…

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