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Dive In at the Summer Open House

It’s officially summer! While I am a firm believer in soaking up every second of summer by the pool, lake or ocean, summer is also a good time to get a jump start on your college search process. While the campus might not be bustling with students walking across the quad, campus is still thriving…

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Preventing the Summer Sweats: How to Get Ahead in the College Search

It’s summertime; the days are longer, the weather is usually hot and clear, and you’re just now realizing that senior year is staring you right in the face. What should be a time of relaxation, beach vacations, and making as much money as you can, has become a race against the clock to figure out…

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Philly in the Summer

While Saint Joseph’s University has a number of notable features, one of the most exciting aspects is the close proximity to a major metropolitan area. On campus you can enjoy green areas, gyms, and multiple food options, and after about a 10-minute train ride, you have a world of possibilities for food and fun! Whether…

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The 10 Best Places to Eat Around Campus

“So… where do you want to eat?” This question can be so hard to answer, and for students at SJU, the options are endless. The food scene surrounding Saint Joseph’s has it all: sushi, burritos, pizza, shawarma, and the list goes on. If you are looking for a quick bite before class, or looking to…

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Questions To Ask on a College Visit

“Do you have any questions for me?” can be an intimidating inquiry, regardless of the situation you are in. It can be especially intimidating when you are speaking to a tour guide or admission counselor at a college or university that you are hoping to be admitted into. As a former tour guide and a…

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Running Start Early Arrival Program

“The friends that I made during my Running Start Program were the same group of students that I sat with at the Senior Sendoff.”   An offhand comment made by a graduating senior instantly became one of my favorite quotes about the Running Start Program. I had met this student almost four years ago on…

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AIM Early Arrival Program

Congratulations, new Hawks! You are about to make Hawk Hill your home for the next four years… but now what?!  How do you start your first four years here, after orientation? I have a suggestion for you: join us for AIM!! The official description of AIM is “an Early Arrival Program run by the Office…

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Making Your College Decision: A Quick Guide

Making Your College Decision: A Quick Guide The decision on where to attend college may feel overwhelming right now. And that’s okay. Feeling a little nervous and uncertain isn’t always a bad thing. It means you have choices. Good choices. As the final weeks begin to tick down to the national May 1 deadline, here…

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Making Sense of Financial Aid

You’ve been accepted to Saint Joseph’s University! Congratulations! Hopefully you have received your Financial Aid Award Letter (or viewed it on your SJU Admission Account), so you may have some questions. I have been where you are now, and I am happy to help you understand the information as well as share some important things…

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