At Saint Joseph’s University, we offer undergraduate applicants the option to submit their test scores, meaning test score submission is not required to receive an admission decision!  Please keep in mind, you should ask every school you apply to what their test-optional policy is–if they have one–to make an informed decision about test score submission.…

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As you begin to apply to different colleges and universities, you’ll notice a few different application options and submission dates. You may be asking yourself some of these questions: what’s the difference between Early Action and Early Decision, does applying early raise my chances of getting accepted, or simply, which application process is best for…

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As you’re going through the college search process, undoubtedly, how to pay for your education remains a big concern.  So, here’s a short blog on some of the common questions prospective students and parents often ask: Q: What types of financial aid are available? A: There are really two major categories of financial aid:  1)…

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Mid-September. Senior year. By now, hopefully, you’re settled into the school year and starting to think more practically about your college applications. While there are many pieces that go into preparing your application, the most commonly misunderstood of materials is the college essay. What should you write about? Who’s reading it? Is an actual person…

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Throughout the college admission process, it’s important to understand that students are not going about their search on their own. While the levels of support will vary, it is our hope that students have some form of support surrounding them. A guardian, or multiple, is the typical first level of guidance. From there, most students…

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As summer begins to wind down and the smell of fall seeps in through the air, there is one thing that every rising senior begins to think about: applying to colleges! Maybe you have a list of one or two schools that you have been dreaming about attending ever since you were a little kid,…

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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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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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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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“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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