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5 Things to Do Your First Weekend at SJU

Congratulations returning SJU students, you have almost made it through the first week of classes!  Wondering what to get involved in your first week back at school? Here are 5 things to look into during your first weekend back in Philadelphia and on Hawk Hill:   Phillies Game Whether you are a diehard Philly sports…

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Welcome, Class of 2023!

Welcome Class of 2023!  Welcome to Hawk Hill! The bustle and stress of move-in is finally over and you have officially embarked on your SJU career. Maybe you participated in one of SJU’s early-arrival programs or maybe you just moved in on Friday or Saturday. Maybe you are coming from North Jersey or all the…

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What to Expect Move-In Weekend

And just like that, summer is drawing to a close and move-in is right around the corner!  Residence Life and all of SJU has been getting ready to officially welcome the Class of 2023 to campus.  Campus is in bloom, residence halls are prepared, and RAs are back on campus getting ready for their new…

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How Your RA Can Help You

“Welcome home!” New students hear this expression countless times as they settle into life on Hawk Hill – on a tour, at an Open House, from red shirts at orientation, and so many more. Still, my favorite welcome comes in late August as students and their parents flood campus to start the semester. Move-in weekend…

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What I Learned During My Summer Internship

The call from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) came in the beginning of March, congratulating me on my acceptance into their summer internship program. I was thrilled that I had secured a summer internship, something that had been looming over my head in the previous months. I would be working as the Public Relations and…

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Think Before You Apply

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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My Summer Study Tour in South Africa

The availability of Study Abroad programs can be a major influence on which college you choose. That was the case for me. I wanted to attend a school that had opportunities to travel and study outside of the country. Luckily, Saint Joseph’s University has a wide variety of study abroad options. From two-week study tours…

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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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The Importance and Value Behind Summer Internships

  Prior to my junior year, I believed that internships were a great opportunity but not necessary.  I thought that a summer job and working during the school year on campus were enough to satisfy my desire to grow further as a person, student, and designer.  However, I did not see this growth until the…

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