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5 Cheesesteaks to Try in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is known for many things… the Liberty Bell, Rocky, the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence, and being the home of Super Bowl 52 Champs – the Philadelphia Eagles. But, in order to make the most of your time in the city, it is crucial that you have a famous Philly Cheesesteak. No matter…

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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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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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Campus Hot Spots During the Summer Months

As the warm weather quickly approaches, you may be adding a college road trip to your summer plans.  Here are just a few of the best spots to visit on St. Joe’s campus during the summer months!   Barbelin Beach Barbelin Beach, right outside of Barbelin Hall, is a popular place on campus for students…

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Why I Decided to be #HawkHillBound

“I decided to come to SJU during my Admitted Students Day visit. I was walking out of Hagan Arena and I saw a large hawk perched on a railing outside. That sign coupled with the incredible welcoming feeling I got on campus that day was how I knew St. Joe’s was for me.” Alex Oleck,…

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9 Things To Do on the SJU 2023 Facebook Page

1. Vote on your favorite stuff Whether it’s a sticker or a class logo, all polls for the fun stuff going on for 2023 is going to be posted on your Facebook page for the next 4 years! It’s a great way to have your voice heard. 2. Check out some people to room with!…

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Top 10 Things to Do at Admitted Students Day

1. Take a campus tour! Even if you’ve visited before, get a refresher and take a stroll around campus with one of our Hawk Hosts. 2. Grab a bite to eat in Campion Dining Hall Join us for lunch in Campion Dining Hall, the main dining hall on campus. Take advantage of the all you…

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15 Things I Learned On and Off the Field

Senior field hockey players Anna Willocks, Monica Tice and Joely Helder share 16 lessons they learned on and off the field during their time on the team. Time Management Being a student-athlete, I learned very quickly how to prioritize school, field hockey, and social life. It is important to keep a healthy balance between the three…

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Top 6 Reasons Why the Holidays Are Better on Hawk Hill

1. The decorations go up Nothing is better to get you into the holiday spirit than the smell of the garland in Undergraduate Admissions, the twinkle of the lights on the Christmas trees in Campion Student Center, or the wreath shining on the towers of Barbelin Hall. 2. The tree lighting ceremony Who doesn’t love…

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The Top Ten Reasons to Apply Early Action

The Top Ten Reasons to Apply Early Action As the fall season begins to get crazy, it may seem overwhelming to even think about getting your admission application submitted by November 1. However, applying Early Action was one of the best decisions I made in my college application process. Here are the top 10 reasons…

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