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From Scottsdale to Philly: Finding a Home on Hawk Hill

The mother of incoming freshman Connor T. ('22) talks about her son's decision to attend Saint Joseph's University ...
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Understanding College Application Options

When applying to college you make dozens of decisions. What schools should I visit? Where should I apply? ...
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Student leading campus tour with group of prospective families

Making the Most of Your Campus Visit

First impressions always count. This saying can be true for a job interview, meeting someone new, trying a ...
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How to Navigate Your College Search

Wherever you are in your college search, Brad Simon provides tips for successfully creating a plan for your ...
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Orientation 2022: 10 Tips for an Awesome Experience

Orientation for the Class of 2022 begins this Friday, June 22. Orientation Leader Jessica Panek '20 runs down ...
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Why I Chose SJU: Paul Ammons ’20

Have you made your #sjudecision yet? Learn from current student, Paul Ammons '20, why he chose SJU and ...
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Student Takeover Spotlight- Alex Velazquez ’20

Alex Velazquez ’20 is an Economics major with minors in Political Science and Justice and Ethics in the ...
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Student Takeover Spotlight- Asha Jacob ’18

Asha Jacob ’18 is a Biology and Environmental Science major with a minor in English. Look out for ...
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Student Takeover Spotlight- Steven Bradley ’20

Steven Bradley ’20 is a Communication Studies major with a Marketing minor. Look out for him and many ...
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Student Takeover Spotlight- Madison Rojas ’20

Madison Rojas '20 is a Finance and Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) double major with a minor in ...
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Empowered by the McNulty Scholars Program

Marisa Egan '18 is one of the selected young women in SJU's John P. McNulty Scholars Program. Read about her ...
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When Saint Joseph’s Comes Knocking…

Casey Clemetsen ’20 was one of seven students whose SJU acceptance letter was hand-delivered to her last year ...
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8 Reasons to Apply to SJU

  Applying early to SJU offers a range of benefits — from exclusive scholarship opportunities to possibly getting a ...
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Making Magic in the Disney College Program

Danielle Prioleau ’18 recalls the magical moments she created during her semester in “The Happiest Place on Earth.” ...
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SJU: My Missing Puzzle Piece…

...the piece that fulfilled David Hummel's '20 journey of self-discovery.   As someone with autism, adapting to any ...
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From San Juan to Saint Joseph’s

  Gabriela Perdomo ‘20, a student from San Juan, Puerto Rico, reflects on her decision to fly the nest and ...
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The ABC’s of Orientation

Orientation 2017 has arrived! Here are 26 things to look forward to during your 36 hours on Hawk ...
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Aim High at the Career Development Center

What better way to forge a career than at SJU's Career Development Center (CDC)? It's where Kayla Lane '17 ...
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Reflecting on Mission Week 2017

The 3rd annual Mission Week at SJU started on Sunday March 19 and ended Saturday March 25. Its ...
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6 Reasons to Make Your #SJUdecision

So, you got accepted to SJU? Congratulations! Getting that red envelope is the beginning of the most marvelous ...
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Student Takeover Spotlight – Environmental Science

Karen Medina is participating in our #sjutakeover on March 26th, 2017. She and other students will be taking over ...
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Winning Big in Vegas

Chris '18 and four other Food Marketing students had the opportunity to compete in the 2017 National Grocers ...
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Student Takeover Spotlight – Sports Marketing

  Deja Wiggins is participating in our #sjutakeover on March 26th, 2017. She and other students will be ...
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Peru: The Most Beautiful Heart

By Matt Byrnes To be fully immersed is to involve oneself deeply in a particular activity or interest. ...
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The Community That Built Me

The word "community" means something special to the students on Hawk Hill. Tess Hill '18 illustrates what just how ...
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Embracing New Adventures: Explore Philadelphia

Lizzie Fuller '18 has embraced so many of the countless opportunities that Philadelphia has to offer since becoming ...
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THE Hawk’s Eye View

My name is Timmy Parks and I am a senior accounting major at Saint Joseph’s University.  In my ...
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The #Redenvelope Always Brings Good News

Megan Gentleman '20 was one of six students whose SJU acceptance letter was hand-delivered to her last year ...
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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 ...
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A Little Love Goes a Long Way

Tess '18 learned that a little love goes a long way when she took part in the Appalachian ...
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Easy is Boring, and India is Anything but Boring

Dan Soucy '18 wanted to create an exciting and fulfilling college experience for himself. This semester, he's doing ...
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ASPIRE to Live Greater

Samantha Sur ASPIRES to live greater at Saint Joseph's through the Kinney Center and a keen sense of ...
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Still in Villiger, and Loving It

Billy '17 loved Villiger and its inhabitants so much, he never left. This is, of course, because he ...
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It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

Imani Briscoe reflects on the communities that helped her become the woman she is today.    Imani with ...
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Small But Mighty

Sarah's experiences with the Math and Computer Science programs here at SJU have shaped the way that she approaches ...
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Welcome Class of 2020!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zC5Pv3MBfjw   Saint Joseph's University is proud to have received the highest number of applications for admission in ...
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The Journey Begins When You Step Out of Your Ordinary

Antoinette's road to finding her passion led her straight to a Co-Op in Seattle. But getting there was quite ...
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10 Reasons to Love Spending Summers at SJU

As a rising junior spending a second summer here on Hawk Hill, I cannot help but think that ...
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Summer at Camp Kinney

Matt found a passion in a place he hadn't expected - the Kinney Center for Autism Education and ...
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Summer Scholars – Not Your Average Filter

Nick Swanson '17 and a few fellow science majors are working to make a big impact in the lives of those ...
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The Right Place, The Right Time

Shouts of “Welcome to Hawk Hill!” greeted us as we drove into the Hawks’ Landing parking garage the ...
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Summer Scholars: The Redemption Project

Sara's Summer Scholars experience brought her out of the classroom and into Pennsylvania's prisons.    Kempis Songster, a juvenile ...
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Why You’ll Never Regret Signing Up for P.S.I.P.

P...S...I...P… four letters that have come to mean so much to many Hawks at SJU. A program filled with ...
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What do you do with a B.A. in English?

“I’m an English major!” “So… What are you going to do with that? Teach?” This is the reaction ...
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20 Reasons to be Pumped for Orientation

20. Getting chased down for a ride up Hawk's Landing by your fellow classmates first thing in the ...
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How I Learned to Navigate Life

It’s weird to finally be here, at the end of a 4-year journey, with the rest of my ...
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11 Reasons to Make Your SJU Decision

11. SJU is full of truly swell individuals. The community is so warm and welcoming, how could you ...
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From Hawk Hill to Center City: The Journey of an SJU DPT Student

Hi everyone! My name is Julia Madison, and I am a sophomore in the 3+3 Doctorate of Physical ...
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The APEX High

Coming back from Spring Break, you can clearly see what people did during their time off.  You have ...
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JETting to Puerto Rico

Known throughout the island, the Jesuit Excellence Tour (JET) needs no introduction to high schools across Puerto Rico. ...
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The Walk That Changed My Life

Not too long ago, I was feeling the same way many high school seniors are likely feeling now: ...
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Now what?

You submitted your college application to St. Joseph’s University, you waited patiently by the mailbox for days (maybe ...
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Giving & Receiving: The Gift of Being a Kinney SCHOLAR

I have received a few very special gifts in my life, and one in particular that might be ...
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5 Underground Facts About SJU

There are many great things to learn about Saint Joseph's University and you learn a lot when you visit ...
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The Infamous Abroad Epiphany

Of all of the weird “Alli things” on my list, watching The Grinch year-round and wearing pajama pants ...
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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 ...
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Make Your Application Count

Hello seniors, and welcome to the winter of your final year in high school.  This year is exciting ...
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Freshman 15: Registering for Spring Classes

Remember how last time I said time was literally flying by? Well, spring registration is around the corner ...
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Why I Love Being a Hawk Host

“My favorite aspect of being a Hawk Host is sharing my enthusiasm for the beautiful school I call ...
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Freshman 15: Getting Settled into the Nest

So, it’s been a while! Who knew the start of freshman year was going to be so crazy ...
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Nope, I’m Not Looking for the Wifi Password

I came to Florence armed with an inbox of detailed itineraries that mapped anything that made everyone I ...
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The Transfer Transition

Preparing yourself for the transition into a new school is hard enough as it is, but could you ...
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Papa Francesco and a God of Surprises

This weekend was profound in more ways than we could have ever expected.  There is one word that ...
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What Does Being Jesuit Educated Mean To You?

With Pope Francis landing in the United States yesterday and arriving to Philadelphia on Friday, we asked current ...
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What’s Your Major?

“Where are you going to college?” “Saint Joseph’s University, in Philadelphia.” “Oh, cool! What’s your major?” Any graduating ...
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Freshman 15: Nesting

Hey! I’m Anna, and I’m currently (as of like, a week ago) a freshman at SJU. I’m going ...
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A Sense of Unfamiliarity

In every interview for any leadership position I’ve ever had at Saint Joseph’s, the common thread of the ...
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Comedy – It’s My Thing

I like to make people laugh. It’s my thing. The issue with that, however, is that I didn’t ...
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Finding Your Home on Hawk Hill

Questions.  We all have them - especially when entering an entirely new experience, like college.  You probably asked ...
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Impacting Students’ Lives: The Role of a Freshman RA

College can be a fun and exciting time full of new adventures and experiences. But with new experiences, ...
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Service: An Experience of Common Ground

As a freshman, I chose to participate in the Service-Learning program as a way to make friends and ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Top 10 Reasons to Make Your SJU Decision

10. Because school spirit. https://instagram.com/p/1VdGdNyYLu/ 9. Because blue hair is more than just a fashion statement.   SJU ...
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Advantages of Being an Undecided Business Major

If you know you want to be a business major, but are not sure which one to choose, ...
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Finding a Home at Admitted Students’ Day

The days leading up to Admitted Students’ Day (ASD) seemed like ordinary days. The angst of which schools ...
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5 Things to Know about Being a Transfer Student

Whether you are a high school student planning on transferring in the future, or a current college student ...
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From Hawk Hill to Tokyo

Finally, after 14 hours of plane rides and a 2-hour bus ride that took me through the gigantic, ...
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Easy? Maybe Not…

But worth it? Absolutely! While beginning a new chapter in your life is always exciting, it may not ...
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Top 5 Reasons to Join the SJU Theatre Company

5) We Have a Theatre Company! Many students at Saint Joe’s don’t realize we have a theatre company! ...
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I Decided at Walk With a Hawk

When I was applying to colleges what seems like ages ago, I had figured it was better to ...
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10 Awesome Reasons To Be A Kinney SCHOLAR

1. Leg up on your competition. At Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center, SCHOLARS receive training and field work ...
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Why Not?

Freshman Orientation Nervousness and excitement. That is what I felt as I packed the car for the second ...
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Experiencing a New Culture in Texas

El Paso, Texas is a place and community that will forever have my heart, and an experience that ...
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What a Welcome!

The college application process is one of the most frightening, daunting processes a high school senior goes through. ...
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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.  ...
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It’s OK to be Undecided

If you’re a senior in high school, it’s hard to imagine what life will hold next year -- ...
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The red envelope always brings good news.

It was just a few days before Christmas and I was driving around downtown dropping off gifts at ...
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The Pride of Being a Hawk

Walking through the doors of Hagan Arena is a feeling like no other.  I stepped into the arena ...
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A Weekend with SJU’s Office of Multicultural Life

On October 25th, I was given the opportunity to attend the Office of Multicultural Life’s (OML) annual retreat. My ...
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An Eye-opening Experience in Autism Education

The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support aims to improve the lives of individuals and families managing an ...
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7 Reasons to Apply EA

Applying Early Action to SJU offers a range of benefits -- from exclusive scholarship opportunities to possibly getting a ...
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“I’m Bored” – Said No Hawk EVER!

“I’m bored.” – These are two syllables that I don’t think I have ever uttered during my college ...
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10 Reasons to Major in Admissions

While there isn't really a major in admissions, there are many skills that you can bring from lots ...
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JETting with Jesuits

I have always loved to travel - when I was in college, I actually studied abroad twice! I ...
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Welcome, Class of 2019!

We admissions counselors love this time of year!  It is a time for new beginnings and the creation ...
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From Hong Kong to Paris: Studying Abroad

I got the travel bug at a young age -- I remember watching the travel channel in elementary ...
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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 ...
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Why Haub?

There are so many reasons to choose Saint Joseph's University but the Haub School of Business (HSB) is just ...
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Summer Scholars: My Quest to Redefine Beauty – Part 2

Throughout this summer during my Summer Scholars research, so many amazing things have happened. I was struggling at ...
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Two Homes 2,721 Miles Apart

2,721. That’s how many miles away my son Riley will be when he goes off to college at ...
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Transferring to SJU can be easy!

Are you looking to transfer to Saint Joseph's University for this coming fall?  Want to know how far ...
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10 Things To Do When You #visitSJU

The first bit of advice that we give to students starting their college search is to visit, visit, and ...
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The 18 Biggest Reasons to be Excited for Orientation

By: Megan Thompson'15 & Brian Lafferty'15 1. Nothing says welcome quite like an overly-caffeinated stranger jumping in your ...
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Experiencing Uncharted Waters

Our guide smiled with half of his cigar hanging from the corner of his lips. He tucked his ...
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Summer Scholars: My Quest to Redefine Beauty

  This summer I decided to get involved with the Summer Scholars Program.  Summer Scholars is for current ...
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Where do Hawks land? The Jesuit Volunteer Corps!

Starting this August, I will be embarking on a year of full-time service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, ...
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Where do Hawks land? Graduate school!

This fall, I will be attending Boston College to pursue my Master’s degree in English and follow my ...
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Where do Hawks land? PepsiCo!

In just a few short weeks, I will be starting my full-time position with PepsiCo as a Sales ...
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18 Reasons the Class of 2018 Will Love SJU

by Marissa Marzano '14 1. Because this is easily the most Instagrammable campus around. http://instagram.com/p/gY7y2zCx24/   2. ...and ...
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Welcoming New Hawks One Bullhorn at a Time

The highlight of every admissions cycle comes during the first week of April when the Saint Joseph’s campus ...
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Taking the Stage with the SJU Theatre Company

In high school, if there was a show coming up, whether a musical, play, dance show, or choir ...
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Climbing Every Mountain at SJU

Coming into freshman year at Saint Joseph’s, students hear many words of advice from a lot of different ...
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Livin’ in the City of Brotherly Love

Philadelphia is a city bursting with creativity and I’ve fallen pretty hard for this unique city. My favorite ...
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Retreating to get closer at SJU

As a freshman, one of the best decisions that I have made was to participate in a retreat ...
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Not the Second Choice, the Better Choice

The transfer experience for any student can be truly burdensome, for reasons both obvious and not, but at ...
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Consider thinking Greek

Joining a sorority wasn't something that I could ever picture myself doing.   In the spring of my freshman ...
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LGBTQ at SJU

When applying to a Catholic college or university, some students have the misconception that such environments are not ...
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The Do’s & Do Not’s of Essay Writing

February 1st always sneaks up on me.  From the holidays to the shorter winter days, it’s suddenly time ...
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THWND

Sport's Illustrated released an article with the "100 Things You Gotta Do Before You Graduate (Whatever the Cost)." ...
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So, Can I Take This Class Every Semester?!

“WHAT CLASSES SHOULD I TAKE?!” has to be the most asked question between friends during each semester’s registration ...
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A Hawk’s Gotta Eat!

The famous Hawk Wrap! I think we can all agree that there is nothing quite like a home ...
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Open Roads & Potholes: Magis in My Life

As a current senior, I’ve had the opportunity to think and reflect on what it truly means to ...
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Walking Backwards and Moving Forward

During the first week of my freshman year, I walked into Bronstein Hall for my Work Study interview ...
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Tips from the Other Side of the Desk

November 15th is probably one of my favorite days of the year in the office. November 15th is ...
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From the Chalkboard to the Scoreboard

Life as a student-athlete at Saint Joseph’s University is hectic to say the least. With a jam-packed day ...
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Nesting on Hawk Hill

Halloween Fun! One of the most anticipated days of the year for students at Saint Joseph’s University is ...
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Inside-Out at SJU

As a Criminal Justice major, I have taken a lot of classes that involved learning about the United ...
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Going Around the World for an Education

Amsterdam Traveling around the globe for SJU has provided the opportunity to see places that I never thought ...
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Six weeks and counting!

I am only six weeks into my first semester as a college student and I can honestly say ...
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Extra! Extra! How a newspaper helped me find my place on Hawk Hill

I think that it’s safe to say that everyone comes to college and joins at least one club ...
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Galway, A Home Away from SJU

Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would have the opportunity to spend a whole ...
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The Dictionary of Hawk Hill

“Finally nested! #THWND,” writes an excited freshman under the Instagram picture of her newly decked out Villiger dorm ...
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From Hawk Hill to The Big Apple

All of my life I have known I wanted to pursue a career in the entertainment business, but ...
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What is a Hawk’s Eye View?

It’s a brand new school year here at Saint Joseph’s and I’m excited to be the first student ...
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