Saint Joseph's University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions

JETting to Puerto Rico

Known throughout the island, the Jesuit Excellence Tour (JET) needs no introduction to high schools across Puerto Rico. This spring, Saint Joseph’s University, along with seven other Jesuit universities, got a chance to meet with high school seniors, juniors, and yes, even sophomores. Admissions representatives from Fairfield, Loyola New Orleans, Loyola Maryland, Fordham, Saint Louis,…

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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: eager to move on to college but also scared as I contemplated one of the biggest decisions of my life. Being the oldest of my siblings, the college decision process was a brand new experience for my…

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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 even became friends with your mail carrier), and finally on a chilly day in late December—you received your red envelope!  Or maybe you were one of the lucky few that had the admissions staff, current students, and…

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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 very surprising. This gift was a can of mushrooms. This was not just any can of mushrooms; it came wrapped in sparkly, glittery, neon wrapping paper with a huge crooked bow on top. This gift was not…

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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 campus.  Here are just five underground facts about SJU that not everyone may know.  We hope to see you on Hawk Hill soon so you can learn even more about SJU! There is a greenhouse and a turtle…

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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 solely when I am bummed or sick are two of the major ones.  Before I left for Florence, my roommate sent me away with a tearful goodbye (she’s going to be embarrassed I wrote that), and the…

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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 has opened up many avenues for me and has helped me to better understand what I want to do after college. I am currently in the middle of my second season with the Flyers as their head…

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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 and fun for so many reasons and one of those reasons is because it is the time to fill out your college applications!  Yes, you’ll be checking boxes, writing essays and answering yes or no questions, but…

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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 and I think everyone is a little confused on how we are already here. Midterms were already weeks ago, Thanksgiving is coming up, and if registration is almost here, that must mean finals aren’t too far behind.…

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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 home. Not only do I get to show off the famous Barbelin bell tower, but I can explain all of the incredible opportunities for intellectual and personal growth that Saint Joe’s has to offer through experiences inside…

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