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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 life ahead of me. Seems like it was only yesterday when I was waking up to fly out for PSIP to start my college experience at Saint Joseph’s University. These last 4 years have been one heck…

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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 not love us all? 10. YO, the class sizes. With the average class size of 23 students, it’s big enough that group discussions are always new and interesting, and small enough that your teacher will not only…

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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 Therapy dual enrollment program with Thomas Jefferson University.  A little more about me: I am from Bethlehem, PA; I am majoring in Interdisciplinary Health Services; and on campus I am involved in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars,…

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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 the people who went home to spend time with their friends and family, you have the people who went on vacation and come back with a tan, and then you have your people who come back from…

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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. 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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