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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, new challenges await around the corner. For many new students, the fear of living away from home, making new friends, or even sharing a room with someone they’ve never met brings forth much anxiety and stress. This…

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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 to establish a community. Throughout the year, I formed a bond with my service partners, classmates and professor; yet, what I didn’t anticipate was building such a close community at my service site. Each week I traveled…

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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 four years the first time that I walked around campus. Now, as I am a graduate with a degree in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics, I’m glad that I trusted my gut!  Computer Science (CS)…

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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, reviewed the past four successful years through self-reflection.  Walking from Barbelin courtyard to on top of the Science Center, I thought over my involvements on campus, as well as the enriching coursework I pursued and, unexpectedly, themes…

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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 back to my recent alternate spring break APEX (the Appalachian Experience) trip to Allegheny Highlands, VA. I happened to look to my left and saw Temple’s Kornberg School of Dentistry; although I had known since high school…

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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 a sales representative. I received my job offer this past December.  E & J Gallo Winery was at the SJU career fair this past September and I walked up to their table, handed in my resume and…

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Top 10 Reasons to Make Your SJU Decision

10. Because school spirit. What a welcoming committee!! #hawk19 #SJUdecision A post shared by SJU Admissions (@sjuadmissions) on Apr 11, 2015 at 5:49am PDT 9. Because blue hair is more than just a fashion statement.   SJU community members have been streaking their hair blue for Autism Awareness in the month of April.   8.…

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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, then the Undecided Business major could be a great option for you. The Undecided Business major is the largest major in the Haub School of Business (HSB), and it consists of freshmen and sophomore students.  By sophomore…

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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 would accept me was behind me and I was excited and relieved to be in a position of making a decision rather than waiting for others to make a decision about me. I gave some thought to…

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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 looking to change your experience, there are things every student should know before beginning the transfer process.  College admissions can seem daunting, but when you are prepared for your transfer process, you can navigate and build your…

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