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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 SJUadmissions (@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. Because…

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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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From Hawk Hill to Tokyo

Finally, after 14 hours of plane rides and a 2-hour bus ride that took me through the gigantic, beautiful, and spotlessly clean city of Tokyo, I finally arrived at Shinagawa Station, the face of the Sony HR representative I had been in contact with over the course of the past four months brightly smiling as…

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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 always be an easy start. There is always some risk involved when trying something new. I’d say transferring to a new school is something very new, definitely exciting, but very scary, all at the same time! Whether…

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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! Well…we do! Every year, there are two musicals and a play with open auditions, so anyone can try out, even if theatre isn’t your major or minor.  If singing, dancing, and acting aren’t your thing, that’s okay…

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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 have too many options than not enough options. That worked until I had 10 acceptance letters and no idea how to pick the right school for me! Anytime I asked for someone’s advice on how she picked…

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