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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 autism diagnosis, while also training compassionate and dedicated professionals empowered and capable of fulfilling the mission beyond The Kinney Center walls.  I have had the amazing opportunity to work as a Kinney SCHOLAR for the past two…

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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 big red envelope sticking out of your mailbox in December. If you are still working on your application, here are seven reasons to hit the submit button before November 15th. 1. Scholarship and Program Opportunities. Have you…

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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 career. Throughout my time at SJU so far, I have made a habit of immersing myself in what I am truly passionate about. As a result, I have grown and learned more than I ever could have…

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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 of different majors to this career.  Event planning, public speaking, writing, planning, organization and problem-solving are just a few skills needed to work in admissions.  One of the most important skills is planning, especially when it comes…

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JETting with Jesuits

I have always loved to travel – when I was in college, I actually studied abroad twice! I got to go on a safari in Kenya and study at one of the oldest universities in the world in Ireland, but I have found that one of the best parts of traveling is the people that…

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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 of new relationships.   September is when we start our fall travel to visit high schools, attend college fairs and meet prospective students in coffee shops across the country. As you begin your senior year and the application…

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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 school when other kids were watching Nickelodeon and the Disney channel. I wanted to travel the world and I was enthralled by the idea of studying abroad the moment that I discovered what it was. However, once…

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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 to my friends, and moved out of my apartment, my first day in the adult world had already begun. For the next three months I was going to work as a Marketing and Events Intern at Philadelphia…

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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 one of them.The Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University is known throughout the country.  Haub is AACSB (Association to Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business) accredited which is the highest accreditation a business school can have and…

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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 the beginning to come up with ideas to visually poke fun at society’s standards for beauty.  In the past, I had created very safe pieces of art – they hadn’t really pushed the envelope. So I traveled…

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