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Living Your Faith on Campus

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Staff Writer, Saint Michael's College

There are many ways a student can live their faith on their college campus, but you may need some help finding the best ways, so we have some advice for you! read more

Service Learning: A Foundation of Catholic Education

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Aquinas College, Class of 2013

Through service learning, Catholic colleges and universities allow students to combine contemporary education with a servant's heart. read more

The Catholic Connection in Your College Search

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Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing, Stonehill College

A higher education expert offers his take on the benefits of studying at a Catholic college or university. read more

A Protestant Fish in a Catholic Pond

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

I was raised Protestant, but, truth be told, I was never really thrilled with the religion thing. With that, going to a Catholic college was nowhere on or near the list of things I wanted out of my future college. Somehow, though, I found myself enrolled at Merrimack College a small, independent Catholic school in Massachusetts. As it turned out, the school proved to me that sometimes the things you think you don't like or don't want are the ones that you need the most. read more

Choosing a Catholic College

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Student, Fordham University

A Catholic university is much more than the religious beliefs and practices of Catholicism; it is about a way of life--a life dedicated to both rigorous, well-rounded education and service to the global community read more

Consider a Catholic Education

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Former Senior Assistant Director of Admission Marketing and Publications, University of San Diego

When asked the question, "What kind of college are you looking for?" many students don't quite know how to answer. Almost every student out there is looking for the same intangibles: the right feel, a good fit, and a place to develop and explore things that might become their passions. So where might they find it? read more

Count on Service Learning

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Dean of Admissions, Mount Mercy University

When is the whole greater than the sum of the parts? In the context of service learning, the total is always more than the combination of individual pieces. read more

Catholic College Retreats: Part II

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Was your interest piqued by my last post? (Was it the "family-style meals" part? That always gets me.) You must be itching to know more about Catholic college retreats! Below you'll find just a few examples of the many Catholic-centric retreat programs out there. And whether you attended any of the retreats here or you have another experience you'd like to share, we'd love hear about it in the comments! read more

Catholic College Retreats: Part I

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

When you hear the word "retreat," you might think of armies and losing battles. But for me, retreats will always mean spending a bonding weekend with friends. Not a vacation but not really work, retreats generally take students (or coworkers or other like-minded individuals) to a place removed from their harried everyday lives, giving them an opportunity to learn, reflect, and grow together. read more

Catholic Educational Heritage: Sisters of Saint Joseph

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

There are several orders of nuns associated with education that founded and now run many colleges and universities across the United States. read more