Tag: catholicism

5 Myths About Catholic Colleges: Busted!

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You have to be religious to fit in at a Catholic college, right? Wrong! A student at Emmanuel College debunks this myth, plus other common misconceptions about Catholic universities read more

How College Changed My Outlook on Religion

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Morehead State University

Being exposed to different religions at college was a new and eye-opening experience for this student, changing the way she saw the world and her faith. read more

Theology and Religious Studies: Providing a Foundation for Life

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Assistant Professor of Theology, Marymount University

If you have ever voiced your thoughts about majoring in theology or religious studies, you might have been greeted with, "What are you going to do with that?" Well, this is what! 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

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

Endless Opportunities in Catholic Campus Ministry

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Admissions Counselor, University of Dallas

Because college is a great time to grow not only academically but also as an individual, students find that balancing their studies with various opportunities offered through campus ministry enhances their overall university experience. read more

Students on a Mission

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Service Learning Manager, Maryknoll Lay Missioners

Whether they involve building houses in rural areas of Mississippi or running a clinic in Uganda, missions have a huge impact on the people they serve--and on the missionaries themselves. read more

Connect the Mind and Heart by Choosing a Catholic College

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Vice President for Enrollment Management, St. Mary's University

More than 200 Catholic higher education institutions in the United States prepare students for more than professional careers, they give them the tools to lead meaningful lives. read more