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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Student, 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

Jesuit, Benedictine, Dominican: Why do some Catholic colleges and universities identify themselves like this?

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Catholic universities are often referred to by the religious order that founded and sponsors them. 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

Why A Catholic Education?

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Dean of Admission, Gonzaga University

Catholic colleges may vary in size, location, and offerings, but all share an intellectual and spiritual tradition that, at its heart, asserts that each person is created in God's image with the potential for limitless good. read more

Catholic Educational Heritage: Jesuit

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Loyola University Chicago

At Jesuit institutions, students are challenged to realize and develop their God-given gifts and talents, and are encouraged to place themselves at the service of others. read more

Catholic Educational Heritage: Vincentian

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St. John's University

Vincentian colleges and universities seek to create leaders, instilling in their students love and compassion, particularly for those in need. read more