Tag: life on campus

The Essential Campus Visit Question List

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Ask the nitty gritty questions that will help you get a feel for the atmosphere, the students, and life on campus. read more

Exploring Your College City

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Contributing Editor, Carnegie Communications

Students can fall in love with a campus nearly instantly--but this doesn't always leave room to explore the more practical side of things, from the nearest grocery store to nightlife to transportation. 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

The Rules of Religion and the Freedom of College

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Blogger, Elementary Education Student, UNC Chapel Hill

Many people think that religion is all about rules. Throughout the Bible there are rules that God sets for His people, with a popular example being the Ten Commandments. For some, there may be conflicts between the rules of religion and the freedom that college brings. read more

Top 10 Campus Visit Tips

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Choosing a college is a huge investment--for your future and your bank account. It's important that you take the right steps to ensure that the college you decide on is the right fit. A great tool of evaluation is the campus visit. 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

International Student Voices: Afghanistan, India, Germany, and Trinidad and Tobago

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Associate Editor, Carnegie Communications

Four students from around the world share their stories and advice for studying in the United States. read more

International Student Voices: Singapore, United Kingdom, Chile, and Dominican Republic

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Associate Editor, Carnegie Communications

Four international students share their stories and advice on attending university in the U.S.A. read more