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

Being Muslim on Campus: The Good and The Bad

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A Muslim student shares her ups and downs on campus, from joining the Muslim Student Association at her college to dealing with Islamophobia from some of her peers. 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

Religion on Campus

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Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

If you ask the "average" college student what his or her day was like, the student would probably tell you that he or she went to two or three classes, hung out with friends, and maybe attended an extracurricular meeting or athletic practice in the afternoon. For students attending a religious college or university, that typical day often includes a faith-based class, club, or ceremony (like daily chapel) as well. 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

Living in Peace with People Who Don't Share Your Beliefs

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Blogger, Elementary Education Student, UNC Chapel Hill

There have been times in my life, especially in college, when I have been driven to near madness trying to explain my beliefs about religion. My trick is to rely on the Word of God to get through those moments. 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