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Jia Lu

Hello! I am an accounting graduate student from Ningbo, China. I chose Loyola because of its outstanding reputation and world-class location in Chicago. I am greatly enjoying the academic atmosphere at Loyola, where the professors are very accessible and friendly and there are a lot of events where I can meet new people.

Chicago- A place of food paradise

Chicago- A place of food paradise

April 29th, 2012

Have you ever been to Chicago? If you answer is “no”, I hope you can put it on your next traveling plan. Do you like eating international food? If you answer is “yes”, I hope you can come here as soon as possible. Chicago, a place of food paradise, converges the finest food from all […]


Block Party

Block Party

April 29th, 2012

Hi, guys! How is everything going? Have you participated in the Spring Block Party this week? This time, the Water Tower Campus Block Party was bigger, better, and bolder than in the past.The standard hamburgers and hot dogs have been replaced by grub from Potbelly, Qdoba, Taco Burrito King, and Connie’s Pizza. I tried the […]


Make your life colorful

Make your life colorful

February 20th, 2012

What do students do? Most of us will answer you “study”. Before I came to Chicago, I thought it was the common answer to this question. However, everything changed in my life after I became a Loyolan. And, I have never thought my life could be so colorful. On the campus, you can enjoy the […]


Lantern Festival in Chicago

Lantern Festival in Chicago

February 20th, 2012

The Lantern Festival is a festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the traditional Chinese calendar. There are many different beliefs about the origin of the Lantern Festival. However, it is likely to have had something to do with celebrating and cultivating positive relationships between people, families, nature and the higher […]


My first Thanksgiving Holiday in U.S.

My first Thanksgiving Holiday in U.S.

December 7th, 2011

My friends, how about the Thanksgiving Holiday? Have you enjoy the dinner with your family? Have you enjoy the shopping on Black Friday? For me, my friends and I had a fulfilling holiday. During the five days, we did a lot of things. This is my first thanksgiving in U.S. Before I came here, I […]


Get your education start

November 7th, 2011

Hi, guys! How is everything going? In this article, I want to share with you the international students’ application process for the Graduate School of Business. How to apply as an international student? All the international students are invited to apply to any of the quarters (spring, summer, fall or winter). Of course early applications […]


Your wonderful journey from here- Loyola University Chicago!

Your wonderful journey from here- Loyola University Chicago!

October 23rd, 2011

Hello! My name is Jia Lu and I am from China. I received my bachelor degree from University of Macau as a major of finance, and now I am pursuing accounting as my master’s degree here at Loyola. Why choose to study at Loyola? A lot of my friends asked me this question before I […]