Bloggers

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    Lindsy Fagerstrom

    Admission Ramblings
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    Therese Bennett

    Windy City Wanderlust
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    Samantha Eddmeiri

    Risible Rambles
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    Joseph Filer

    Ramblin' with a Camera
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    Christopher Lam

    Rambler's Pie: A Fresh Slice of Loyola
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    Stephanie Rodriguez

    Keep On Ramblin’
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    Jace Sheu

    Lakeside Musings
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    Laura Swanson

    Chicago Life and Loyola Love
Welcome Class of 2019

Welcome Class of 2019

August 24th, 2015

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

  Happy first day of classes to all Ramblers, and specifically the Class of 2019! It was so great to see everyone here on campus at Freshmen Convocation last Friday:

The 10 BIGGEST Application Mistakes

August 18th, 2015

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

  Every year we read thousands of applications and every year we see the same common mistakes, while many do not instantly cause rejection, they’re still worth avoiding. Here are the top 10 common mistakes that you’ll want to avoid: Parents filling out the application – This is a student application! Not your parents. They should […]

4 ways to get an early start on your college application

July 28th, 2015

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

  While it may be too early to actually start filling out or submitting your college applications, there is actually a way to get a head start before your senior year’s start –  Send in your test scores. You’ve likely already taken the ACT or SAT, so go ahead and send us your scores and we […]

How to Choose the Right High School Classes

July 8th, 2015

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

  Everyone wants to know the secret recipe of high school classes to earn admission at Loyola, and while there is not one right combination of classes to choose, I am going to share some of my personal advice for making these decisions: How are Honors, AP, or IB Classes perceived by Loyola? It’s always nice […]

Sweet Home CHICAGO

June 16th, 2015

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

  There is no better place on earth than Chicago and let me tell  you why… Explore: Get to know the city through the CTA (Chicago’s public trains and buses). Students get U-Passes which provide unlimited access and serves as your passport to the city. This is a great way to explore different neighborhoods all over the city. […]

Facing Finals

May 26th, 2015

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

  Whether you’re a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, you’re final exams are incredibly important to your collegiate futures. Colleges pay close attention to your freshman – junior year grades when making admission and scholarship decisions and colleges can revoke admission or scholarship awards from seniors who let their grades slip. All of this just […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

May 6th, 2015

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

  This week on campus we are celebrating the 145th annual commencement ceremony of our Class of 2015 graduates! Needless to say, it’s an incredibly exciting time for the thousands of students graduating after putting in years of hard work and effort. You can’t miss the mix of emotions in the faces of the grads […]

Job Hunting

May 3rd, 2015

by Stephanie Rodriguez

  My graduation is T H I S Friday at 3 pm!  I am so excited, but so are my parents so I can start job hunting!  I want to share a website that has really helped me out to get organized on my job search.  Sorry for the short post, but after having a […]

Why Your Next Semester Should be at the JFRC

Why Your Next Semester Should be at the JFRC

May 3rd, 2015

by Laura Swanson

They say a semester abroad will change your life. They say it will be an unforgettable experience where you learn so much about yourself and the world around you. They say your mind will be opened to new ideas, cultures, and people. Well, after my semester in Rome I would have to say that I […]

First Year of College: Check.

First Year of College: Check.

May 3rd, 2015

by Jace Sheu

The myth goes that as you get older, time seems to go by faster. Each day may feel long, but the year passes by in the blink of an eye. Moving into my freshman residence hall feels like it happened just yesterday. Now, I’m officially a rising sophomore in college. It is hard to remember […]