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    Lori Greene

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Writing Your Resume

September 30th, 2014

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

  While resumes are NOT required as part of the Undergraduate Admission application process at Loyola University Chicago, I highly encourage that you submit one anyway. Resumes are a great way to show your Admission Counselor who you are outside of the classroom. Not to mention, they can also potentially help with scholarship opportunities. As many […]

Write a Great College Essay

September 25th, 2014

by Lori Greene

If you are applying to a selective or highly selective college, you’ll probably be required to write an essay or a personal statement. Chances are you’ve already started to write them. But if you haven’t, don’t panic. The essay is your chance to bring your application to life. Here are some things to keep in […]

Advice from Current Ramblers

Advice from Current Ramblers

September 23rd, 2014

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

  The start of the Fall semester is always my favorite time of year – the campus is buzzing with energy as we welcome the students back after a quiet summer. This year the student workers of the Undergraduate Admission Office decided to share their application and college selection advice for prospective students: “Always keep an […]

Lake Shore Campus Tour

September 21st, 2014

by Joseph Filer

Hey Ramblers! Check out this zany LSC tour.  It’s starring Matt Carlson, and the poetry was written by Mollie Heath! Lake Shore Campus Tour -Joey

Breaking Down Loyola’s Deadlines

September 9th, 2014

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

Every school has their own set of deadlines and it can be a lot to remember. Below I have outlined all of Loyola’s major deadlines and share some helpful tips to follow throughout the process. My #1 tip: create a calendar that lists ALL of the Loyola’s deadlines (and other collegiate/scholarship deadlines) so you have all of the […]

A Summer To Do List for Prospective Students

July 14th, 2014

by Lindsy Fagerstrom

While the start of application season is still about a month away, there is still plenty to do for rising seniors this summer before the school year begins: The first step, create an appropriate email address to use for the college application process. Keep in mind that your parents, admission counselors, and high school counselors/teachers […]

Without A Home – Street Dogs of Santiago, Chile – Joey Filer

July 9th, 2014

by Joseph Filer

Hey Ramblers! Check out this documentary I made for my summer class COMM 373: Digital Storytelling Abroad in Santiago, Chile.  CAUTION: Some of the images in the video may be disturbing to some viewers. It’s about the wild dog problem (there are over 250,000 street dog’s in the nation’s capital alone).  It was an unbelievable […]

St. Pat’s Day

St. Pat’s Day

April 10th, 2014

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St. Patrick’s day in the city is always a great time.  A parade, a green river, masses of happy people decked out in green… what more could you ask for? Each year, Chicago has a parade and St. Patrick’s Day celebration on the Saturday before the actual holiday.  I’ve had a blast each year, and […]

Poetic Injustice: A Night of Cultural Resistance

Poetic Injustice: A Night of Cultural Resistance

April 8th, 2014

by Mary Mason

In case you haven’t figured it out from the giant wall standing between Damen and Mertz, this week is Palestine Awareness Week at Loyola.  Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and the Middle Eastern Student Association (MESA) teamed up to spread awareness about the Palestinian resistance and liberation movement. Yesterday, a friend of mine invited […]

The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow

April 3rd, 2014

by Joseph Filer

Hey Ramblers! Check out this video I made for the Student Directed play I saw: The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow   -Joey