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Archive for November, 2013

Joey Filer’s Introductory Video

November 27th, 2013

Hey Guys, This is mainly me just introducing myself and “Ramblin’ With a Camera.”  Check it out to see the sweet intro that’s going to carry over into my other blogs and to see some photos of my Loyola Experience! -Joey  

Time to Give Thanks

November 26th, 2013

This Thursday, we celebrate another Thanksgiving. For many, it’s a day comprised of good food, family and friends, football, and the kick-off to the holiday season. More importantly, it’s a day where we are able to reflect on our lives and of course, think about those less fortunate. Here at Loyola, the HUB staff members […]

Two great weekends

November 22nd, 2013

On November 9 and 16, Loyola hosted high school juniors and seniors as well as transfer students for our annual open houses. Students and their families came from all around the Chicago area, across the state, and from many states outside of Illinois. We welcomed more than 2,100 students and approximately 3,800 family members. It […]


November 20th, 2013

One of my favorite things about attending a Jesuit institution is it’s important value, “service to others.”  It seems like there are infinite volunteer opportunities at Loyola, whether they be posted online or posted on bulletin boards throughout the many buildings.  Volunteering has always been a huge part of my life, so I was excited […]

What to do When Waiting for a Decision

November 19th, 2013

It’s that time of year when applications are complete and the waiting game for decisions and acceptance letters begins! Here are a few tips on what you should be doing with this admission process down-time:   Check your Applicant Status page and send in any missing documents by December 1st, our priority deadline. (Loyola requires […]


November 15th, 2013

A few weeks ago, my niece sent me a college essay to review and provide her with some feedback. Last week, she called me and screamed, “I GOT IN!” I could sense the grin on her face. But now, my question was, “Where?” She shared that she was admitted to Ole Miss and how it […]

Can You Jig It?

Can You Jig It?

November 13th, 2013

  In light of the recent typhoon in the Philippines, UNICEF of Loyola decided to donate the proceeds of Loyola’s Best Dance Crew to crisis relief.  The storm was considered one of the strongest on record, leaving a massive path of destruction in its wake and an estimated 10,000 deaths.  UNICEF is working globally to […]

Moms Weekend

Moms Weekend

November 11th, 2013

As a senior in college you begin to cherish the time that you still have as an undergrad. My roommates and I realize that we may be living in completely separate parts of the country at this time next year. This has helped us to use our time wisely and do really fun things. One […]

Getting Personal

November 10th, 2013

It’s hard to believe that graduation is just around the corner.  This first semester of senior year is flying by, and I have been forced to think about my options after graduation.  That means applications, and that means a personal statement. Most graduate schools require personal statements in their applications processes.  Though it is only […]

Loyola Open House

Loyola Open House

November 10th, 2013

Hundreds of students and parents visited Loyola this weekend for Loyola’s Open House. Groups were given tours of Loyola’s campus and were able to talk to faculty, students, and alumni about various programs that Loyola has to offer. Loyola will host another open house on November 16.