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Lindsy Fagerstrom
Admission Counselor

Admission Ramblings

Welcome to my blog! I'm an admission counselor here at Loyola, and I'm also a recent alum: I graduated from Loyola in May 2012 with a BBA in marketing and a minor in psychology. I was involved with many student organizations during my time as an undergraduate, and I absolutely love the University and the city of Chicago! Hopefully I can share some insights about Loyola and the admission process with you.

Welcome Class of 2019

Welcome Class of 2019

August 24th, 2015

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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 […]


Spring on Campus

Spring on Campus

April 21st, 2015

There is nothing better than Spring time on campus when all of the snow has melted away and the flowers begin to bloom. Even on a cloudy or rainy day, Loyola’s campus looks beautiful. Below I’m sharing some of my favorite photos of campus this season:             If these photos […]


Next Steps for Admitted Students

April 7th, 2015

SUBMIT YOUR ENROLLMENT DEPOSIT BY MAY 1, 2015 LUC.edu/apply/status The $500 enrollment deposit will save your place in the upcoming Rambler Class and is refundable through May 1st for freshmen (*the deposit is refundable through August 1st for transfer students). Be sure to continue to check your application status page where you may find information about your […]


5 Reasons Why You CANNOT Miss Loyola Weekend

March 16th, 2015

  5 Reasons Why You CANNOT Miss Loyola Weekend: EVERYONE you want to meet will be there. Are you looking to talk to a Chemistry professor, the Director of the Wellness Center, a Campus Ministry Chaplain, Directors of Loyola’s Interdisciplinary or Quinlan Honors Programs, the Dean of the School of Communication? We have faculty, staff, […]