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Archive for the ‘Academics At Loyola’ Category


What is the Loyola Experience?

October 16th, 2014

If you look at Loyola’s website or see a Loyola ad or receive a printed Loyola brochure, you will likely see this phrase, The Loyola Experience. In truth, I think it is a pretty common phrase that prospective students hear from one university to another—particularly during the admission process—the (fill in the university here) Experience. […]


Why I Chose Loyola

Why I Chose Loyola

October 13th, 2014

To begin, it is important that I tell you this: The first time I ever set foot on Loyola’s campus was on move-in day, exactly one week before classes and the start of a years-long college career. Many may gasp at my apparent lack of self-preservation—others, guffaw such an inexplicable act—wondering how I could have […]


Why Loyola?

October 13th, 2014

I applied to many colleges and universities within the city including Northwestern, DePaul, University of Chicago, and St. Xavier because I wanted to commute instead of dorm. Out of all the schools, I wanted to find the one school that I could do well in, had a fantastic pre-med program, and focused on the well-being […]


Loyola keeps winnin’

October 13th, 2014

It’s difficult to not sound cliche every time I have to answer the question: Why did you choose Loyola?  First, let me take you to 2007.  I remember that year perfectly because I had my list of universities I wanted to apply to.  Loyola was the first one down on the list.  My mother’s good […]


Best Study Spots

Best Study Spots

October 9th, 2014

Hi, Ramblers!  Welcome back from Fall Break!  This semester is flying by—we are almost half way done!  I hope you had a relaxing few days off so that you ace the next wave of midterms…. As I prepare for my upcoming exams, I’m on the hunt for the best study spots around campus.  Here are […]


The Downs and Ups of Declaring an Undecided Major

The Downs and Ups of Declaring an Undecided Major

October 8th, 2014

So you’ve finally decided on a college, it was a long process, but you’re here. You went on countless college visits, received way too many college letters, felt pressure from your parents as you filled out applications, and now you’re home free. All you have to do is buy some extra-long twin sheets and meet […]


Find Yourself at Open House!

October 7th, 2014

  As the on-campus event coordinator in the Undergraduate Admission Office, some of my favorite weekends of the year are coming up – our Fall Open Houses! This year we will be offering two Fall Open Houses on Saturday, October 18th and Saturday and Saturday, November 8th on our Lake Shore Campus for High School Seniors, High School […]


First Month of College

October 2nd, 2014

As of now, it has been a month since I have started school and what an experience it has been! Especially for a college freshman, you begin the long and exciting transition and adjustment from high school. College overall, molds students to become better people; they learn how to effectively prioritize, organize, and be responsible. Currently, I […]


Advice from Current Ramblers

Advice from Current Ramblers

September 23rd, 2014

  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 […]


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

July 9th, 2014

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 […]