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Breaking Down Loyola’s Deadlines

September 9th, 2014

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

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 […]

In Which I Have A Lot of Feelings, Mostly About the Olympics

In Which I Have A Lot of Feelings, Mostly About the Olympics

February 19th, 2014

Winter has always been my favorite season. I love the scarfs and the snow and the boots and the skiing and the twinkling Christmas lights. Unfortunately, having a broken foot has definitely put a bit of a damper on my mood this year. Luckily, I’ve been able to distract myself with my favorite quadrennial activity… […]

Homework Tips Part 1

February 9th, 2014

After a long hiatus from blogging, I’m finally getting back into the groove of things. A topic I want to revisit in the next two posts is about how to stay on top of your classes. This is extremely important for those students taking 5, 6 or even 7 classes (like me). Many students think […]

Christmas Spirit

Christmas Spirit

December 10th, 2013

The month of December has been filled with decorations and events to get everyone’s minds off of finals and into the Christmas spirit. There have been several decorated trees around campus as well as status of the three wise men and the nativity scene next to Sullivan. Also, there is complementary hot chocolate inside of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.