Bloggers

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    Theresa Amato

    A Rambler's Travels
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    Emily Carreno

    A First Generation Rambler
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    Lindsy Fagerstrom

    Admission Ramblings
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    Husna Afzal

    Seasonal Fun in Chicago
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    Christopher Lam

    Rambler's Pie: A Fresh Slice of Loyola
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    Jace Sheu

    Lake Shore Living
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    Meredith Simmons

    Life on The Other Coast
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    Laura Swanson

    Chicago Life and Loyola Love
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    Jessica Xi

    Laughing, Learning, Loyola

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The News That Brought Hope

The News That Brought Hope

February 1st, 2016

Who knew paying for college could be so expensive! One thing I knew I had to do in order to pay for college was apply to scholarships, but I wasn’t sure where to start my search. The first thing I did was talked with my counselor. She told me that Loyola was offering 5 students […]


Times of Transition

Times of Transition

January 31st, 2016

Transition: Passage from one state, stage, subject, or place to another. Throughout our lives we all undergo transitions, whether its slow like the changes of age over the years, or fast like moving from your childhood home to someplace completely new. The transition from high school to college I think falls somewhere in the middle. […]


From Ohio to the Windy City

From Ohio to the Windy City

January 30th, 2016

Hello everyone and welcome to my new blog, A Rambler’s Travels. I created the title inspired by Jonathon Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels to play to the irony of college life here at Loyola. No, I will not be traveling to different dimensions or worlds but I hope to make your transition from home to campus life […]


Life at Loyola

Life at Loyola

January 22nd, 2016

Hello to anyone reading this! I’m Meredith Simmons and I’m a Freshman here at Loyola, this is my first post as a LUC admissions blogger so introductions are necessary. I am a marketing major and I grew up in Northwest Indiana about an hour outside the city. I love reading, music and exploring the city. […]


All About Me

All About Me

January 19th, 2016

Hello Future Ramblers, welcome to my amazing journey at Loyola. First of all, my name is Emily Carreno and I am just beginning my journey at Loyola. I am majoring in nursing and minoring in psychology. Many people ask me, “Why Loyola?” and I tell them because of the fascinating nursing program they offer. Loyola University Chicago has […]


40 Years of Tribulation & Grace

40 Years of Tribulation & Grace

October 15th, 2015

Marian Days can be considered the largest Roman Catholic gathering event in the North American continent, honoring the virgin Mary. This annual event welcomes Vietnamese Roman Catholics from around the world to the Congregation of the Mother Co-Redemptrix, located in Carthage, Missouri. This year, more than 100,000 participants attended the 4-day event. 2015 is a […]


Most Common College Essay Mistakes

September 15th, 2015

  Every year admission counselors read hundreds and hundreds of college essays, and every year we are awed by both phenomenal essays, but we do still see essays that could use a little help. Today’s blog will cover some of the more common essay mistakes we see  when reviewing applications, so seniors – be sure […]


Choosing a College Major VS Undecided

September 1st, 2015

  While there are over 80 majors and minors to choose from at Loyola, believe it or not, one of the most popular majors in college these days is UNDECIDED! So don’t be afraid or embarrassed if that’s your current major of choice; you have plenty of time to finalize your choice during the first […]


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 […]