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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
November 4th marked the start of Loyola’s 40th annual Hunger Week. Yesterday, November 7th, multiple students participated in Hunger Week’s Fast-A Thon. Students fasted from sunrise to sunset, then celebrated breaking the fast in the Damen Multipurpose room at sunset.
It’s mid-fall, and high school seniors all over the country are in the midst of trying to decide which colleges or universities they want to apply to and/or completing applications for early deadlines. It is a busy time of year. As a parent, what can you do to support your son or daughter in this [...]
It’s already October! Which means that it’s time for fall break! We are lucky at Loyola because not all schools have a fall break. Fall break is essentially a four-day weekend because we get Monday and Tuesday off. A lot of students will take this time to go back home or visit friends else ware. [...]
It’s stressful and it can be overwhelming, but deadlines are the framework of the college admission process. Every step in the cycle revolves around the next deadline. If you are reading all of the brochures you picked up from a recent college fair or online via a school’s website, you’ll notice that every college or [...]
That is the question. I hear it from students and parents each year. And my answer—it depends. Many times students start out open-minded and add schools to their list to check out. Maybe mom or dad graduated from one of them or it’s a state flagship school or you’re a fan of the football team. [...]