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    Lori Greene

    From the Director
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    Lindsy Fagerstrom

    Admission Ramblings
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    Therese Bennett

    Windy City Wanderlust
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    Samantha Eddmeiri

    Risible Rambles
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    Joseph Filer

    Ramblin' with a Camera
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    Christopher Lam

    Rambler's Pie: A Fresh Slice of Loyola
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    Brienne Lubor

    LUC by Brie
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    Natalie Pantelis

    Rambler Days
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    Foram Patel

    Windy City Adventures
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    Stephanie Rodriguez

    Keep On Ramblin’
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    Jace Sheu

    Lakeside Musings
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    Laura Swanson

    Chicago Life and Loyola Love

Archive for the ‘Undergrad Admission’ Category


Scholarship Search Tips

December 16th, 2014

  It’s never too soon to start searching for scholarships. Whether you already have your acceptance letter or if you’re still working on completing that application (which you should try to do as soon as possible!), there are plenty of ways for you to begin your scholarship search process. How to get started with YOUR […]


Semester One: A Synopsis

December 10th, 2014

As the first semester of my college career comes to an end, I’m forced into my brain’s own nostalgic memoir of the fifteen weeks that have passed. I learned a lot and grew up faster than I thought I would have to, which written out sounds cheesy and cliché, but it’s true. Heading into college […]


Using Social Media to Explore Loyola

December 2nd, 2014

  Hopefully, by this point you have a short list of schools left on your list (and hopefully these applications are complete, if not, submit them ASAP!) If you have narrowed it down and are waiting for decisions, use this time to get to know the schools better. Social media is a great way to […]


Thankful Loyolans

Thankful Loyolans

November 25th, 2014

    In order to show their gratitude and thankfulness this year, Ramblers took hundreds of post-it notes to a chalkboard on-campus to share what they were thankful for:   Happy Thanksgiving from our Loyola family to yours!  


Only 13 Days Left!

November 18th, 2014

  13 days or 312 hours or 18,720 minutes or 1,123,200 seconds… until our priority deadline: December 1st! That means you better request your transcripts, test scores (ACT or SAT), and letters of recommendation right away so schools, counselors, teachers, and testing agencies have time to send it all over to Loyola before our postmark deadline. Also make […]


Warning: Due Dates are Closer than They Appear

Warning: Due Dates are Closer than They Appear

November 4th, 2014

  So in a post I wrote earlier this year, I broke down Loyola’s various admission and scholarship-related deadlines. While our priority application deadline is still 26 days away, those days will quickly pass by! DECEMBER 1st – this is the big day. Your application (online application, essay, and optional resume) must be submitted by […]


Open House Recap

Open House Recap

October 22nd, 2014

  Open Houses are some of my favorite events of the year. They are simply fantastic, and I’m not just saying them because I coordinate them. Here are my TOP 5 Reasons for LOVING Open House: 1. Reconnecting with prospective students – I absolutely love recognizing students from college fairs and high school visits and […]


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. […]


Loyola is Exactly What I Was Looking For

Loyola is Exactly What I Was Looking For

October 13th, 2014

When I started my college search I had one thing on my mind—Chicago. I grew up in a small town about three hours away from the city. Every time my family would come to the city for a visit my heart would start pumping fast and a smile would creep onto my face when I […]


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 […]