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Posts Tagged ‘Study Abroad’


Spring Break Part 1: Paris and London

Spring Break Part 1: Paris and London

March 18th, 2015

With Europe at our finger tips, the students of the John Felice Rome Center spread across the continent and beyond during our 10 day spring break. Students had the option to join JFRC staff on a study trip to the Balkans or Greece and Turkey or embark on individual journeys. I opted to map my […]


9 Loyola Myths

March 10th, 2015

  Over the past 3 years in admission, I have noticed there are A LOT of misconceptions about Loyola University Chicago. I am going to use my blog this week to set the record straight. Here are what I consider to be the top 9 Loyola myths: We are not the same school as Loyola […]


30 Reasons Why We LOVE Loyola

February 11th, 2015

  With Valentine’s Day approaching and everyone talking about love, it only seemed appropriate to talk about what Loyola staff and current students have to say about their relationship with Loyola. Here are 30 reasons staff and students love Loyola: The ability to go abroad to the Rome center. – Ellen The incorporation of social […]


Weekend Numero Uno in the Eternal City

Weekend Numero Uno in the Eternal City

January 18th, 2015

With orientation still underway, the JFRC staff had us in good hands during our first Roman weekend. Massive meals, a visit to the Colosseum, and a day in Lazio’s countryside made the perfect end to week number one, and perfect start to our first week of classes. Friday night we had the opportunity to partake […]


The Journey to Roma

The Journey to Roma

January 17th, 2015

This trip has certainly been a long time coming.  I’ve been dreaming of the day I would have the opportunity to study abroad in college for what seems like forever. And Loyola’s John Felice Rome Center was a huge factor in my choice to come here. But now my dreams are a reality and I get […]


Let the Packing Begin

Let the Packing Begin

January 9th, 2015

Packing has never been one of my favorite tasks. At first, its exciting to anticipate the trip. But after a while of organizing, stuffing things into suitcases, and trying to decide what should stay home–I get a little overwhelmed. Especially while I’m packing for an entire semester abroad. I’ve never tried to pack up a […]


ROME-ing for the Spring of 2015

November 22nd, 2014

“Go forth and set the world on fire” -St. Ignatius of Loyola As I prepare for a semester abroad at the John Felice Rome Center in–you guessed it– Rome, Italy, St. Ignatius’ words have been on my mind. I think the most important word in this quote is simply “Go”. And thanks to the opportunity […]


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 […]


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 […]


Coming Home From A Summer Abroad

Coming Home From A Summer Abroad

September 4th, 2013

I’m home! I’m back to my home at Loyola as well as my home in America. I spent the summer abroad in Ghana, Africa. I was in Ghana for two and a half months, both volunteering and studying abroad. I studied through a program called USAC that Loyola partners with to help students go global. […]