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Whether or not you have received hefty scholarships or financial aid, earning extra spending money is always a plus in college. Continue reading
Maybe I can only speak for myself, but every leadership role I’ve sought on this campus has required some type of interview. From Ambassador to Krewe Leader, I’ve been through the rigmarole, and I can firmly say: do not be afraid of interviews.
As we are only weeks away from summer again, it seems that the only thing on everyone’s mind is free time! As you mature each year however, you come to realize that all that free time can be a double … Continue reading
As annoyed as I was with the situation, I couldn’t help but enjoy the solitude not having a cell phone seemed to bring me. Continue reading
You never get your college years back, so below are some suggestions to add to your college bucket list before you graduate. Continue reading
Spring Break is coming up next week. What does that mean for most Loyola students? “Break” entails a rest from school work of course, but in college Spring Break can mean so much more. At Loyola, students are heading … Continue reading
Sure, college is a time of growth and maturity for students of all ages, not just young adults, but sometimes it is completely necessary to bring out your inner child. Continue reading
The way in which Professor McCormack’s students honored her showed that they saw her as more than just a teacher- it was like she was their friend. Continue reading
You wouldn’t buy a pair of jeans if you didn’t try them on first. You wouldn’t buy a car without taking a test drive, and surely you wouldn’t move into a house that you hadn’t toured yet. So you definitely … Continue reading
The college application process can be difficult because it may be your first time compiling all of your achievements and activities into writing and getting others to vouch for your competence in a new setting. Admissions staff members understand this difficulty, so they look at your credentials from numerous aspects. But there are certain things you can do to ensure that you DO NOT get into college: