Cold Turkey

The first snowfall of the year in Washington, D.C. occurred Thursday, just one week before Thanksgiving (get it..."cold turkey"), marking the first measurable snow this area has seen in the month of November since 1996!   Although classes were not cancelled, Catholic University students were still pleasantly surprised by the early dusting, and of course,... Continue Reading →

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Elle Woods Spotted on Campus!

A musical filled with upbeat music, fun dance breaks, memorable one-liners, and an incredible cast? What more could you want? Here at Catholic University, the Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art has done an amazing job with its run of Legally Blonde, the hit musical based on the famous movie of the same title.... Continue Reading →

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Politics Students Meet the Press

Studying politics at Catholic U. means that you are at the center of it all. There are so many opportunities to learn about different aspects of politics in Washington, D.C. Whether this is through internships, attending lectures, or even going on excursions with your politics class, there are always chances to learn and apply your... Continue Reading →

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Admission Insider Q&A

The college process can be daunting at times, but it helps if you use every resource offered to you! Catholic tries to make the process of meeting admission counselors and getting questions answered easier by coming to your school. We talked to some of our counselors to get their advice on how to use a... Continue Reading →

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Finally a Fan

This week, I attended my first live hockey game at the Capital One Area in downtown Washington. I had no idea what I'd been missing! Coming from the suburbs of Virginia, I never had a hockey team to root for or any real exposure to the sport. Once I got to Catholic, I realized hockey... Continue Reading →

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Apples, and Pumpkins, and Candy…Oh My!

When the temperature starts to drop and the leaves start to change, everyone on campus pulls out their flannels and boots to enjoy the fall festivities in the district! Living right by the metro means we are just a few stops away from all the autumn festivals in the city. Last weekend, while enjoying the... Continue Reading →

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Ask a Cardinal Ambassador

Here in the Admission Office, we have an awesome staff of students who love meeting prospective students and giving tours of campus. Of course, they've answered every question under the sun. Read on to hear how these pros answer the questions they get most often! Q: Do people stay on campus over the weekend or... Continue Reading →

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Our Top Tips for an Awesome Open House

Whether you’re an hour drive away or an 8 hour flight from D.C., you deserve the best experience possible during your Open House visit this Fall! Here are some tips for getting the most out of your day: Ask questions! Our Admission Counselors and highly knowledgeable Cardinal Ambassadors will be on campus throughout the day... Continue Reading →

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Making the Most of a Campus Visit

As a prospective college student, I toured close to 30 universities, so I like to consider myself somewhat of an expert on campus visits. Here are the most important things I learned about making the most of a campus visit: Schedule a formal campus tour with the Office of Admission! Walking around a campus on... Continue Reading →

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From a College Senior to a High School Senior

Hey everyone!! We’re kicking off this summer with a blog post from our Senior Summer Assistants.  They have some pieces of wisdom they’d like to share from one “senior” to another. Here’s what we’ve learned along our ~journey~ … "Be open to all opportunities that come your way! When I first started college, I had... Continue Reading →

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My Weekend was a Hit!

Take me out to the ball game…or three! Being able to hop on the Metro to go to see a wide variety of sporting events in D.C. is definitely one of my favorite weekend activities. Since my favorite baseball team, the New York Mets, were in town for a 4-game series against the Nationals, I got... Continue Reading →

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