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 →

Think Outside the Library

The leaves are beginning to change color on our beautiful campus which means fall is finally upon us! The cool breezes, fun scented candles, and cinnamon baked goods are right and around the corner and I am more than excited. Fall also brings more than just cozy sweaters. It brings creative projects, studying, and collaborative... Continue Reading →

Making the Most of Orientation

You’ve gone through the whole application process, decided Catholic U is the university for you, and received a move-in date…. now what? The answer: Orientation! At Catholic University, Orientation is a program that helps first-year and transfer students transition to life at Catholic U through an amazing, wild, and fun four days leading up to... Continue Reading →

The Score of My Summer

Hi I’m Rebecca, a senior music major at Catholic University. When I was 13 years old, I fell in love with music through film. I watched as many movies as I could just for the music. It is this love of film music that inspired me to pursue composition at Catholic U. so that I... Continue Reading →

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