Four years ago in April, I was in the midst of one of the biggest changes in my life. My mom had dropped the bomb that we were going to pick up and move from our home in New Jersey to a new town in Massachusetts. I was less than happy. I was already worried about choosing the right college and leaving my friends, but … Continue reading Finding My Home Away from Home
Hey there! My name is Mari Nicole, and I am a freshman business management major here at Catholic. I am originally from Orlando, Florida, and I have been absolutely living my best life here in our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. While I call Catholic my home, just one year ago, I was making the most important decision of my life – where to go to … Continue reading What does it mean to be a Busch School student at Catholic University?
Hey there! My name’s Sam and I’m a freshman architecture student here at The Catholic University of America. Up until the start of my senior year of high school I barely knew Catholic University existed, much less what it offered. Not being Catholic or from this area, (I call the Tar Heel state my home), it was my grandfather, a Catholic University alum, who made … Continue reading An Odyssey into Architecture
Four years ago when I was making my decision on where to attend college and earn my BSN I didn’t know how many opportunities were waiting for me. Now, as a senior nursing student, I am confident that attending Catholic University was the best decision I could have made. Here’s what a glimpse at what four years here entails! DC has so much to offer … Continue reading Nursing School: Why Catholic University
When you step onto the campus of The Catholic University of America, you will be immersed in a community like no other. Since my first visit during Odyssey Day 2014, I knew Catholic would soon become a second home. As far as my choice to pursue a career in social work, I felt connected to the National Catholic School of Social Service’s (NCSSS) mission statement. … Continue reading Social Work: Why Catholic?
Internships are a huge aspect of life at Catholic University. Hear from Anna G., a resident of Northern Virginia and a sophomore at Catholic U. studying politics, on her experience and advice on searching for internships. One cold afternoon in February I sat in the stacks of the library on campus and began my search for an internship or job for the upcoming summer. When … Continue reading How to have an Inter(n)esting Summer
I will never forget the first time that I stepped off the train in Leuven, Belgium, my new home for the Fall 2017 semester while I complete an internship at the European Parliament in Brussels. As I dragged my suitcases onto the platform, I had one thought: waffles. Immediately the smell flooded my nose, and the two other CUA students with me noticed the same … Continue reading From One Capitol to the Next: Welkom in België!