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
About to move in at Catholic and want a little sneak preview of what’s in store? Well, push any worries aside and get ready for a great day! Here are all the ins and outs you can expect. Before coming to Catholic University for move-in day, you will hear from your Orientation Advisor, who will be much more than your point-of-contact. They will help you … Continue reading What to Expect on Move In Day
Move-in day is right around the corner and while leaving for college means jumping right into a pool of new friends, experiences, and adventures you’ll treasure forever, it doesn’t mean there isn’t room for old friends. Since you may already be planning trips for your friends and siblings to come visit, the question may have come up–can a guest stay on campus with you? The answer is … Continue reading How to Host a Guest
Packing for college can be a daunting task. There are so many things to think of, and it’s easy to forget about some of those smaller items that wind up making a huge difference. While bringing clothes and toiletries are definitely important, make sure you add these items to your packing list, too! A small fan Even though every room here at Catholic has air … Continue reading Don’t Forget! Some Extra Suggestions to Add to Your College Packing List
They say if you want to live your best life, wear clothes that make you feel good about yourself. For me, the outfit that makes me feel like I’m living my best life is a red polo and khakis. There’s just something about that “Jake from State Farm” look that really gets me going. That, and waking up at the crack of dawn to put … Continue reading Why I Love Orientation