One of the best ways to determine if a school is a good fit for a student is to take a campus tour. You have to see the campus to know if you get ‘that feeling’ that everyone talks about when you’ve found ‘your school’ or if you could NEVER imagine yourself as a student on that campus. There are so many elements that comprise … Continue reading Making the Most of Your Campus Tour This Summer
Welcome to Brookland, home of The Catholic University of America! Catholic is nestled in Northeast, Washington, DC, and is in a residential part of the city. That isn’t to say that we don’t have much in Brookland! We have all you could need, and even a little more, so let me give you a quick tour of our neighborhood! ARTSWALK The ARTSWALK is a super cool … Continue reading Tour of Brookland
As people talk about their college search, most stories have that one moment of clarity–the moment when you feel like you’re home and that you belong in that certain place, and that was how I felt every time I came to visit Catholic University. I initially tour Catholic per the suggestion of my mom and when I stepped on campus for the first time, I … Continue reading Why Catholic: The Nursing Edition
My name is Bill O. and I’m a junior history major. As a tour guide at The Catholic University of America, my fellow Cardinal Ambassadors and I commonly get asked questions from prospective students and their parents about various aspects of life at Catholic University. Here are some of the common misconceptions about campus life that I’ve come across as a tour guide: Do you … Continue reading Debunking Misconceptions
To gain some inspiration for this blog about Odyssey Day, I decided to Google the definition of Odyssey. To say the definition applies to this day is quite an understatement: “Odyssey [od–uh-see] a long series of wanderings or adventures, especially when filled with notable experiences.” Coming to Odyssey Day here at Catholic will be the beginning of your four year “adventure” which will absolutely be … Continue reading Odyssey Day Sneak Peek & Tip
It’s hard to believe that a whole year has passed since my college decision process. It feels like just yesterday everyone I knew was asking me where I was going to school. It was a stressful time filled with lots of tours, which I won’t lie, began to blend together. However, at the end of the day I wouldn’t trade it for the world. It’s … Continue reading Odyssey Day Memories
Choosing a college is probably one of the most exciting things an individual can do in his or her life. There are so many factors in choosing the place that you will call home for four years and the process and experience can often be overwhelming. For me, CUA was a no-brainer. When visiting colleges, I had a few criteria in which I gauged how … Continue reading Why CUA?