Success Stories

The close bond between the two schools made St. John's the perfect next step in continuing her education, and when she received the offer of a Presidential Scholarship, her decision was clear.
Della Rao, from Levittown, Long Island, was blessed to be raised in a family that encouraged her to pursue her scholastic goals.
Sai Phyo, class of 2015, is an international student from Burma majoring in biology. He came to the United States in the fall of 2011 to pursue his dream: to become a pediatrician.
For Patrick, it was the potential of independence and promise of diversity that brought him to St. John’s. What made him stay, however, was the Honors Program’s unique approach to education.
This eco-friendly 19 year old loves to farm, cook, and eat responsibly — and of course, her favorite section in the New York Times is the Wednesday dining section.
St. John’s draws students in from all over the world, and Elise decided to attend St. John’s for this reason.
As an avid student of history, Michael took full advantage of the many historical walking tours the Honors Program provides during his freshman year, exploring New York City from the Lower East Side to Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters.

Lin Lin might be found at the hospital pharmacy at which she volunteers spiking IV bags, or gliding her fingers across piano keys as the melodies of romantic-era composers resonate across the...

Cameron (“Cam”) Devlin is a sophomore in the Honors Program and is enrolled in a five-year program leading to a bachelor of science degree in Economics as well as a master’s degree in Finance.

Olivia Cunningham is a Presidential Scholar majoring in journalism. She is a member of Chamber Music Society, the LEAD student leadership program, and a copy editor at the Torch newspaper. This...

When Adaora Aguoji entered St. John’s in the fall of 2011, she had several major goals. Looking back now, she realizes how many she has already accomplished. She wanted to work in a...

Nicole Olgun
Enthusiastic Doctoral Student Gives Three Cheers for Toxicology

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