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St. John’s University alumna Elvira Garcia ’20Ed has successfully integrated faith and service into her life and shared her extraordinary journey with us to commemorate Founder’s Week, an annual event honoring the University’s Vincentian and Catholic traditions.
At St. John’s University, students’ journeys are shaped by their academic pursuits, extracurricular activities, and personal growth. One such student is Antonio Mosby, a lively and active junior earning a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Marketing. He is currently a Student Coordinator in the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), which focuses on cultivating inclusivity and cultural understanding on campus.
In this Q&A, Antonio shares his reflections on the profound impact of his roles on campus. He discusses how they’ve shaped his worldview, honed his skills, and forged an unbreakable connection with the university community.
Do you have a passion for math, statistics, and finance? Are you someone who enjoys solving problems and thinking critically? If your answer is yes, then a career in risk management might be the perfect path for you.
In this blog post, we provide you with a thorough understanding of risk management, covering essential topics such as career options, required skills, and educational qualifications. By the end of this article, you will have a clear idea of whether a career in risk management is the right fit for your goals.
If you are considering applying to colleges in the United States, you might have seen the term FAFSA. It plays a significant role in getting financial aid for college—but if you’re not familiar with it, it can be daunting and stressful.
That’s why we’ve compiled this comprehensive FAFSA 2024-25 guide that covers everything you need to know about getting started. Whether you are a high school senior or a returning college student, this guide helps simplify the FAFSA application process. It ensures you have all the information you need to apply for federal student aid.
At a time when promoting and embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion is crucial, Basmalla Hussein, a committed and passionate third-year Muslim student at St. John’s University, has taken charge of creating a positive impact. Drawing upon her high school experiences and a desire to contribute to a cause larger than herself, Basmalla shares her journey in this inspiring Q&A session.
Basmalla is a Student Coordinator in St. John’s Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and participates in their Student Equity Workshops (SEW). These workshops promote cultural awareness, sensitivity, diversity, and social justice at the University. She is pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy program (Pharm.D.) degree and is expected to graduate in 2027.
Are you interested in risk assessment, financial forecasting, and strategic decision-making? If so, get ready to explore the fascinating world of actuarial science. In this Q&A, we talk to St. John's University alum Brandon Alcaide,’19C, ’20GSRM. He is a Senior Actuarial Associate at TIAA, a well-known Fortune 100 financial services company providing extensive financial solutions.
Are you embarking on your college journey and overwhelmed by the extensive list of major options? You’re not alone! Choosing a major is a significant decision that requires careful consideration.
This blog post teaches you how to choose a college major successfully. We answer common questions about choosing a major and provide five practical steps to consider.
New York City (NYC) is renowned for its excitement, diversity, and endless possibilities. But it can also be a costly city to visit—especially for college students on a budget.
This blog post explores the best free and affordable activities college students can enjoy in New York City. Whether you seek city culture, scenic views, or thrilling adventures, there’s something on this list for everyone.
Choosing a college requires more than just evaluating the academic program. It also involves finding an ideal location that matches your personal and professional objectives and passions.
And amidst the numerous college choices, New York City (NYC)—with its diverse culture, lively atmosphere, and renowned educational institutions—has long captivated students seeking a transformative experience. So, the question is: Is New York City a good place to study?