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Welcome to Johnnie's Blog, your one-stop shop for navigating the college experience and beyond. Whether you're a future undergraduate or graduate student, we're here to help you make the most informed decision about your future and prepare for success.
St. John's Universtiy Red Sports Fans Cheering in a crowd

How to Show Your St. John’s Pride—No Matter Where You Are!

Are you a proud member of the St. John’s University community? Whether you’re an alum, a current student, or simply a fan of the Red Storm, showing your St. John’s pride doesn’t have to be limited to campus grounds. There are countless ways to display your love for St. John’s, no matter where life takes you.

From sporting the iconic red and white colors to participating in alumni events, here are several creative ways to showcase your St. John’s University pride.

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Level Up Your College Learning: the Benefits of Peer Tutoring

Are you planning to attend college soon? If so, you don’t have to face it alone! Collaborating with a peer tutor can significantly improve your academic success. In this blog post, we will discuss the advantages of peer tutoring, such as better grades, deeper understanding of the subject, improved confidence, and enhanced study skills.

St. John's University Student
Madison Coombs
Students and faculty showcasing a college club

Exploring College Clubs on Campus: A Student Q&A

St. John’s University offers a vibrant student life, including over 180 college clubs and organizations. Joining a club can introduce you to new people and opportunities, making your student journey unforgettable!

Alumni-Sponsored Study Abroad Program Focuses on Greece

Seven Ways to Elevate Your College Experience

If you’re a current or future college student, you might be eager to make the most of your college experience. Fortunately, there are several ways to ensure your college time is enriching and fulfilling.

In this blog post, you’ll discover seven practical ideas to take your college experience to the next level. Whether joining on-campus organizations that align with your interests or studying abroad to broaden your horizons, these tips are designed to help you make the most of your college years.

St. John's University Student
Madison Coombs
Group of St. john's Graduate students

Eight Soft Skills to Enhance Your Graduate Résumé

Employers consider more than just academic qualifications in the current competitive job market. They prefer to hire recent graduate candidates who exhibit strong soft skills, such as effective communication, teamwork, and adaptability.
This blog post helps you better understand what soft skills are and which ones are important for you to focus on. By comprehending the significance of soft skills, you can become an asset to any company and improve your career prospects.

Young female professional
Toni Critelli
Group of students visiting colleges like a pro

Unlocking Success: Essential Tips for Visiting Colleges Like a Pro

Visiting colleges is an essential step in the college admission process. It’s your opportunity to get a feel for each campus, learn about the academic programs and extracurricular activities offered, and meet with current students and faculty. But with so many colleges to choose from and so much information to take in, it can take time to figure out where to start.

This blog post shares essential tips for visiting colleges like a pro. Whether just starting your college search or getting ready for an upcoming college open house, continue reading for tips on making your college visits successful.

Students at outdoor basketball courts next to Residence buildings

Must-Know St. John’s Resources for First-Year Students

No one should have to navigate their college journey alone. Luckily, St. John’s University offers abundant campus resources to assist all students. In this blog, we share a few campus resources that can help you achieve success and guide you throughout your college journey.

St. John's University Student
Madison Coombs