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Prefect Application FAQs

Posted by Ashley Krause on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 @ 14:01 PM

It’s almost time to welcome new members to the Residence Life staff! On Feb. 1, prefect applications are due, and applicants may be starting to feel the pressure of their upcoming interviews. This time last year I was an applicant and had tons of questions of my own, so I figured, now with almost a year of ResLife under my belt, I’d give an inside look into what we do and ease your nerves going into this exciting, yet intimidating process. If you’re torn whether to apply or not, stick around and let’s see if I can spark your interest!

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Topics: students, Student Life, blog, Student Blog, Ashley Krause, prefect, residence life, student affairs

New Major, New Mindset, New Me

Posted by Ashley Krause on Mon, Nov 26, 2018 @ 09:11 AM

Confessions of a college junior who changed her major when she was halfway to dental school.

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Topics: college, college life, blog, Student Blog, Ashley Krause, major

Seven Ways for College Students to Connect to New People

Posted by Ashley Krause on Mon, Nov 19, 2018 @ 13:11 PM

Freshman year of college. We met A LOT of people at once. It was honestly overwhelming! Trying to find your place and establish new friends at a new school. Some people came to college with their friends or at least knew some names on campus, while others were completely lost and had to seek out friends on their own. No matter which of those categories you fall under, everyone seeks new friendships and wants to connect with others outside their circle.

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Topics: college life, friends, friendships, blog, Student Blog, Ashley Krause, clubs, freshman

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On this blog, current students write about everyday life on the campus of Saint Vincent College, a private, liberal arts college located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.


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Michael Brinker

Michael Brinker, junior communication major, currently in Orlando, working with the Disney College Program.

Amanda MacMurtrie

Amanda MacMurtrie transferred to Saint Vincent as a sophomore studying English with a minor in Theology. Transferring to a new school is not the easiest thing in the world, but she is steadily finding a home on this beautiful Benedictine campus. Between enjoying life in community, balancing books for fun and books for class, and finding little corners of beauty, Amanda is discovering a few joys of life at Saint Vincent College.

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