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New & Future Students

First Post Jitters

by Abigail September 23, 2013

Salutations my fellow blog-readers! First off, let me introduce myself. My name is Abigail, I’m currently a Sophomore studying Graphic Design, and have to admit, have never written anything for the public to read, so, let’s just say I’m a total newbie at this, and a bit intimidated…but just a bit Before I post anything, [...]

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Everything You Own In a Box to the Left

by Marielle August 1, 2013

Hard to believe it, but I’ll be moving back into the good ol’ Fontbonne dorms in less than two weeks. Strangely enough, it seems that each time I make the trek back, I have EVEN MORE STUFF to bring with me….I digress. I’ve had a marvelous time relaxing, reading, running, cooking, and crafting at home [...]

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Just Do Your Best, Do Everything You Can

by Marielle July 26, 2013

As I approach my final year at Fontbonne, I have to start thinking about my life post-grad. Like most dietetics majors, I’ll be applying for an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics-certified internship this spring and then preparing to take my exam to become a Registered Dietitian. The internship selection process is notoriously cutthroat, so it [...]

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Midsemester Thoughts

by Erica March 13, 2013

Ahhhhhh! How are we already passed the midpoint of my last semester of undergraduate school? How am I a Senior already?!? For those who are still in high school or aren’t quite Seniors in college yet, just know that the time will fly by! Don’t take that time for granted! If you’re a Senior like [...]

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So far, so good

by Deanna February 6, 2013

This semester has been a bit of an adjustment for me. For the first time in my four semesters here at Fontbonne, I do not have classes all five days of the week! I managed to get my schedule so that I only had classes Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I like it a lot so [...]

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Shadow Days Are Over

by Marielle February 4, 2013

I have good news, everyone: I am pleased to report that on February 2nd, 2013, Punxsutawney Phil did not, repeat DID NOT see his shadow, which means that we are ON TRACK FOR AN EARLY SPRING!!! I’m beyond pumped. Even besides that, though, I’d have to say the semester is off to a good start. [...]

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Feeling Political

by Sherry November 26, 2012

This year got really nasty with comments and jabs at each side of the Presidential debate and that was just on my Facebook among various friends. This year the politics of politics took its toll on my mind and spirit. I consider myself liberal in my views and found myself being called out on several [...]

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Persuasion and Procrastination

by Conner November 14, 2012

Some of you may know other than serving the purpose for me to rant and jabber on about my college experience and life in general, this blog is used to give prospective students an idea of what it’s like to be a student at Fontbonne. This blog is my way of marketing Fontbonne University, giving [...]

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Surprise!

by Carlyn November 5, 2012

A couple years ago, I had my mind made up about how some things were going to be in college before I even started. Well, surprise surprise, many of my assumptions were wrong. But, they were wrong in a good way! I’m not going to lie, I was a little grossed out about the idea [...]

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Surprises of College Life

by Kelia November 5, 2012

I feel like college is full of surprises and I never really knew what to expect. I visited twice, I even had an overnight stay. But you never really “get it” until you live in a residents hall freshman year. What really surprised me was the absolute community feel of our floor. I was not [...]

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