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choosing a college

Why did I choose Fontbonne? Well that’s easy!

by Alumni Posts February 7, 2012

Fontbonne is perfect for me because it is a small, friendly campus. I have attended Catholic schools my whole life, and I figured that attending a Catholic college would be a great way to continue my education. The grade school and high school that I attended were both very small, so I knew that going […]

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New Year, New Semester

by Alumni Posts February 7, 2012

Well, it’s finally 2012. I seems like 2011 flew right by. So many wonderful things happened. I graduated from a great high school, was accepted by a great university and started my first semester of my college career. I can’t say that 2011 was easy, but it would be a lie to say that it […]

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Choosing Fontbonne

by Alumni Posts November 7, 2011

The college picking process was quite bizarre for me. I had it in my mind that I could know what college I wanted to go to by the time I was a freshman in high school. I was the kind of the person that liked to have everything planned out. That is not how it […]

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The Switch to Happiness

by Alumni Posts October 21, 2011

Fontbonne has been my best decision in my academic career. I previously went to University Missouri St. Louis for a year and a half, and then came back home to Springfield, Illinois and enrolled in a semester at Lincoln Land Community Center. Transferring is not the easiest of things to when you are super frustrated […]

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Why Fontbonne?

by Alumni Posts October 18, 2011

A lot of people ask me, ‘Why did you choose to go to Fontbonne?’ Actually there are many reason why I decided to go here. First I knew I wanted to go to school in St. Louis. I lived here my whole life and couldn’t see myself living anywhere else. I also knew that a […]

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The Big Decision

by Alumni Posts October 16, 2011

Well, it’s midterms, folks, and high school seniors (like my sister Emily) are probably getting a little concerned as to where exactly they’ll be this time next year.  My own journey to Fontbonne was an irregular, weird, and stressful one (i.e., it was JULY before I picked a school), so I don’t feel qualified to […]

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Where Everybody Knows Your Name

by Alumni Posts September 16, 2011

Hello, everyone! I’m a transfer student. This is my third year attending college and my first at Fontbonne, and I gotta say, it feels so good to be part of a university again! Since the semester started, I’ve discovered a whole plethora of reasons why Fontbonne is the school for me. I’m having trouble just […]

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I’d like to take a minute; just sit right there, and I’ll tell you all about how…

by Alumni Posts March 8, 2011

The prompt for this week was the talk about how you came to Fontbonne. My story is pretty basic and boring, but I’ll tell it anyway. I first learned about Fontbonne from a Cross Country camp that the former Head Cross Country/ Track coach Dave Almany had been speaking at. From there, I took Fontbonne, […]

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I didn’t choose Fontbonne; Fontbonne chose me.

by Alumni Posts March 7, 2011

The story of how I got to Fontbonne is an interesting one. I’m still not completely sure of how I got here, but I’ll do my best to explain my story. It all started with my love for music and the Fontbonne Communications and Marketing Department. I come from the Western Suburbs of Chicago and […]

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Why am I at Fontbonne? Well, you see, it’s all Eleanor Roosevelt’s fault

by Alumni Posts March 7, 2011

I have a great quote by Eleanor Roosevelt on a magnet hanging in my bathroom that says, “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”  These words in my bathroom are strategically placed so that I see […]

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