Posts tagged as:

choosing a college

My Rationale For Choosing Fontbonne

by Alumni Posts February 8, 2012

Hi all, For the first time ever, I’m going to write along the lines of the weekly theme, which for this week is “Why Did You Choose Fontbonne?”  (Proud of me?) Honestly, it all came down to, as the real estate agents say, “Location, location, location.”  I knew I wanted a school in Saint Louis […]

Read the full post →

Good Ole’ Fonty!

by Alumni Posts February 8, 2012

Hello all! Today is my first blog EVER! Exciting right?! My name is Ava Johnson and I am a Junior here at Fontbonne University. My hometown is Perryville, Missouri. For those of you who don’t know, Perryville is sort of considered to be a farm town. All the boys in town drive trucks (as well […]

Read the full post →

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 […]

Read the full post →

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 […]

Read the full post →

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 […]

Read the full post →

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 […]

Read the full post →

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 […]

Read the full post →

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 […]

Read the full post →

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 […]

Read the full post →

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, […]

Read the full post →

Students writing for Real Life at Fontbonne are paid a small fee for each post by the university.