Archive: Student Experience

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‘It’s Going to be an Exciting Place to Be for the Next 4 Years’: Hoya Saxa Weekend Welcomes Admitted Students

Georgetown’s Hoya Saxa Weekend invites high school students who have been admitted and may have less exposure to college to get a taste of campus life on the.…

April 18, 2024

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In Taizé, France, These Hoya-Pilgrims Found a New Inner Peace and Faith Life

Over spring break, five Georgetown students, including Camille Deschapelles (C’26), embarked on a pilgrimage to Taizé, France, home to a Christian ecumenical monastic order…

March 25, 2024

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When Hoya Met Hoya: Mini Love Stories of Meet-Cutes on the Hilltop

There are no shortage of love stories at Georgetown. From meet-cutes on the GUTS Bus, in religion class and at an embassy, learn how these Hoyas met their loved…

February 14, 2024

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Hoyas on the Campaign Trail: Students Track Presidential Primaries in Iowa and New Hampshire

At the start of the spring semester, students in the Presidential Nominations Lab met with major political players, voters and journalists and watched their coursework play out…

January 29, 2024

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A Student’s Reflection on Her First Semester of College at Georgetown

Going into college this past fall, Sydney Carroll (C'27) was excited and nervous. As she starts her second semester, read the lessons she’s learned in a few months on the…

January 19, 2024

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Why Do Hoyas Love Georgetown? Find Out From the Students Behind Georgetown Stories

Meet this year's Georgetown Storytellers, a group of students that document their academic year on the Hilltop for past, present and future Hoyas. This year, eight students from…

September 13, 2023

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‘You’re a Trailblazer, Honey’: Behind-the-Scenes of Family Goodbyes and Move-In 2023

From Aug. 18-19, more than 1,600 new Hoyas traveled from around the world to begin their new lives on the Hilltop. Amid new faces and family goodbyes, we followed along on their…

August 22, 2023

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With Some Pomp and Circumstance, the Class of 2027 Are Officially Hoyas

On an unusually cool Saturday in August, President John J. DeGioia stood before more than 1,600 new students and asked them to pause. In the quiet, the Healy bells…

August 21, 2023

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After a Trip to the Yucatan, Undergraduates Find Their Plans Shaken Up

Undergraduates traveled to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula as part of a new immersive summer course and found the experience shifted how they interact with the environment — and…

August 1, 2023

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Junior To Play for Haiti’s First Ever Women’s World Cup

Georgetown soccer player Lara Larco (C'25) has been training for months for the World Cup. For her, it’s more than just soccer. It’s about shining a light on her home…

July 20, 2023