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What Is a Credit Score and Why Does It Matter?

Not all countries use a credit score, but if you’re going to study in the USA — and pay rent and other bills or take out a student loan — it’s a critical number and system to be aware of. Student blogger Johnny Nezha shares how he learned the hard way what a “bad” credit score means. Read more

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My Summer Road Trip Adventure Around the U.S.

Student blogger Pietro Rossini from Italy took an American road trip this summer (as soon as he was fully vaccinated!) with friend and fellow Xaverian Missionary Diego. They visited Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C, Niagara Falls, Milwaukee, and Chicago. Read more

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The Faculty at St. Francis College Have Been Transformative for Me

Transformative faculty is about having staff members who will be more than common school employees, but who will be able to make you feel at home even when you are not and who will do everything in their power to make sure you have a great college experience. So far, I am glad I can say that this is exactly what I have been experiencing at St. Francis College! Read more

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Cooking During the Pandemic

Apple Wong is currently an English-language student at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida. She writes about cooking for her children during the pandemic, baking a cake for a friend, and the lessons she learned. Apple says, “I cook for my family and friends because I love them.” Read more

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Personalized Education

St. Francis College is a huge family, and as a family we care about one another. So, if you ever get accepted at SFC, I can give you my word that you won’t feel lonely or left behind. Read more