JWU Student Blogs

Not Your Average Student: Why Early Action Worked for Avery Tupper

Avery Tupper was anything but a typical high school student. By the time he graduated in 2018 from Burrillville High in Harrisville, Rhode Island, he had been a three-sport athlete, playing hockey and lacrosse, and running cross-country track. He was also involved with DECA, an organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs during high school and college — and he’ll continue his involvement with DECA at JWU.

Topics: Early Action Admissions

My Early Enrollment Journey to JWU

Throughout my 17 years of life, I have endured many challenges, varying in nature. Some of the challenges were quite exciting and positive, while others were more difficult and exhausting. These challenges, however, eventually led to something amazing! My journey to starting the Early Enrollment Program (EEP) at JWU’s College of Culinary Arts exemplifies this perfectly.

Topics: Providence Admissions

How important is love and happiness to you?

JWU Providence student, Jake Thongsythavong, delivers his first JWU Student Advice column with a bang! Jake is a Counseling Psychology student here to help you with all of life’s pesky problems.

Topics: Admissions Providence

JWU Superheroes: Experiential Education & Career Services

Karon Green compares JWU's Experiential Education & Career Services to a team of special superheroes fighting for the future careers of all JWU students.

Topics: Admissions Providence Careers

From Cold to (Surprisingly) Warm: My travel to JWU Denver

Now I’ll be the first to admit, I have hated cold weather my entire life. Sledding, skiing, snowboarding, shoveling – all activities I have never enjoyed. So needless to say a few eyebrows were raised at my expense when I told my friends and family I was transferring to JWU in Denver, Colorado for spring term.

Topics: Denver Admissions Providence