Hilltop Views

Undergrad study abroad experience leads graduate to move to Amsterdam for post-grad education, love

Hayley Barone

April 21, 2017

I’m 36,000 feet in the air as I write this post, en route to Amsterdam. Some airplane food and several movies later I’ll be landing in my new home, but had you asked me three years ago if I’m where I planned to be at th...

Undergrad internship leads to digital marketing position for St. Ed’s grad

Lisa Siahaan

April 20, 2017

I’ve always been ambitious in everything I do. I believe this has to do with the strong female role models I grew up with. My grandmother took care of the last three children on her own after my grandfather passed away. They li...

Nathalie Eguiza

April 18, 2017

“I graduated two years ago and am loving everything the 'real world' has to offer. I am enjoying my full-time job with the American Heart Association and thrive off the wonderful friendships I made at my second home, the Hillto...

Grad gives tips for healthy transition post-graduation

Nathalie Eguiza

April 15, 2017

The word “graduation” can be a scary one to hear. For me, it was a word that brought mixed emotions: excitement at the endless possibilities, anxiety for the unknown and fear to step out into the “real world.” Here are some tip...

Former St. Ed’s student lands reporting job, speaks on adulthood

Jacob Sanchez

April 14, 2017

When I graduated last May I had one question: When do I feel like an adult?Was it when the Temple Daily Telegram, the daily newspaper in Temple, hired me to be their Bell County and Belton reporter?Was it when I found my first rea...

Successful grad gives students guide on how to lose

Victoria Ochoa

April 5, 2017

In 2013, Beyoncé changed the world when she released her self-titled visual album. There’s a moment in one video, “Self-Titled: Part 2. Imperfection,” that’s always resonated with me. She describes the moment when Girl...

Graduate develops nonprofit, provides low-cost housing for Austin musicians

Robert Wells

March 25, 2017

It was just a couple of years ago that I was a senior rocketing toward the end of my time as a Hilltopper and the start of my life in grad school and beyond. I had a pretty clear idea of how the future was going to look and what...

St. Edward’s graduate defers Berkeley Ph.D. program to serve in Jamaica, Thailand

Chris Jackson

March 13, 2017

As a student at St. Edward’s, I thought I had my future planned out relatively well. I would graduate, complete a Ph.D., pursue a career in scientific research and eventually change the world for the better.Through years of fe...

Former St. Ed’s student describes post-grad life, pursues career in writing

Brooke Blanton

March 13, 2017

Graduating from St. Edward’s University was one of the most surreal, exciting, proud and terrifying moments of my life so far. I was in a pretty good spot; I had a job lined up that I was excited for, I had a place to live, I...

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