In this new series on the OCF podcast, Media Student Leader Dan Bein interviews OCF alumni Lia Pagones and Tim Markatos on topics related to everyday college life. Today, they talk about establishing yourself on campus. Click here to listen!
Let’s check in. It’s been about a month. For some of you, the move was cross-country, to a towering building full of other bright-eyed, slightly-quivering first-years. For others, the move was as simple as picking up your boxes from the storage room and lugging them up to the new apartment. Either way, there was a […]
Last year at College Conference, I had the opportunity to be a small group leader. When I asked my group what they wanted most out of the conference, my group members all told me a similar story: they felt lonely and disconnected at their respective schools and wanted a couple days to feel in communion with […]
The month of May was full of transitions. Twelve of them to be exact, with a couple more to come. As I meet with each outgoing member of the SLB and their incoming replacement for this year to transition from the old SLB to the new SLB, my feelings careen from excited to nervous to anxious […]
You’ve finished the application process. Take a moment, breathe a sigh of relief. Applying for colleges is rough. The process can be grueling and unpleasant. And then, after all that work, you receive a rejection? That hurts. Wait-listed? Still hurts, totally different way. But you got accepted somewhere (I’m pretty sure), and that’s awesome. Now […]
One of my very best friends at school and I first met at our OCF meetings. And through that, we started going to Liturgy together. During our freshmen year we lived on campus, about a fifteen minute walk from our church. Every Sunday morning – whether it was raining, snowing, sunny, or freezing outside – […]