Life in Chicago
Your story begins today. Put yourself in the Chicago Semester experience and explore what your life could look like in the Windy City.
Who are we?
The mission of Chicago Semester is to provide urban, experiential education from a Christian perspective that equips students for integrated personal, professional, and public lives.
You will live in the heart of the city of Chicago, completely immersing yourself in a global urban environment as you navigate the benefits and complexities of city life.
You will take courses for academic credit that foster engagement in issues significant to the city and allow you to grow professionally as you explore issues of vocation and calling.
You will complete a full-time internship in your field of study, gaining essential professional experience, setting you apart from your peers as you enter a competitive job market.
YA’LL! I have less than two weeks here in Chicago… I don’t think it has completely hit me yet (which is a good thing because I’ll be a wreck when it does—yikes). Knowing that this experience is coming to an end (and much too quickly then I would prefer), I am finding myself in quite […]
Hi again! WOW—have things changed since the last time I posted! When I wrote my first blog post (which I hope you all made your way to), I had been here in Chicago for a whole month. I thought time had just FLOWN by, as I had already completed two weeks of classes and two […]
Hello!! I’m so incredibly excited to share with you, the readers, about my adventures and experiences here in one of my favorite cities – CHICAGO! For introductory purposes, my name is Maggie Donnell. I am a rising junior psychology and social justice double major at Ouachita (pronounced “Wa-Shi-Taw”) Baptist University located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. It’s […]
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“CS prepares you to make a smooth transition to your post-collegiate life.”- Elliot Talen ’06