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03/26/2020 at 03:55PM
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How impactful is religious affiliation?
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I live in the Midwest but if I am a non christian (but am semi-religious to an Abrahamic faith) therefore definitely not Jesuit how good of a fit would Creighton and other religiously affiliated schools be?

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[🎤 AUTHOR]@DebaterMAX03/26/2020 at 03:57PM

Id like to add I know there is no difference in admission based off of religion but if i apply (sophomore) is it practical or not worth it to apply?

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03/27/2020 at 08:13PM

Huh, that's a good question! Generally it won't affect admissions at all; though schools with strong religious affiliations (especially Jesuit schools like Boston College, Santa Clara, the Loyolas, etc.) will look for certain values like service and volunteer work that align with their missions. They usually have lots of students who aren't of the same religion that the school is affiliated with, and they don't force anyone to partake in religious ceremonies or anything like that. But if you'd be uncomfortable going to a school with a student body that's more religious on the whole than average, it might not be the best fit. I'd think about it more along the lines of the other students you'll interact with than the school's religion itself.

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