Featured student: John Ragusa

John Ragusa
Name: John Ragusa
School: University of Dayton
Hometown: Joliet, IL
Major: Business
John is a 2019 graduate of Joliet Catholic Academy in Joliet, Illinois, and attends the University of Dayton. His college visit helped him as he was making his final decision. John says he chose to attend Dayton because "it is a medium-sized school that truly feels like family. When I visited, everyone was so welcoming, and I truly felt at home!"

At Dayton, John plans to major in business, with future plans of attending law school to become a lawyer. 

We asked John:

What aspect of your college/university are you most excited about?
I am most excited to make new friends and go to sporting events!

What was your favorite class in high school?
My favorite class in high school was business law. I learned so much, and it made me really want to be a lawyer.

What is one tip you would share with students and parents as they visit college campuses?
I would suggest visiting as many colleges as you can, and then make a list of about three schools you could definitely see yourself at. Then, when school is in session, go back and visit. The vibe is completely different when class is in session and kids are back from summer break.