Saint Louis University
Mark Steinlage  Associate Director of Freshman Recruitment

Saint Louis University
Office of Admission
One N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103

Phone: (314) 977-7228
           (800) SLU-FOR-U
Fax:     (314) 977-7136

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What advice would you offer to students during their college search and application processes?
Start early! And remember that you're in search of the best fit for you.

How long have you worked as an admissions counselor at Saint Louis University?
November, 2007

What do you enjoy most about your work as an admissions counselor at Saint Louis University?
I enjoy working with the students and parents. A college education is very important to them, so it's great to see how Saint Louis University may be a good fit.

Where is your favorite spot on SLU's campus?
On the steps in front of Chaifetz Arena! It is such a beautiful view of campus.

What is your favorite restaurant (or entertainment venue) near SLU's campus that you recommend to students and their families?
I really enjoy going to Triumph. In addition to great food, I like walking around the motorcycle museum that's attached.

What did you study as an undergraduate?
I have a BSBA in Marketing.

Other than those regarding financial aid, what are the most common questions you receive from prospective students and their families, and how do you respond?
I get a lot of questions about the city of St. Louis in general. I explain that we're a very large metropolitan area of around 3 million people. Then depending on their academic interests, I talk about what St. Louis has to offer to enhance their academic and career goals.
Higher purpose. Greater good.
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