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Thomas (Matt) Schutte  Assistant Director for Transfer Admission

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

Phone: (314) 977-3716
           (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?
Visit early, ask to speak with faculty in your academic area when you visit, come to a visit prepared with your questions.

How long have you worked as an admissions counselor at Saint Louis University?
August 2009.

What do you enjoy most about your work as an admissions counselor at Saint Louis University?
Great people - students, faculty, staff, all are wonderful people to be around. Great sense of fellowship on campus.

Where is your favorite spot on SLU's campus?
I love watching a women's or men's soccer game on a nice fall day at Hermann Stadium.

What is your favorite restaurant (or entertainment venue) near SLU's campus that you recommend to students and their families?

What did you study as an undergraduate?
B.S., English; M.A., Communication; PhD candidate, Higher Education Administration, Saint Louis University

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?
As a transfer counselor, I get many questions specific to that population, and the answers are usually found at - Which of my credits will transfer? - Are scholarships available for transfer students? - When is the application due?