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Hey!  Quick update today.  Check out this awesome video (by our friends at Yale College Admissions) showing some of the great things waiting for you in New Haven!

"I Have Become a Better Minister, Model, and Man": Why I Chose Yale - Allen Reynolds M.Div '15

Greetings!  Every year we feature short essays from YDS students explaining why they chose to attend Yale.

"Trusting Your Head & Heart, and Going With Your Gut": Why I Chose Yale - Miriam Samuelson M.Div '15

Greetings!  Every year we feature short essays from YDS students explaining why they chose to attend Yale.

"Best of Both Worlds": Why I Chose Yale - Jordan Trumble BDS M.Div '15

Greetings!  Every year we feature short essays from YDS students explaining why they chose to attend Yale.

Today’s comes from Jordan Trumble BDS MDiv '15, who came to us from the St. Hilda's House program here in New Haven.  Jordan has been an active and contributing member of our community from her first day of orientation, and she always has a smile and a pleasant greeting to anyone in the Common Room.  Thanks Jordan!

"Compassionately Accompany God's People": Why I Chose Yale - Jeongyun Hur M.Div '14

Greetings!  Every year we feature short essays from YDS students explaining why they chose to attend Yale.

Today’s comes from Jeongyun Hur MDiv '14, who came to us from Seoul Women's University in South Korea.  Jeongyun has live all over the world, from Austialia to South Korea to the United States and many other places besides.  She brings a deeply empathetic sense of compassion to her ministries, as she did when she was a student at YDS, and we could not be more proud of her.  Thanks Jeongyun!

"My Scholarship and My Faith": Why I Chose Yale - Rachel Malinowski M.Div '15

Greetings!  Every year we feature short essays from YDS students explaining why they chose to attend Yale.

Today’s comes from Rachel Malinowski MDiv '15, who came to us from Fordham University.  Rachel is a wonderful, energetic presence on campus.  She leads our Roman Catholic Fellowship, and shares here her reasons for choosing Yale, and how YDS turned out to lead her on an entirely different path than she imagined.  Thanks Rachel!

Religious Treasures at Yale

                                              Above: The Fan-Vaulted Ceiling in Harkness Tower's Buddhist Chapel

"Divinity School Changed Me" - U.S. Senator Chris Coons, '92 MAR & JD

Coons YDS

                        “Divinity school taught me that, at its core, a life of faith is a life grounded in service and humility.”

YDS Application Deadline Extended! Now With Timeline!

Churchill Looking Forward

                        Above: Winston Churchill keeps his eye on the extended horizon of the YDS Application (not really)

Many of you have written with dire circumstances, last-minute emergencies, and other unfortunate occurrences that prevented you from submitting your application.