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  • Jessie Zangmeister — 

    Choosing a major can be one of the most daunting tasks for a high school senior. I remember being so jealous of my friends who knew the exact...

  • Garrick Talavera — 

    Hey, everybody. It’s Garrick, back to the Vlog.I figured out how to lay the seat all the way back in Madison’s car, wewent to the LDS temple, which...

  • Bailey Captain — 

    Hey guys! It’s Bailey and I am so excited I get to share with you about my home, Blackstone. I have been blessed to call Blackstone home for the...

  • Maggie Segarra — 

    Hey guys! Hope you all are having an amazing week! Going to school at Biola is super awesome because of the location there are so many things to...

  • Noa Melendez — 

    Sophomore Year Going into my second year at Biola, I can’t wait to see where God will lead me this year. Looking back on freshman year, I felt so...

  • Anna Gustafson — 

    Picture this. The year is 1985 and it was the first day of a new semester at Biola University. My dad had his first class in Sutherland...

  • Bailey Captain — 

    Hi guys, my name is Bailey Captain and I’m a sophomore here at Biola University studying Cinema Media and Arts with a minor in Business...

  • Garrick Talavera — 

    Hey guys. My name is Garrick and I am an ambassador of Biola University. I serve as a Social Media Representative, which means I get the great...

  • Hunter Kennedy — 

    I chose Biola for a multitude of reasons. I loved the location and the Christian values. I knew this would be a place that would keep me...

  • Jessie's Experience Moving Out of State

    Moving 2,405 Miles From Home

    Jessie Zangmeister — 

    Hi friends! Whether this is the first Becoming Biola blog post you’re reading, or you have been faithfully keeping up for months...welcome! I’m...

  • Why I Chose Biola

    Understanding God’s Will in Finding a College

    Noa Melendez — 

    Choosing Biola Stepping into the Spring of my senior year of high school, I knew I was one tiny step away from making the decision of a lifetime...

  • Maggie Segarra — 

    Hope you all are having an amazing week! I just wanted to share with you how my experience has been moving out of state. Ever since I was young I...

  • Why I Chose Biola

    From North Carolina to California, My Journey to Biola

    Jessie Zangmeister — 

    What would you think if I told you that I have wanted to go to Biola University since I was 15 years old? Well...It’s true! Biola has been my...

  • Anna Gustafson — 

    So, you are applying to college. YAY. This is a mixture of the most exciting, the most overwhelming, the most confusing, and the most...

  • Hunter Kennedy — 

    Hey guys, what’s up? It’s Hunter here with another blog, hope you all have had a great week. Oregon Road When I was looking atcolleges, I never...

  • How I Chose Biola

    . . . 13 College Applications Later

    Maggie Segarra — 

    In the beginning of my senior year the pressure began to grow as it was time to figure out where I would spend the next four years. Truthfully, I...

  • Anna Gustafson — 

    By definition, I’m an overachiever. So when I received the invite to apply for the Torrey Honors Institute when I was in high school, I saw the...

  • Noa Melendez — 

    So hey, as you probably know by now, my name is Noa Melendez. I am a Sophomore Studio Arts Major from Bellflower, CA and I will be one of your...

  • Jessie Zangmeister — 

    Oh hey, what’s up! Meet Jessie! My name is Jessie Zangmeister, but my close friends call me Jess. Let me start by saying: WOW! I am beyond excited...

  • Maggie Segarra — 

    Hey guys! I’m so excited to introduce myself to you all! My name is Maggie Segarra and I am one of your Social Media Representatives this year....

  • Anna Gustafson — 

    Hey friends, my name is Anna Gustafson! Nicknames include (but not limited to): Anna Gus, Little Gus, Gus, Coach Gus, Anna Banana, Banana Head,...

  • Hunter Kennedy — 

    Hey guys!! My name is Hunter Kennedy and I am a sophomore Public Relations major here at Biola University. I am from Grants Pass which is a small...

  • Bye from Fiona!

    Graduation...and Looking Ahead

    Fiona Gandy — 

    I guess this is it…Wow, you guys. I cannot believe that I am writing my last blog ever for Becoming Biola. I have loved this experience so much....

  • Bye from Noa!

    My First Year at Biola and How God has Grown Me

    Noa Melendez — 

    What this school year has brought me thus far Coming to Biola as a Freshman and new student to this university, the Biola family welcomed me with...

  • Bye from Jess!

    Reflections on my Year and Things I've Learned

    Jessica Nissen — 

    What a Year! Can I Tell You About it? Hey guys! I can’t believe this is my last blog of the school year! I’m a very sentimental...