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Jamaican me want to serve

Over this past winter break, I had an incredible opportunity to travel with eleven of my Grove City College peers to Montego Bay, Jamaica, where we served for ten days at the Robin’s Nest Children’s Home. Every year, Grove City offers the Inner-City Outreach (ICO) program, which facilitates over a dozen student-led trips to both […]

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6 Tips for Sophomores

The college search is starting earlier and earlier as more post-high school options pop up. Instead of overwhelming you with all the facts, statistics and options that you’ll be wading through over the next years, we want to provide you – as a high school sophomore – with 6 tips for your college search, specifically […]

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Standardized Testing 101

Standardized tests are an important part of the college admissions process. Not only are they important for general admission, but many colleges and universities use them for scholarship consideration. As you prepare to take these exams, here is some helpful information and tips to set you up for success.     What standardized tests does […]

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Digging for Treasure: More Outside Scholarship Resources

Photo Credit It doesn’t take much google-ing to recognize the main two sought-after categories of college financial assistance: merit-based aid and need-based aid. However, Grove City College students are well versed in acquiring college funding from a third means: outside scholarships. What are “outside scholarships”? Outside scholarships describe a category of aid provided by private […]

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Transfer Process 101

We recognize that every transfer student has a different story and is in a different place in the transfer process. Because of this, our transfer application and the below steps can be done in any order. Start where you are at! Any of these steps will let us know that you are interested in transferring […]

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The Power of Peer Effect

In high school, I was a straight-A slacker. These two things sound like an oxymoron (how can you be both a slacker and get straight As?), but hear me out. I took numerous AP classes, had perfect attendance, and had above a 4.0 GPA, but I didn’t really understand the true purpose of my education. […]

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