Both Emma and I traveled a far ways from home to attend college at Grove City. We hail from the gorgeous mountains of Colorado (Emma) and the always-sunny ocean side city of San Diego, California (Kate). So you can be sure that our homes were quite hard to leave. For me, I certainly wasn’t looking […]
Archive | March, 2017
So What is the Food Really Like?
This question is important. You all know that college food will not be like mom’s cooking, but you walk through the doors of every college’s dining hall hoping to find the closest option. The food at Grove City was the best I found on my college visits. Here’s a peak into what I eat on […]
Pursuing Truth that Sets Us Free
On a recent family excursion to the Italian countryside, Grove City’s President Paul McNulty came across a lone sunflower standing some hundred yards away from its fellow yellow blossoms in the field behind. Upon seeing this rare floral arrangement, he couldn’t help but think of the Grove City College student—who is equipped with integrity and […]
A Capital Adventure
I’m now almost halfway into my third semester here at Grove City College, and the time has flown by! Every semester I am just shocked by the amazing opportunities and experiences that pop up for me. I regularly call my parents and list off a host of new clubs, organizations, volunteer programs, and fun […]
A Transformational Experience Living on Campus
One of the things I miss most about my college days is dorm life. Don’t get me wrong, I love having a place to call my own in the southern Georgia cotton fields surrounded by pecan orchards. But I don’t think I will ever experience community like I did those four years I spent residing […]
The Magnetic Effect of College: What’s the Retention Rate?
Photo Credit As you’ve perused college websites, guides or brochures, you have stumbled upon more statistics and numbers than you can count. One piece of advice I always give to students is: Don’t just accept a statistic for what it is. Care about the story that the statistic tells. Anyone can have a good statistic […]
Playin’ it Safe: Questions to Ask about Campus Safety
Just the other day my friend and I decided to take a walk to enjoy the beautiful weather outside. Our favorite loop to walk is technically off campus (it’s about a mile behind campus). We were walking and talking when we noticed that a Grove City Campus Safety car had just passed us. “I didn’t […]