ser·vice \ ˈsər-vəs There are many ways to “give back,” but what does service learning look like after high school? Grove City College’s chapel program is centered around the two greatest commandments given by God: 1) Love God and 2) Love your neighbor, fueling our students’ desire to bring salt and light to the communities around them. […]
Author Archive | Kate Mariani (Nagatani) '13
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 […]
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 […]
A Seat at the Table: a Peek into a Grove City College Classroom
At Grove City College, we believe that what you learn matters. However, we also know that how you learn matters too. That’s why I want to give you a peek into what a Grove City College classroom can look like. We have many beautiful classrooms around campus, including this outdoor classroom (Don’t worry, we close […]
I’ve Deposited…now what?
See below for an infographic about what to do once you commit to your college! Designed on venngage.com by Kate Mariani
A Cost-Benefit Analysis: Distance from Home
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 […]
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 […]
“Oh the Places You’ll Go….”: Studying Abroad with Grove City College
Photo Credit Oh! The Places you’ll go! You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights. Dr. Seuss, Oh! The Places You’ll Go! Why Study Abroad? When I was a student at Grove City College, I had the opportunity to study abroad twice: […]
I’ve Been Accepted….now what?
See below for a fun infographic of some suggested next-steps after you’ve received an acceptance letter! Created on venngage.com : Kate Mariani
Helping You Succeed: Academic Resources on Campus
See below for a glimpse into what academic resources are available to you at Grove City College! This was written by a current student, Emma Thomas, who is a sociology major from Colorado. She is involved in athletics, Greek life, homecoming committee and more! — The transition to college can be overwhelming: new place, new […]