WHAT ARE OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS? Beyond college-sourced aid and scholarships, we encourage you to apply for outside scholarships—privately sourced awards that will stack on top of any Grove City-funded aid we offer you (not exceeding total cost of attendance). We strongly advise that you to make the most of these opportunities because Grove City College students […]
Author Archive | Sarah Underwood '14
7 Scholarship Strategies
Strategy 1: Asking Pointed Questions While there are many good questions to ask, there are often better questions to ask. First, rather than just relying on a college’s financial aid brochure or online financial aid calculator, set up an appointment with each college’s Office of Financial Aid. Second, instead of simply asking, “What scholarships can I […]
Christian College – Just a Bubble?
“If you could live in any fictional land – Narnia, The Shire, etc. – where would you want to live?” A good friend asked me this question on my first night as a student at Grove City College. Though I’m sure he intended it only as a fun way to break the ice, it’s a […]
Prepared for a Life of Purpose – A Grover’s Story
The more I get to know the rising generation of prospective college students, I’ve noticed two common characteristics among Generation Z’ers (that would be you). When it comes to your hopes for the future, #1 you want to do something big, meaningful, impactful and #2 you’re thinking of innovative ways to make your splash in […]
What does Grove City’s President say about cost?
A note from the President – how to accurately measure the value of a college degree? *click on image to enlarge text
Future Education Majors Won’t Want to Miss This…
Education Major Day is coming up on Saturday, October 8, and if you’re even thinking about teaching, you won’t want to miss this. Take it from Molly… One of the questions that I have run into most as a student at Grove City College is: “So, Molly, why did you choose to come to Grove City?” […]
Alumni Connections: Introducing Gret
I graduated in 2012, and immediately started working at Enterprise. After a year, I had enough of the typical desk job, and moved to Malawi, Africa. Since moving, 3 years ago, I’ve started an organization that builds houses for orphans and widows called HOWMs, I’ve fundraised $100,000 for an all girls school in a […]
Is Early Decision for me?
Grove City College is among 15% of colleges and universities nationally that offer early decision as an option for admission. It’s important to understand the difference you will encounter when you apply to Grove City College vs. most other colleges that do not offer a decision date-based admissions process. Schools like Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Duke, […]
5 Tips to Owning a College Fair
If you’ve ever been to a college fair, you know it can be a little overwhelming. There are dozens, sometimes over 100, schools to choose from. You weave through isles of tables with representatives staring you down, hoping you’ll stop and ask questions. Brightly colored signs, banners and booklets with words like “discover” and “opportunity” […]
Football, Faith, and Getting Back to the Fundamentals
At the PAC Football Media Day in Latrobe last week, Coach DiDonato painted a nostalgic picture of what it’s like to be a Grover – to be immersed in a community of people who are dedicated to pursuing excellence not for their own benefit but because of their responsibility and commitment to one another. DiDonato […]