Author Archive | Sarah Underwood '14

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Scholarships – Let’s Talk Strategy

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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” […]

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