At this point in your college search, you’ve probably browsed different colleges’ websites, maybe checking out the list of majors, pictures of the happy students, and a few of the main statistics. In the midst of all the information and pictures, it can be harder to get to the root of the college, to discern What […]
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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 […]
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. […]
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
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 […]
What is in a Name?
Choosing the right college is no cakewalk. When deciding the place where you will spend the next four years of your life, what are the most important factors to take into account? Culture? Cost? Size? Program? Is the food good?? The University of California- Los Angeles completed a study asking over 190,000 freshman students what […]
If You Take a Tour of Grove City…
Here it is. The day of the tour. You and your family have probably come from far away, or maybe not too far, but far enough to make it an event. Your stomach is a little tight, you’re a little nervous. Maybe you’re like me and couldn’t eat a lot this morning. It’s such an […]
Deciding on a Major
This post is being recycled from fall of 2015. We believe the content is relevant and pertinent to your college search. I can remember, almost 7 years ago, lying on the floor of my parent’s living room, working on college applications. As I worked my way through the biographical information, thought about who to […]
Deciding on a Major
I can remember, almost 7 years ago, lying on the floor of my parent’s living room, working on college applications. As I worked my way through the biographical information, thought about who to ask for recommendation letters, and wished I didn’t have to fill it all out… * …one question really made me stumble: What […]
The Importance of Self-Assessment
The post-secondary institution you end up deciding to attend is going to be the place you will spend the majority of the next four years of your life. If you honestly think about it, living on campus will mean that you spend more time at the institution than at home which includes going home for […]