How Hillsdale’s Core Classes Helped Me Choose English

The core gave me a deep respect for all fields of study and gave me the chance to make my education my own.

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A Marriage of Two Disciplines: Nancie Petrucelli’s Career in Genetic Counseling

When Nancie (Walden) Petrucelli, ’92, came to Hillsdale, she planned to become a veterinarian. She quickly declared her biology major and focused on achieving her goal until a well-timed class schedule opened her eyes to an entirely different career.

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Seek Ye First the Liberal Arts

When Professor of Philosophy and Religion Nathan Schlueter gives advice to pre-law students, he often finds himself repeating the following advice: “Seek ye first a great liberal arts education, and success in law school will be given unto you.”

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Hillsdale’s Unlikely Friendships

With its diverse range of extra-curricular activities, religious groups, and required core classes, it’s no surprise that Hillsdale College brings folks together who might not otherwise be best friends.

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5 Characteristics of an Outstanding “Thank You” Note

In the professional world, a little gratitude goes a long way.

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“How-To” Guide to Stay Motivated for Second Semester’s Second Half

Being motivated to finish the semester strong can seem impossible. Instead of fighting your way through the last months of school, here are some simple ways to stay motivated while enjoying this time of year.

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Turning a New Page: What To Do With an English Major

One of the most popular majors here at Hillsdale is English. An English major myself, I’ve heard the question, “So, what are you going to do with that?” countless times.

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You’ll Never Find Me in a Big City

My first weekend in Hillsdale, I went out to lunch with my father at a local hot dog restaurant. When I saw the customers behind us pull up in a bona fide horse-drawn carriage, I was worried I had traveled back in time.

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Athens and Jerusalem: My Faith at Hillsdale College

I vividly remember a Western Heritage class during my first semester of freshman year, when my professor discussed Tertullian’s famous provocation: “What indeed has Athens to do with Jerusalem?”

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A Higher Pursuit

The rigors of track come with their necessary limitations, but Kathryn Bassette lives by the words, “Whatever you do, don’t do it halfway.”

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Compter sur soi-même: How I learned to travel solo without feeling alone

During my semester studying abroad in Tours, I traveled mostly by myself, hopping into the backseats of Blablacars. Each new driver meant new conversation, French practice, and tips for when I arrived at my destinations.

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12 Ways to Kickstart Your Career this Summer

Whether you’re interning, traveling, working close to home, or studying, here are 12 easy steps you can take this summer to help narrow your career choices.

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