Seven Tips for your Best College Interview

Distinguishing yourself from other applicants is an important consideration when preparing your college applications. How best can you position yourself for admission and even scholarship? Meeting deadlines and submitting strong application materials are a part of the answer, but optional items like the college interview can be equally important.

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Jazz Up Your Job Search: From English Major to Commercial Mariner

If you’re a humanities major, you probably can’t keep track of the number of times people have asked whether you’re going to be a teacher after Hillsdale. And often, it can seem that your options are, in fact, limited—what else can you do to use your hard-earned skills in the humanities besides teach or go to grad school?

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Jazz Up Your Job Search: Philosophy Degrees and Urban Planning

What else can you do to use your hard-earned skills in the humanities besides teach or go to grad school? Here are some humanities students who stepped outside the box.

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Jazz Up Your Job Search: Publishing Positions Post Grad

Teaching and graduate school are two great options for humanities students post-Hillsdale. But ever wondered what else is out there? Here are a few Hillsdale alumni who have found exciting, unique career paths that you may not have thought of.

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Top 10 Online Resources to Help You Continue Learning this Summer

Industries are often bolstered by technological advancements, and education is no exception. Here are ten top digital resources for college students.

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A Habit of Mind: The Things We Bring Home From Hillsdale

What do LaCroix costumes and summer reading lists have in common? The extraordinary people I’ve met at Hillsdale, who inspire me to keep pursuing excellence and fun, even when I’m not with them.

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Dr. Kelly Scott Franklin’s Tips for Working from Home

At long last, I offer you my promised tips, tricks, and suggestions for how to work productively from home during this coronavirus lockdown.

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The Things I’ve Learned as a Freshman in Mock Trial

“You make too much eye contact,” said Bryson Phillipe, a captain of Hillsdale’s mock trial team. I stared at him from across the table, a bit surprised by the novel advice. “Eye contact is good,” he continued, “but too much eye contact can make people uncomfortable. Try glancing away every five seconds or so.”

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The Day I Met Dante

A lifelong perfectionist, I had struggled all semester with trying to accomplish each and every task in an increasingly difficult workload—until I got some much-needed advice from Dante’s Paradiso.

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Physics, Philosophy, and Sci-Fi

A class that united science with cinema and discussion highlighted Hillsdale’s liberal arts mission for me.

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Summer Class and Vacation: Marine Biology in the Florida Keys

Some subjects lend themselves to hands-on learning outside the classroom. That’s why Dr. Anthony Swinehart teaches a summer class that takes students to the physical place of the content they are studying: the Florida Keys. Why the Keys? Because, as Swinehart says, “It is the only real subtropical environment in the continental United States.”

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Gravitational Waves and Great Walls: A Summer Abroad in China

Students in Hillsdale’s physics department take advantage of national programs to get the extra research experience they need–even as far away as Beijing.

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