The Legacy that Unites Students Past, Present, and Future

As we explored history, we discovered a new world together that reminds us that we are a part of this nation’s story, and now a part of Hillsdale’s.

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Innovation and The Liberal Arts

Though a liberal arts education may not appear to deliver immediate value to an organization, it does have timeless value. The classics remain classic; the human spirit remains what it is.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale: Giannina Imperial

Throughout my time here, I’ve discovered what higher learning is meant to entail: growth, struggle, the tearing down and building up of mindsets and concepts, developing a love for learning, discovering how to learn well, discarding the junk from my life, and a thirst for knowledge that I didn’t realize I was capable of.

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Only at Hillsdale

“Only at Hillsdale” is a pretty common phrase at the College. Sometimes said tongue-in-cheek and typically accompanied by either an eyeroll or a laugh. But it makes sense that a group of students who power through the same core classes, share professors, and live in such close community can relate to one another so easily.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale: Noah Weinrich

Hillsdale opened my eyes to what education could be. Not just a step to better my career, but a step toward knowledge for its own sake. And my time at Hillsdale has proved that I made the right choice. I have found a community that values me, not just for my grades, scores, or for being Very Smart, but as an individual.

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Classical Music Meets Chemistry: Micah Heinz

When Micah Heinz, ’18, wasn’t traveling the country or practicing his piano performance technique this summer, he was conducting chemistry research at Hillsdale College through the LAUREATES program, which offers to a select few rising seniors the chance to conduct scientific research on campus and present their findings at the Hillsdale Spring Research Symposium.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale: Kayla Mykeloff

I knew from an early age that I wanted to work in politics when I grew up. I was that kid who walked around telling people that I was going to be president one day and that they should vote for me in the future.

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How the Liberal Arts Relate to Us

When my little brother, a senior in high school, asked what he ought to expect from his first week on a college campus, I told him to get ready to answer the same questions over and over again: “What’s your name?” “Where are you from?” “How did you end up here?”

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Finding Inspiration in The Land and Literature of England

The Land and Literature trip to England eased the transition from the less challenging curriculum of my public high school to the rigorous, demanding academia of Hillsdale College. It not only immersed me in the rich heritage of the Western-European traditions that form the basis of my studies, but also solidified my dream to become a writer.

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A Mindful Summer: Psychology Research at Hillsdale

While the scientific community tends to overlook the social sciences, Hillsdale encourages their advancement by offering psychology students grants through the LAUREATES summer research program.

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All Conversations Welcome

One weekday, I was sitting at a full lunch table (what we were talking about, I don’t recall) when one inspired individual sagely interjected, “Remember not to put Descartes before de horse.”

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Intellectual Humility and the Liberal Arts

Philosophy encourages intellectual humility, and intellectual humility is centrally important to a viable liberal arts education.

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