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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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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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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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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Motherhood: A Great Work

Elizabeth Schlueter, wife of Dr. Nathan Schlueter and mother to eight children, is a vibrant woman with a keen vision of motherhood. The following are Elizabeth’s thoughts on the goodness and importance of homemaking and mothering.

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A Math Class Like No Other

As a likely English major, I have never particularly loved mathematics, but my perspective changed after taking “Mathematics and Deductive Reasoning”.

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Hillsdale is About Growing As A Person

I love Hillsdale College. I really do. When I first visited, it felt like home, and I was almost ready to drop everything to come here. There was one thing I wasn’t very sure of, though, and that was the political aspect of the College.

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A Letter to Prospective Students

The core will teach you something new—even if you have to study something you think you hate. The classes might change your perceptions. I know they’ve changed mine.

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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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Beyond the Great Books

In either of these cases, the work can spark a question in the reader’s mind that scholarship can help answer.

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