Reevaluating My College Criteria

Why did I choose Hillsdale? As it turns out, I didn’t. I wanted the “American Dream:” College Edition™, but Hillsdale had other plans for me.

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Hillsdale, Honor Codes, and High Heels

When I visited Hillsdale, I was intrigued by the tangibility of the Honor Code. It saturated students’ lives rather than stop at their academic integrity. I decided that a place with that kind of integrity could be for me.

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Evacuating the Comfort Zone: Why I Chose Hillsdale

I might be passive and non-confrontational, but I chose a school that prides itself in debating preconceived notions and personal beliefs, and am the stronger for it.

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A Home Far, Far Away from Home

Kenyan international student Monicah Wanjiru talks about her experience at a school so far from home and how being a minority and struggling with culture shock are challenges worth overcoming for the education students receive at Hillsdale.

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Everything is Personal: Exploring the Orthodox Church through OCF

Whether it’s through professor mentorship or the carpools to church and back, OCF is a place where students’ beliefs have the ability to grow and flourish.

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What is LAUREATES and How Do I Apply?

If you’re a junior science major looking for a research opportunity, look no further than home-sweet-Hillsdale for a paid summer internship.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale: Cecilia Bellet

How did I end up at Hillsdale College? I’m sure seventeen-year-old me would like to know as well.

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Heidegger, Pathways, and Phenomenology

The study of calculus, poetry, economics, sociology, music, theater, and biology certainly have the good of mastering the subject in itself, but each subject is just another pathway to understanding and articulating human experience.

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Life After Hillsdale: “It’s the People” in the Real World

Tom Novelly, a 2017 Hillsdale grad, lives the exciting, fast-paced life of a breaking news and crime reporter for the Courier Journal in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale – Crystal Schupbach

I applied to eleven schools before settling on Hillsdale. Despite the harsh connotation, “settling” is actually the word I would use to describe how I felt about choosing Hillsdale leading up to the May 1 deadline.

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We Are Friends Because Of What We Share

Emma and I are stubborn. She’s a protestant Mainer studying biology, and I’m a Catholic Tennessean studying economics. Emma is extroverted but prefers to stay in; I’m introverted but need to go out. Through it all, we are best friends.

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Rejoicing in Different Challenges

Hillsdale is hard, there’s no doubt about it. Sometimes all I want to do after finishing classes is lie down on my bed and scroll through social media, but tennis doesn’t leave me with that option.

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