Dear Freshman Me: Take Care of Your Brain
Dear Freshman Me, there is really no reason not to open this door. The quality and quantity of mental health services here at Hillsdale are like nowhere else you will have in your life.Read More about Dear Freshman Me: Take Care of Your Brain
Dear Freshman Me: Congrats on Your Campus Job!
Dear Freshman Me, most students will work an on-campus job at some point during their four years here, but only some find the community and professional development hidden away in the basement of Kendall hall.Read More about Dear Freshman Me: Congrats on Your Campus Job!
Dear Freshman Me: Don’t Stop Going to Church
While you’re here for four years, it’s worth finding a good church community, but sometimes that’s harder than anyone warns you about. Don’t let that shake your faith. If you trust God to work it out he will, and I’m here to give you a glimpse of his plans.Read More about Dear Freshman Me: Don’t Stop Going to Church
Dear Freshman Me: Find These Academic Gems
Dear Freshman Me, there are more than just core and major classes in college. Have some fun, and find these lessons outside a classroom—from racquetball to comparative political structures.Read More about Dear Freshman Me: Find These Academic Gems
Dear Freshman Me: Get Some Sleep
Dear Freshman Me: Let me tell you a story from next month. I’m sure you’re excited to visit your older brother for a Michigan State Football game in a few weeks. It will be a great weekend full of family and football. Mom and dad will pick you up Friday night, and for the first time this semester, you’ll be able to go to sleep before midnight. In fact, you’ll actually wake up at 3 a.m. because you’re used to only getting four or five hours of sleep, and you should be waking up by now if you were in bed by 10:30 p.m. On this night, you’ll get twice as much sleep as you’ve gotten any night all semester.Read More about Dear Freshman Me: Get Some Sleep
Dear Freshman Me: Get to Know the People
Dear Freshman me: One thing I’ve come to realize is that most of the staff members here are friendly people who want to have conversations with you as a person, not just in a professional meeting all the time. Case in point, allow me to introduce you to Mr. Moeggenberg.Read More about Dear Freshman Me: Get to Know the People
Sentimental Advice from a Hillsdale Senior: A Series
What would I tell Freshman Me? Welcome to my journey reflecting on my time at Hillsdale as it comes to an end. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing some of the greatest lessons I’ve learned about myself, on campus, and in the community.Read More about Sentimental Advice from a Hillsdale Senior: A Series