Families of current Hope students share their stories with prospective students and their families:
The Harvey Family
Scott and Jodi Harvey, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, reflect on their family’s Hope admissions process. The Harveys’ daughter, Allie, is a member of Hope’s Class of 2022.
We wanted Allie to feel like the school she chose was someplace she felt ‘at home’ from day one.
Read their complete story “Once in Your Shoes: Reflections from the Harveys to Prospective Hope Parents.”
The Carpenter Family
Christopher ’90 and Panechanh Choummanivong ’93 Carpenter, from St. Louis, Missouri, reflect upon their family’s Hope admissions process. The Carpenters’ son, Cameron, is a member of Hope’s Class of 2022.
As Hope alums, we had frequently shared memories of Hope College since Cameron was a small child. He had spent time touring the campus and listening to our stories many times as a teenager. While waiting for decision letters to arrive, we reminisced about our own college years, uncertainties, experiences, and lifelong friendships.
Read their entire story “Once in Your Shoes: Reflections from the Carpenters to Prospective Hope Parents.”
The Zobeck Family
Ed and Rosemary Zobeck from Haslet, Michigan, reflect on their family’s Hope admission process. The Zobeck’s daughter, Mikayla, is a member of Hope’s Class of 2022.
Hope engaged us so that we can be part of our student’s Hope experience in a way that is constructive to us as parents and good for our child. And . . . Hope is small enough for professors to get to know our children and engage with them in ways that just aren’t possible at large public universities.
Read their entire story: “Once in Your Shoes: Reflections from the Zobecks to Prospective Hope Parents.”
The Goszkowicz Family
Rich and Kathleen Goszkowicz of Muskegon, Michigan, reflect upon their family’s Hope admissions process. The Goszkowicz’s daughter, Grace, is a member of Hope’s Class of 2022.
On one of our final visits, we attended Chapel. Grace was overwhelmed with the sense of community and connectedness Chapel provided. Basically, the decision had already been made but the experience left her with a sense of peace with her decision and solidified her choice.