Student Bloggers

Abigail Pineda
Class of 2022
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Major(s): Business

Latest: A Healthier Me At Hope
Andie Alsgaard
Class of 2021
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Holland, MI

Latest: Mechanical Engineering: Can I Actually Graduate in 4 Years?
Brooke Truszkowski
Class of 2021
Hometown: Traverse City, MI
Majors: Business and Communications

Latest: Why I Would Choose Hope Over and Over Again
Carmen Rodriguez Lobo
Class of 2022
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Latest: Finding a balance - how to keep everything together and meet deadlines?
Chandler Alberda
Class of 2020
Hometown: Austin, TX
Major(s): Communication

Latest: Hope You Go Greek!
Ethan Getchell
Class of 2023
Hometown: Portland, MI
Major: Business, Communications

Latest: A Word From Our President
Kathryn Shantz
Class of 2022
Hometown: Rockford, IL
Majors: Studio Art and Communication

Latest: Five Signs That You Miss Your Pet
Matthew Gross
Class of 2022
Hometown: Midland, MI
Majors: Biology (coming soon!)

Latest: How I knew Hope Was The Right Fit
Paige Nielsen
Class of 2022
Hometown: Memphis, TN
Major: English and Psychology

Parker Billings
Class of 2021
Hometown: Shawnee, KS
Major: Business; Concentration in Human Resources

Rachael Cerovich
Class of 2021
Hometown: Edwards, Colorado
Major: English

Latest: An Anchored Life

Recent Posts

A Word From Our President

There are many symbols that represent Hope College: the anchor, the Flying Dutchman and the cross all embody what Hope stands for. In 2019, Hope inaugurated a new president who might be considered yet another symbol. President Scogin represents the past, present and future of Hope College. As a graduate from Hope, President Scogin knows […]

Finding a balance – how to keep everything together and meet deadlines?

One of the first lessons I learned when I came to college was that I have more free time than I did in high school, but I also have more things to do. I am not only taking classes at Hope, but I am involved in different jobs and student organizations. This is also the […]

Comparing Financial Aid? Ask These Questions!

For many high school seniors and their families, the college selection process includes a comparison of financial aid offers. As you narrow your list and weigh your options, there are a few important questions to consider. Keep this list handy as you compare financial aid packages: What is the renewal criteria for my financial aid? […]

In College? Would You Try This 4 AM Daily Routine?

Do you know what Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, Casey Neistat, and Michelle Obama all have in common? They all dedicate at least part of their success to their daily routines. Each of these celebrities attribute success to routine and more specifically, waking up early. As a new student at Hope, it is easy to fall […]

Why I Would Choose Hope Over and Over Again

I always heard rumors about how Hope College would change your life, and those rumors have not been wrong. Hope College has let me grow as a student, athlete, and as a follower of Christ. This is always my quick response answer on why I chose Hope. Reflecting as a junior now, I have further […]