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Want to Go to Medical School?

Scott Willyerd | Posted 06.08.2014 | College
Scott Willyerd

While there are forthcoming changes to the MCATs in 2015, what hasn't changed about getting into medical school is that applicants must have strong grades and MCAT scores. But there are also less obvious things you need.

An Important STEM Experiment to Watch

James M. Gentile | Posted 08.28.2013 | College
James M. Gentile

Can major universities bring evidence-based teaching into the institutional culture and emulate the successes in student learning, and enhanced retention and degree completion for their large cohorts of students, that is found with much smaller cohorts of students in private, traditionally STEM-strong private liberal arts institutions?

Meeting Roommates on Facebook Before the Move-In

Scott Willyerd | Posted 08.30.2012 | College
Scott Willyerd

With the majority of incoming college freshmen on Facebook, students no longer meet their new roommates on move-in day. Instead, many of them have had several weeks or months of online interaction.

Hope Mourns Popular Prof Who Died During Childbirth

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hope College is mourning the loss of professor Jennifer Young Tait, who died Saturday morning from complications during a premature childbirth. WHTC ...

Hope College Decides Homosexuality Can Be Studied And Discussed

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hope College has decided to lift the ban on study and discussion of homosexuality on campus but will to continue to deny support to school groups supp...

Hope College Refuses To Change Policy Condemning Homosexual Acts

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hope College's Board of Trustees will not change a policy that condemns homosexual acts but "supports fair and kind treatment for people with a homose...

Christian College Trustee Accuses Alumni Of 'Ambush Journalism' In Gay Dispute

Religion News Service | Nate Reens / The Grand Rapids Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nate Reens / The Grand Rapids Press Religion News Service HOLLAND, Mich. (RNS) The chairman of the Board of Trustees at Hope College accused a "sm...

Hope College Stands By Homosexuality Statement

Religion News Service | Kym Reinstadler / The Grand Rapids Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Kym Reinstadler / The Grand Rapids Press Religion News Service HOLLAND, Mich. (RNS) Hope College alumni who had urged their alma mater to remove a co...

Michigan Small Plane Crash: St. Charles Native, Companion Are Killed

Chicago Breaking News | January 18, 2010 8:19 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two Hope College students, including a 20-year-old woman from St. Charles, died when their single-engine airplane crashed in southwestern Michigan Sun...