Did you know commuters make up about one-third of York College’s undergraduate students? Learn from students, faculty, and staff who share their commuting experiences, as well as the resources commuter students can take advantage of.
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At York College of Pennsylvania, our student-athletes strive to dominate on the field or court, while also excelling in the classroom.
Take a look at these tips to help you ease into college life and start your first semester at York College of Pennsylvania on a high note.
Learn the essentials Taryn Cook '24 believes all resident students should bring when living on campus!
We’ve put together some of our favorite move-in tips from current students at York College of Pennsylvania!
Students have many reasons for taking a break between high school and college and even during college―to work, travel, or recharge mentally. York College of Pennsylvania strives to keep students engaged in the college experience throughout that time.
Here at York College of Pennsylvania, our long-standing campus events and activities often serve not only students, but the community as a whole. And they make for some of our favorite YCP traditions!
There are many misconceptions about homeschooling, but York College provides resources to help make the transition from homeschool to college simple.
Check out some of our favorite apps to help make your college transition just a bit easier and help you keep up with everything happening at York College!
In Getting to Know Yo(u)rk, we speak to members of the York College community to shed light on various aspects of the college experience.
Read about Nick Barry ’26 and Alyssa Nelson ’26 share their experiences with living on campus and why it's a beneficial experience students should consider.
Current YCP Spartans share their best dorm decorating tips as to help prepare future Spartans as they begin their move to campus!
Navigating college as the first family member to attend can be overwhelming. York College strives to reduce the stress while building community.
There’s no doubt that the college visit is a vital component of your college search process. Once you get your visits scheduled, we recommend making a list of all the questions you’d like answered while you’re on campus.
York College partnered with a university that allowed me to take an entire course load while abroad and not miss a beat when it came to finishing my degree back home.
What steps do you need to take to stay on track with a four-year degree? Keep up with your courses and walk across the stage on time by checking these tips!
This is part of a series on the Undeclared Program at York College of Pennsylvania.
It’s college application season and acceptance packages are beginning to roll out! Whether you’ve already submitted all your applications, you’re still exploring your options, or you’re just beginning the college search process, our admissions team here at YCP has advice for students at any stage.
College application season is upon us, and you may be trying to figure out where to apply, how you’ll know your school will be a good fit, and what being away from home is like. Here are some reasons why York College was a great fit for Julianna Orkin '22, and may be a great fit for you as you get ready to take the next step in your education.
As you journey through the college search process, the opportunity to get involved in campus recreation should be on your list of must-haves. Wondering what’s so important about campus recreation? Let us lay it out for you.
Hannah Potts graduated from York College in 2021 with a B.A. in Graphic Design. Currently, she works for Ace Distributing as a Senior Sign Shop Associate.
On March 24, 2022, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., presented its new members at York College of Pennsylvania.
Trying to decide which schools are worth your time and energy to research is hard. Trying to narrow down your top choices is even harder. Whether you’re just starting your college search or you’re trying to make your final decision about where to attend school, here are the top 5 reasons why you should choose York College.
The campus visit is one of the most informative parts of your college search. Just think: Would you buy a car without taking it for a test drive? Visiting a school you're interested in is a lot like taking that new car for a ride around the block.
Hailey Kehoe ‘24 overcame a severe brain hemorrhage, multiple surgeries, and learning to walk again. Now, she’s planning to give back with a career in art therapy.
Our Spartan alumni want to help YCP's incoming students make the most of their time at York, and they have a few tips to share! Pack your bags, check out these tips, and get ready, because your day one starts here.
Starting college means taking on new challenges that you’ve prepared your entire life for. This is your opportunity to become more independent, set your goals, and start building your future. However, taking on this new-found independence does not mean leaving your parents behind as you move into the next phase of your life.
Getting money to help cover college costs can help you minimize your monetary investment while still maximizing the investment you’re making in your future. After all, college really is an investment in YOU. So, get ready, because we’re going to dive deep into finances as we walk you through how to get the “big bucks” and afford your college education.
Whether you’re a high school senior counting down the days to graduation or a sophomore just beginning to explore your options, it’s never too late or early to begin planning for the future. This is the time to really start digging deeper into what makes a college the perfect fit for you.
As you research colleges for nursing and nursing programs, one of the terms you’re bound to come across is "clinicals" — and a good clinical experience can have a huge impact on the value of your nursing education. So what ARE clinicals, anyway?
Now that you’ve decided where to apply, it’s time to get the application in order! An application for admission is broken into two general parts: the application itself and the additional information.
One of the first questions families often ask, and should ask about college is, “how are we going to afford it?”
Selecting the right college takes time, and it's important that parents and students discuss their preferences as a family.
York College of Pennsylvania students and faculty are using the momentum of “The Hill We Climb” to bring poetry and performance to a modern platform.
From Human Resources to Hospitality and Sport Management to Nursing, there are York College graduates working in a range of fields across the world. We asked some York County employers why their York College hires stand out.
As we prepare for the pomp and circumstance of the Class of 2020’s big day, we posed a simple question to @YorkCollegePA’s Instagram Stories audience: What is your favorite YCP memory? We heard from this semester’s graduates, YCP alumni, and even a future Spartan—and in many ways, their answers told the story of our Spartan family.