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YouTube has six video shorts from previous students giving their opinions about GRIP:


GRIP students and faculty are extremely talented people. Many have a blog which give a window on their experiences. You may enjoy reading the following about preparing and taking courses on the beautiful campus which are illustrated with photos that enhance the blogs. The bolded years indicate postings about GRIP. Click on the blog name to see it.

Get a GRIP on Genetic Genealogy (2015) by Cathy Ivins in Bucks County [PA] July 2015 Newsletter

Paula’s Genealogical Eclectica (2012, 2013, 2014) by Paula Stuart-Warren, CG

Genealogy by Paula (2015) by Paula Stuart-Warren, CG

The Legal Genealogist (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

Karen’s Genealogy Oasis (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) by Karen Blackmore
(including packing list advice)

The Enthusiastic Genealogists (2014) by Dana Steward Leeds

The Art of Genealogy (2014) by Karin Hadden
(A review of the Intermediate Genealogy course coordinated by Paula Stuart-Warren)

GRIP’s Second Year (2013)

The Genealogy Gals (2013) by Judy Cole
(including the story of cousins who found each other at GRIP)

Cubbage Genealogy (2013) by Laura Cubbage-Draper

Genealogy Pants (2012, 2013) by Cari Taplin (now CG)

A Sense of Family (2012, 2013) by Shelley Bishop

From A to Zophar (2013) by Wendy Grant Walter

Jersey Roots (2013) by Michelle Tucker Chubenko

GRIP’s First Year (2012)

Stone House Historical Researcher (2012) by Catherine Becker Wiest Desmarais, CG

The Family Curator (2012) by Denise Levenick

Kinexxions (2012) by Becky Wiseman

The Geeky Texan (2012) by Christy Webb

Staats Place (2012) by Chris Staats (2012)

(also see Paula Stuart-Warren’s and Judy Russell’s blogs about GRIP above)

Thinking Genealogically (2015) by Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG

Deb’s Delvings (2014, 2015) by Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL

The Genetic Genealogist by Blaine Bettinger, J.D.

Your Genetic Genealogist by CeCe Moore

Hoosier Daddy? by Michael D. Lacopo, D.V.M.