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Cedarville University is offering a series of free webinars that offer practical information and advice for parents of high school and college students. Each webinar will focus on a particular topic and provide you the opportunity to interact with our campus experts.

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2014–2015 Parent Webinars

Registration for the individual webinars will open soon.

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November 10, 2014

Getting a Job: How Cedarville University Equips Students for a Career…starting on Day #1
Presenter: Jeff Reep

Are you are wondering if a college education is really a wise investment for your student? If so, join Jeff Reep, director of Cedarville University career services, as he tackles these important questions. You will find why Cedarville University is able to attract hundreds of employers to campus annually and as a result achieves placement rates that rank among the best. Just a tip … it starts with a student’s first day on campus.

January 12, 2015

How to Complete the FAFSA
Presenters: Steve Winey, Kim Jenerette

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is required to access all need-based aid (institutional, federal, state), including access to federal loans. This webinar will help parents and students understand foundational concepts which enable the student applicant to successfully complete the FAFSA. This webinar will address both first-time FAFSA filers and returning filers who need to renew their FAFSA for the new academic year. You will also receive information and tips to help you avoid unnecessary errors and processing delays.

January 26, 2015

Raising Kids To Be Sexually Pure in College
Special Guest: Dannah Gresh of Secret Keeper Girl and Pure Freedom Ministries

What can a Christian parent do to equip their college-bound high school student to live a sexually pure life away from home? Dannah Gresh, a Christian sexuality expert and best-selling author and Cedarville University alum, will give parents five critical tools to ensure that their son or daughter is able to live out the values they've been taught at home. Using scripture and social science, as she did in her Ted Talk on tolerance for virginity at secular campuses, Gresh will guide you through important decisions and the conversations you need to have with your son or daughter.

March 9, 2015

Understanding your Financial Aid Awards and Finalizing Your Financial Plan
Presenters: Roscoe Smith and Kim Jenerette

If you are wondering how students fund their Cedarville University education, be sure to register for this webinar. Everything you want to know about financing an education at Cedarville University will be explained and displayed in this highly practical and informative presentation. We will unveil 2015-16 costs, explain the financial aid award letter, review sample student invoices, and describe payment plan options. Join us to learn how all of these features fit together to create a custom financial plan that makes it possible for your student to attend Cedarville next fall.

April 6, 2015

Junior Parents: It's Time to Prepare for a College Search!
Presenter: Roscoe Smith

Navigating through the maze of higher education can be a daunting experience for parents. How do I find the best college for my student? Is this even possible?

The webinar is led by Roscoe Smith, an associate vice president at Cedarville University who has 25 years of enrollment experience ... not to mention he's a dad with two college students! You'll be able to ask questions throughout the presentation and gain insights to apply to your specific situation ... all from the comfort of your own home and personal computer.