October 31, 2014
A college education is a significant investment. You need to be confident of the return!
One way to explore a college's "ROI" is to research its career services and job placement rates. What is happening on campus to equip students for their next step AFTER college?
We've designed a FREE webinar to help you learn more about Cedarville University's Career Services and how that team assists students with the job search process ... starting their freshman year!
Join us Monday, November 10, at 8 p.m. EST for our next Parent Prep webinar entitled, "Getting a Job: How Cedarville University Equips Students for a Career...Starting on Day #1."
Read today's full post to learn more about this exciting webinar presented by Jeff Reep, Director of Career Services at Cedarville, as well as register to attend.
P.S. Today is the last day of October ... and the last day of our October application fee waiver. Encourage students to submit their application by midnight tonight and save the $30 application fee. If you refer a student, YOU will receive a free Cedarville T-shirt!
October 29, 2014
Most of our T-shirt offers go to prospective students. Here is one for YOU!
Do you know a high school senior who is considering attending Cedarville University next fall? Complete our referral form at cedarville.edu/referafriend and encourage the student to apply online by Friday, October 31.
When the student applies, we'll send YOU our popular "Be Bold" T-shirt for free!
P.S. Remember ... We will waive the $30 application fee for any student who applies by Friday!
October 28, 2014
The Net Price Calculator
(NPC) is a fairly new feature added to financial aid office
websites in 2011. Mandated by the federal government, this new online tool is available on every university website in the country, including Cedarville University's
Net price is defined as the price you actually pay after subtracting financial aid from a school's sticker price:
Net Price = Sticker Price – Financial Aid
The NPC is a tool of the financial aid office with the intended goal to make it easier for students and their parents to estimate their net price of attending a college. Who wouldn't like that? While the NPC offers some great benefits and is a helpful step in the right direction, it may not be the complete answer that parents are looking for.
Read today's full post to learn more about the NPC and why financial aid offices encourage parents to use it with caution.
P.S. October is nearing an end...and so is our early application fee waiver. Please encourage students to submit their application by Friday, October 31, and Cedarville will waive the application fee.
October 22, 2014
Today's Parent Prep post is provided by Sarah Allen, who leads the University's campus visit opportunities.
Pumpkin chai lattes, cozy sweaters, red leaves, and a beautiful lake in the middle of it all --this is my favorite time of year at Cedarville University!
I can vividly remember being on my way to a Bible class my freshman year and crunching through the leaves with my friends. We were on our way from chapel and during that particular service, my desire to find the major that God had directed for my life had increased. At that second, I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else. I felt close to the Lord, close to these brothers and sisters in Christ, and excited about the future.
I’d love to have you and your student come and experience the same thing!
Read today's full post to learn more about the importance of college visits as well as how you can visit Cedarville this fall.
Sarah Clift Allen ’06 is a proud graduate of the Cedarville University School of Business, with a degree in management and a minor in organizational communication. She earned her Masters of Business Administration at Taylor University. After working in event planning and student programming in the Alumni Relations office, Sarah moved to University Admissions in the role of Associate Director in 2008. Here, she can fulfill her passion of assisting high school and college students in discovering God’s plan for their life – or at least the next step!
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