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The "Biggest Blown Opportunity in Higher Ed History"

January 22, 2015

A recent online Gallup article lists a lack of mentoring as the “biggest blown opportunity in higher ed history.” Citing results from the largest representative study of U.S. college graduates, Gallup determined that where students go to college matters less to their work life and well-being after graduation than how they went to college. Feeling supported and having deep learning experiences during college mean everything when it comes to long-term outcomes after college. A key way that college students receive that support – mentoring – is, unfortunately, often lacking at institutions of higher education and thus, a “blown opportunity."

But Cedarville University is different. We take mentoring our students seriously and are intentional about incorporating it throughout campus. Today's Parent Prep post gives 5 examples of the many ways that Cedarville faculty and staff are actively mentoring students.

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Posted in Spiritual Growth Student Life Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Careers

Register Today for Our "Getting a Job" Webinar

November 7, 2014

Parent Prep WebinarDon't forget to register for our next FREE ParentPrep webinar, "Getting a Job: How Cedarville University Equips Students for a Career...Starting on Day #1." 

Join us from the convenience of your home computer this Monday, November 10, at 8 p.m. EST.

Are you are wondering if a college education is a wise investment for your student? Jeff Reep, Director of Cedarville University Career Services, will tackle this important question. You will learn why Cedarville University is able to attract hundreds of employers to campus annually and, as a result, achieve placement rates that rank among the best. You will also learn how Cedarville's Career Services office works with students to develop their job search skills, beginning as early as their freshman year.

Register nowAfter registering, you will receive easy login instructions.

Posted in Webinar Careers

Landing Your First Job After College

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!

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Posted in Webinar Careers

Career Fairs and Finding a Job After College

October 17, 2014

Career FairWhile looking for a full-time career may seem several years away for high school juniors and seniors, Cedarville University understands that the career search should begin much sooner than one’s senior year in college and involves more than just filling out applications. Therefore, each year Cedarville’s Career Services office hosts Career Fairs which are open to all students (freshmen through seniors) as well as alumni and the general public.

Read today's full post to find out who was represented at this year's Fall Career Fair (you'll be amazed!) and learn how Career Services can help your student land a first job!

Be Bold Banner with students and faculty

P.S. Why Cedarville? Watch this inspiring video that our faculty, staff, and students made for you. It answers that question! If your family is looking for a university that is bold about the Gospel, bold about equipping outstanding professionals, and bold about affordability, Cedarville is the place! Also, please encourage students to apply to Cedarville University this weekend, and we'll waive the application fee.

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Posted in Careers Financial Aid Student Life

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