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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!

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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

Financial Aid Webinar Coming Soon

October 10, 2014

red globeOne of our most popular webinars of the year is about to take place...and we don't want you to miss it! Join us for Cedarville University's financial aid webinar entitled, "The Search for Financial Aid: Where to Begin? Where to Look? How to Apply?" scheduled to take place this Monday, October 13, at 8 p.m. EDT.

Roscoe Smith, Associate Vice President, and Mr. Kim Jenerette, the Executive Director of Financial Aid at Cedarville, will discuss the sometimes overwhelming topic of financial aid. You will even be able to ask questions throughout the presentation based on your specific situation...all from the comfort of your own home and personal computer. 

Reserve your spot now for this FREE Parent Prep webinar. After registering, you will receive easy log-in instructions.

P.S. Did you know that Cedarville offers online graduate and adult programs in business, education, nursing, bioethics, Bible, and ministry? If you are considering additional education, please keep Cedarville in mind! Costs are affordable, and classes are convenient for working professionals.

Posted in Financial Aid Webinar

How to Access More Financial Aid

October 3, 2014

Photo of Earth with ComputersJoin us for Cedarville University’s FREE Parent Prep webinar, “The Search for Financial Aid: Where to Begin? Where to Look? How to Apply?” on October 13 at 8 p.m. EST. One of the most popular presentations of the year, this one-hour webinar will give you practical tips and ideas for how to search for scholarships and grants in order to ensure your student's college experience is as affordable as possible.   

More first-year college students have concerns about their ability to finance college than at any time since 1971, according to UCLA's annual survey of the nation's entering students at four-year colleges and universities. If you find yourself sharing that concern, don't miss this helpful webinar! You'll gain valuable information and advice.

The webinar will be led by Roscoe Smith, an Associate Vice President at Cedarville University, and Mr. Kim Jenerette, the Executive Director of Financial Aid at Cedarville. Roscoe and Kim have a combined experience of 50 years in admissions and financial aid…and both are dads of college students! You will 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.

Reserve your spot now for "The Search for Financial Aid: Where to Begin? Where to Look? How to Apply?" scheduled to take place on Monday, October 13, at 8 p.m. EST!

After registering, you'll receive easy log-in instructions.

Posted in Financial Aid Webinar Affordability

"Waive" Goodbye to Application Fees...and be Entered to Win a Scholarship!

September 30, 2014

College application fees can add up fast! Thirty dollars here; fifty dollars there. Why pay them if you don't have to?

Most universities offer application fee waivers for students who apply by a specific deadline, typically in the fall. Here at Cedarville University we're doing that...and more! For example, Cedarville will waive its application fee for all students who apply online by October 31, 2014. However, we're not stopping there. 

300 by ThirtyLast Friday we kicked off our "300 by Thirty" Challenge. Any high school senior or transfer student who applies to Cedarville by September 30 (TODAY!) will be entered into a drawing to win one of up to six $1,000 scholarships* or an exciting Cedarville prize pack! By submitting college applications early and taking advantage of fee waivers and other incentives such as our "300 by Thirty" challenge, students can start saving now on college-related expenses.

Encourage your student to apply to Cedarville early. Just think - that $30 savings could buy a sturdy umbrella and an entire month's supply of Ramen noodles (both of which will greatly enhance your student's college experience), and that $1,000 scholarship will definitely help to offset expenses the first semester!  

Questions? Your student's admissions counselor is available to help! Our team looks forward to meeting you and answering your questions.

*The actual number of scholarships awarded is dependent upon the number of students who apply during the Challenge.

Posted in Admissions Financial Aid Affordability

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