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"Stepping Onto the Grass" – A Note from a Parent of a Recent Cedarville Graduate

March 27, 2015

Grads walking toward chapelWhile your family may be anticipating a high school graduation, we want to share a story written two years ago by a mom reflecting on her daughter's college journey. We share Kim and Brie's story with you for encouragement and perspective on how God can use the next four years in your student's personal, professional, and spiritual development.

Investing in students' lives is why those of us on the faculty and staff choose to serve at Cedarville University! God sends us the most amazing students, and we are humbled to be a part of how God is working in their lives for His glory.

Continue to today's post to read Kim and Brie's story, including an update on what Brie is doing now!

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

Why Choose a Christian College?

March 11, 2015

Photo of Cedarville's campusWe think a Christ-centered education is vital to equipping your student for a life that honors God both personally and professionally.

But why is choosing a Christian university so important? 

The No. 1 measurable outcome of a university degree in the United States is a decline in a student’s faith. Higher education is not value neutral, and students are walking away from their faith in disturbing numbers. 

But don’t just take our word for it. Christianity Today put together a great resource for parents and their high school students who are working through the decision of whether a Christian college is the right choice for them. 

Read today's post to discover if a Christian university is right for your student.

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Posted in Admissions Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Spiritual Growth

Living the Dorm Life!

February 21, 2015

Dorm LifeChoosing a major, figuring out a financial plan, and researching the spiritual climate are all vital steps in choosing a Christian college. However, there is another vital piece that your student must consider — dorm life! For today’s post, we asked Joe Poelzer, one of Cedarville’s Resident Directors, to weigh in on the important role that Residence Life plays in a students personal and professional development.

Read Joe's post to learn about residence life at Cedarville.

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

Choosing Cedarville: An Answer to Prayer

February 18, 2015

RousterToday’s ParentPrep blog post is written by guest contributors Gary and Carol Rouster. Gary and Carol are both 1984 Cedarville graduates who live in Jackson, Michigan. They share their experience of helping their son, Nathan, navigate his college choices and learning to let go and trust him into God’s hands.

"When it came time to start to look at colleges with our son, Nathan, our first choice was, of course, Cedarville University, our alma mater. However, our son had a different view. Being an only child, he grew up attending the same school where his Dad taught, so every day from kindergarten through 12th grade, he rode to school with Dad and everyone knew our son, because they knew his Dad...."

Click here to read more of the Rouster's story and the twists and turns of Nathan's journey to Cedarville!

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Posted in Admissions Campus Visit Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Student Life

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