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7 Email Tips for College Now High School Students (and the Rest of Us!)

November 23, 2015

emailGetting accepted into Cedarville’s College Now program (college courses for high school students) is based on a student’s high school transcript, standardized test scores, and a church leader recommendation. But that is just the beginning. 

Achieving success in a College Now course requires competency in several areas other than academic preparedness. These skills are often referred to as "soft skills," and one of the most important is the ability to write an effective email. This is crucial when communicating with a professor.

Read today's post for seven tips that will help your student as he or she communicates with professors via email. (By the way, most of these tips apply to any e-mail communication!)

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Posted in College Now

How Are Admissions Decisions Made?

November 20, 2015

photo of admissions acceptanceBegin with the end in mind." That’s good counsel for just about anything in life. Having a vision and a purpose allows us to stay focused on the end goal.

When colleges make admissions decisions, they are seeking to admit students "with the end in mind." Specifically, will they be successful in their college experience and able to achieve their educational goals at the institution?

Read today's post to learn more about Cedarville University's process for admitting students.

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Posted in Admissions

Cedarville Chapel, Apple TV, and Livestreaming from Home

November 18, 2015

chapelChapel has long been called the heartbeat of Cedarville University, where students, faculty, and staff gather each weekday for dynamic worship and powerful preaching. Chapel is just one way we help our students grow in their walk with God, and most students consider chapel a highlight of their Cedarville education!

If you really want to understand Cedarville culture and what makes us "tick," you need to experience chapel. And, now it's easier than ever!

You can enjoy chapel from your home through our new live chapel stream. Access our chapel live stream page each weekday at 10 a.m. to watch the day’s chapel service in real time. You can also watch archived services from this site.

And, we are excited to announce the new Cedarville University Chapel App, available now for the updated Apple TV®. With this free app, you can view chapel services through the live stream, watch archived chapel services, search for chapels by your favorite speakers and topics, and create a personalized list of chapels to watch at a later time. Visit our Cedarville Chapel App on Apple TV site for more information and to watch an introductory video.

However you choose to watch, we hope you'll enjoy getting a taste of what your student can expect as a Cedarville University student.

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Posted in Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Changes Coming to the SAT

November 16, 2015

Redesigned SATFor parents of high school juniors, you may have heard that major changes are coming to the SAT in 2016. So, what does that mean for your student? 

According to the College Board, “The redesigned SAT will focus on the knowledge and skills that current research shows are most essential for college and career readiness and success.” 

Read today's post for 5 specific changes to the SAT that may benefit your student.

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Posted in College Now Academics Admissions

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