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Your Student Could be a Cedarville Summer Scholar

February 13, 2017

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Can “Summer School” = “Two of the Most Amazing Weeks of My Life?”

That’s how one high school student described her experience at Cedarville University's Summer Studies, a two-week residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors. Summer Studies offers a unique blend of rigorous academics, transformative spiritual and personal growth, and crazy fun with great new friends.

Offering a choice between three courses required as part of every Cedarville University major – The Bible and the Gospel, General Psychology, and Politics and American Culture – Summer Studies will allow your student to experience real college life, earn 3 hours of college credit, and make lasting friends that will journey alongside them for their entire undergraduate career at Cedarville.

This year’s Summer Studies takes place June 10–24 and costs $985, which includes the 3-credit course, housing and meals, and all activities. (Ohio students may qualified for free tuition through College Credit Plus. Check with your high school guidance counselor to see if you qualify.)

If your student is a rising junior or senior who is already taking College Now courses or has been accepted to the College Now program, no new application is required. Students who are not yet a part of College Now can apply today! Visit our website to view important dates and deadlines.

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The Value of a Liberal Arts Degree

February 10, 2017

Girls at graduationToo often the liberal arts get a bad rap! But, in today's post, you'll read about a report from Inside Higher Ed, Liberal Arts Grads Win Long-Term, that explores the personal benefits and career advantages that can be found in pursuing a liberal arts degree. According to the author, employers want to hire people who have a broad knowledge base, solve problems, and think critically ... all skills that liberal arts programs teach.

That's exactly how Cedarville prepares its graduates, with one important "value add!" Not only do our students learn how to think well, they learn how to live well, prepared to serve Christ with excellence, wherever He leads them. 

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Posted in Academics Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Living the Dorm Life — 5 Questions to Consider

February 8, 2017

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Choosing a major, figuring out a financial plan, and researching the spiritual climate are all important steps in choosing a Christian college. However, there is another vital piece that your student must consider — dorm life! As you and your student are looking at different colleges, you’ll quickly discover that not all dorm life is created equal.

In today's post, you'll find 5 important questions about dorm life that you should be asking at each college you visit. And, you'll learn how at Cedarville, Residence Life is an essential part of our students' college experience, helping them learn and grow to live out the Gospel in their everyday life. 

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

Reminder: Why Wait to Graduate High School? Take College Now! Webinar is Tonight

February 6, 2017


There is still time to register and join us for tonight’s FREE webinar: "Why Wait to Graduate High School? Take College Now!

Your student could start taking college-level courses now, before high school graduation! They’ll earn college credit now and save time and money in the future. But is your student ready for it? Can your family make it work in your schedule? Let us help you answer these questions!

Representatives from Cedarville University’s College Now program will walk you through important information and practical advice. You’ll hear about Cedarville’s online and on-campus offerings for high school students and learn how to know if your student is ready. And, if you live in Ohio, you’ll hear how your student can enroll in courses for FREE through College Credit Plus.

Register now, and then plan to join us tonight at 8 p.m. EST for this FREE, informative webinar.

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