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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

How Important Is a University's Doctrinal Statement?

November 4, 2015

Like your local church, Christian colleges all have a statement of beliefs. As you research and visit different institutions with your student, how important is it to consider each college's doctrinal statement?

Today's post shares two important questions you should ask every Christian university you are considering about their doctrinal statement and how it is applied in the classroom. You'll also find out what parents search most on Cedarville's website. (It surprised us, and it might surprise you, too!) 

Finally, guest contributor, Dr. Jason Lee, Dean of the School of Biblical and Theological Studies at Cedarville University, also provides insight about the importance of Cedarville's Doctrinal Statement and how it informs our approach to Christ-centered higher education.

Read today's information-packed post now.

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Posted in Spiritual Growth Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Admissions Academics

"1,000 Days" - Fall Magazine Now Available from Cedarville University

October 20, 2015

1,000 daysWe’d like to introduce you to Cedarville Magazine, a great way for you to get to know Cedarville University! The fall issue is available online now, and in it you’ll read about how Cedarville intentionally invests in our students' spiritual and academic development during their 1,000 days on our campus. You will learn about our Bible minor, student life and leadership, Cedarville traditions, one coach's legacy, and life-changing testimonies from our graduates. 

To hear more about our students’ 1,000 life-transforming days on campus, watch this video from our President, Thomas White. 

There's still time for students to apply and start their 1,000 days at Cedarville next fall!

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

Why Do Colleges Require ACT or SAT Scores for Dual Enrolled High School Students?

September 22, 2015

ACT-SATAn increasing number of middle school and high school students are taking advantage of dual enrollment programs to get a head start earning college credit and to save money on college costs down the road. 

You may have questions as you consider this option for your student, especially when it comes to standardized testing -- often a requirement of the college admission process.

In today’s post, Leanne Rubosky, Associate Director of Transfer and High School Enrollment, explains why colleges – including Cedarville – require middle school and younger high school students to take the ACT or SAT to gain admission to dual enrollment programs. 

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Posted in Admissions College Now Academics

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