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Getting Oriented to Dual Credit Classes

May 24, 2017

College Now LogoIf your high school student plans to take a College Now course from Cedarville University in either fall 2017 or spring 2018, make plans to attend the Orientation Day on August 7, 2017, here on campus.

During this free, informative day, students will:

  • Meet their program adviser
  • Learn about the technology and software they will use in class
  • Learn skills to be successful in either the online or on-campus classroom 
  • Learn how to access library resources, whether they will commute to campus or take an online course
  • Pick up textbooks in the Cedarville University bookstore

While not mandatory, this orientation day will give students confidence as they begin their College Now experience and help them succeed in the college-level classroom. Space is limited to the first 150 students who register. Register today to ensure your student’s spot!

If you are unable to attend or if your student is taking a course during summer session, you can review orientation information online. If you have questions, please contact your student’s adviser:

Paula Kordic, Coordinator
1-800-CEDARVILLE (233-2784)
937-766-3775

Alyssa Johnson
1-800-CEDARVILLE (233-2784)
937-766-7463

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High School Students Taking College Courses ... and Saving Money!

May 12, 2017

College Now @ CedarvilleYou may be getting ready to send one child off to college, but do you still have other children at home? Cedarville University has an opportunity for them as well! Our College Now program allows students to enroll in college-level courses while they’re still in high school, potentially saving thousands on their total college costs.

As part of Cedarville’s College Now program, high school students can:

  • Study with top Cedarville professors who will challenge them to think deeply and apply biblical principles to what they are learning 
  • Get a head start on college, potentially saving both time and money in completing their degree 
  • Gain confidence that they’ll excel at college-level academics
  • Save (a lot!) on tuition

And, if you’re an Ohio resident, your student may be able to take courses for FREE through Ohio’s College Credit Plus program. Those outside of Ohio can take advantage of greatly reduced costs though our Family Pay Option.

There's still time to enroll for fall classes, which begin August 23, 2017. However, deadlines for Ohio private and homeschooled students to apply for state funding for this year have passed.

Check out our website to learn more and encourage your high school student to start College Now!

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Important Deadlines for Ohio Private and Homeschool Students Applying for CCP Funding

March 20, 2017

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Ohio parents, if your student would like to take College Now courses from Cedarville University and use funding from the state's College Credit Plus program, be alert to these quickly approaching deadlines:

  1. April 1Letters of Intent must be submitted to the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Letter of Intent forms are available online under the heading "Forms." Students must print the form to complete it. . 
  2. April 7Application for admission to Cedarville’s College Now program must be completed to guarantee that your student will receive his or her acceptance letter in time to submit the funding application. A completed application means that Admissions has received your student’s online application, high school transcript, test scores, and Christian leader reference.
  3. April 15Funding applications are due. Return to the Ohio Department of Higher Education site for instructions on completing the application.

Please contact our College Now staff if we can help you in any way!

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The Value of Taking College Courses in High School

March 15, 2017

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Today’s guest author, Kristina Baughman, has a unique perspective to discuss issues related to dual enrollment for high school students. She is not only a high school guidance counselor who regularly works with dual enrolled students, but also the mother of two high school students -- one who is a current Cedarville College Now student. From her family's personal experience, she shares the value of taking college-level courses in high school, as well as what to look for when determining if your student is ready.

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