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Checklist for Choosing a College

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

collegebound signChoosing a college will most likely be the biggest decision your son or daughter has made so far. It can be an overwhelming — but not impossible — decision. In today's post, Matt Dearden, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at Cedarville, offers Five Words of Wisdom for walking through the college decision process with your son or daughter.

We will be praying along with you this year as you work through this incredible, life-changing decision. Please don't hesitate to contact us if we can help in any way!


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Connect With Cedarville's President

Thursday, September 15, 2022

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Want to keep up with what's on the heart and mind of Cedarville's President? Here is a great way you can stay connected:

Subscribe to "Inside View," Dr. White's monthly e-Newsletter. In it, he shares highlights of Cedarville events and important news. As you consider Cedarville for your son or daughter, we hope the "Inside View" gives you a taste of what Cedarville is all about.

 


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Come See Us at a College Fair Near You

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

College FairsAs you and your student work through the college search process and, ultimately, decide which university is the best fit for your family, college fairs can be a great first step in learning about the many options. You’ll meet representatives from a wide range of schools and ask the questions that matter the most to you. You may even go home with lots of great SWAG!

Cedarville admissions counselors will be touring the country this fall taking part in numerous college fair events, including a Christian college fair circuit sponsored by the North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals. NACCAP hosts more than 140 fairs across the U.S. and Canada each year.

Read today's post to discover if there's a college fair near you.


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Visit Cedarville This Fall!

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Center for Biblical and Theological StudiesYour student's 1,000 Days at Cedarville University start with a visit day, and fall is a great time to come to campus! We want your student to make the most of his or her days at Cedarville, starting with their first campus visit!

Visiting campus is the best way to determine if Cedarville is a good fit for your student. You'll get a taste of the vibrant Christian community and commitment to academic excellence that mark a Cedarville education. We think your son or daughter will be excited to return as a Cedarville student!

Read today's post for visit opportunities this fall.


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Applying to Cedarville – Video Resource

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

If your son or daughter is ready to apply to Cedarville, we’ve created a helpful video resource to help them get started. From required supporting documents to admissions standards, you’ll discover everything you need to know to take this next important step in your student’s journey. As always, you can contact your student's admissions counselor if you have questions throughout the application process. We are here to serve you!

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President's Chapel Series

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

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Chapel 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 Christ, 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.

This year in his chapel series titled  "The Lord Is Good," our president, Dr. Thomas White, is preaching through the book of Psalms, looking at the steadfast love of the Lord.

Read today's post to watch a preview of Dr. White's series and learn how to follow along from home.


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Apply Early and Receive Free Gifts!

Monday, August 29, 2022

Apply now buttonWe’ve got a great offer for students who apply early. Not only are we waiving the $30 application fee if they apply by November 1, we’ll also send them free gifts just for getting a head start on their journey toward Cedarville University.

Read today's post for details on what your student can receive for applying early. But don't wait — the deadline to receive the most gifts is just a few days away, August 31! Encourage your student to apply today!


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Healthcare Exploration Day

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Girls working on mannequin at nursing campIs your student interested in pursuing a healthcare-related major in college? Maybe they are but aren't quite sure which field they want to choose. We've created Healthcare Exploration Day on September 23, 2022, just for students like them!

 


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Welcome to Parent Prep – Discover Top 4 Ways Parents Support the College Search

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

ParentPrepWelcome to Cedarville University's Parent Prep resource blog! We are excited to provide information and resources throughout this year for parents who are walking with their students through the college search and decision process.

Every week you will find new posts about important topics, such as financial aid tips and information, ways students can graduate from college with a strong faith, making the most of a campus visit, understanding the application process, and so much more! Last year we had nearly 1,000 subscribers, and we would love to continue adding to the Cedarville Parent Prep family. Tell friends, family, or anyone in need of helpful college search advice! Once they subscribe, we'll send an email whenever new posts are added. We'll also be providing helpful information about Dual Enrollment, our program for high school students, so be sure to tell your friends with younger students as well.

Read today's post for our Top 4 recommendations on how you can best help your student through the college search process this year. Although parents usually do not make the final college choice for their student, they do contribute to narrowing down the choices, even before the college search begins. We want to help as you start this all-important journey with your student.


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It's Time for the Hand-Off!

Friday, June 3, 2022

Getting Started LogoSome of our Parent Prep subscribers are about to be parents of a new Cedarville University student! We have enjoyed sharing information and resources with you throughout this year. It will be exciting to meet you and your new student (along with more than 1,000 others!) when you arrive on campus for Getting Started in August.


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What Recent Grads Say About Their Cedarville Experience

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

We’ve told you about Cedarville’s academic rigor and excellent career preparation. We’ve told you how daily chapel and the Bible minor inspire students to know God’s Word and apply it to every area of their life. And we’ve told you how intentional mentoring and discipleship programs challenge students to seek Christ first and honor Him with everything they do. But to truly understand the life-changing Cedarville experience, you've got to hear from our students. 

In today's post, you'll hear members of the class of 2022 sum up their experience at Cedarville University. Listen and imagine what your student will be able to say four years from now!


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Graduation Celebrates Transformed Lives

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

smiling graduatesOn May 7, Cedarville University celebrated the graduation of 924 new alumni, including those earning both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

More than just a number, these 924 students represent lives that were transformed by their time at Cedarville. Students who grew closer in their walk with the Lord from intentional mentoring, daily chapels, and biblical integration in their coursework. Students who were challenged by rigorous academics and prepared to succeed in their chosen field. Students who were in the same place as your student just four years ago, and are now ready to go out into the world and make a difference for Christ.

Be encouraged that your student, too, will experience amazing transformation at Cedarville, and you’ll be surprised at how fast the next four years will go! We will be praying for you and your student as you prepare for the transition to college life.

Read today's post to experience highlights from this year's commencement.


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Study Abroad Programs at Cedarville

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Cedarville University offers and encourages a wide range of Study Abroad programs that enrich students' education. Living — and learning — in another country strengthens students' language and cross-cultural skills, broadens their thinking, and deepens their commitment to Christian service.

Read today's post to hear what one student learned and experienced on his study abroad trip to Ireland. This is just an example of what your student can experience at Cedarville University!


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Shopping for Your Student's Dorm Room

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Dorm LifeYour to-do list to prepare for your student's college experience is probably getting long. One easy — and fun — thing you can start doing is preparing for his or her residence hall room!

To access the best deals, start shopping now for your student's residence hall room and other needs. Here is a helpful list of "What to Bring" items for your reference.

Thinking about a cell phone or computer purchase? Be sure to check out discounts available to Cedarville students.

Call your admissions counselor at 1-800-CEDARVILLE (233-2784) if you have any questions about Getting Started activities in August. There is much anticipation as we prepare for the fall, and our team is here to help! We will keep you informed through the summer.


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Shop Online Bookstore for Graduation Gifts and More!

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

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If you're looking for graduation gifts for your future Yellow Jacket, check out the online University Bookstore! You'll find a variety of Cedarville-branded apparel and gifts to get your student ready for the fall. Your student will also be able to purchase course materials from this site.

Use coupon code WELCOME22 at checkout to receive a one-time 15% discount* off a single item.

Start shopping now!

*Online only. Textbooks excluded. Valid through August 31, 2022.


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National College Decision Day Is Tomorrow!

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Tomorrow is May 1 – the National College Decision Day! We are so thankful for the number of students who have already confirmed their plans to be at Cedarville in August.

Read More to see the top reasons students and parents give for choosing Cedarville University.


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Reservation Deposit Due Soon

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Yellow Jackets logo with text overlay - You should be a Yellow Jacket this fall! Deposit. Confirm your place by May 1. 

It is hard to believe, but May 1 is upon us! The reservation deposit is due on Sunday.

If your student has been admitted to Cedarville but has not yet submitted the reservation deposit, now is the time to take that next step by faith, affirm your college choice, and start what will be an amazing academic journey!

Plan to submit the deposit this weekend to ensure your student's place at Cedarville in the fall. With a record number of incoming students for the fall freshman class, deposits paid after May 1 will be placed on a waitlist.

We hope Cedarville University is your student's choice, but wherever God leads, we wish your family HIS very best!


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Choosing a Residence Hall and Roommate

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Girls in dorm room sitting on bed and chairs with open notebooks on their lapsIs your admitted student ready to choose a Cedarville residence hall and select a roommate? We’ve made it easy!

Your student’s personalized My.Cedarville.edu portal has all the resources he or she will need to easily transition from home to a residence hall room on campus. Your student can visit My.Cedarville.edu today to:

  • Get to know future classmates through the Cedarville incoming fall 2022 class Facebook group.
  • Find a roommate with RoomSync, a roommate-matching software that compares your student's likes and dislikes with other new students.
  • Complete the Request Housing task. Before making a decision, visit our residence hall page to get to know all of the dorm options. You can learn about community life in each residence hall, view floor plans, and watch a video with a Cedarville student as your guide. You'll also find a timeline for when your student will be granted access to the housing selection system. Keep in mind that students’ access is based on when they made their reservation deposit. 

If you have any questions about the housing selection process, contact us at 1-800-CEDARVILLE. Your student’s admissions counselor will be happy to help!


Be sure to pay your student's reservation deposit by the May 1 deadline. With a record number of deposits already submitted for fall 2022, we will need to start a waitlist for those who deposit after the deadline.


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Accessing Cedarville Orientation Information

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

MyCedarville screen shotWe’ve created a personalized MyCedarville student portal for all admitted students. This online resource alerts students to required forms and approaching deadlines, not to mention information about residence hall and roommate selection, financial aid, class registration, Getting Started orientation weekend, and much more! Each completed task moves them one step closer to their arrival at Cedarville University in August.

You will never miss a deadline or lose a required form with this interactive and personalized site. Log in with your student today and begin exploring.


P.S. Reminder to parents of admitted students: The deadline to submit the reservation deposit is May 1. With record deposits already for fall, those who send in their deposit after the deadline may be placed on a waitlist.


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Writing Center Assists Students From All Majors

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Hands on keyboardNo matter the academic major, students quickly discover they have to write papers (many of them!) throughout their experience at Cedarville University. Fortunately, Cedarville's Writing Center is available to assist! Your student will benefit from trained tutors who will walk alongside them as they tackle writing projects of all sizes and in any academic discipline.

Read today's post for more information on how Cedarville's Writing Center will help your student find success in college-level writing.

P.S. Don't forget! The reservation deposit for fall is due May 1. Secure your student's spot in the incoming fall class! Deposits are at an all-time high for fall, which may require a waitlist for those who deposit after the deadline.


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