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Parent Prep

Checklist for Choosing a College

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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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Visit Cedarville This Fall!

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

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

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

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 College Now, 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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Plan a Campus Visit This Spring

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

How do you know that Cedarville University (or any other college) is the right fit for your son or daughter? The best way to decide is to visit campus! This spring, plan to spend a few informative hours as our guest, see what makes Cedarville unique, and experience campus life in action. Enjoy your own personalized visit, register for CU Friday on March 26, or attend one of the upcoming All-Access Orientation events (April 9 and April 16) for admitted students. All-Access Orientation...
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Summer Academic Camps

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Girls working on mannequin at nursing campYour student’s college experience is just around the corner. It's time for them to explore their options, focus their dreams, and prepare for the future … all while having an unforgettable summer experience, full of new friends and great memories! That's exactly what Cedarville’s summer Academic Camps will let them do! 

While your student explores a career field, camp faculty will challenge them to make their career their calling. They will be challenged to consider how their gifts, skills, and interests can make a difference in this world for Christ. We've packed the schedule with fun activities, too, so students return home with new friends and great memories!

Read today's post to find out how your student can apply and register to become a part of the Cedarville University summer experience today!


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Explore Cedarville's Campus Through Our Virtual Tour

Thursday, November 19, 2020

The best way for you to get to know Cedarville is by visiting campus, but we know that for some of you, COVID-19 and schedules or distance have made it difficult to get here. That's why we created an online virtual campus tour. You’ll get a taste of Cedarville's beautiful campus as you take a guided virtual tour. You can check out Cedarville's virtual campus tour from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. You'll enjoy an interactive, informative campus experience that will make you...
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Experience a Cedarville Class From Home

Friday, October 23, 2020

One of the best ways for your student to get a taste of academics at Cedarville is to attend a class during a campus visit. However, with COVID-19 protocols in place, that has not been possible this fall, so we've come up with a way to bring the Cedarville academic experience to you in the safety of your home! The CU in Class video project allows you and your student to watch a recorded class video from many academic areas on campus. You'll get a taste of the quality of our faculty members and...
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Celebrating Record Enrollment, God's Working in Students' Lives!

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The 2020–21 academic year is off to a great start! More than 1,000 freshmen and transfer students participated in Getting Started Weekend August 14–16, kicking off the academic year and their Cedarville experience (with plenty of COVID protocols in place!). Cedarville now has 4,550 undergraduate, graduate, and College Now (high school dual enrollment) students — our largest enrollment ever. Even in the middle of a pandemic, God has blessed us with record enrollment. As...
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There's Still Time to Register for Summer Academic Camps

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Right now campus is quiet, with our students home finishing up spring semester online. Lord willing, we hope to be able to resume our normal schedule this summer, including our wide selection of academic camps for high school students.  These camps are a great way for students to learn more about a college major they are considering … all while having an unforgettable summer experience, full of new friends and great memories! At Cedarville’s summer Academic Camps, students spend a...
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Join Us for a LIVE Virtual Campus Visit

Monday, March 30, 2020

Even though Cedarville University remains in an online format for classes (and your student is likely studying at home as well), we invite you to join us for a live virtual campus visit. Sign up for a date that is convenient for you and your family, and you'll be able to: Hear from Cedarville's President Enjoy our regular welcome presentation, hosted by a Cedarville leader live Meet virtually one-on-one with your admissions counselor Take a virtual...
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Campus Visits Temporarily Suspended

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Following a COVID-19 advisory released by the office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 10, 2020, and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and guests, Cedarville University will transition to remote (online) delivery for all undergraduate and graduate education starting Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 27. While we are in an online delivery format, we are also suspending all campus visits temporarily. Unfortunately, this includes the need to...
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Selecting a Visit Option – Video Resource

Thursday, October 10, 2019

If you're ready to plan a campus visit to Cedarville but aren't quite sure what visit option is best for you, we've got a great video resource for you. You'll learn about each of our visit experiences so you can decided which option is best for your family, and you'll find out everything you need to know to make it happen. Whichever visit option you choose, you'll experience vibrant Christian community and discover if Cedarville is the right fit for your student.   P.S. Encourage...
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4 Tips to Make the Most of a College Visit

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Campus VisitFor most students and families, the campus visit is a significant factor in their college decision. It really is the best way to see if a school is the right choice for your son or daughter. In today's post, our director of guest services shares four practical tips to make the most of your college visit. We invite you to visit Cedarville soon.


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