Behind Closed Doors

What the Faculty Lounge Says About a College In an era where “bigger is better” why would a professor devote his life’s work to a small Christian college instead of a large secular school? Part of the answer might be found in the unlikeliest of places: the faculty...

Growing Up Is Hard to Do

What do you want to be when you grow up? When small children are asked what they would like to be when they grow up, they often say, “I want to be a doctor.”  Have you ever wondered why?  Could it be that the doctor is the one person they see on a regular basis? Think...

3 Reasons a Christian College Community Is Right for You

When students choose a college, they often have a list of priorities that guide their college decision, including academic degrees and the overall cost. But other factors, like friendships, community and student life, will ultimately have a big impact on students. The...

Exploring Your Creative Side

5 Benefits to Studying the Arts at a Christian College Do you want to impact the world through the arts? Whether you’re interested in developing your creativity in music, visual arts, film, theatre or dance, here are five ways a Christian college arts program will...

The Christian College Difference

Three advantages of a Christian college experience Choosing a college can be one of life’s biggest decisions. Although things like cost and academic majors influence the decision, there are many other factors that make a Christian college unique. First, their mission...

Five Steps to Picking the Right Christian College

Picking the right school might seem like an intimidating process, but when you know what steps to take, it can be a great experience that helps you find the right fit. Consider these important things when picking the best school for you. 1. Start with asking questions...

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a College

Searching for a college can be hard, but knowing what not to do will help you avoid common pitfalls. Here are ten mistakes students make when they search for a college. Mistake 1: Following a friend (or boyfriend or girlfriend) Following a friend, boyfriend or...

Landing Your Dream Job

5 Ways Christian Colleges Prepare You for the Perfect Career Path How will college help me land the job I want? Although there’s not one right path that will lead you straight to your dream job, career counselors have a wealth of experience to guide you towards your...

Tomorrow’s Leaders

How Are Christian Colleges Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders? Going to college is more than getting a better job—it’s preparation for life. What makes Christian colleges unique in leadership development is how they train emerging leaders within the context of a Biblical...

Asking the Right Questions

How to look for a school that will shape the heart and the mind.   When choosing a college, some questions are obvious. What will I study? How much will it cost? What is the campus like? But these important questions are rivaled by other big picture questions that...

Cutting the Cost of College

Strategies to help you afford a Christian college Affording a Christian college or university can be daunting when you look at the bottom line: the cost. According to a US News and World Report for the 2015-16 school year, the average private institution charged...

Decision Time

The next few months seem to be some of the most crucial in the life of a prospective college student. The time you have spent visiting schools, scouring campus websites, applying for scholarships is slowly coming to an end and it will soon be time to make your...

Tough Questions

Admit it.  You’ve got questions that you’re afraid to ask. College is supposed to be fun.  Won’t I be missing out if I go to a Christian college? That depends. Let’s be honest, if you’re hoping for a social scene built around a party culture, a Christian college...

A Window Into a School’s Value

As you consider what school you want to attend in the fall and you being to narrow the list, I want to suggest a new source of information: the campus newspaper and the school magazine. The campus newspaper is a wonderful window into campus life. I would suggest...

College Resolutions

Here you are, a little over a month into 2016. Did you make some resolutions this year? I’m not much of a “resolution” person when it comes to a new year. I like to have goals, lists, and “resolutions” year round. I don’t always get them accomplished but my goals seem...

Four Myths about Christian Colleges and Universities

You can’t believe everything you hear, especially when it comes to education. When the economy is hard hit, Christian colleges have gotten a bad rap for being expensive and irrelevant. But this kind of thinking is often fueled by misperceptions surrounding Christian...

The College Financial Aid Process

Be Prepared, Be Diligent & Apply Early While many students start thinking about the college/university they are interested in attending at the end of their junior year and start of their senior year of high school, very few are thinking about how they will afford...