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College Workload 101

August 16, 2022 by

It’s practically a joke online how often high school teachers tell their students college will be so much harder than high school. After all the preparation you’ve done for college applications, you’re probably wondering how much will be expected of you during your college education. Were those teachers right to... View Article

Packing Tips and Tricks

July 7, 2022 by

Tips and Tricks for Packing Wow! It’s almost time for move-in day – you must be so excited! By now, you have probably purchased a lot of your college essentials, and it is time to start organizing everything so you can start packing. For some people, packing is their least... View Article

What TO Pack for College

July 5, 2022 by

Items TO Pack for College and Reasons Why  Packing for college might be one of the most stressful things ever! It might be the first time you are living away from home, so you obviously want to have all the necessities. But what are those necessities? Well, in this blog,... View Article

How to Have the Best Campus Experience

June 30, 2022 by

How to Have the Best Experience on Campus (Freshman Year)  You’ve finished registration. The Getting Started helpers have moved all your boxes into your dorm and you and your parents have unpacked most of them. You’ve met your roommate and maybe a few other hallmates and looked at your schedule... View Article

What NOT to Pack for College

June 16, 2022 by

What NOT to Pack for College and Reasons Why  It is that time of the year when students begin to prepare for college. They begin to purchase school supplies, new clothes, and, of course, items for their dorm rooms. When preparing for this amazing experience, there are tons of articles... View Article

It’s OKAY to be Nervous for College

June 14, 2022 by

It’s Totally Normal to be Nervous for College  (But Here Are 4 Tips to Help!)    Right now, we have 66 days until Getting Started Weekend 2022, when many of you will be setting foot on campus for your first time as an official Cedarville student.  There are a lot... View Article

What is it Like Transitioning from Public School to Cedarville?

November 11, 2021 by

Each Getting Started Weekend, students arrive at Cedarville with a variety of schooling backgrounds. Many were homeschooled or attended private school or some combination of the two. Others, like me, attended a public school and experienced a significant transition as they began freshman year. There were many changes that I anticipated in my transition, and many that I was not prepared for. Here are 5 things to be aware of as you shift from public school to Cedarville.

Where Are the Best Outdoor Spots Around Cedarville? 

November 4, 2021 by

Here in the cornfields of Cedarville, Ohio, what could we possibly offer in the form of entertainment? If you’ve thought this, this blog post may surprise you, but speaking from experience, there are way more outdoor activities and hiking spots than you may think

Should I Attend the Career Fair as a Freshman?

September 20, 2021 by

What is the fall career fair? Is it like “career day” in elementary school, and your dad came in and spoke about his riveting office job and handed out candy? While some tables and booths might have candy, the Career Fair at Cedarville is much different than that!

What Else Do I Need to Pack for College?

July 19, 2021 by

Fridge, check. Bedding, check. Clothes, check. “What else do I need, mom?”  In today’s post, I’m sharing some things that I found essential to dorm life that you may not think of packing off the top of your head. My hope is that you will become aware of some essential but easy-to-overlook items you should pack for your freshman year of college.