Questions to Ask Your High School Senior Leaving for College

By Bailey Linton on March 20, 2019

When I was a high school senior, there was nothing that excited me more than leaving for college.

It truly was nothing against my parents. I was simply ready to move on from the melodrama in high school.

I was looking to places beyond where I had grown up and was ready to spread my wings and explore. My parents, however, were a bit less thrilled than I was.

That's right Moms, this blog post is for…

How to Find External Scholarships

By Bailey Linton on February 22, 2019

I made the decision on my first visit to Cornerstone that this was the place I wanted to spend my college years.

The visit itself hadn't really been planned at all. My youth group and I had been hoping to get into a large Christian music concert called WinterJam by waiting outside in a line, but they ran out of seats before we got to the door.

Distraught, we desperately searched Grand Rapids for…

How to FAFSA

By Bailey Linton on January 3, 2019

It's everyone's favorite time of year again as it is time to register for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

For those of you that don't know, FAFSA is the regulated federal student aid that the majority of students use to help pay for college. It can affect many aspects of funding given such as federal grants and state aid.

It's an incredibly important part of so many students'…

For a Better Tomorrow: How Cornerstone's Job Outcomes Demonstrate the Value of a Christian College Education

By Anne Gaertner on November 20, 2018

As a liberal arts institution, Cornerstone University is focused on equipping students with skills and experiences to meet employer and societal needs of the 21st century. We're proud to say that 94% of our 2017 traditional undergraduate students were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

We tend to refer to this statistic often. Our student outcomes help demonstrate…

5 Ways to Pay for Christian College: Advice from CU

By Dave Emerson on October 11, 2018

It's no secret: college comes with a high price tag. But in addition to dropping prices, we are also spreading the word on how many great options exist to make college affordable. What a lot of students (and parents) don't realize is how many different forms of financial aid are available to help people just like you attend incredible schools like Cornerstone University every year.