Posts tagged: Courses

What I Would Tell My Freshman Self

By Meredith Sweet on May 5, 2017

You're counting down the days to college graduation, making plans for the life you've always wanted. Now that you're at the end of your undergraduate education, it all seems like it went by so fast. You think about who you were at the beginning, that freshman student who didn't have a clue, and it seems impossible to think about how much you've grown.

Getting to Know Your College Professors

By Meredith Sweet on May 19, 2017

It's the first week of classes, and you're feeling overwhelmed. You're surrounded by new classmates in a new building at a university you only visited once or twice before you moved in. The professor at the front of the room keeps lecturing about her expectations for the course, but you have no idea how you'll get her to remember your name, let alone pass the class.

How to Transition to College Academics

By Meredith Sweet on June 2, 2017

The transition from middle school to high school is rough: new classmates, new friends and the struggles of adulting. Now that you're heading into college, you remember what it felt like to be a freshman the first time, and the thought of doing it again is a scary one.

If You Haven't Picked a Major Yet, It's Going to Be Okay

By Meredith Sweet on June 30, 2017

You love your college; after all, that's why you enrolled. And even if you don't know what you want to study yet, you don't have to compare yourself to the other students you might be seeing on social media.

It's okay to still be searching. It's okay to feel uncertain.

And if you're looking for guidance or just a different point of view, here are four ways you can use your first semester to help…

Study to Success, Minus the Stress

By Meredith Sweet on October 6, 2017

Brace yourself: midterms are coming.

The good news is that you've made it this far. Congratulations! The transition from high school to college isn't easy, but you've managed to work hard and push through it. Now all you have to do is prove how much you've learned.

Though studying is never fun, it is an effective way to prepare yourself ahead of time. Don't let yourself rely on cramming the night…

Fingerprints

By Benjamin VanDyke on November 13, 2017

Creation care is important because it protects that connection between us and our Creator. Creation reminds us of Who we serve and belong to. Creation care is important because it is God who both designed and made it to glorify Himself, for our enjoyment and for our stewardship. It is in this stewardship role that we find ourselves the most satisfied, and by no accident, in touch with our Creator.