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Major Focus: Pathways to Careers in Ministry

If you are considering a career in ministry or divinity, where should you actually start? Since most jobs eventually require a seminary or graduate-level degree, having a good foundational undergraduate major will set you on the right path to your profession. Depending on where you ultimately want to go, here are 5 great options to consider:
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Paying for College Through Military Service

One of the many benefits offered to U.S. active duty service personnel and veterans is help with education and training costs. However, weighing your choices and opportunities can be overwhelming with some programs administered by your branch of service and others through the Veteran’s Administration.  There are also outside scholarships specifically for active duty, veterans and dependents. ...
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Major Focus: Medical Programs in PT, OT, PA and AT

So you know you like medicine, but aren’t interested in 10+ years of post-high school education. You have seen various acronyms - OT, PT, PA, AT - but what do they really mean, and which one is right for you? Aside from the fact that “O” and “P” fall next to each other in the alphabet, and both abbreviations end in “T”, OT and PT are very different professions. PAs are vaguely similar, the roles ...
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What’s In A Name?

Each year Harvard Law School publishes a list of the undergraduate institutions attended by their incoming class of aspiring lawyers. Since stumbling upon this gem a few years ago it has become a staple in our toolbox of resources that we share with students and families. Why, you might ask? It’s simple…
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Navigating the Ups and Downs: Mental Health Support on Campus

Each year on October 10th people around the world recognize World Mental Health Day, a day to recognize mental health advocacy and awareness. Within the world of higher education, mental health awareness has become of increasing importance. While the high school years can certainly be stressful, the college experience brings with it a whole new array of potential stressors. Living away from home, ...
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