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Career

September 21, 2021

11 Reasons Why You’ll Love Being a Nurse

It’s been a tough couple of years for the nursing profession. Despite the difficulties of the pandemic, being a nurse can still be profoundly rewarding. If you’re on the fence about whether a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) could be right for you, consider these 11 reasons why nursing remains a deeply rewarding profession.

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September 17, 2021

Is It Okay to Be an Undeclared Major?

If college is looming and you are trying to get prepared, you may feel pressured to declare a major. A major is the main field of study you pursue on your educational path towards your career. Yet, as someone going to college for the first time, you may feel a little overwhelmed by all the options. If you aren’t sure what you want to do for your career, choosing a major may feel impossible. In these instances, you may want to consider entering college as an undeclared major.

The College

September 15, 2021

Covey Cup: A Recent Tradition at Geneva College

If you’ve ever been to Geneva College in the fall, you’ve almost definitely heard of Covey Cup, a residence hall competition that started in 2011. Now in its second decade, the annual Covey Cup, which starts on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, is a recent tradition that students look forward to each year. 

Graduate Studies

September 13, 2021

Beat Master’s Program Stress with these 10 Strategies

How do you deal with stress in grad school? College can be a stressful time for many students, and grad school is no different. In fact, grad school might even be worse, thanks to the more intense academic pressures and (often) increased responsibilities outside the classroom.

College Preparation

September 6, 2021

Homeschool to College

From one homeschooler to another, the transition to college frightened me and my anxiety peaked in my senior year of high school. I know now that there was absolutely nothing to worry about. My teacher (Mom) had prepared me well. So, if you have been feeling like being homeschooled has diminished the possibility of success in college, then worry no more.

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September 2, 2021

Hymnology: The Story Behind “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”

Learn about the humble beginnings which spawned one of the great Christian hymns - Great Is Thy Faithfulness - and how it became internationally known.

Campus Life

August 31, 2021

11 Goals to Set This Fall for a Successful School Year

Being a college student means you’re able to focus on studying your field of interest, but it can also be a challenging time. Balancing school-related tasks with other responsibilities can make it hard to succeed. However, setting the right goals can put you on the path toward a successful school year. The following are examples of good goals to consider setting before heading to college this year.

Career

August 25, 2021

11 Reasons Why You Should Major in Social Services

Majoring in social services can lead to a rewarding career path for students who want to help others. This type of work focuses on providing people with the services they need to live a happier and healthier life. The following are some of the top reasons to consider pursuing this kind of education and career.

Career

August 18, 2021

11 Reasons Why Majoring in Criminal Justice Leads to a Fulfilling Career That Matters

Why do you want to major in criminal justice? It’s a personal decision to want to put yourself at risk for others, but it is one of the most important career paths you could embrace in your lifetime. Take a closer look at a few of the most important reasons why a criminal justice degree may be right for you.

Graduate Studies

August 16, 2021

8 Benefits of Extracurricular Activities in Grad School

Community groups, clubs, music ensembles and sports teams – these types of extracurricular activities are common during an undergraduate education, but master’s degree students can also benefit from them. From improved performance to better social skills, participating in extracurricular activities has far-reaching benefits, even for graduate students. Why is it important for students to be involved in extracurricular activities? Here is a closer look at eight benefits of getting involved in extracurricular activities in grad school.

Everyday Living

August 12, 2021

Keeping Your Summer Cool

With many of us in the Northern Hemisphere experiencing that summer sun lately, I think we could use some helpful and creative ways to keep cool during the rest of this summer. Not every person owns an air conditioning unit and even if you do, you might want to save some money. So, without further ado here are ten good ideas for keeping it cool this summer.

The College

August 10, 2021

Geneva Strong: Class of 2020

The Geneva College senior class of 2020 left for spring break on March 6, 2020, unaware that they would not return to finish their degree on campus. Instead, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the students completed their college careers virtually from home, losing many of the traditional experiences of graduation. (This post was edited and originally published in Geneva Magazine, Summer 2021) Beginning job searches, new jobs or new academic pursuits in the months since was an experience unique to this group, and they have faced a set of challenges and opportunities unlike any other class.

Biblical Wisdom

August 6, 2021

"Every Good Work"

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan of Reformed Theological Seminary delivered the spring 2021 Commencement address at Geneva College on May 10, 2021. Here is an excerpt of that message, entitled, "Every Good Work," from 2 Timothy 3. This excerpt first appeared in the Summer 2021 edition of Geneva Magazine.

Graduate Studies

July 30, 2021

Is It Better to Earn a Master’s Degree Online or In Person?

Does it matter if you earn your master’s degree online or if you pursue your master’s degree education in person? A busy schedule makes it difficult for anyone to have time for extra tasks. Getting a master’s degree could mean new opportunities, better pay, or more specialization in an area that interests you. One way to do it all is to complete an online master’s degree. You may know this is an option, but is it a viable option?

College Admissions

July 23, 2021

7 Summer Activities to Spruce Up Your College Application

When you’re a junior or senior in high school, this is a great time to start thinking about your college application. When you fill out these applications, you’ll need to make sure yours stands out from the competition. How can you give your college application a boost? For an impressive application, consider pursuing one or more of these summer activities.

Career

July 22, 2021

10 Amazing Benefits You Can Expect from Your Summer Internship

When you’re between semesters during summer, an internship can provide a great way to spend your time. Why are internships so important? They offer several benefits that can boost your educational experience and career. Find out more about how an internship can help you thrive in school and in the workplace.

Biblical Wisdom

July 20, 2021

Cherishing the Light Within Darkness

We can depend on God in the good times but even through the bad times, when the hope of any light is scarce. In fact, it is during the moments of extreme hopelessness that we can truly cherish the comfort and security that is only found in God our Heavenly Father. While the darkest times in our lives are the most painful, it is sometimes through these experiences that the light and hope of the gospel seems to shine brightest.

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July 16, 2021

7 Intriguing Books about Marketing to Keep You Sharp This Summer

As a marketing student, you're eager to get an edge in an exciting but competitive industry. During the school year, you enroll in engaging courses that expand your perspective. Summer gives you a chance to apply this newfound knowledge with jobs or internships, but do you bother to exercise those academic muscles when you're away from the classroom?

Adult Students

July 14, 2021

Finishing Your Degree after Time Away from Education

Going back to school to finish your degree can really be a fantastic way to continue to grow and develop in one’s line of work and as a person. Geneva provides these students with various adult program options to choose from. Each major is offered fully online, allowing for greater flexibility for the working adult.

Graduate Studies

July 12, 2021

Geneva College Online Cybersecurity Graduate Degree

Ransomware is a common term in headlines across the world these days. Demand for qualified professionals to deal with cyberthreats spawned the development of Geneva College’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity program. It’s a program that is now being offered in a fully online delivery method.