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Higher Education

April 6, 2020

7 Tips for Students Transitioning to Online Learning

The pandemic of 2020 has forced students of all ages to move to online learning, a method many have no experience with at all. Here are seven tips to help students transition to online learning to make sure they make the most of it and avoid the pitfalls of transitioning to online education.

Biblical Wisdom

April 3, 2020

One who is righteous is a guide to his neighbor

God gives us our families, but we choose our friends. Spend time with sneering losers, and you will become one. Associate with the snooty smart set, and you will share their attitude. Put in time with respectful, hard-working types, and their good habits will become yours. So the Book of Proverbs tells the “son” repeatedly, choose friends well.

Higher Education

April 1, 2020

A Fool’s Errand?

How quickly the world turned in March 2020 and how quickly people made online learning work. It is important not to be the stubborn April fool not open to change when it is warranted. The survival of higher education depended on the agility of faculty, staff and students to adjust, to adapt to living and learning at a distance.

College Preparation

March 26, 2020

How an Honors Program Can Transform Your College Experience

Many students recognize the value of honors courses but are reluctant to enroll in anything that might strain their already busy schedules. In many cases, however, such opportunities are well worth the additional effort.

College Admissions

March 23, 2020

How to Score a Spot at Your Dream School with the Ultimate Transfer Application

Transfers are far more prevalent than many students realize. Data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center reveals that over one-third of today's college students switch institutions at least once within six years. Many others, however, apply to transfer and are swiftly turned down. Keep reading to discover how you can avoid such rejections.

Everyday Living

March 19, 2020

Women's History Month: Celebrating Female Empowerment

Women's History Month encourages us to provide the recognition that accomplished women have deserved throughout the ages—and that they still deserve today. Keep reading to learn more about this important time of year.

Campus Life

March 13, 2020

Four Reasons to Get Involved in College Student Government

Participating in student government at college can enhance your social, intellectual and leadership skills, while at the same time creating a better college experience for everyone. There are many good reasons to get involved in college student government; here are four of them.

Biblical Wisdom

March 9, 2020

The Responsibility of Stewardship

In a world that has been impacted by sin, there is always more that can be done to ensure a mindset of good stewardship and redemption. It starts with understanding that God intends to connect man’s physical existence with the environment from which he was brought forth and continues with educating people with sensible information.

Financial Aid

March 6, 2020

How Geneva College Makes Obtaining a Degree Affordable

Though college can be stressful, it is still one of the many decisions that all people need to think about. Geneva College not only offers an amazing personalized education for prospective students, but they are willing to help all students financially to obtain a high-value degree.

Biblical Wisdom

March 5, 2020

Proverbs 11:26 – The people curse him who holds back grain...

People who control products necessary for life, like food or medicines, and decline to press their economic advantage to its fullest show the quality of mercy, of which Jesus said, “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy (Matthew 5:7).” Solomon teaches that there will be a blessing on the head of such people, from neighbors no doubt, but also from God.


February 29, 2020

Things to Do on Leap Day

Happy Leap Day! Every four years for those following the Gregorian Calendar, there is an extra day in February to keep time with the earth's annual trip around the sun. Here are some interesting facts about Leap Day and some suggestions for things you can do with that extra 24 hours this year.


February 26, 2020

Developing the Fruits of the Spirit Through the Service of Others

When most people consider “why should I attend a Christian college” they think about being immersed in an environment that is … well, Christian. In an earlier blog post, What Does It Mean to Go to a Christian College, we looked at the benefits obtained from this immersion. And while this is important, it’s but one of many avenues a Christian college uses to equip its students with a biblically based mindset.


February 24, 2020

Preparing Yourself to Design a Better World

Look around you. Every inanimate object you see was designed by a team of engineers. Even something as simple as the lead pencil has a long and complex history of design and redesign. It’s easy to see that there will always be a demand for engineers.

Program Spotlight

February 20, 2020

Making a Career Out of the Study of Life

Biology—the study of life—explores a wide range of topics. From the smallest microorganisms to the enormous blue whale, from plant life to insects to animals to humans, biology investigates every aspect of life on this planet. If you love science and the study of living things intrigues you, then a biology degree may be the ideal choice for you.

College Preparation

February 18, 2020

Why You Should Go To a College Open House

An open house is an opportunity, more than anything else, to realistically see yourself at a college before deciding if that’s where you want to spend the next four years of your life. You get to meet your future professors, future classmates, and possibly even your future friends!

College Admissions

February 13, 2020

Five Famous Geneva Alumni

The point of this blog is to mention REAL Geneva College attendees who accomplished some very interesting and noteworthy things during their life after Geneva.

College Preparation

February 8, 2020

The Value of Dual Enrollment Programs

Families are turning to dual enrollment programs as a way to mitigate the cost of higher education in the United States. At the same time, colleges and universities are promoting the programs as a way to attract students to their undergraduate programs. For families, the growing trend toward early enrollment offers significant positive benefits, but there can be pitfalls.


February 6, 2020

For KING and COUNTRY Facedown Fear with Faith

It is often difficult to be thankful when faced with adversity. Luke Smallbone, one of the brothers in the award-winning, Contemporary Christian music duo, For KING and COUNTRY, chose to never lose faith. “I’ve never been so thankful in my life,” he says.

Biblical Wisdom

February 4, 2020

Proverbs 10:26 - Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes...

Many of Solomon’s proverbs describe lazy people because there are a lot of lazy people. Lazy people ruin their own lives, disrupt their family’s lives, and disturb their employer’s peace of mind. Like vinegar that sets teeth on edge, and smoke that irritates one’s eyes, so is the sluggard to anyone who uses him to do even a simple task.


January 31, 2020

How to Use Your Enneagram to Be a Better Student

What is the enneagram test? It is a test to assess your social psychology based on how you learned to adapt to your early childhood environment. Using your type description, strengths, weaknesses and tendencies, you can learn more about yourself and begin to understand how to be a better student.