How to Finish Your College Applications on Time

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 in Be Blue!

Fall is coming. Which means college application deadlines are on the horizon.

More specifically, it’s time to start thinking seriously about the college application process. While we accept your application to Lubbock Christian University as early as your junior year of high school, we advise all prospective students to begin applying to schools no later than fall of their senior year.

But we realize that filling out applications can be a daunting task that entails deadlines, essays, and gathering all kinds of information. It may seem overwhelming at times, and the last thing you want to happen is to miss your application deadline because you didn’t plan ahead.

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Paying for School with Scholarships & Grants

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 in Financial Aid, Scholarships

Financing your college education is no small matter.

Fortunately, at Lubbock Christian University you have plenty of help available as you financially plot out your college years. From scholarships to financial assistance, our Admissions and Financial Assistance teams are here to lend a hand.

Let’s start by taking a quick look at LCU’s scholarship opportunities.

LCU Scholarships: What You Need to Know

Academic scholarships

LCU offers academic scholarships to incoming freshmen based on their ACT or SAT score. These scholarships remain in place as long as the student maintains a required GPA that varies depending on ACT and SAT scores.

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Benefits of Attending a Christian University

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 in Campus Life, my LCU

You have a lot to think about when you’re an incoming freshman – classes, finances, choosing a major, and much more.

At the top of that list, you may have wondered how you will make your faith your own.  And, you may have thought about the how the new friends you will make will impact your life. The good news is that LCU is committed to encouraging your personal spiritual growth, one of the many benefits that come from attending a Christian university. You will have the opportunity to grow your faith alongside others who are seeking to do the same,

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Prepare Your Finances – How to Budget in College

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 in Be Blue!

Going to college means more freedom, along with increased responsibility, which includes having more control of your finances.   Creating and sticking to a budget is the ideal way to develop healthy financial habits.

A great place to start is simply by  tracking your daily and monthly expenses during your first semester at LCU. Developing the discipline to follow that budget over the long haul builds the foundation for a healthy financial future.

Why is a Budget Important?

Financial independence can be difficult during the first year of college, when many students are prone to overspending. If you haven’t done it before,

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