Your Guide to Holiday Events at LCU and Why We Celebrate

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 in Campus Life, my LCU

The holidays are always a special time of the year at Lubbock Christian University. It’s not only a chance to celebrate the season with our families but also a time to reflect on the loving community enjoyed on campus, regardless of the chilly air.

We celebrate the joy of Christmas and the birth of Jesus Christ as we reflect on the year and give thanks for God’s faithfulness. We enjoy this season together as a community, making the message carry a deeper weight as we consider our blessings, our school, and our Lord.

Nov. 28: Big Blue Christmas

One of LCU’s biggest holiday events is our Big Blue Christmas,

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5 Tools Every Senior in High School Should Use

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 in Academics

You’ve managed to make it to senior year, so chances are you have a good system down for studying and keeping organized. Bravo! But, as you’ve heard time and time again, “College is not like high school.” Writing papers, completing projects, and studying for exams in college is “a whole new ballgame.” On top of that, it’s easier to get distracted, because it’s so much fun!

Here are a few study tools every senior in high school can start using to prepare for the future.

A Tool to Keep You on Track

Right now, there’s a lot coming at you each day: student activities,

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Top Myths About Attending a Private University in Texas

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 in Campus Life

We’re going to assume that since you’ve landed on this blog post, you’re starting to make some serious decisions about where to apply for college. Should you apply to a large, public school or a smaller, private university? The truth is both small and large college campuses have plenty to offer students.

Sadly, there are many myths that surround attending a private university in Texas. We’d hate for you to rule out a private education because of a misconception, so we’re debunking some of these myths in this blog post.

Myth #1: “I won’t get in.”

Many college applicants worry that admission to private universities is too competitive.

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How to Read Your Financial Package Letter

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 in Financial Aid

FAFSA: check! College applications: check! Once you’ve submitted your FAFSA and college applications, the real fun begins.

Acceptance letters will start rolling in and are usually followed closely by a financial aid package. Remember, you will receive a financial aid package from each school where you are accepted, not directly from the “FAFSA people.” Each school prepares your financial aid package based on the results of your FAFSA.

Financial aid packages are a bit different from school to school. Here’s how to read and decipher the information you’ll receive.

Cost of Attendance

The first portion of your financial aid package will outline the Cost of Attendance or COA.

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