College Life Hacks: 5 Ways to Study Smarter

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 in Be Blue!

You’ve heard the statement time and time again, “College won’t be like high school.” But how exactly will college be different? One way college will be different is your workload. You already know that college professors expect more from you in class. And you’ll have a lot more free time to do the work, which is great!

But more free time can actually bring on more challenges, and it can be hard to adjust. Here are five life hacks you can adopt to help you study smarter in college.

Establish Your Routine

A big part of what makes college so different is your routine.

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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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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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Life at LCU: Zack Williams Student Spotlight

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 in Be Blue!, Student Spotlight

Lubbock Christian University students are inspiring. They come from a variety of backgrounds, endure challenging obstacles, pour their energy and excitement into school and clubs, and through it all, focus on the truth that God is with them. Zackary Williams is one of these exemplary students who recently shared his story with us to encourage you in your own journey.

Williams was first drawn to LCU from his Summer Excitement church camp experience a few years back. He is from Quitaque, TX and is majoring in Middle School Education. A self-proclaimed “Super Senior,” he plans to graduate in May 2018.

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