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.


Top Study Spots in Lubbock, TX

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 in Campus Resources, Lubbock

Looking for a good place to hit the books? There are plenty of good places on campus and around Lubbock. It’s important to remember that everyone works differently, so determining the best places to study around town isn’t an exact science. However, there are three key ingredients that make a good study spot: internet access, a comfortable work space, and refreshments.

Here are a few places around town that will have you thinking, “10/10, would study here again!”

On-Campus Spots

University Library

It’s no surprise that the University Library right here on campus is first on our list of top places to study.


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.


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.


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,