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Student Spotlight: Sydney

Last update on April 13, 2016.

Choosing a college is a challenging task, but it helps when you’ve got a friend on campus to talk to. For those students who don’t know anyone at Calvary just yet, you can get to know our students and what they think of being a Warrior right here, in our Student Spotlights.




Meet Sydney!

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX.

Course of Study: Business

Favorite TV show: Friends

How did you decide to pursue a Business degree?

I'm majoring in business because I want to use my degree to travel the world.

I spent 8th-12th grades living at a ...

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Calvary Student Life Sneak Peek: The Food

Last update on April 26, 2016.


Among the common questions we get from possible students and their parents, we often hear, “How’s the food?” Thankfully, at Calvary, we’ve got nothing but great things to say about our cafeteria! Read on to find out what it’s like to live and, more importantly, eat on campus.

Don’t miss our other sneak peeks! Check out Calvary Student Life Sneak Peek: The Dorms

Calvary’s Cafeteria

There is one cafeteria on Calvary’s campus, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Each meal features a variety of items, including a salad bar, hot line, sandwiches, desserts, selection ...

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Last update on March 21, 2016.

Due to my responsibilities at Calvary, when I read articles or magazines I pay a little more attention to items which discuss generosity, giving, or prayer. I read this recently in a magazine and wanted to share it with you. This is from the Prayer Book of A Dedicated Christian. 

May I be generous to give, to give, and to give! Giving is caring. May I truly care for others in Kingdom's work. May I be a generous man to all, in all occasions, that I may prosper and be blessed, if it be Thy Will. No man or ...

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Calvary Student Life Sneak Peek: The Dorms

Last update on March 14, 2016.

dorm_room.jpgWhen moving to college, it’s totally natural for students to wonder about their new home, specifically the dorms! Take a look at Calvary’s dorm sneak peek for answers to some of our most popular dorm questions.

A Closer Look at Calvary’s Dorm

Because we are a fairly small school, there is one dorm building on campus. However, our dorm is still separated by gender, with two male and two female floors. In the interest of safety, our dorms are monitored 24/7 - including live video feed at the front desk.

We house two students per room, though ...

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Get to Know a Calvary Alum

Last update on March 21, 2016.

Get to Know a Calvary Alum

Choosing a college is a very personal journey, and it helps to know what others experienced at the colleges you’re considering. That’s why Rebekah from our Admissions office is sharing her story! Hear what it’s like to be a Warrior from someone who chose, attended, and graduated from Calvary Bible College.

Making Calvary Home

Rebekah went to college with a deep sense of God’s leading in her life to pursue ministry of some kind. After high school, she decided to attend a small Bible institute near her hometown of Harrison, Nebraska. When her program was complete ...

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Simple Hacks to Make College Life Easier

Last update on March 21, 2016.

College is awesome, but living on your own for the first time can be challenging. So, the team at Calvary decided to gather some of the best life hacks we could find on the web to help you with everything from organization, to studying, to eating. We hope at least a few of these will make your stay at college a little easier.

College Studying Hacks

Use the snack incentive while studying. Set a cracker or candy at the end of the page and when you finish, eat it as a reward for studying. It will keep you motivated. Works ...

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Put the Stud in Studying - Study Tips for College Students

Last update on Feb. 11, 2016.

College Study Tips


Most college students find college to be a bit more academically challenging than high school. This isn’t usually a problem for students who have developed good study habits and styles. But, for the student who struggled in some areas in high school or the student who was lucky enough not to have to study too hard, college can bring new challenges. Don’t worry, Calvary Bible College has put together this list of study tips that will help you concentrate better, find the best place to study, take better notes, study faster and more effectively, and hopefully ace most ...

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How to Choose a College Major

Last update on Feb. 2, 2016.

Choosing a College Major


Choosing a major. If nothing seems to be calling your name, it may seem like a daunting task to decide what you want to do with THE REST OF YOUR LIFE. But, don’t stress. First of all, most colleges don’t require you to declare a major until sophomore year. That gives you some time to explore, investigate, contemplate, and learn about areas of interest. Calvary Bible College put together some helpful tips for choosing a college major.

Choosing a College Major Is Not a Life or Death Decision

Studies show that most students change majors three times and ...

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17 Tips for Surviving Freshman Year at College

Last update on Jan. 26, 2016.

College Freshman

College is exciting, fun, nerve-wracking, challenging, scary, and a whole lot more. No matter who you are, you’re probably a little nervous about your freshman year. That’s completely normal. That’s why the team at Calvary Bible College has put together this list of tips for college freshmen. From social life, to academics, to health, these tips will help you get through your freshman year with flying colors and a bit of school spirit:

Get Involved - Go to every orientation. You may feel awkward, but the best way to get over that is to start meeting new people ...

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17 Handy Health & Wellness Tips for College Students

Last update on March 14, 2016.

Health Tips for College


For the average student, college requires lots of studying, late nights, worry, and stress. Thanks goodness this is all balanced out by fun, camaraderie, friends, and freedom. There’s an old saying “Grades, fun, sleep...pick two.” Being away from home for the first time, it’s easy to overdo the fun and the studying and sacrifice the sleep. Eventually, it may catch up with you and your body becomes susceptible to sickness. Combine that with the fact that you are sharing your space (classrooms, dorms, etc.) with thousands of other students and germs, and it’s almost inevitable. To ...

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