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6 Tips to a Successful Freshman Year

We are almost done with our first week of classes here at Maranatha. What a week it has been! We have enjoyed special revival services with Mike and Mark Herbster, we have welcomed our freshman with copious amounts of syllabi, and we have seen campus get back to “normal” for the school year. Many freshman…

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JumpStart: What You Need to Know

This weekend at Maranatha, we have what we call JumpStart weekend. The weekend basically is as it sounds: giving freshman students a “jump start” into their first year of college. To do that, we do quite a few things over the course of a couple of days. Here is a quick overview of JumpStart weekend so…

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Taking a Gap Year?

“I’m going to take a year off to work.” This is a pretty frequent answer one will get when asking high school students what their plans are for college. This “gap year” as it has been called, is something our generation of American students are doing more frequently, and something European students have done more…

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To Drama… or Not to Drama

“Every time you have to speak, you are auditioning for leadership” James Humes   The art of speech is an often overlooked. Much is written about the pursuit of becoming a better public speaker. There are books upon books studying the subject. Most students are required to take preliminary courses in speech in junior high…

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What makes Maranatha Special?

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“So, what makes Maranatha special?”   This is one of those questions I get as a rep for Maranatha almost daily. People want to know what makes MBU different, what we’re all about, and what is our heart. When I started as a rep, my first answers would be about our phenomenal academics, accreditation, NCAA…

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