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How to end the semester strong
April 26, 2018 @ 2:03 pm

You’ve worked hard throughout the year to get to where you are. So end with solid final grades, make all your hard work worth it, and ensure that you’ve retained everything you learned this semester. Here are our tips to finish your semester strong.

College in Minnesota - Bold North
April 4, 2018 @ 4:13 pm

Even though we've spent the last few weeks wondering when spring will come, Minnesotans are undeniably proud of the frigid conditions we endure each winter. The way the cold brings us together in the Bold North helps foster the "Minnesota nice" in our blood. When you visit Minneapolis, you'll be blown away when total strangers help push your car out of a ditch or shovel your driveway. If you're thinking about joining the Bold North community, it's worth checking out private colleges in the Minneapolis area. The Bold North has tons to offer its residents, despite the sometimes-questionable weather.

5 tips to support students when they come home for break
December 12, 2017 @ 6:58 pm

Not sure what to do when your student comes home for break? Here are a few tips for parents to make Christmas break with college student the best it can be.

Here's what I wish I would have known my freshman year.
November 15, 2017 @ 2:47 pm

Free advice: We polled current North Central students and recent grads to find out what they wished they would have known during their freshman year.

Here's how to get along with your college roommate.
November 3, 2017 @ 3:03 pm

Whether you're getting ready to meet your new roommate, or are facing roommate challenges, follow these tips to get along with your dorm-sharing friends.

How can a college class change your life?
October 19, 2017 @ 3:04 pm

Your college classes actually have the potential to change and impact your life. The best Christian colleges offer much more than an education and a diploma when you cross the stage at commencement. A Christian university should provide you with life-changing experiences, with faculty mentors, and with spiritual growth that will propel you toward your calling.

The 10 Best Books for Spiritual Encouragement
October 5, 2017 @ 3:20 pm

Our expert faculty (who truly care about your spiritual growth) put together a list of some of their favorite books to read for spiritual encouragement.

You should give every college course a chance.
September 26, 2017 @ 4:15 pm

Find out why you should give every college class a chance (to not be boring). Hear form North Central University students about classes that surprised them.

September 19, 2017 @ 3:25 pm

Tired of reading dorm packing lists? How do you know what you actually need to bring? Find out what students were glad they brought, and what they didn't need.

Here are 10 tips for transitioning to college.
August 22, 2017 @ 4:17 pm

Feeling nervous to start college? It's totally normal to feel nervous about starting school! Here are our top ten tips for transitioning to college.