Consumer sentiment is high, according to the University of Michigan survey. Unemployment is low, the lowest it has been since 2000 says the New York Times. The stock market continues to peak. Yet, what you read and see in the media, and what you hear from most politicians are things are bad...maybe even awful. What is the reality? Could this be the best of times and the worst of times?
By the title, you may think this is some kind of bad joke, "Beethoven, FDR, and VanGogh walk into a bar..." Today, we will briefly explore the notion of greatness and legacy in light of affliction and mortality.
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Today, we explore the question of the best when it comes to the college rankings and more specifically, the undergraduate college experience.
Most parents begin with the US News and World Reports, "Best Colleges" ranking system. Within that system, parents and students find various categories, which have been tweaked and refined over decades to come up with a score for colleges and universities.
With Congress looking to reform the tax code and provide new tax breaks, student loans are, once again, part of the national conversation. The New York Times features an interesting article about the current debate.
How did we get here? Why has student loan deb become a major topic of debate? Where will we end up?
Oak Valley College offers a debt-free Bachelor of Arts in Business. Some students ask about student loans. Thinking that is the only way they can pay for college. OVC does not have them (student loans), and you do not need them. Too many young people are thinking that the only way to earn a bachelor's degree is to go into debt, tens of thousands of dollars in debt. At OVC, you can pay your tuition with a part-time job.
The Class of 2020 is off to a great start, and in 960 days they will graduate and launch their future careers. It is not too early to start the process of becoming a member of the class of 2021. Apply now and you, too, can live, learn, and grow for God, your family, and yourself.
Labor Day is the traditional start of the Fall Semester in many schools around the country. Oak Valley College no exception. OVC is pleased to welcome another group of young adults to school this fall. New Student Orientation is September 1, and we cannot wait to see our new students pursue their dreams and meet their goals through an Oak Valley College education.
Ready to transform your future with a personal Christian college experience built around your dreams, your identity, and your future? Oak Valley College provides that place. Come learn more. Visit us online. Learn how you earn your bachelor's degree in three years with no student loans. Then, meet us in person. Visit during Pizza Day or see what a class is like. Your future begins today, here, and now.
The word is getting out about Oak Valley College. We had a reporter and photographer visit our classroom recently to talk to our students and learn about the unfair advantage that our students will have when they graduate with the skills they need to start a business, work in ministry, or find a job in the corporate world. (Click the title to find the article link.)
Seasons change, and it reminds us that times for change are natural. Why not change your direction or help someone else? OVC is a place of purpose and direction. Live, learn, and grow with us. Fall semester is right around the corner, and a change of season may be exactly what you need.
Students at Oak Valley College are doing more than taking courses, they are engaged in learning that focuses on the formation and support of the whole person from a Chrisitan worldview. What that means in practical terms is that students are encouraged and challenged to explore various aspects of personal, professional, and spiritual development.
Oak Valley College continues to accept applications for the fall semester. Go to www.oakvalleycollege.org/apply. We will waive the $50 application fee, and the application only takes a few minutes to complete. Launch into your future today at Oak Valley College.
When we say personal, we mean it. At Oak Valley College, you connect with professors who care about you. Our administrators meet with you. We learn about what makes you...you. We want to help you achieve your dreams. Your education is our purpose (not research, Division 1 athletics, or catering to alumni from 50 years ago. This is your college.
Oak valley College continues to accept applications for the fall. If you are interested, please apply now. We will waive the $50 application fee, and you still receive our generous scholarship offer. Contact Don Foor, Dean of Admissions, email@example.com for details or questions.
On January 17, the Wall Street Journal reported that at more than 1,000 schools, over 50% of students defaulted or failed to pay down their debt over a seven year period. This was categorized in the headline as "Student Debt Payback Far Worse Than Believed." Read on...
Why wait? Apply now, and we waive the $50 application fee, but HURRY! We are receiving a lot of applications, and you do not want to miss the opportunity to join us next fall. The application is easy to complete. Just click on the Apply Now button and start today.
Why not start the New Year off in a new direction? College is a time of transition. A time of change and new opportunities. Take advantage of these new options, by pursuing a purposeful degree at Oak Valley College. You will never be lost...
We wish you and your family a joyous and warm holiday season. Please remember to help support our students by remembering them in your prayers as they enjoy their holiday break.
Students around the western world are completing their studies for the term. This tradition has existed for 1,000 years. Billions of students have done this across the centuries We are excited to see our students complete their semester and prepare for a well-deserved break. We pray for rest, restoration, and strength to serve others over the holidays. "The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field." - Matthew 9:37-38.