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Derek Melleby invites you to the NEW CTI seminar "The College Choice: Faith, Family & Finances" on October 12 in Lancaster, PA. 



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CTI Partners with NACCAP College Fairs
Derek Melleby will be making a presentation "College & Calling: Finding Your Place in God's Story" at three college fairs in the Northeast in October:
Lancaster, PA (October 7)
Milton, PA (October 8)
Central, NJ (October 10
Learn more here!     
Put faith FIRST in college planning!

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Featured Article by Matt Reitnour 


Houston, We Have a College Planning Problem


CPYU's College Transition Initiative began in 2005. For the last eight years, I've had the opportunity to speak to groups of students and parents about how to be prepared for and make the most of life after high school. Recently, I've noticed a shift in the way families talk about higher education. Here's a story that captures what I mean: A few years ago I was speaking in Houston, TX. During one of the breaks a father and his son hurried over to talk to me. The dad stood behind his son, put his hands on his son's shoulders and his plea went something like this...


Read the rest of Derek's post here.


Other blog posts from Derek:

Christian College Fairs 2013

Is College Worth It?

College... Not Just Where, But Why?

College Financial Planning: Advice for Parents and Students

An Open Letter to First-Year College Students

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