Articles on Secular-topics:life-issues/college-life

Things I Wish I Had Known as a Freshman

Though it seems like you’re lowest on the totem pole, you’ve actually got an advantage. Decisions you start this year will shape your future years in college still to come. With this in mind, here are some things that I wish I had known as a first-semester student.

Ask Mom: More Than a Decade of Cookies, Listening and Advice

Cathy Thompson and her team of moms have doled out a decade of cookies and biblical advice, but what does the future hold for this creative ministry strategy?

How to Help a Fox

As a staff member with Agape Estonia (as Cru is called there), Daire (pronounced DYE-rah) directs Fox Week in partnership with the university. For 10 years, Agape Estonia has helped to organize the event as a way to make the transition easier for new students.

The Timing of the Gospel

American students leave a lasting impression on a Japanese campus.

I Want My Life to Count

A mysterious phone call helps one Mexico City college student figure out how to serve God on his campus.

Grad Students

We are a community of graduate students connecting deeply with God, one another, our calling, and the mission of helping others do the same.

Welcome Parents!

Sending your child to college is big transition. We’ve come alongside thousands of families to care for and help students connect with Christ-centered community on campus. We are here for you and your child.

For Students

We are Cru, a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ. We are on thousands of campuses across the country and worldwide. Start your transition to college with Christ-centered community.

College Bound

Discover Cru at college. Learn how to prepare for the transition from high school. Connect with Christian community; grow your faith. Find a local Cru community today!

3 Ways To "Failure-Proof" Your College Student

Help your child thrive at college.

4 Ways to Prepare Your Child for College

Practical tips for parents with children heading to college.

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