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Introducing ‘IDIS 099: Academic Foundations’

Friday, August 31, 2018

This fall, Columbia Bible College is launching IDIS 099: Academic Foundations. We pulled together key info about this brand-new non-credit course to help you decide if it’s a good fit for you. Why create ‘Academic Foundations’? In recent years, the Columbia Academics team noticed that many high school students are finding the transition to college-level … Read More

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How Working as a Counsellor Impacts my Teaching

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Elise Hartin is a member of Columbia’s Counselling & Human Services faculty and also works with clients in her private counselling practice. She graduated from Columbia’s BA in Caregiving & Counselling in 2006, and earned her MA in Counselling Psychology from Trinity Western University in 2011. Elise teaches Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Counselling, and Research … Read More

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What We Wish You Knew Before Coming to Columbia

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Are you ready for college? In just two months, we start another academic year at Columbia! For some of you, this will be your first college experience. For others, this is your first experience at Columbia. And as you make your lists in preparation (you can also refer to a previous post of mine about … Read More

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Don’t Go Home Too Soon : 5 Tips for an Amazing Commuter Experience

Monday, May 7, 2018
Commuters Brittany and Kirstyn

Being a part of the Columbia community has been a HUGE blessing! When you’re commuter, it can be tempting to head off-campus after class without really engaging, so from two commuters – here are some tips and stories about getting involved! Who’s Writing to You? Kirstyn: Hey there! I have been a Commuter Host for … Read More

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What Should I Do with My Life? Five Tips to Take the Pressure Off

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

So many decisions! Kara Bergstrom is the director of Columbia’s Intercultural Studies program. She has lived, worked, and studied in China, Spain, Cameroon, Kenya, Mexico, and throughout Latin America – so she’s pretty acquainted with big moves and life transitions. Here’s her best advice for thinking through the “What’s next?” questions. I love talking with … Read More

Categories: Big Questions, For the Soul, Life at Columbia