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9 Ways to Pay for Your First Year at College

By Adam McNeil

Private Christian education is expensive. However, each year students tell us that the cost is worth it, and more accessible than they thought. The average Briercrest student uses four sources to pay for school—here are nine you should know about!

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Yes, We Do Chapel Daily at Briercrest. Here's Why it Matters.

By William Dmytrow

Daily chapels have become almost non-existent, even at Christian colleges and universities. But at Briercrest, we believe that chapel is a vital part of our daily spiritual formation. Here's why the opportunity to gather daily for chapel matters.

9 Ways to Pay for Your First Year at College

By Adam McNeil

Private Christian education is expensive. However, each year students tell us that the cost is worth it, and more accessible than they thought. The average Briercrest student uses four sources to pay for school—here are nine you should know about!

Why Living in Dorm Makes a Difference

By Spencer Meisner

At Briercrest College, dorm life is the foundation of our community and over 80% of students start in dorm. Here are three reasons why living in dorm will change your college experience for the better.

What Does it Mean to Study from a Christian Perspective?

By Jade Summerfelt

Why does it matter to study the Bible alongside other disciplines like Psychology, English, Music, or Business? Short answer: because it makes your education not only informational but also transformative. Read more!

What is Discipleship at Briercrest Really Like?

By Jason Wendel

You know you want to grow in your faith. But what can you expect when you set foot on campus? Hear our College Chaplain explain how discipleship actually happens on campus at Briercrest.

Why Community is Vital in Your Walk with Jesus

By William Dmytrow

What's the value of studying in a Christian community? Hear directly from a Briercrest student the importance of choosing your school based on the community you can find, and how making the right choice can help you grow in your faith.

If you’re considering applying to Briercrest, this blog is for you. We want you to get a sense of what life is really like for our students so that you can make your best college decision. If you have any more questions, fill out an inquiry or email enrolnow@briercrest.ca. You can also apply to Briercrest College at any time.

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7 Career-long Skills You'll Gain at Briercrest

By Joshua Rundel

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Why You Should Consider Coming to Briercrest this January

By William Dmytrow

Despite the new restrictions in place, discipleship and community are still happening on campus. Learn more about what life on campus has looked like this year, and how you can join in mid-year!

What We Bring to the Table: Finding Community in the Cafeteria

By Matt Durksen

Even though we do it every day, time spent eating often goes unnoticed. But eating together is central to developing community and growing as disciples of Jesus. Here’s why eating together matters, and how you can make the most of the cafeteria.

Your College Application Questions Answered

By Jori Willems

Why should I apply early? Is applying committing to attend? College applications are open for Fall 2021, so we’re answering all your questions to help you have a stress-free application process.

How to Apply for Emergency Student Benefits (CESB)

By Adam McNeil

As of Friday, May 15, applications for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) are open. Read this quick guide to applying for student financial support, and then go get your money!

Students: Here's Everything We Know about Emergency Student Benefits

By Adam McNeil

Post-secondary students and recent graduates, you may be eligible to receive $1,250 a month this summer. We’re here to keep you up to date on the unfolding Canada Emergency Student Benefit and other financial supports for students.

How Coming to Briercrest as a Student Athlete Changed My Life

By Jaalah Ward

First year student athlete Jaalah Ward shares how coming to Briercrest changed her life, from her relationship with God to her athletic career.

Am I a Bad Christian Because I Deal with Anxiety or Depression?

By Sari Faith

Sari Faith, Director of Counselling and Health Services at Briercrest, dismantles lies about mental illness in this special Bell Let's Talk Day post.

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