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March Parent E-Newsletter

Brought to you by the Parent and Family Connections Office

 

Career Center

Liberty University’s Career Center is an excellent resource for students looking for career-planning guidance, résumé building, and other essential services. The Career Center exists to help your student take their education to the next level and stand out from the crowd with resources that will build their marketability.
Career Resources:
• Focus 2 – an interest inventory test that offers career-planning assistance
• LU Network – Liberty University’s online job database
• Virtual Career Center – offering services that range from résumé reviews to mock interviews
Students are invited to make a 30 minute appointment with career counselors, or come in for a 15 minute walk-in session from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the first floor of the Arthur S. DeMoss Learning Center. The center also hosts specialized career fairs throughout the year that help your student reach a targeted audience of employers. Students are encouraged to attend any or all of these career-specific events.

Student Advocate Office

• The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) priority deadline was March 1.  To file a tax extension, email financialaid@liberty.edu.
• Registration and Financial Check-in will open later this month.  Look for the registration schedule on MyLU.
• Liberty’s 2013-14 tuition and fees are now posted. Make note of important changes and contact SAO@liberty.edu with questions.
• Your student should check ASIST for any holds on their account. Contact SAO@liberty.edu if you have any questions about holds that will prevent class registration for Fall 2013. We can help you understand these better!

 


Important Dates

March 1: Priority deadline for the FAFSA/Book Dollars expire
March 11-15: Spring Break
April 1: Easter Holiday
April 5: Last day to withdraw from a class and receive a W

 

 

March Featured Article

Helping Your Student in the Job or Internship Hunt

In these difficult economic times, most college parents are anxious about their students finding an internship or job.  As parents, we want to do all that we can to help support our student through the search process. However, there may be a fine line between providing support and inappropriate involvement.

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