Cedar Crest's
5 Broad Principles

  • Scholarship, Liberal Arts, Creativity
  • Women's Leadership
  • Global Connectivity
  • Civic Engagement
  • Health & Wellness
  • Academic Services

    Provides student support, including tutors, advising, assistance with disabilities, ESL and many other services.

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    First Year students build connections with faculty, staff, and peers. Students will engage with the local and global communities as they develop the skills they need to become the next generation of leaders.

    Elizabeth M. Meade, Ph.D.
    610-437-4471 ext. 3417

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    Exploring Your Future

    This .5-credit course takes place in the spring semester and includes the following:

    • You will develop an understanding of the career decision-making process, including how to choose a major and put a career plan into action.
    • Through a combination of lectures, class discussions and small-group activities, you’ll learn how to evaluate your goals, interests, values and strengths
    • You'll research possible majors and career tracks
    • You'll learn how to create a personal “brand” and build a resume
    • You'll understand how to leverage your liberal arts education
    • You'll explore internship opportunities
    • You'll participate in hands-on activities such as self-assessment tests, informational interviews and in-depth online research.