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Procrastination: Seminary Time Waster #1

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Ah, procrastination. Putting off things that we dread is a very human temptation, but is completely self-destructive. Here are a few practical tips on overcoming procrastination. Some of these tips will work well for you, others won’t. Pick and choose as you will. Don’t think so much. Act! In his helpful article, “Do It Now!”, Steve Pavlina cites W. Clement …

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Syllabus Strategies for a Successful Semester

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The first week of seminary is a fantastic gift.  By the beginning of each class, if not before, they provide a syllabus, which contains all the assignments you’ll need to complete this semester and their due dates. The class syllabus is a time management bonanza. If you take a few moments to plan well, it can make the semester much …

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How to Pick a Seminary

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Choosing a seminary is no small decision, because it will be a significant investment of your life. It will take years, it will cost tens of thousands of dollars, and it will be challenging. Take careful time and thought in making your choice. The first thing to remember is that seminary is not an end in itself. It is a …

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Relationships Are More Important Than You Think

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The most important benefit of seminary might be the people you meet, not the things you learn. Imagine yourself in a new student orientation meeting with dozens or hundreds of other fellow students. Sitting around you are the people who will be leading God’s church in your generation. A few are clowns.  Others will wash out and not continue in …