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From Penn to Columbia to Smith: The Value of Networking

No university exists on an island. Our beloved Chatfield, for example, is part of the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities. This has several benefits, for all sides, as Chatfield students are allowed to take coursework at several fine institutions in the Greater Cincinnati area, and other students (such as those from the Athenaeum)…

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Understanding Your Award Letter

For many of us, the Financial Aid Award Letter is a confusing document. Oftentimes, it just looks like a bunch of jumbled numbers. This blog will talk more about the Financial Aid Award Letter and how to understand it, as well as how to accept your awards. It all begins with COA- COA, or Cost…

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Chatfield’s Ursuline History

As an Ursuline School, we celebrate the Feast of St. Angela Merici on January 27th.  St. Angela founded the Company of St. Ursula in 1535 in Brescia, Italy. The members of the company were women who consecrated themselves to God, but lived with their families or employers rather than entering a monastery, where they would…

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What You Need to Know About Financial Aid

The 2016-17 FAFSA is available online now. Parents of high school and college students need to push aside any negative thoughts and disregard any FAFSA myths they have heard as they deal with the application that opens the doorway to financial aid for most colleges. Even if you don’t think your family qualifies for income-based financial…

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Tips for a Great Semester

Across the country, students are gearing up for the start of the 2016 Spring Semester. Here at Chatfield College, classes will begin on Tuesday, January 19th.   If you or someone you know are among the many students who will be returning to class this spring, here are 3 tips that will ensure that you have…

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Yes, You Can!

When I was 36, I decided it was time to go back to school. I was married, had three kids; ages 6, 8, and 11, and was a stay-at-home mom. I had worked a few part-time jobs in 10 years and really had no marketable skill set—other than knowing how to work a cash register…

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Gifts of 2015

As Christmas passes and we look on the new year, it is appropriate that we reflect on the gifts of the past. Certainly for me, one of the greatest gifts is the blessing of faith and my membership in the Ursulines of Brown County, a congregation of faith-filled women. God has also blessed me with a very…

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Year-end Giving

I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year.  With the close of 2015, each of us are faced with decisions concerning our charitable giving.  By now, most of you have received at least fifty or sixty requests for donations from charitable organizations, both locally and nationally.  If you…

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Study Time in College

With finals approaching quickly, Jenny Fiedeldey, the Math Department Chair, wanted to share her advice on study time. College courses require time and repetition of materials and concepts.  The general rule of thumb for a college class is to work 2-3 hours a week outside of class for every hour in class.  Because most of the Chatfield…

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Give to a Chatfield Student on #GivingTuesday

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and is recovering from all the great food.  After Thanksgiving, many of you fought the long lines and did some early Christmas shopping on Black Friday.  Many more of you shopped on Small Business Saturday, which helped our local small businesses.  Today, some of you are probably making purchases…

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