Prospective Student Resources
Resources for Prospective Engineering Students
Engineering programs can be a bit complex. The purpose of this page is to give High School students, as well as parents and High School Guidance Counselors, the resources and tools to help with the planning of high school courses. This is our best attempt to help you plan ahead and discern if Calvin is the place for you. Every high school of course is different so if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at any time.
- How do I know if engineering is for me?
- See why others have chosen to study engineering from a Christian world-view
- Learn why others have chosen Calvin Engineering?
- Advice/Tips for High School students
- International Oppportunities within Engineering
- FAQ -- Engineering Frequently Asked Questions
- Meet our Faculty and Staff
- Transfer Student Information specific to Engineering
- Computer Purchasing Guidelines
- The Engineering Department follows the general college guidelines specified by the CIT Department in the link above. No additional software is required for engineering majors.
- 1. Talk to engineers you know and alumni. Learn from people who have been there. If you are interested in talking with some Engineers with first-hand knowledge of our graduates the members of our Industrial Reveiw Board (CEAC) would be happy to talk with you.
- 2. Need help with specific questions to ask? Be sure to review our FAQ page. We encourage you to use these questions as a baseline for all the engineering programs you are considering.
- 3. Visit - Contact our Admissions Office to make arrangements and request to meet an Engineering Professor.
- 4. Get the facts on your actual cost after Financial Aid and Scholarship options are explored.
- 5. Pray for God to show you where He wants you to study.
Outside Engineering Links
- Engineer Girl!
- Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
- National Engineers Week
Includes ideas for K-12 teachers, biographies of engineers, and much more.
- Discover Engineering
Interactive website to learn what engineering is about. Includes games and fun as well as lots of information.
- ASEE Accelerator Student Blog
- How Stuff Works
- How Stuff Works Express - a special edition of the HowStuffWorks Website geared to students (link originally found on Homework Help on Engineer Girl!)
- The Creative Engineer
- 50 Engineers you should meet