Six Marks of a College-Ready Teen

By Alex Chediak
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Alex Chediak shares six foundational marks of a teen who will make responsible decisions.

According to Alex Chediak, author of Thriving at College and Preparing Your Teens for College, here are six foundational marks of a teen who will likely make responsible decisions as a young adult:

1. An accurate understanding of the biblical message (and a genuine personal conversion experience)
2. A commitment to cast off childishness and embrace adulthood
3. A commitment to pursuing godly relationships
4. A commitment to sexual purity, to glorifying God in singleness and to marrying honorably
5. A commitment to financial stewardship
6. A commitment to working for the Lord and being a diligent learner

Copyright © 2014 Alex Chediak. Used by permission.

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About the Author

Alex Chediak

Alex Chediak is an engineering and physics professor at California Baptist University. He holds a Ph.D. in Material Science and Engineering from U.C. Berkeley and has worked in the semiconductor industry at various levels ranging from manufacturing to process development. Chediak has authored several books including Preparing Your Teens for College and Thriving at College. He resides in Riverside, Calif., …

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