Comment magazine, the e-mouthpiece of the Work Research Foundation, has been doing a series of articles on making the most of college. Their recent article is helpful: Writing With Purpose. It is written by Dr. Jeffrey C. Davis Professor of English at Wheaton College. Much of the article deals with his ten observations from his students at Wheaton. Here is a quote that I liked:
A truth often overlooked—worldviews depend upon words. Therefore, Christian learners in college would do well to think about the significance of language as it functions in the construction of a worldview.