While the liberal arts have declined in popularity in the past 50 years, part of this decline may be attributed to a misunderstanding of what a liberal education really is. Here are some definitions.
Remember to examine the curriculum and learning style of a campus when doing college visits. A recent visit to St. John’s College shows just how different a curriculum can be from other colleges.
Each of the Ivy League colleges is different. Watch this video to see what distinguishes Brown.
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to visit Chapman University in Orange, CA. Not only was I impressed by the beautiful campus and updated facilities, but the discussion of their Global Citizen initiative also caught my attention. Chapman has included a Global Citizen requirement in their general education curriculum. Students can fulfill this requirement […]
I recently toured several colleges in New England, including Amherst and Hampshire Colleges in Massachusetts, and Bennington and Marlboro Colleges in Vermont. These visits brought home the fact that students do have choices in the sorts of curriculum they would like to form the core of their academic experience in college. The core of college […]