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The Liberal Arts

15 06, 2017

Fast Facts For Parents of College-Bound Students

By | 2017-06-14T19:07:16+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Apply to College, College Admissions, College Applications, College Visits, Education, math anxiety, Parents of College Bound, Podcast, The Liberal Arts|0 Comments

This edition includes information about the SAT, ACT, BlackRock (the asset management firm), Liberal Arts Degrees, Math Anxiety, MIT and Visiting Colleges. Resources: http://emersoneducationalconsulting.com/what-to-consider-when-visiting-colleges/ http://www.businessinsider.com/blackrock-hr-head-we-are-hiring-more-liberal-arts-majors-2017-6 http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/05/17/how-much-math-anxiety-is-too-much.html http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/05/24/in-race-for-test-takers-act-outscores-sat--for.html

19 05, 2017

Goucher College – A Student Focused Curriculum

By | 2017-05-19T00:00:34+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Colleges & Universities, Goucher College, Goucher Curriculum, The Liberal Arts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I listened to Goucher College president, José Antonio Bowen, discuss the new curriculum, implemented last fall.   I found the curriculum intriguing, and his thoughts on higher education to be enlightening.  Here is some of what I learned: The curriculum is designed to help students become self-regulated learners. There are few specific course requirements. Students take [...]

17 01, 2017

Tree Climbing at Cornell University

By | 2017-06-29T14:22:29+00:00 January 17th, 2017|College Admissions, College Bound, Colleges & Universities, Education, high school senior, Higher Education, Interesting Programs, Parents of College Bound, The Liberal Arts, university|0 Comments

We go to college to learn useful skills. At Cornell University, one of those skills is tree climbing! Key Stats Program: Cornell Tree Climbing Institute Program Type: Classes in tree climbing University: Cornell University Department: Cornell Outdoor Education Location: Ithaca, New York Students: max 10 per class (for 4 instructors) Program URL: https://treeclimbing.coe.cornell.edu     [...]

8 10, 2016

The Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education

By | 2017-05-18T23:06:35+00:00 October 8th, 2016|The Liberal Arts|0 Comments

The benefits of a liberal arts education are numerous. However, many parents are concerned that the liberal arts won't prepare their children for a lucrative career. As an independent educational consultant, I talk with many students and parents about finding colleges where the student will be academically successful and happy.  The conversation often focuses on both [...]

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