Lewis & Clark College: An International Liberal Arts Curriculum

Lewis & Clark College: An International Liberal Arts Curriculum

Lewis & Clark College is a liberal arts college. It is not only a liberal arts focused university that that really is an undergraduate school; it does have a law school, there is a graduate school, but the primary focus of this institution is on undergraduate education. When I’m talking to students and we’re thinking […]

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Video: Even Medical Schools Can’t Resist the Liberal Arts

Video: Even Medical Schools Can’t Resist the Liberal Arts

You know, in everything in life there are fads, things that come and go, and in higher education the current fad in thinking about what kinds of education we should be offering our students and how we can be improving our educational system is to focus on STEM education: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This […]

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Which is better: Hard classes or good grades?

Which is better: Hard classes or good grades?

–Very quickly, this question of should I take hard classes and get a lower GPA? Or should I go for that really hard AP, IB, honors class?– Right. You know it’s, I mean I would say in a place like Millsaps right off, it’s about academic preparedness. So take the rigorous curriculum. If you take […]

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Video: What to do when you get rejected from top choice schools

Video: What to do when you get rejected from top choice schools

Well it’s April first. This is the day of reckoning. This is the day that students will find out whether or not they got into the college of their dreams, or whether their hopes have been completely crushed. It’s a really nerve-racking time of year. I was recently on a college campus and I was […]

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Video: Brown University is the laid-back Ivy League school

Video: Brown University is the laid-back Ivy League school

So here I am today on the campus of Brown University, one of the eight Ivy League schools and, sometimes it’s hard when I’m giving presentations to explain the difference among the Ivy League schools. Of course the Ivy League is really nothing more than a football club. It was established so that athletes could […]

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