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5 Reasons Why You Need a Liberal Arts Education

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You may wonder why it's necessary to take classes outside your field of study, aka liberal arts courses. But the liberal arts are in fact useful. Here are five reasons why. read more

My College Search: Why I Want to Attend a Small Liberal Arts College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

One student on her college search explains why she is leaning toward small liberal arts colleges over large research universities. read more

Science in the Liberal Arts

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Associate Professor, Advisor, Physics Department Chair, Manhattan College

Think you can't pursue your scientific ambitions at a liberal arts college? Think again. read more

Comparing Public Colleges: Big vs. Small Schools

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You probably know the saying "big fish in a small pond." What about small fish in a big pond? Or medium-sized ponds? Old adages aside, school size and student population can greatly influence your university experience. read more

What Does Liberal Arts Mean Anyway?

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Associate Dean of Admission and Coordinator of International Admission, Grinnell College

What springs to mind when you think "liberal arts college"? Scruffy poets and philosophers discussing lofty ideas under leafy trees? Artists painting "Save the Whales" signs? The reality is that you will find much more at a liberal arts college if you are willing to look closer. (And if you are, you might be a good candidate for the liberal arts!) read more

Life in the Liberal Arts

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Assistant Director of Admissions, International Admissions Coordinator, Emmanuel College

Before going to college, you should know what you want to do with the rest of your life. This is a common misconception among students heading off to university--whether they're from the United States or not--and it's simply not the case. At just 17 or 18 years old, no one expects you to have it all figured out. read more