Sponsored Content – Whittier College features the Whittier Scholars Program, which takes the traditional liberal arts education even further. The Whittier Scholars Program is an individualized liberal arts program within a community of scholars. The program exists as an alternative curricular path for a liberal arts education at one of the nation’s top liberal arts […]
What Makes Students Feel Safe on Campus?
The society that we live in today demands something from us previous generations did not have to consider: Personal safety on the college campus. This is especially true for young people venturing away from home for the first time. The fact is that personal safety is a consideration for all of us today, but college […]
What’s Wrong with Most College Rankings
Benjamin Franklin has been quoted as saying, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And he was right, of course, except that maybe one more item could be included on his list: yearly college rankings. In this country, nothing is perhaps more certain that death, taxes, and the […]
Forbes Top 20 Rankings – Liberal Arts Schools Balance Out the Usual Ivy League Domination
When Forbes publishes its list of “America’s Top Colleges,” people everywhere scramble to find their alma-mater, current school, or prospective college. These rankings take into consideration factors such as student satisfaction, post-graduate success, student debt, and graduation rate. It is expected that the prestigious Ivy League Colleges would dominate the top of this list, as […]