For families in the midst of the college planning process, the term “liberal arts college” (LAC) is often used to describe a certain grouping of schools. While the term may sound straightforward, it can sometimes be misconstrued. To help, here are five defining characteristics of a liberal arts college experience: Setting. LACs are often distinguished … Continue reading How to define a liberal arts college
Whether it’s a small town, mid-size city or large urban center, college settings play an important role in a student’s on-campus experience. College towns to call home: part II
When it comes to finding the best “fit” for your child, the location, environment and culture of a city or town can be equally important as a student’s comfort on campus. With thousands of four year colleges across a variety of locations and settings, there’s a school for just about every type of student and … Continue reading Infographic: College towns to call home
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There are more than 2,000 four-year colleges in the United States to choose from. When starting the college admissions process, make sure that you research schools with programs that best suit you. Your initial list can be as long as you’d like, but you should keep in mind that applying to every university on your … Continue reading How to create your college list