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
Finding the Right College
The early stages of college planning and research for high school underclassmen can often feel like information overload. Rankings, statistics and social media provide endless amounts of information – some useful – some not so much. Over the years, we’ve received quite a bit of feedback when it comes to the college search process. Here … Continue reading College planning: 5 common misconceptions
Summer is the perfect time to start thinking about your college list, but with more than 2,000 four-year options in the United States, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Factors such as your academic interests, campus setting and size of the student body are a great place to start when narrowing down your list. However, there … Continue reading “Green” Campuses
Asking questions about academic programs, research opportunities, athletics and campus life are all central to exploring and choosing the right college. It can be difficult to focus on what might come after college when you haven’t even begun. However, career placement statistics will help you understand how a college supports students to prepare for their … Continue reading Your College Investment – Career Placement
The University of California (UC) system is the foremost group of public research universities in the U.S., attracting some of the brightest students from around the world. Click here to find out what makes each of the ten schools unique.