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April 13, 2021

Getting to Know Whitman College (WA)

Whitman College is a selective liberal arts college that is one of the Colleges That Change Lives. It has attained other accolades for value and the academic experience. This is a small school (fewer than 1,400 undergrads) with a very nice campus in a small college town, Walla Walla, Washington, […]
April 6, 2021

Getting to Know Butler University (IN)

From listening to a few YouTubes and taking a virtual tour, Butler University felt like a shrunken version of Indiana University-Bloomington. The limestone buildings,  residence halls, gardens, green spaces, college town shopping near campus and Greek Row reminded me of that school.  Butler also reminded me of Drake University, which […]
March 30, 2021

Getting To Know Western Washington University

Western Washington University got on my radar for some interesting majors that I have not seen at other public colleges. This school offers nearly 200 possible majors, likely more than I would find at Rutgers, including: Cross-disciplinary majors in Energy Policy and Management and Energy Science and Technology through an Institute […]
March 25, 2021

Talking Up Davidson College (NC)

Davidson College was one of those schools that I had heard of, but knew nearly nothing about until now. Located about 20 minutes from Charlotte, Davidson is a selective liberal arts college much like Amherst or Williams, only larger, and without the snow.  But it offers an astounding selection of […]
March 17, 2021

Getting To Know Lawrence University (WI)

Lawrence University is the next of the Colleges That Change Lives that I will review. It’s a shame that I had to do a virtual review instead of coming to campus. Lawrence University has a beautiful riverfront campus located in Appleton, Wisconsin, a very nice town. I gathered a few […]
March 10, 2021

Getting to Know Texas Christian University

Few states go big like Texas when it comes to public universities. But Texas Christian University (TCU) might be an attractive alternative for someone who want to pursue a major they are more likely to find at a very large school, buts prefer a smaller, less intimidating setting. I gathered […]
March 5, 2021

Getting to Know Agnes Scott College (GA)

From a virtual distance Agnes Scott College reminds me of Bryn Mawr, another women’s college closer to  home. It’s small (less than 1,000 undergrads) and close to a large city (Atlanta) that has many other colleges. Both campuses are quite attractive. Agnes Scott’s signature buildings are similar in design, as […]
February 23, 2021

Getting To Know St. John’s College (MD and NM)

St.John’s College has more in common with colleges of the distant past than other modern college. The curriculum is taught around The Great Books, famous works of mathematics, science, philosophy, literature, music, politics, and more. Courses are taught by professors, aka ‘tutors’, in seminar rooms, much like a college education over […]
February 19, 2021

Getting to Know Drake University (IA)

I wish that there were more schools like Drake University. This school has less than 3,000 undergrads. Yet it has over 140 majors , about the same number as you might find at a large state school.  I could find lots of students and parents to sign up for that. Many […]
February 4, 2021

Meet A Student Panel From Centre College (KY)

A short time ago I did a post about Centre College (NY), one of the Colleges That Change Lives. That post featured an interview with Pam Baughman, the College’s Assistant Dean for Admission and Financial Aid. Pam is not only a senior administrator. She is also an alumnus as well […]