July 21, 2021

Getting To Know New College of Florida

New College of Florida is one of only two public Colleges That Change Lives. It’s also a very rare, and very small, public liberal arts college.  As of Fall 2020, New College of Florida had fewer than 700 undergrads and welcomed 160 freshmen last fall. That was 100 fewer than the college […]
June 30, 2021

Getting to Know Earlham College (IN)

Earlham College is another one of the Colleges That Change Lives. A liberal arts college with about 1,000 students, it is aligned with Quaker values. Located in Richmond, Indiana, Earlham’s beautiful campus is equidistant to Cincinnati and Indianapolis, both less than 90 minutes away. It is one of only 16 […]
May 10, 2021

Getting to Know Wheaton College (MA)

Wheaton College (MA) is an excellent liberal arts college that gets lost among the more famous names in New England. I have gathered a few photos of Wheaton College on Pinterest. There’s also a nice 2.5 minute commercial for the college that was made by students in the Film and Media […]
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, […]
March 17, 2021

Getting To Know Lawrence University (WI)

Lawrence University (WI) 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 […]
March 5, 2021

Getting to Know Agnes Scott College (GA)

From a virtual distance Agnes Scott College, one of the Colleges That Change Lives, 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 […]
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 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 […]
January 13, 2021

Beloit College Is Proactive-And Might Be Affordable, Too

The oldest college in Wisconsin, Beloit College is one of the Colleges That Change Lives. It has been so for nearly 30 years. I hope that you will listen to my conversation with Erin Guth, Director of Recruitment to learn more. Beloit College is a small school with less than […]