June 21, 2020

Tips to Help You Look at Liberal Arts Colleges

Over the years I have posted many pieces to help parents and students consider publicly-supported colleges and universities. But I also wanted to help those who are looking at private liberal arts colleges. This is an oft-criticized segment of higher education. But it offers many advantages to the right student. […]
May 4, 2020

Creative Colleges: Schools on Trimester Calendars

Last week I introduced a new series about creative colleges. These are the schools that have the most original ideas to deliver a rewarding educational experience in the new reality of COVID-19. My good friend, Elizabeth LaScala, founder of Doing College-and Beyond in Northern California, offers several suggestions for juniors […]
April 4, 2016

Profile: Lycoming College (PA)

Last month I was invited to visit Lycoming College, a small (around 1,300 undergraduates) located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. If you’re a baseball fan, you might know of Williamsport as the home of the Little League World Series. However, it is also a college town with two colleges. Lycoming shares the community with […]
December 16, 2015

My Time on Campus: Trinity College (CT)

In early October I made a trip to visit five New England colleges. Trinity College, located in Hartford, was the last on my trip. It was also my shortest visit, so my impressions will be briefer than most. I made a Pinterest page as well.  Founded in 1823, Trinity College […]
May 26, 2015

The Death of the Liberal Arts College Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

It’s been a little while since my last post, but I have a few surprises in store for readers in the coming weeks on EducatedQuest. The first, following a glorious Memorial Day holiday in my New Jersey home, is based on a visit to one of the next colleges I […]