I am a HUGE fan of liberal arts colleges. I went to a liberal arts college and have seen dozens and dozens of students enroll at liberal arts institutions and love it and go on to do amazing things. That’s why I was excited to see this piece in Go Local Providence:
As the economy fails to recover, more and more families question the practicality of a liberal arts education. Many feel that a university which offers more pre-professional programs like business, engineering and health sciences, is a safer choice. Students often gravitate toward larger universities where they perceive that there will be more enthusiasm around sporting events-more “school spirit”. To set the record straight, here are some common misconceptions about liberal arts colleges. Read More.