Great Experiences


18-year-old Emil Kee-Tui of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe wins an all-expense paid trip to the annual Reynolds Young Writers Workshop.

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"Our best college students are very good at being critical. In fact being smart, for many, means being critical. Having strong critical skills shows that you will not be easily fooled."

Read Young Minds in Critical Condition by Michael S. Roth, president of Wesleyan University, available online at the The New York Times website.

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Wellesley College

Since 1875, Wellesley College has been the preeminent liberal arts college for women. Known for intellectual rigor, its world-class faculty, and unique campus culture and idyllic setting, Wellesley has a remarkable track record for the cultivation of women leaders in every arena. Only 12 miles from Boston, Wellesley is home to some 2300 undergraduates from every state and 75 countries.

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By the Numbers

Liberal Arts Colleges Stand Out in National Alumni Study

Graduates of the 130 liberal arts colleges that make up the Annapolis Group are substantially more likely to say their professors challenged them personally and academically than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

First job for McDaniel alumna connects kids and mentors

McDaniel College alum Kaitlyn Thomas '11 named among "10 People to Watch Under 30" for her work at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake.

Trinity University Biologist Named Top Mentor

Michele Johnson, assistant professor of biology at Trinity University, has been named a 2014 recipient of a Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Biology Outstanding Mentorship Award.

Alumna Success: Casey Barber ’13

Casey Barber’s enthusiasm for Randolph-Macon College is evident when she talks about her path to success.

Prepping liberal arts students for the job market

Muhlenberg College thinks it has come up with what may be the beginnings of a solution for closing the employment gap: a new program that provides history, theater and dance students and other liberal arts majors with a crash course in the number-crunching, profit-driven ways of business.

Fight Poverty not the Poor

Economist Fadhel Kaboub discusses the necessity of decoupling the fight against poverty and the people who experience it.

Eight Rollins College Students Awarded Fulbright Grants

For the second consecutive year, Rollins produces eight Fulbright award recipients.

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