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A Reminder of the Value of General Education

March 28, 2019 by Nathaniel Urban |

The college application process is over for most high school students. Most students see college as the next phase of their life, but with the average cost of tuition increasing by over… Continue Reading >>

Bang for Your Buck: Kennesaw State University

January 28, 2019 by Nathaniel Urban |

Kennesaw State University (KSU) is located less than an hour outside of Atlanta, GA. KSU is the third-largest university in Georgia and is home to a 350,000 pound… Continue Reading >>

Bang for Your Buck: Regent University

January 8, 2019 by Nathaniel Urban |

Regent University is located along the southern East Coast of the United States. Historic Jamestown and Yorktown are less than two hours from its main campus, offering… Continue Reading >>

Bang for Your Buck: Florida State University

December 5, 2018 by Nathaniel Urban |

Florida State University (FSU) is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida. The university features over 110 facilities,… Continue Reading >>

Bang for Your Buck: Georgia Southern University

November 27, 2018 by Nathaniel Urban |

Georgia Southern University is a public research university and the largest center of higher education in the southern half of Georgia. The… Continue Reading >>

Bang for Your Buck: Southwest Baptist University

November 13, 2018 by Nathaniel Urban |

Southwest Baptist University has been named one of the nation’s Best Private Colleges for Minimizing Student Debt by LendEDUContinue Reading >>

Bang for Your Buck: Bluefield College

November 6, 2018 by Nathaniel Urban |

Bluefield College is a small, Christian liberal arts college quietly nestled in southern Virginia. It is situated several miles away from the West… Continue Reading >>

The Defense of Foreign Language Requirements

October 31, 2018 by Nathaniel Urban |

American colleges and universities play a significant role in creating global citizens. One of best ways for students to engage as global citizens is to learn a foreign language. This month, faculty from… Continue Reading >>

Examining the Value of Literature

September 19, 2018 by Nathaniel Urban |


Literature is one of the greatest teachers for the… Continue Reading >>

Intern Blog: Dead Languages: Is Higher Education Ignoring Foreign Language Requirements?

August 14, 2017 by Devon Landis |

Fewer and fewer colleges are requiring a full liberal arts core curriculum as part of their general education requirements. Still, many students are required to take writing, literature, and history classes… Continue Reading >>

Intern Blog: Military Colleges Make the Grade on General Education

August 10, 2017 by Adam Niehoff |

American military colleges produce disciplined leaders that are prepared for national service in one of the four American service branches. Often these institutions are extremely selective and require letters… Continue Reading >>

Intern Blog: Want Heightened Sensitivity on College Campuses? Reintroduce a Core Curriculum

August 26, 2016 by Nayeli Riano |

In recent years, college campuses have been riven by controversies: literature purges, campus Continue Reading >>

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