The Power of Experiential Learning – Beyond the College Degree

The Power of Experiential Learning – Beyond the College Degree

When thinking about going to college, there are many things that you’re likely considering -such as the size of the school, location, housing choices, and of course, academic options.  In fact, SO much emphasis in the college application and decision-making process is put on academics – does the college or university offer the major I want? 

A Q&A About Performing and Visual Arts Colleges and Universities

A Q&A About Performing and Visual Arts Colleges and Universities

Art school is a real college. There are a lot of misconceptions of what a degree in the performing and visual arts entails… that an arts degree is not rigorous, that graduates will have less options in the employment market, or that as a performing or visual arts student, I will get to solely focus on the work I want to make.

Episode 117: Get Schooled on 529 Plans

Episode 117: Get Schooled on 529 Plans

The stress of paying for college has increased throughout the years with the escalating costs of tuition. In this episode, Patricia Roberts, shares her personal stories attending and paying for college. Her personal journey led her to write a book for families called Route 529 to help families get started no matter where they are in their education savings journey.

Making the Transition to College: Characteristics and Skills That Are Critical to Success

Making the Transition to College: Characteristics and Skills That Are Critical to Success

Kids go to college to continue their education. Sure, that’s true. But the actual reality of going to college involves so much more than academics. As students engage in college research and begin to formulate an idea of what they are looking for in a school, they should also check in with themselves to ensure that they are ready – beyond academic preparation – for this enormous transition.