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Capstone Courses: What and Why

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After four (or five, or six) years of work towards a college degree, most students are very anxious to walk across the stage, grab their diploma, and be on their way into the working world....

Finding the Four Distinctions on Your College Visit

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The Four Distinctions There are so many pieces of information that bombard you when you’re researching a college! From intramurals to quantum physics, it’s hard to prioritize what’s important about a campus. Keeping the Four...

High-Impact Educational Practices

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Taken from https://www.aacu.org/leap/hips. High-Impact Educational Practices: A Brief Overview The following teaching and learning practices have been widely tested and have been shown to be beneficial for college students from many backgrounds. These practices take many...

Is College Preparing You for Real Life?

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Many students today report their college degrees did not adequately prepare them for life after college. Expecting to find jobs in their chosen career, they are dissatisfied with their employment results upon graduation. According to...

Living-Learning Communities Grounded in Faith

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A distinguishing hallmark of Catholic colleges across the nation is that students do not have to choose between changing the world and advancing their career goals. They can do both. With opportunities offered through global...

What is a Living Learning Community?

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Living Learning Communities (LLCs) are residential programs that allow you to connect with diverse groups of students who share a common focus. Students live together and participate in shared courses, special events and service projects...