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How to Market Your Liberal Arts Courses to Employers

How to Market Your Liberal Arts Courses to Employers | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Students who graduate from liberal arts college courses develop many skills highly sought after by a variety of employers. Here’s how you can market them!
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Small Liberal Arts College Students: 3 Questions to Ask While Reading a Great Book

Small Liberal Arts College Students: 3 Questions to Ask While Reading a Great Book | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Students in alternative liberal arts colleges engage with texts by asking different questions both inside and outside the classroom. Here are 3 to try!
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Great Works Inspired by Great Books Studies: Kafka's 'The Trial'

Great Works Inspired by Great Books Studies: Kafka's 'The Trial' | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Franz Kafka’s novel The Trial is one of the many books studied in the great books courses at Shimer College, inspiring many great works to come.
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The Foundations and History of Liberal Arts Programs

The Foundations and History of Liberal Arts Programs | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Liberal arts programs and education have an extensive and fascinating history dating back to 332 AD in the Greco-Roman era. Read this blog to learn more!
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Analytics in Action: 3 Ways Big Data Uses Liberal Arts Studies 

Analytics in Action: 3 Ways Big Data Uses Liberal Arts Studies  | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Where do liberal arts studies belong in the age of big data? Discover why data management fields need creative and analytical thinkers like you!
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3 Budgeting Tips for Students Considering Small Liberal Arts Colleges

3 Budgeting Tips for Students Considering Small Liberal Arts Colleges | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Here are three awesome budgeting tips that students considering small liberal arts colleges should consider when preparing for their studies.
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Ready to Leave High School? Consider Early Entry into Liberal Arts College Courses

Ready to Leave High School? Consider Early Entry into Liberal Arts College Courses | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Shimer provides early entrance to students who have shown exciting academic potential in high school and are deemed ready for humanities college courses.
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Shimer Students Share their Top 4 Readings to Look Out for in Liberal Arts Programs

Shimer Students Share their Top 4 Readings to Look Out for in Liberal Arts Programs | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Thinking of attending a liberal arts college? Shimer College students share their favorite readings from their own liberal arts courses!
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Who was Robert Maynard Hutchins? Meet the Man Behind ‘Great Books Studies’

Who was Robert Maynard Hutchins? Meet the Man Behind ‘Great Books Studies’ | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Are you interested in receiving a liberal arts education from a great books college? If so, read on to find out about the man behind the movement.
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3 Ways You Can Address the 'Inequality Paradigm' in Social Science Education

3 Ways You Can Address the 'Inequality Paradigm' in Social Science Education | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
How can you contribute to progress for social equality? Social science courses are a great place to start! Here are 3 strategies to consider.
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3 Ways Small Liberal Arts Colleges Value Collaboration over Competition

3 Ways Small Liberal Arts Colleges Value Collaboration over Competition | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
How does Shimer foster an atmosphere of collaboration, not competition? And how does this benefit students of small liberal arts colleges? Find out here.
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3 Parent-Approved Reasons to Attend a Small Liberal Arts College

3 Parent-Approved Reasons to Attend a Small Liberal Arts College | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Read this blog to discover how curiosity, creativity, work ethics, and employability combine to make small liberal arts college a choice any parent can support!
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Modern Works Inspired by Great Books: Crime and Punishment

Modern Works Inspired by Great Books: Crime and Punishment | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Murder, poverty, psychosis, suspense, and literature’s most famous axe murderer all lurk between the pages of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment.
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Great Works Inspired by Great Books Studies: The Odyssey

Great Works Inspired by Great Books Studies: The Odyssey | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
The Odyssey is an epic story of faithfulness and loyalty that has inspired many great works to come. It’s a great read for students in great books college.
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3 Ways a Small Liberal Arts College Can Make You a Better Learner

3 Ways a Small Liberal Arts College Can Make You a Better Learner | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Pursuing an education at a small liberal arts college provides student with an enhanced skill set, which will set them apart in the classroom and beyond.
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3 Ways Natural Sciences Courses Can Prepare You for a MeaningfuEnrolling in natural science courses at Shimer could help prepare you for a medical careerl Career in Medicine

3 Ways Natural Sciences Courses Can Prepare You for a MeaningfuEnrolling in natural science courses at Shimer could help prepare you for a medical careerl Career in Medicine | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Enrolling in natural science courses at Shimer could help prepare you for a medical career.
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3 Ways You Can (& Should!) Lead Your Own Social Sciences Training

3 Ways You Can (& Should!) Lead Your Own Social Sciences Training | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Do you want to choose what you study and how you study it? Leading your own social sciences education might be for you! Read this blog to find out why.
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Professors vs. Facilitators: Understanding Classroom Dynamics at Top Liberal Arts Schools

Professors vs. Facilitators: Understanding Classroom Dynamics at Top Liberal Arts Schools | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Students in top liberal arts schools get to learn via 'facilitators' of knowledge rather than 'professors' and get to direct their own learning and growth.
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From Taung Baby to Ava: A Timeline of Evolutionary Icons Uncovered by Natural Sciences Studies

From Taung Baby to Ava: A Timeline of Evolutionary Icons Uncovered by Natural Sciences Studies | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
How might taking natural sciences courses at a liberal arts college bring you face to face with a 2,000-year-old skull? Find out here.
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3 Banned Books Recommended by the President of Our Great Books College

3 Banned Books Recommended by the President of Our Great Books College | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
From The Communist Manifesto to Fahrenheit 451, discover three banned books you might encounter throughout your great books studies and why we recommend them.
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3 Art Museum Perks Available to Students of Our Arts & Humanities Courses

3 Art Museum Perks Available to Students of Our Arts & Humanities Courses | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Make the great decision to join Shimer College taking humanities courses and you automatically are granted the opportunity to visit the Art Institute of Chicago.
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Natural Sciences College Students: Learn Why Global Meat Intake is Declining

Natural Sciences College Students: Learn Why Global Meat Intake is Declining | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
China has just committed to cutting their meat intake in half! Find out why and what this means with lessons learned in natural sciences courses.
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Where Will Liberal Arts College Take You? Get Inspired by Our Alumni

Where Will Liberal Arts College Take You? Get Inspired by Our Alumni | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Politicians, graphic novelists, & the aviator who taught Amelia Earhart to fly—all are Shimer alumni who took liberal arts studies with us! Discover them here.
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Great Works Inspired by Great Books: Aristotle's 'Poetics'

Great Works Inspired by Great Books: Aristotle's 'Poetics' | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
‘Poetics’ by Aristotle is history’s oldest surviving work of literary criticism & analysis—the foundations of great books studies! Learn about it here.
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4 Tips for Managing Your Humanities Studies Course Load

4 Tips for Managing Your Humanities Studies Course Load | Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
Humanities studies are known for being heavy on the books! Here’s our guide to managing and organizing your readings/coursework in liberal arts college.
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