The Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education

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6/2/11 1:09 PM The Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education Page 1 of 2 http://www.thehighschoolgraduate.com/editorial/BO/liberal.htm SELECT AREA Atlanta Baltimore / DC Metro Boston Chicago / Cook County Cincinnati / Dayton Dallas / Fort Worth Detroit Greater Pittsburgh Houston Miami (NEW) N.E. Ohio N.E. New Jersey Philadelphia San Diego (NEW) The Benefits of a Liberal Arts The Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education Education In order to truly discover the benefits of a liberal arts education, we must first define its meaning. A liberal arts education is a broad-based education in which a student studies a variety of different subjects in order to gain a better working knowledge of the world around him or herself, rather than focusing in and specializing in one specific area. The liberal arts education prepares the student for a lifetime of opportunities and changes. As an Admission Counselor, one of the largest parts of my workday is interviewing prospective students. One of the very first and most important questions I ask them is "What do you want to study?" If I were to guess, approximately seven out of ten times, the student replies either " Liberal Arts", or just plain "I'm not sure". It is at this point in the interview that I
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course CHEM 83 taught by Professor Bonk,j during the Fall '08 term at Duke.

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